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Taipei (Taiwan)

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  • Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown

    Meet the golfers in the inaugural International Crown
    An introduction to the 32 golfers representing 8 nations at this week's International Crown women's golf tournament at Caves Valley.  UNITED STATES (No. 1 seed) Paula Creamer Age: 27 Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif. Turned Pro: 2004...
  • Burleigh Manor Middle student state winner in Google logo design contest

    Someday, Burleigh Manor seventh-grader Lauren Shen might go to Google and see what the Internet search engine is displaying to millions of users throughout the country: her artwork. Lauren, 12, is the state's winner in a Google-sponsored national contest...
  • And now for some good airplane news

     
    Bra1nchild just sent me a report on airline food. I'll be thinking about this when I'm eating my Southwest peanuts on the way to Florida in a couple of weeks. ELThe question of airplane food was raised some time ago.......
  • Taiwan says Chinese military planes breached its airspace

    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan said on Tuesday it had scrambled jets to intercept two Chinese military aircrafts, which breached its airspace four times. The incident occurred on Monday and the Chinese planes, identified as Yun-8 transport aircraft, left...
  • Talent firm: Lawyer unable to contact Jackie Chan's son after arrest

    TAIPEI A lawyer has been unable to contact Jaycee Chan, the son of martial arts film star Jackie Chan, after his drugs-related arrest in Beijing, the Chans' management company said Tuesday. M'Stones International apologized for his arrest and said it...
  • In Taiwan, teens protest statues honoring former ruler Chiang Kai-shek

    In Taiwan, teens protest statues honoring former ruler Chiang Kai-shek
    Nearly 40 years after Chiang Kai-shek's death, statues of the autocratic leader continue to loom large on school campuses across the island he long ruled. The smiling, balding bronze and stone figures are ubiquitous to the degree that many students barely...
  • At least 26 dead in Taiwan gas explosions

    TAIPEI, Taiwan At least 26 people were killed and some 270 injured in several explosions caused by gas leaks in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, local authorities said Friday. Four firefighters were among the dead. They had been called to the...
  • At least 24 dead in Taiwan gas explosions

    TAIPEI At least 24 people were killed and 270 injured in multiple gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, local authorities said Friday. Four firefighters called the scene were among the dead after the blasts late Thursday. A...
  • Taiwan Film Institute Launched

    HONG KONG - Taiwan this week unveiled the Taiwan Film Institute, a new center spanning film promotion, restoration and education. It replaces the Chinese Taipei Film Archive and also absorbs the Taiwan International Documentary Festival, which is held...
  • Cae otro avión de Malasyan Airlines con decenas de estadounidenses

    Cae otro avión de Malasyan Airlines con decenas de estadounidenses
    Las autoridades holandesas no disponen por el momento de información sobre el Boeing-777 de Malasyan Airlines que despegó hoy del aeropuerto de Amsterdam-Schiphol y que se estrelló en el este de Ucrania con 295 personas a bordo. Según la cadena de...
  • Taiwan Director Chang Tso-chi Jailed for Rape

    SHANGHAI - Leading Taiwanese film director Chang Tso-chi has been sentenced to three years and ten months in jail for raping a woman in Taipei last year. Chang, who has directed films including "Soul of A Demon" and "10+10," was found guilty by a...
  • In Taiwan, tourist influx points up improving ties with China

    The fog hung dense over Sun Moon Lake, obscuring the hilly shoreline that the tourists from mainland China had come to see. Still, the Chinese crowded the main pier as a light drizzle came down, waiting for boats to ferry them around the scenic lake....