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Filipinos appeal for visa-free extension from Taiwan

13-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Focus Taiwan | 6:00 AM

People and tourism-related sectors in Taiwan and the Philippines are calling on the Taiwan government to extend its visa-free treatment of Filipinos, which ends at the end of [...]
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Taiwan abuzz with tale of live bees feeding on woman’s eye

12-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:00 AM

A young Taiwanese woman received the shock of her life when she sought hospital treatment for a suspected eye infection and doctors extracted four live bees that had been [...]
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Four bees found living inside woman’s eye, drinking her tears

12-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

A Taiwanese woman who suffered what she believed to be a sudden and severe eye infection discovered she was unwittingly hosting four bees. The insects had flown into her eye [...]
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US sells $50 million naval radar refurbishment package to Taiwan

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

US firm Raytheon awarded $50 million contract to refurbish radar for Taiwan’s warships The US Department of Defense last month announced that a Foreign Military Sales [...]
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IMF forecasts Taiwan GDP growth at 2.5pct for 2019, 2020

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast that Taiwan’s gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 2.5 percent in 2019 and 2020 in its latest World Economic Outlook [...]
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Taiwan authorities seize huge stash of forged Japanese yen banknotes

11-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Taiwan have seized thousands of forged Japanese yen banknotes and arrested a woman in New Taipei on suspicion of smuggling the notes into the country, the [...]
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Bucking world trend, hotel room prices in Taiwan fall 1pct

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

While prices for overnight accommodation rose 3 percent globally in 2018 from a year earlier, reaching the highest level since 2004, the average hotel room price in Taiwan [...]
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Popular Korean TV commentator Robert Holley detained over methamphetamine use, says he has ‘a heavy heart’

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A popular South Korean TV commentator has been arrested for allegedly using methamphetamine, further highlighting South Korea’s crackdown on drugs. Formerly an American [...]
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Korean women hope for change to abortion laws

Korean women hope for change to abortion laws

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than a quarter of a century after the first of her three abortionsillegal in South KoreaLim is still haunted by her sense of shame. She was 24 and had a boyfriend, but [...]
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With ‘Anti-United Front’ Bill, Taiwan May Take a Stand Against CCP Subversion

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Epoch Times | 6:00 AM

Through its United Front Department, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) runs a worldwide programme to subvert other countries by manipulating the open nature of free [...]
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Taiwanese Protest Against Beijing’s Proposed Takeover of Taiwan Under ‘One Country, Two Systems’

Taiwanese Protest Against Beijing’s Proposed Takeover of Taiwan Under ‘One Country, Two Systems’

10-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Epoch Times | 6:00 AM

About 3,000 people took to the streets of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan on April 7 in protest of Beijing’s proposal to rule the island under the “one country, two [...]
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Explained: Why Taiwan Needs New Submarines to Deter China

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | The Nation | 6:00 AM

Even a single boat can throw an opponent’s strategy askew in modern naval warfare, as both the Argentine and British navies learned during the Falklands War of 1982. [...]
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Cathay Dragon flight makes safe emergency landing in Taiwan

09-Apr-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Cathay Dragon flight from Taiwan to Hong Kong made an emergency landing on Monday at the city it departed from after experiencing a “technical issue” shortly [...]
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LSE considers altering sculpture to show Taiwan as part of China after student pressure

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Telegraph | 6:00 AM

The London School of Economics is considering amending a Mark Wallinger globe sculpture to show Taiwan as part of China after student protests. The World Turned Upside Down [...]
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Chinese recruiters target Taiwanese job seekers to spread pro-unification propaganda

08-Apr-2019 Intellasia | Taiwan News | 6:00 AM

Suspect ads surface on job banks and social media. Advertisements have surfaced on job banks and social media pages in Taiwan seeking supporters of cross-strait unification [...]
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