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British singer Sarah Brightman enchanted her fans in Taiwan with her ethereal soprano voice at a concert in Taipei on Sunday. Sporting a red dress and...
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No cause to indict Kaohsiung mayor in gas explosions: prosecutors
Taipei, Dec. 18 (CNA) Prosecutors said Thursday that they will not bring an indictment against Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu as …
US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations — a historic …
Chen denies admission of guilt in letter to President
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ex-President Chen Shui-bian denied that he had admitted his guilt in a letter to President Ma Ying-jeou after media had reported …
Ko visits ex-President Chen in prison
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je called for medical parole for former President Chen Shui-bian after visiting him at the Taichung Prison’s …
Abe emerging as a rare strong leader in Japan

TOKYO (AP) -- Most Japanese prime ministers come and go, their names soon forgotten. Yasuhiro Nakasone was an exception in the 1980s as well as …

12 indicted for Kaohsiung gas explosions
Taipei, Dec. 18 (CNA) Twelve people, including the head of a major petrochemical company, were indicted Thursday in connection with …
Tycoon says he fingered official for corruption
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tycoon Samuel Yin said Wednesday he was the one who accused Taoyuan County Vice Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen of corruption, while he …
Cold air mass sends mercury plummeting across Taiwan
Taipei, Dec. 17 (CNA) Taiwan saw daytime lows plunge to around 10 degrees Celsius early Wednesday as the strongest cold …
Godfather of rock to serve as Taipei culture chief
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je has picked Ni Chung-hua, the man labeled as the godfather of Taiwan’s rock scene, to head …
Alibaba’s Jack Ma hints at fund to help Taiwanese youth start up businesses
Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba Group, said that there are many Taiwanese employees working at the group, who serve an important …
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