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Students from China outnumber locals in NCCU PhD program


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

As number of PhD candidates from Taiwan wanes, admission from China is increasing, some programs more students from China than Taiwan...full story
updated 2014-09-01 07:52 PM
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Students from China outnumber locals in NCCU PhD program

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

As number of PhD candidates from Taiwan wanes, admission from China is increasing, some programs more students from China than Taiwan....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:52 PM

UN says Iraq deaths drop to 1,420 in August

Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The United Nations says the number of Iraqis reported killed in violence has ebbed slightly in August compared to the previous month,....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:42 PM

MND: China could invade Taiwan if ‘urgent situation’ arose

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

MND warns China could attack Taiwan in case of independence declaration or changes in leadership on either side....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:34 PM

Poland's PM: Ukraine's war must be stopped now

Associated Press

GDANSK, Poland (AP) -- Poland's prime minister says the anniversary of World War II makes it crucial to put an end to the war in....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:22 PM

Eric Chu refuses Ko Wen-je invitation to ride 307 bus

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ko Wen-je invites Eric Chu to ride 307 bus, Chu says no politicking allowed....Fullstory

2014-09-01 03:26 PM

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia
By Associated Press
Associated Press

In an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy with North Korea, a group of about 20 mixed martial artists from around the world, including former NFL....Fullstory

2014-09-01 03:01 PM

Placido Domingo taking bow for iTunes
By HILARY FOX
Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Placido Domingo will be taking the final bow at this year's iTunes Festival. The famed Spanish tenor will perform at London's Roundhouse on....Fullstory

2014-09-01 01:22 PM

S. Korea: N. Korea fires projectile into sea
By HYUNG-JIN KIM
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea says North Korea has fired another short-range projectile into the sea, the latest in a slew of weapons....Fullstory

2014-09-01 01:22 PM

Japan urges toilet paper stock for major quake

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- On national disaster prevention day, Japan's government is urging people to stock up on toilet paper, because more than 40 percent of....Fullstory

2014-09-01 12:01 PM



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2014-09-01 11:01 AM

CIER: Taiwan August PMI shows expansion, despite monthly drop

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Chung-hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER), a local economic think tank, issued the latest Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for August at 55.4, the slowest....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:18 PM

Bad US thunderstorms delay flights, end concerts Bad US thunderstorms delay flights, end concerts
By KATHY MATHESON
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Severe thunderstorms across the northeastern U.S. delayed flights, halted outdoor sports events and concerts in New York and Philadelphia and sent people....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:42 PM

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help
By ERIC TALMADGE
Associated Press

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:22 PM

Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 7 Paris suburb building blast death toll reaches 7

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building has risen to seven in a northeastern Paris suburb after....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:01 PM

Tsai Ing-wen shoring up sagging DPP effort in Taoyuan

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Tsai Ing-wen visits Taoyuan as part of swing to south to support DPP candidates....Fullstory

2014-09-01 03:21 PM

Man in China kills 2 in knife attack at school

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Officials say a 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a knife at a school in central China, killing two people and....Fullstory

2014-09-01 02:22 PM

BC-AP Americas Digest

Associated Press

TOP STORIES: UNITED STATES-IRAQ WASHINGTON -- Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama....Fullstory

2014-09-01 01:22 PM

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

When Cubans go to the beach to cool off during the summer, they use any kind of transportation they can find: bus, horse drawn carriage,....Fullstory

2014-09-01 12:42 PM

California school retires divisive Arab mascot

Associated Press

THERMAL, California (AP) -- A California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot. The bearded, snarling mascot with a large hooked nose who wears a....Fullstory

2014-09-01 11:42 AM

Taiwan News Morning Briefing – September 1 Taiwan News Morning Briefing – September 1

Taiwan News

Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened 38.14 points, or 0.4 percent, higher to 9,474.41 on Monday, with turnover reaching NT$1.61 billion. (Taiwan News) ■....Fullstory

2014-09-01 09:14 AM

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