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Tsai Ing-wen: DPP’s most pressing need is regaining trust of the people


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Tsai stresses the need for reform in the party as she registers for the election for party chairman...full story
updated 2014-04-17 05:55 PM
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Tsai Ing-wen: DPP’s most pressing need is regaining trust of the people

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Tsai stresses the need for reform in the party as she registers for the election for party chairman....Fullstory

2014-04-17 05:55 PM

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missing Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missing
By YOUKYUNG LEE
Associated Press

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while....Fullstory

2014-04-17 05:01 PM

Rights groups ask Nepal to scrap amnesty bill

Associated Press

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- International rights groups said Thursday that parts of a bill proposed by the Nepal government should be rejected because it could....Fullstory

2014-04-17 04:01 PM

Infighting continues as KMT campaign for Taipei mayor heats up

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ting Shou-chung rips Alex Tsai for throwing support to Sean Lien....Fullstory

2014-04-17 02:44 PM

Royal couple visit wildfire-affected Aussie town Royal couple visit wildfire-affected Aussie town

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, visited a town ravaged by wildfires in the mountains west of Sydney on Thursday, as....Fullstory

2014-04-17 02:42 PM

Moderate earthquake jolts southern Iran

Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's state TV says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake has jolted a sparsely populated district in the south of the country. The....Fullstory

2014-04-17 01:42 PM

Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured
By JOHN ROGERS
Associated Press

MONTEREY PARK, California (AP) -- Two firetrucks heading to a burning home collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and....Fullstory

2014-04-17 01:22 PM

Ko, Koo showdown seen in Greens’ Taipei mayor race

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Two-stage process will select one candidate from party ranks to be pitted against opposition 'outsiders' in second phase....Fullstory

2014-04-17 10:47 AM

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family
By MICHAEL GRACZYK
Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a Corpus Christi home....Fullstory

2014-04-17 09:01 AM

West slams Russia 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Western countries on the U.N. Security Council are slamming what they call Russia's "fantasy narrative" on the crisis in Ukraine after....Fullstory

2014-04-17 09:01 AM

UN: Iran cuts stock closest to nuke-arms grade
By GEORGE JAHN
Associated Press

VIENNA (AP) -- The U.N. nuclear agency says Iran has neutralized half of its stockpile of higher-enriched uranium that could be turned quickly into the....Fullstory

2014-04-17 05:42 PM

Robot sub finishes 1st full seabed search for jet Robot sub finishes 1st full seabed search for jet
By MARGIE MASON
Associated Press

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- A robotic submarine completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, and....Fullstory

2014-04-17 04:42 PM

Openings set to start in NY trial of Egyptian imam

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lawyers are poised to make opening statements in the trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher charged with conspiring to support al-Qaida....Fullstory

2014-04-17 03:42 PM

Journalists charged with defaming Thailand's navy

Associated Press

PHUKET, Thailand (AP) -- Thai authorities have charged two journalists with defaming Thailand's navy in an online news report about the trafficking of refugees from....Fullstory

2014-04-17 02:42 PM

Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking
By YOUKYUNG LEE and FOSTER KLUG
Associated Press

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers, many thought to be high....Fullstory

2014-04-17 02:22 PM

India struggles with rebel threats during election India struggles with rebel threats during election
By KATY DAIGLE
Associated Press

RAJNANDGAON, India (AP) -- Voters are casting ballots in India's general election despite threats of violence in some areas by extreme leftist insurgents, who say....Fullstory

2014-04-17 01:42 PM

Culture Ministry sets talks on CSSTA impact on publishing

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Writers appeal to MOC to investigate possible impacts of CSSTA on printing, publishing and freedom of speech in Taiwan....Fullstory

2014-04-17 12:29 PM

Taiwan News Morning Briefing  - April 17 Taiwan News Morning Briefing - April 17

Taiwan News

Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market opened 18.41 points, or 0.21 percent, higher on Thursday at 8,942.23 on turnover of NT$ 2.42 billion. ■ U.S. stocks....Fullstory

2014-04-17 09:04 AM

Fire truck rams California eatery; several injured

Associated Press

MONTEREY PARK, California (AP) -- Police say two fire trucks have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, slamming one engine into a restaurant and causing....Fullstory

2014-04-17 09:01 AM

Lawyers in 9/11 at Gitmo case seek to question FBI

Associated Press

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) -- Lawyers for five men charged in the Sept. 11 attack are seeking to question the FBI about an....Fullstory

2014-04-17 09:01 AM

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