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Wang Jin-pyng: “I have Blue skin and Taiwanese bones”

By Sonny Murtaugh
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Wang stressed his hope that Constitutional reform will bring more accountability in government...full story
updated 2015-04-02 04:44 PM
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Wang Jin-pyng: “I have Blue skin and Taiwanese bones”
By Sonny Murtaugh
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Wang stressed his hope that Constitutional reform will bring more accountability in government....Fullstory

2015-04-02 04:44 PM

Security officials: Sinai attacks kill 10 Egyptian troops
By ASHRAF SWEILAM
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian security officials say two militant ambushes in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula have killed 10 soldiers. The two attacks, which also wounded....Fullstory

2015-04-02 02:42 PM

Heavy metals in chemicals supplied to food and medicine producers Heavy metals in chemicals supplied to food and medicine producers
By Sonny Murtaugh
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Suspect chemicals come from a trading company in Taichung and are being tracked down by health agencies and investigators....Fullstory

2015-04-02 11:17 AM

11 former Atlanta educators convicted in cheating scandal 11 former Atlanta educators convicted in cheating scandal
By KATE BRUMBACK
Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- Eleven former public school educators were convicted Wednesday for their role in a scheme to inflate students' scores on standardized exams --....Fullstory

2015-04-02 06:22 AM

Total lunar eclipse offers weekend treat for West Coast
By MARCIA DUNN
Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) -- The heavens are providing a holiday treat this weekend, but you'll have to be quick to catch it. Weather permitting, sky....Fullstory

2015-04-02 06:22 AM

What happens next in marathon bomber's death penalty trial What happens next in marathon bomber's death penalty trial
By DENISE LAVOIE
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- Now that the prosecution and defense have rested in the first phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial, there are a....Fullstory

2015-04-02 03:01 AM

US engineers create boot-like device to make walking easier US engineers create boot-like device to make walking easier
By SETH BORENSTEIN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Engineers have come up with a motor-free device to make walking more efficient and easier -- something scientists once thought couldn't be....Fullstory

2015-04-02 03:01 AM

S.Korean ferry victims' relatives reject compensation plan

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Dozens of relatives of victims of a South Korean ferry sinking that killed more than 300 a year ago have....Fullstory

2015-04-02 03:22 PM

Ko Wen-je questions need for 2 high-paid EasyCard chairmen
By Sonny Murtaugh
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The mayor sees no need for two chairmen, both of whom are much better paid than he is as mayor....Fullstory

2015-04-02 02:06 PM

Taiwan News Morning Briefing – April 2 Taiwan News Morning Briefing – April 2

Taiwan News

Market & Commodity ■ The Taiwan Stock Exchange’s (TWSE) main index opened 38.38 points, or 0.40%, higher to 9,546.04 on Thursday, with turnover reaching NT$1.82 billion.....Fullstory

2015-04-02 09:23 AM

Nuclear test site opening to face protest from residents
By RUSSELL CONTRERAS
Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) -- Descendants of families near a New Mexico nuclear test site want tourists to know residents suffered for years afterward and....Fullstory

2015-04-02 06:22 AM

Gay premier urges businesses in Indiana to move to Ontario

Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Ontario's premier, who is openly gay, is urging businesses upset by a so-called religious objections law in Indiana to set up shop....Fullstory

2015-04-02 03:01 AM

Gay Premier urges businesses in Indiana to move to Ontario

Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Ontario Premier's, who is openly gay, is urging businesses upset by a so-called religious objections law in Indiana to set up shop....Fullstory

2015-04-02 03:01 AM

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