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Prosecutors ask 30-year sentence for Wei Ying-chung


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Evidence gathered by prosecutors reportedly indicates Wei was aware early on of problems with Dai Hanh Phuc oil...full story
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Prosecutors ask 30-year sentence for Wei Ying-chung

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Evidence gathered by prosecutors reportedly indicates Wei was aware early on of problems with Dai Hanh Phuc oil....Fullstory

2014-10-30 06:17 PM

China chides India over new border posts

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BEIJING (AP) -- China's Defense Ministry is cautioning New Delhi over Indian plans to construct 54 new border posts along an eastern stretch of their....Fullstory

2014-10-30 05:42 PM



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2014-10-30 05:42 PM

New tropical depression forms in the Pacific

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MIAMI (AP) -- A new tropical depression has formed in the Pacific, south of Mexico's coast and is expected to become a tropical storm. The depression's....Fullstory

2014-10-30 05:22 PM

Iran foils sabotage attempt on heavy water tanks

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- An Iranian newspaper says authorities have foiled a sabotage attempt involving tanks used for the transportation of heavy water, a key....Fullstory

2014-10-30 04:42 PM

Wei Ying-jiao yields Taipei 101 positions, retains board seat

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Wei's departure from Taipei 101 is part of an MOF drive to oust the Wei family from Ting Hsin....Fullstory

2014-10-30 03:48 PM

Wait for daughter's body ends on her 17th birthday Wait for daughter's body ends on her 17th birthday
By KIM TONG-HYUNG
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Hwang In-yeol and his wife waited seven years to have a child, and then she was born on Oct. 29,....Fullstory

2014-10-30 03:22 PM

Lava 30 meters from Hawaii home, nearing main road Lava 30 meters from Hawaii home, nearing main road
By AUDREY McAVOY and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER
Associated Press

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- Rain fell on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into....Fullstory

2014-10-30 01:42 PM

Taiwan News Morning Briefing – October 30 Taiwan News Morning Briefing – October 30

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Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened down 13.49 points, or 0.15%, to 8890.19 on Thursday, with turnover reaching NT$1.61 billion. (Taiwan News) ■ U.S.....Fullstory

2014-10-30 09:08 AM

UN says Syria's neighbors at 'breaking point'

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The director of the United Nations' humanitarian operations is warning that some of Syria's neighbors are at their "breaking point," caught....Fullstory

2014-10-30 09:01 AM

Jailed reporter's family asks Iran to release him

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The family of a Washington Post reporter jailed without charge in Iran since July is urging authorities in Tehran....Fullstory

2014-10-30 06:01 PM

Hopes fade for 18 trapped Turkish miners Hopes fade for 18 trapped Turkish miners

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- A senior government official says hopes are fading for 18 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in southern Turkey. Rescue workers....Fullstory

2014-10-30 05:42 PM

NYT bestseller and thought leaders shine in Taipei NYT bestseller and thought leaders shine in Taipei

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

What drew more than five hundred foreign professionals around the world to Taipei sitting with more than one thousand local professionals in a room next....Fullstory

2014-10-30 05:34 PM

Ma Ying-jeou: Stumping with Sean Lien is great

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Ma said the foray had been effective and the party would do similar things in the coming month....Fullstory

2014-10-30 05:13 PM

Survey: Asia finds money brings happiness
By CHRIS BRUMMITT
Associated Press

SINGAPORE (AP) -- Emerging Asian nations are finding out what developed ones did years ago: money -- and the stuff it buys -- brings happiness. Levels....Fullstory

2014-10-30 04:01 PM

FDA to check small oil suppliers in November

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The agency's budget has been hiked to allow it to do more testing and inspection in the market....Fullstory

2014-10-30 03:43 PM

Plans for Antarctic marine reserve falter again

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- A plan to protect a vast swathe of ocean off Antarctica's coast by creating the world's largest marine reserve appears....Fullstory

2014-10-30 03:01 PM

Parents of Mexico missing meet with president Parents of Mexico missing meet with president

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MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's president has met with parents of 43 teachers college students for the first time since they disappeared more than a....Fullstory

2014-10-30 11:22 AM

WORLD SPORTS at 0000 GMT

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TOP STORY: TEN--PARIS MASTERS PARIS -- Roger Federer was made to fight all the way by local favorite Jeremy Chardy before reaching the third round of the....Fullstory

2014-10-30 09:01 AM

Questions, answers about Hawaii lava flow Questions, answers about Hawaii lava flow
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER
Associated Press

HONOLULU (AP) -- Lava that has entered a rural Hawaii town has been described as a disaster in slow motion. After months of creeping through....Fullstory

2014-10-30 09:01 AM

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