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Taiwan food: Around a tribal table
Tue 15 Apr 2014
Within a minute of us taking a seat at the communal table, plates start to appear: sizzling shrimps atop a bed of crispy noodles, a delightfully oily egg-and-flour-based pancake showered with... (photo: WN / Periasamy)
A student writes the Italian essay during the first day of the maturita' exams
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Report: 15-year-olds in Asia are better problem solvers than in the U.S.
Tue 1 Apr 2014
April 1, 2014 -- Updated 1220 GMT (2020 HKT) More than 85,000 15-year-olds in 44 countries were tested by the OECD. (File picture) (CNN) -- Children in Asian countries are on average better problem... (photo: AP / Antonio Calanni)
In this May 5, 2011, shows a unidentified man smoking medical marijuana during karaoke night at the Cannabis Cafe, in Portland, Ore  Headlines India  Mon 24 Mar 2014
Smoking increases risk of TB recurrence: Study
New Delhi, March 24: Regular tobacco smoke increases the risk of recurrence of tuberculosis in patients, a new study has found. The study published Monday provides critical new insight into the... (photo: AP / Rick Bowmer)
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Jack Ma, chairman of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group, gestures during a conference in Hong Kong Wednesday, March 20, 2012  Business Insider  Tue 18 Mar 2014
The Most High-Profile IPO since Facebook To Kickoff Talks On March 25
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will hold the kickoff meeting for its planned U.S. initial public offering on March 25, setting in motion the most high-profile... (photo: AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
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 Chinese investors check stock prices at the Zhong Xin securities stock trading house in Beijing, China Wednesday Feb. 28, 2007. Chinese stocks bounced back Wednesday after their biggest decline in a decade, but stock markets in Asia and Europe fell for a Springfield News-Sun Tue 25 Feb 2014
Asian stocks mostly higher despite China jitters
Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday despite jitters about China's housing market after Wall Street's unexpectedly strong showing. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index gained 1.2... (photo: (AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel))
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China's newly appointed leader Xi Jinping attends a meeting with foreign experts at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Taipei Times Wed 19 Feb 2014
Xi’s comments against public opinion: DPP
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s (習近平) comments that suggested using the longstanding Beijing cross-strait initiative of “one country, two systems (一國兩制)” in dealing with... (photo: AP / Ed Jones, Pool)
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 Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, center, leaves Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo Thursday, June 7, 2007. Lee visited the Tokyo war shrine Thursday to pray for his brother enshrined there, a move that could upset China which vilifies the building as a symbol Taipei Times Wed 19 Feb 2014
Former president Lee appears for cross-examination
Former president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) made his appearance at the Taiwan High Court yesterday to defend himself in a case in which he is accused of having embezzled state... (photo: (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara))
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Sitting at a table with Japanese and other foreign media, Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou discusses the bitter South China Sea island dispute between China and Japan at a Presidential Office press briefing in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday, Jan. 31, Taipei Times Wed 19 Feb 2014
Ma’s urgency over joining TPP has a ‘political agenda’
President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) recent sense of urgency about joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and his deliberate linking of the TPP and the completion of the... (photo: AP / Wally Santana)
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Outside its shell, the soft, curved abdomen of hermit crabs such as Pagurus bernhardus is vulnerable.Most species have long, spirally curved abdomens, which are soft, unlike the hard, calcified abdomens seen in related crustaceans. Taipei Times Wed 19 Feb 2014
‘Homeless’ hermit crabs hard focus of students’ campaign
Three college students have launched a campaign to find shells for homeless hermit crabs, calling on the public to protect the crabs by upholding a principle of “three... (photo: Creative Commons / Arnstein Rønning)
Animal   Environment   Photos   Science   Wikipedia: Hermit crab
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives to attend the Leaders Retreat during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. Pressure is mounting on Taiwan's weakened president to open political talks with Beijing after Jinping told a former senior Taiwanese official that the longstanding division between the sides should not be strung out indefinitely. China insists that the democratic island be brought under its control, and has threatened force to achieve that goal. The two sides split after a civil war in 1949. The Independent Tue 11 Feb 2014
China and Taiwan agree to strengthen diplomatic ties after historic talks
China and Taiwan, at odds for more than six decades, agreed at historic talks on Tuesday to set up representative offices as early as possible, though sensitive political... (photo: AP / Dita Alangkara)
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