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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will run for re-election in 2020

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen says she will run for re-election as the island's leader in 2020, despite her flagging popularity and growing hostility from Beijing.
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Facing an aggressive Beijing, Taiwan's president issues a warning to the world

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has sent out a warning to Asia in the face of mounting aggression from Beijing.
Tags: Asia, Taiwan, Cnn, Tsai Ing wen, Beijing Taiwan

Google Earth spills the beans, reveals Taiwan’s secret military bases

Google Earth 3D Maps has spilled the beans on Taiwan's deepest secrets. The locations available in full three-dimensional detail include a facility which houses Patriot missiles and the country's National Security Bureau. The post Google Earth spills the beans, reveals Taiwan’s secret military bases appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, News, Trends, Taiwan, Computing, Google Earth, Google Maps, National Security Bureau

Taiwan President will run for re-election in 2020

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen says she will run for re-election as the island's leader in 2020, despite her flagging popularity and growing hostility from Beijing.
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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will run for re-election in 2020

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen says she will run for re-election as the island's leader in 2020, despite her flagging popularity and growing hostility from Beijing.
Tags: Taiwan, Cnn, Tsai Ing wen

Taiwan to Japan Date night

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Taiwan sky shines bright as lantern festival kicks off

Visitors flock to Pingxi Village in northern Taiwan for the island's annual lantern festival. Video provided by AFP            [Author: Newslook]
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Taiwan couples race piggyback for lunar new year glory

More than two dozen couples take part in a piggyback contest in Taiwan as part of the Lunar New Year celebration in Taiwan. Video provided by AFP            [Author: Newslook]
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Best destinations for LGBTQ weddings

So far, 29 countries in the world have legalized same-sex marriage — with two more (Costa Rica and Taiwan) preparing to do the same. And just as numerous countries around the world have become increasingly more progressive in the previous years, so have wedding destinations normally frequented by heterosexual couples. From typical beach destinations like Mexico to the more underground ventures like Iceland, there are more places than ever open to giving you and your partner an unforgettable w...
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The Korean Miracle

Opinion The Korean Miracle USA – -( Callista and I spent last weekend in Seoul, South Korea on a whirlwind trip from Rome. The experience reminded me what a miracle modern South Korea is. I spoke to the Washington Times-sponsored Universal Peace Federation’s World Summit. The conference itself was fascinating, having drawn more than 2,000 people including current and former heads of state. Former Vice President Dick Cheney and I talked at the opening plenary session. Former Con...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Guns, Washington, North Korea, Samsung, America, Taiwan, Rome, United States, United Nations, Korea, Army, Un, UN Security Council, Republican Party

Tiafoe upset in first match since Australian Open run

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Frances Tiafoe lost his first match since the Australian Open quarterfinals, falling to Jason Jung of Taiwan 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday night in the second round of the New York Open. Tiafoe was the No. 2 seed after accepting a wild card into the field and had a first-round bye. The […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Taiwan, Frances Tiafoe, Uniondale, Tiafoe, Jason Jung

New Zealand faces big fight winning back Chinese hearts and minds: academic

A Massey University academic who recently returned from studies in China and Taiwan says New Zealand is losing the fight for the hearts and minds of the Chinese consumer. Associate professor Henry Chung, who specialises in international... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Taiwan, New Zealand, Massey University, Henry Chung

Spyderco Junction PLN Fixed Blade Knife Review – Can You Say Sharp?

Tom reviews the Spyderco Junction G-10 FB38GP Plain Edge Fixed Blade Knife. Spyderco Junction PLN Fixed Blade Knife Idaho – -( Today I want to do a product review on the Spyderco Junction PLN (the PLN simply stands for Plain edge, which means not serrated). The design birthed out of one of Gayle Bradley’s (a popular knife maker) earlier knife designs. I like the shape and think that it should fit fine into the hunters or backpacker’s world. Spyderco Junction PLN Fixed Blade Kn...
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Sri Lanka’s best hikes

Given Sri Lanka’s jaw-dropping beaches, chilled mountain towns, epic train journeys, and ruins of ancient kingdoms, it’s no surprise that many travelers to this island nation never go hiking. But beyond all of its other sights, Sri Lanka is also a perfect destination for both beginners and advanced trekkers. Deep inside its central highlands, there’s a raw, breathing jungle begging to be discovered. The lowlands, meanwhile, are dotted with abruptly rising rocks, some of which were citadels in...
Tags: Travel, Hiking, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, All, Kandy, Buddhist, Adam, Lipton, Ella, Sigiriya, Matale, Thomas Lipton, Idalgashinna, Ohiya, Nine Arch Bridge

This North Hollywood woman beat the odds to walk the runway at London Fashion Week

As far back as Sayda Hartoonian can remember, she has always wanted to be runway fashion model. The North Hollywood woman is getting that chance on Friday when she makes her international debut at London Fashion Week in England. Hartoonian, whose professional name is Sayda Word, isn’t any ordinary fashion model. She doesn’t meet “industry standards” and is quite possibly the shortest model to walk the London runway. First of all, she’s only 5’ 3,” and even though she’s only 25 years old, it coul...
Tags: Fashion, London, News, Instagram, America, Sport, Taiwan, Soccer, Vogue, Carrie Underwood, Community, Shailene Woodley, Tom Brady, Local News, Ucla, London Fashion Week

Speed up and simplify brake maintenance with Zeno SpeedLink

Are you tired of countless special tools, disposable small parts, and proprietary nonsense from your hydraulic brake systems? Taiwan-based Zeno wants to minimize and simplify the relationship with your brakes, using their clever SpeedLink system. Featuring reusable parts and an olive-free compression nut system, they want to make hydraulic woes a thing of the past. […] The post Speed up and simplify brake maintenance with Zeno SpeedLink appeared first on Bikerumor.
Tags: Uncategorized, Sport, Taiwan, Cycling, Zeno, Gadgets & Hacks, Zeno SpeedLink

Intudo Ventures wraps up sophomore fund at $50 mln

Intudo Ventures, an Indonesian venture firm, has closed its second fund at $50 million. Intudo Ventures II LP will invest in Indonesia-focused companies. The fund’s limited partners include Founders Fund, Wasson Enterprise and WiL: World Innovation Lab. PRESS RELEASE Indonesia-only independent venture capital firm Intudo Ventures today announced the closing of Intudo Ventures II, LP, a US$50 million Indonesia-only early-stage venture capital fund dedicated to investing in Indonesia-focused compa...
Tags: Indonesia, US, San Francisco, Trends, Taiwan, Funds, Walgreens Boots Alliance, BVI, Greg Wasson, Wasson Enterprise, Intudo, Intudo Ventures, Eddy Chan, Patrick Yip, BeliMobilGue, Indonesia Intudo

Photography in Taipei: Shilin Night Market

I know, I know, you’re all going to start confusing me for on of those “street photographers” if I keep posting videos and articles like this.  But, some places in the world just lend themselves more to a certain type of photography.  East Asia really lends itself well to street photography.  The night markets are […] The post Photography in Taipei: Shilin Night Market appeared first on Brendan van Son Photography.
Tags: Taiwan, Taipei, Street Photography, East Asia, Photography Locations, Shilin Night Market

Looking for a mate? Head to this Taiwan temple for a meeting with the 'Love God'

Forget about Tinder -- at least in Taiwan. There, singles flock to the Xia Hai City God Temple in Taipei for match-making help from the "Love God," or Yue Lao.
Tags: Taiwan, Cnn, Taipei, Xia Hai City God Temple

Indonesia-focused Intudo Ventures raises new $50M fund

Intudo Ventures, a VC firm focused on Indonesia, has closed a new $50 million fund. This is Intudo’s second fund to date following its $20 million debut last year. The firm is a relative newcomer to Southeast Asia but a key differentiator is that it is solely focused on Indonesia, which is the world’s fourth most populated country with over 260 million people and the region’s largest economy. It is also the dominant market for tech and the internet in the region. According to a much-cited report...
Tags: Google, Fundings & Exits, Asia, Japan, Money, Indonesia, Entrepreneurship, Finance, China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, Funding, Tech, Investment, Taiwan, Walgreens

Looking for a mate? Head to this old Taiwan temple for a meeting with the 'Love God'

Forget about Tinder -- at least in Taiwan. There, singles flock to the Xia Hai City God Temple in Taipei for match-making help from the "Love God," or Yue Lao.
Tags: Taiwan, Cnn, Taipei, Xia Hai City God Temple

Weirdest Valentine’s Day traditions

Valentine’s Day conjures a very specific image in the United States — namely, all things red and pink and heart-shaped. But Valentine’s Day is not an exclusively American celebration, and cultures around the world have many different ways to observe the holiday. Here are 11 different Valentine’s Day traditions from around the globe — maybe try one of these out on your sweetheart this year and do something different from the standard roses and boxes of heart-shaped chocolates. 1. Argentina ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Wales, France, China, Taiwan, Valentine's Day, United States, South Africa, New York Times, Brazil, Argentina, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Valentine

PayPal shutters Malaysia office as part of customer service reorg

Payment giant PayPal has closed its office in Malaysia as part of a restructuring of its customer support teams. The office, located in capital city Kuala Lumpur, was home to a team of customer service agents that catered to PayPal users across Asian region and beyond. Now, its responsibility will be assumed by other offices, which include locations in the Philippines, China and India. A PayPal spokesperson explained to TechCrunch that the move is aimed at consolidating a range of differen...
Tags: Apps, Asia, Japan, Money, Finance, China, Southeast Asia, India, Tech, E-commerce, Economy, Paypal, Taiwan, Whatsapp, Thailand, Philippines

Rotorua's young Benjamin Franklin patenting a bright idea

Cheap power sounds like a wonderful lofty, dream, but an 18-year-old is currently patenting something which could achieve just that.Former John Paul College student Cian Hinton won the Environmental Engineering category of the Taiwan... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Taiwan, Benjamin Franklin, Rotorua, Environmental Engineering, John Paul College, Cian Hinton

Outdoor opportunities in Taiwan

Taiwan is a sweet-potato-shaped island surrounded by rugged coastline and long stretches of beaches, with towering mountain ranges running north to south in the center. It’s always been a popular destination for other East Asian tourists for its natural sceneries, most notably YangMingShan and Sun Moon Lake, but its outdoor opportunities have long been overlooked by travelers from the rest of the world in favor of bustling Taipei. Taiwan is secretly one of the best backpacking destinations: e...
Tags: Travel, Outdoors, China, Taiwan, Taipei, All, Yilan, Taitung, Green Bay, Taipei Taiwan, Sun Moon Lake, Taichung, Yangmingshan National Park, Pingtung, Yilan County, Nantou

Red Bull Music 3Style Celebrates the Globalism of DJ Culture

In Taipei, the competition showcased a thriving community A week in Taipei, Taiwan, surrounded by DJs from around the world both at the breakfast buffet and into the nightclubs will teach you that competition for them isn’t really about winning or losing; it’s an opportunity to touch the global DJ pulse. DJs were not competing for space, but working as a unit to propagate their …
Tags: Music, Design, Taiwan, Culture, Taipei, Djs, Taipei Taiwan, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Red Bull Music, Red Bull Music 3Style

Apple's iPhone sales in China collapsed last quarter, and it's because they cost too much (AAPL)

iPhone shipments in China dropped nearly 20% on an annual basis during the 4th quarter of 2018, according to a new estimate. Huawei shipments were up 23% during the same period, according to the report.  Apple's high iPhone prices hurt it in China, according to IDC, a market research firm.  Apple missed its own revenue target during the quarter by about $7 billion, and attributed the miss to slow demand in China.  Apple's iPhone shipments during the quarter ending December 2018 were down near...
Tags: Apple, Hong Kong, China, Trends, Taiwan, United States, Tim Cook, Xiaomi, Huawei, Idc, Vivo, Oppo, Greater China, CNBC Huawei

Apple iPad Mini 5 with A10 Fusion chip, 7.9-inch display, familiar design said to go official in first half of 2019

Apple is said to launch new iPad models in the first half of 2019, according to Taiwanese supply chain website DigiTimes. One of these models is expected to be called the iPad Mini 5, however, reports suggest that the tablet might have a similar design as the iPad mini 4.  Furthermore, reports also suggest that iPad Mini 5 will have identical dimensions as the iPad mini 4, including a thickness of 6.1mm. This also hints that the tablet might sport a 7.9-inch display. It will likely retain a l...
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Grundfos Honoured As Top Best Supplier by Taiwan’s M-Team for Third Consecutive Year

Grundfos Taiwan has been named by the Taiwan Machine Tool Manufacturers Alliance, or M-Team, as ‘Top Best Supplier’ for the third year running, the highest accolade recognising exceptional performance and industrial excellence amongst its members from the machine tools industry.
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US angers China after sailing two warships close to disputed South China Sea islands

China's foreign ministry expressed anger on Monday after two US warships sailed near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China Sea. The ships entered the waters without China's permission, ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a daily news briefing. Beijing and Washington are locked in a trade war and the two sides are trying to hammer out a deal ahead of a March 1 deadline when US tariffs on $200 billion (£155 billion) worth of Chinese imports are scheduled to increase to 25...
Tags: News, Washington, China, US, Taiwan, Beijing, United States, South China Sea, South China, Mischief Reef, Spratly Islands, Hua Chunying, US China, China US, Vietnam the Philippines Brunei Malaysia Indonesia