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ReutersMANILA, May 10 (Reuters) - The Philippines agreed on Friday to investigate the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman after criticism from Taipei and Beijing, but pledged increased efforts to prevent further incursions in its territorial seas. A...
BEIJING -- Beijing and Taipei united in their condemnation of the Philippines on Friday for the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters. The killing of Hung Shih-cheng, 65, injects a volatile new element in ongoing conflicts over...
The Japan TimesThe government has lodged "a strong protest" against a commentary published by a Chinese state-run newspaper that questioned the legitimacy of Japan's ownership of Okinawa, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Thursday. "If that is the position...
Tags: China, Tokyo (Japan), Japan, Beijing (China)
ReutersBy Megha Rajagopalan BEIJING, May 9 (Reuters) - China criticised Japan on Thursday for lodging a diplomatic protest against a Chinese state media commentary calling into question Japanese sovereignty over the southern Ryukyu Islands, which include...
Tags: China, Tokyo (Japan), Japan, U.S. Military
ReutersNEW YORK, May 9 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc has cut the price of the HTC First phone, which is preloaded with Facebook Inc applications, to 99 cents from $99.99 less than a month after the phone's launch. AT&T, the No. 2 U.S. mobile service provider, said the...
Tags: Social Media, AT&T Corp., New Products, Facebook
The Manila Times, PhilippinesTHE Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) said on Wednesday that it shortlisted five out of the nine consortia, which sought to qualify for the P1.72-billion automatic fare collection system...
Tags: Singapore, Manila (Philippines), Philippines
BEIJING -- China on Tuesday dismissed as groundless the Pentagon's latest and most direct accusation yet that Beijing is engaging in cyber-spying on the U.S. government and businesses to acquire information to strengthen its military capabilities and...
In March, twin sisters Louise and Martine Fokkens, 70, announced their joint retirement after more than 50 years each on the job — as Amsterdam prostitutes. (In February, the minimum age for prostitutes in the Netherlands was raised to 21, but there...
American VoicesPresident Ma Ying-jeou sat at the head of large conference table in his presidential office, and inscribed on the wall behind him was the name of his nation: Republic of China. Beside that, in parentheses and smaller letters, was acknowledgment that he...
ReutersTAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's exports shrank unexpectedly in April as sales to China and Europe sputtered, underscoring increasing fragility in global demand, especially for the island's high-tech products. April exports fell 1.9 percent from a year...
In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage month, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York presents a Taiwan Folk Art Exhibit in the art gallery of the Connecticut Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Ave. in Hartford. The show, 20...
The road to success for communities struggling with poverty is generally not hard to find, or even to travel. All it requires is a firm reliance upon yourself instead of government. To drive that point home, candidly ask yourself what government has...
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