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Global Health Tourism Provider Expands To Japan and Taiwan

Health tourism provider, Taqtik Health are expanding their services to include facilities in Taiwan and Japan. These newly available providers join the wide range of internationally accredited clinics and hospitals across Malaysia and Thailand that are already available through the Taqtik website. (

BENZINGA - 2018-01-19 11:11:00

How Hearthstone is Raising the Bar for its Esports Initiatives

The Hearthstone World Championship Finals are happening right now in Amsterdam (you can watch them here), with 16 of the best players competing for the chance to become World Champion. It's the first time the finals have taken place away from BlizzCon, with a massive event all their own, and it's a

IGN - 2018-01-19 10:19:15

Taiwan stymies new China flights amid route row, official says

TAIPEI/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Taiwan's aviation regulator has stalled applications for new flights from China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines amid a row between Beijing and the self-ruled island over air routes, a regulatory official said on Friday. Taiwan had not yet approved the applications t

REUTERS - 2018-01-19 09:16:46

CryptoKitties will come to Hong Kong and Taiwan in time for Chinese New Year

Axiom Zen, a Vancouver-based innovation studio, has revealed their plans to launch their flagship Ethereum-based game CryptoKitties in Hong Kong and Taiwan for Chinese New Year. Benny Giang, one of the co-founders of CryptoKitties told TechNode in an interview that the team plans to roll out the mob

TECHNODE.COM - 2018-01-19 08:04:53

The biggest single source of PM2.5 in Taiwan's air is mainland China, study finds

The largest single contributor to the haze hovering over Taiwanese cities is mainland growth and development, according to one recently released study. Using data provided by Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration, Lance Wu, professor in the Department of Information Management at Chang Ju

MEDIUM - 2018-01-19 05:14:29

Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.72%

Reuters. Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.72% Investing.com - Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the Other Electronic, Semiconductor and Electronics sectors led shares higher. At the close in Taiwan, the Taiwan Weighted added 0.72% to hit a

INVESTING.COM - 2018-01-19 06:50:13

I Saw Silent War Between Mainland China And Taiwan

Xiamen is an island of Mainland China, and Kinmen is an island of Taiwan. Xiamen and Kinmen are separated by a distance of only 1,400 meters.

BORED PANDA - 2018-01-19 06:04:15

Featuring renewable energy facilities: UBM is calling for manufacturers to participate in Livestock Taiwan Expo & Forum on 26-28 July

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd edition of "Livestock Taiwan Expo & Forum", collectively organised by the UBM Asia Ltd., Taiwan and Malaysia, will be launched at the Taipei World Trade Center, Hall 1, from July 26-28 in Taiwan. The debut last year brought outstanding results al

CNBC - 2018-01-19 08:21:00

Alibaba fund invests in music-powered Taiwanese gym operator Space Cycle

Alibaba Group is indirectly moving into lifestyle and fitness with the Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund II leading an RMB 100 million B Round in gym operator Space Cycle, which describes itself as a premium boutique fitness brand. The fund helps entrepreneurs expand via the Alibaba ecosystem and th

TECHNODE.COM - 2018-01-19 07:14:13

Taiwan stars Jacky Wu and Candy Chen in Singapore for opening of Orient Palace and Spa Nes

Taiwanese celebrities Jacky Wu (also known as Xian Ge) and Candy Chen were in Singapore on Thursday (18 Jan) for the opening of new restaurant Orient Palace and wellness centre Spa Nes at the Furama RiverFront hotel. The duo were accompanied by local celebrities Li Nan Xing and Constance Song for a

YAHOO! - 2018-01-19 05:31:18

Foreign Investors Will Take Heart in Vietnam's Anti-Graft Crackdown

Foreign investors in Vietnam will welcome a fairer, more predictable set of business practices as the government pursues the heads of local firms over corruption, analysts believe. Some foreign companies might review their own books to ensure clean accounting, as prosecutors investigate executives i

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-01-19 08:50:15

Asian markets start off quiet, with investors' eyes on U.S. shutdown

Asia-Pacific stocks started trading with little movement Friday, following scant moves overnight in the U.S. and Europe. Investors continue to watch the latest U.S. budget battle on Capitol Hill, where uncertainly over a possible partial government shutdown this weekend continues. While the House la

MARKETWATCH - 2018-01-19 02:01:00

Shares in Taiwan's TSMC open up 2.01 percent

January 19, 2018 / 1:14 AM / Updated 3 minutes ago TAIPEI, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Shares in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd opened up 2.01 percent on Friday morning. The tech giant booked better than expected fourth quarter results on Thursday. Reporting by Taipei bureau; editing by Richard

REUTERS - 2018-01-19 01:13:41

Win Streak May End For Taiwan Stock Market

(RTTNews) - The win streak has hit five sessions now for the Taiwan stock market, which has advanced almost 270 points or 2.5 percent on its way to a fresh 28-year closing high, the Taiwan Stock Exchange sits just above the 11,070-point plateau although investors may cash in on Friday. The global fo

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-01-19 01:30:02

The F-35: How Taiwan Could Really Push Back Against China

For the first time, an American National Security Strategy (NSS) explicitly mentions Taiwan. The NSS includes a commitment to "maintain our strong ties with Taiwan in accordance with our 'One China' policy, including our commitments under the Taiwan Relations Act to provide for Taiwan's legitimate d

NATIONALINTEREST.ORG - 2018-01-19 00:44:19

The Apple HomePod Reportedly Begins To Ship After Being Delayed: Here's Why It Took So Long

An insider from Taiwan claimed that a small shipment of Apple Homepod speakers is on its way. Meanwhile, sources revealed that the smart speakers were delayed due to some extra calibration and testing for quality control. ( Apple | YouTube ) Apple was ready to compete in the Smart speaker market w

TECH TIMES - 2018-01-19 02:37:11

TSMC Climbs as Investors Bet on Crypto-Mining Over Phones

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.'s shares gained as much as 2 percent after Apple Inc.'s main chip supplier reported quarterly results ahead of expectations, buoyed by global demand for the powerful semiconductors used in cryptocurrency mining. The stock was up 1.6 percent at NT$252.50 in earl

BLOOMBERG - 2018-01-19 01:43:04

Western Companies Bow to Chinese Bullying, Censor Mentions of Taiwan, Tibet on Websites

Marriott International was one of several companies caught up in China's crackdown on foreign corporations that allegedly insult its territorial integrity by treating controversial or semi-autonomous regions like Tibet, Hong Kong, Macao, and especially Taiwan as separate "countries" on their website

BREITBART - 2018-01-18 21:57:31

Trump Rebuked China for North Korea's Oil Smuggling. It's More Complicated.

The Lighthouse Winmore, a Hong Kong-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil to North Korea in defiance of international sanctions, near Yeosu, South Korea, in late December.Credit Yonhap, via Reuters KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan - The two ships met in daylight in the middle of the East China Sea. One was

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-01-18 21:09:41

China demanded Marriott change its website. The company complied

Published 9:51 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 WASHINGTON - Marriott International is apologizing to the Chinese government - and changing its practices - after coming under fire for listing Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tibet and Macau as stand-alone countries on an email questionnaire it sent to members of

MYSANANTONIO - 2018-01-18 21:51:07