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Trump signs U.S.-Taiwan travel bill, angering China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed legislation that encourages the United States to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa, angering China, which views the self-ruled island as a wayward province. The bill, which is non-binding

REUTERS UK - 2018-03-17 02:00:32

China Isn't Happy Trump Signed The Taiwan Travel Act

China sees Taiwan as a rogue province that will eventually be folded back into the communist state - by use of force if necessary. ShareTweetEmailSMS President Donald Trump signed into law a bill opening travel and diplomacy with Taiwan, something China warned against. The Taiwan Travel Act allows

NEWSY.COM - 2018-03-17 01:10:00

Trump Signs U.S.-Taiwan Travel Bill That China Has Opposed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday signed legislation that would allow U.S. officials to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taiwanese counterparts, a move certain to anger China, which views Taiwan as a wayward province. The bill, which is non-binding, would have gone into effect on

FREEBEACON.COM - 2018-03-17 00:12:29

9 facts to help you celebrate National Panda Day

It's National Panda Day! Here are some facts to help you celebrate: Giant Pandas are widely-known for their unique black and white fur. All giant pandas have black ears, black fur around their white heads, a black band around their upper bodies and a white mid section- making it difficult to tell th

WUSA - 2018-03-16 22:26:00

China Conducts Largest Military Exercise Of Its Kind As Troops Train to Challenge U.S. Overseas

Chinese official media reported Thursday that the country's armed forces have conducted the largest military exercise of its kind, moving thousands of troops across the country in an unprecedented show of force. The drill, which reportedly began Monday, saw over 10,000 marines travel more than 1,240

NEWSWEEK - 2018-03-16 21:36:48

One woman helps bring books to the Chinese community

While attending a Books over Coffee event at the Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library in Zionsville, Heidi Watson, of Whitestown, was approached by an outreach librarian with an idea. The outreach librarian had been taking books to Hoosier Village, a retirement complex in Indianapolis, just south

TIMESSENTINEL.COM - 2018-03-16 21:22:22

9-Hour Rainbow Shines Its Way Into The Record Books

Guinness World Records has taken a multi-colored shine to a Taiwan university that it says was the site of the longest-ever rainbow. The record-breaking arc was seen Nov. 30 last year in the skies over Chinese Culture University near Taipei. It lasted a whopping eight hours and 58 minutes, according

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-03-16 19:21:08

The Taiwan Fund, Inc. Announces Share Repurchases under its Discount Management Policy

NEW YORK, March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan Fund, Inc. (TWN) (the "Fund") announced today that on March 15, 2018, the Fund repurchased 2,572 shares under the Fund's Discount Management Policy. The Fund is a diversified closed-end investment company, which seeks long term capital appreciation

BENZINGA - 2018-03-16 17:35:00

The News Lens in Taiwan is doing what media startups in the region hesitate to do - acquiring other sites

Just three months into the year, The News Lens, itself a news startup, had already acquired two separate Chinese-language sites: a tech site, Inside, and a site for sports fans, Sports Vision. "By 2017, we were hitting our peak in terms of traffic. If you do the math, we were close to the ceiling.

NIEMAN LAB - 2018-03-16 17:06:00

Taiwanese Desserts Bubble Up in Chinatown This Weekend

Meet Fresh makes its highly anticipated arrival Address: 3900 Spring Mountain Road Phone: 702-478-9188 Hours: Open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily A taste of Taiwanese desserts arrives in Chinatown this weekend when Meet Fresh makes its debut on Sunday. The desserts come at the hands of "Brother and

MSN.COM - 2018-03-16 16:31:14

Taiwan's 8-hour rainbow declared world's longest-lasting by Guinness

March 16 (UPI) --Guinness World Records is officially recognizing a rainbow recorded by a university in Taiwan as the longest-lasting on record, appearing for 8 hours, 58 minutes. The record-keeping organization announced a ceremony is being planned for Saturday at Taipei's Chinese Culture Universit

UPI - 2018-03-16 16:03:59

Olympic badminton champion Chen out of All-England Open

Birmingham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Olympic men's singles champion Chen Long crashed out of the All-England Open on Friday when he was beaten by his Chinese team-mate Shi Yuqi in the quarter-finals. Apart from a brief spell in the second game when the fourth-seeded Chen turned a three-point deficit

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-03-16 16:39:37

Report: 3.5% of world's March NAND supply lost to outage at Samsung fab

I just had a hard drive fail on me, and I'm not looking forward to buying more spinning rust for my desktop. Unfortunately for me, it doesn't look like flash memory prices will be falling any time soon. TechNews of Taiwan reports that Samsung's massive NAND flash memory plant in Pyeongtaek, South Ko

THE TECH REPORT& LLC - 2018-03-16 16:17:00

Feature: CIRCLE Entertainment On Outgrowing 3DS, Embracing Switch And Maturing As A Publisher

CIRCLE Entertainment is a name that will be instantly familiar with Nintendo Life readers, not just for its range of excellent downloadable titles on 3DS and Switch, but also because it was the destination of former site editor Thomas Whitehead when he parted company with us a few months ago. With f

NINTENDO LIFE - 2018-03-16 16:00:00

BREAKING: Bills Re-Sign Running Backs Travaris Cadet and Taiwan Jones

The running backs room at the Buffalo Bills' facility isn't going to be seeing much turnover this offseason after all. While LeSean McCoy will always steal the headlines among the group, the importance of having quality depth can never be overstated. And on Friday morning, the Bills made sure to ta

MSN.COM - 2018-03-16 13:37:10

Bills re-sign RB Taiwan Jones

The Buffalo Bills have re-signed running back Taiwan Jones. The team announced the signing on their Twitter page Friday morning. Jones was brought in last August to compete with Brandon Tate and Rashad Ross for the team's primary returner role. While he didn't really shine as a returner, he still ma

USA TODAY - 2018-03-16 13:36:32

Taiwan Jones: Back in Buffalo

Jones (arm) is re-signing with the Bills. Jones played 128 snaps on special teams and only three on offense in eight games for the Bills last season before a broken arm landed him on injured reserve. While unlikely to be part of the equation in the backfield, his contributions on special team could

CBS SPORTS - 2018-03-16 13:29:15

Malaysia Airlines Business (And Economy Too) Class Special Ex-Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia Airlines has launched number of economy and business class specials ex-Kuala Lumpur tied to a MATTA travel fair taking place in the city. These fares are valid for travel until February 2019 but must be ticketed by March 20. Enrich program members can also earn some bonus miles. You can acc

LOYALTYLOBBY.COM - 2018-03-16 13:26:44

China's Former Anti-Corruption Chief Poised for Comeback

China's once powerful anti-corruption chief, Wang Qishan, appears poised to make a comeback, just a few months after many thought he was moving into retirement. Wang - who will be 70 years old this July - is widely expected to be elected as China's vice president on Saturday during a meeting of the

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2018-03-16 13:15:52

riken yamamoto & field shop: sloped rooftop park for taoyuan museum of art in taiwan

japanese architectural practice riken yamamoto and field shop's winner project for taoyuan museum of art in taiwan comprises two buildings with functional green inclined roofs connected with a corridor raised above the ground. each of the three parts of the structure corresponds to its own function

DESIGNBOOM.COM - 2018-03-16 12:20:35