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New Taipei responds to Vietnamese worker protest over overcrowding

<p></p><p>Taipei, New Taipei labor officials said Tuesday they have inspected a laborers' dormitory and looked into other issues after more than 100 Vietnamese workers in Xizhi took to the streets a day earlier to protest that their local employer is …</p>
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Official: Asian Games to Boost Indonesia’s War on Forest Fires

<p></p><p>YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA Indonesia's choking annual haze will be limited this year by the pressure of hosting the Asian Games and a new approach to preventing forest fires, a senior official said on Tuesday.</p><p>Every dry season � usually from June...
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Coalition of Military Help for Philippines Will Put China on Higher Alert

<p></p><p>TAIPEI Participation this year by Australia and Japan in annual U.S.-Philippine military exercises will raise pressure on China and could spark an escalation of military drills, experts say.</p><p>The U.S. Embassy in Manila said Thursday its Balika...
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Winning numbers for Monday’s Taiwan lotteries

<p>Taipei, The winning numbers for Taiwan's "Power Lottery" (???) on Monday were 36, 03, 13, 21, 07, and 16 in the first section of the ticket and 07 in the second section, Taiwan Lottery said.</p><p></p><p>Meanwhile, the winning numbers for …</p>
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Beijing’s routine exercises psychological warfare: expert

<p>Taipei, China has continued to intentionally play up its routine military exercises as psychological warfare to pressure Taiwan, including its recently concluded April 18 drill, a local military expert said Sunday.</p><p></p><p>A live-fire drill was conduct...
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China’s Reform Pledges Fail to Impress

<p></p><p>BEIJING China has made a series of market opening pledges over the past week, but analysts said the moves are unlikely to help Beijing and Washington take any steps toward resolving their differences or advance negotiations. Instead, frustrations a...
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Military pension reform bill passes 1st reading at Legislature

<p></p><p>Taipei, The Cabinet-proposed military pension reform bill passed its first reading at the Legislative Yuan Friday, amid clashes between ruling and opposition lawmakers, and will now be reviewed by legislative committees.</p><p></p><p>Ruling Democrati...
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Taiwanese people willing to fight for democracy: surveys

<p></p><p>Taipei, A recent survey found that 86 percent of Taiwanese young people support the democratic political system, with 70 percent saying they would be willing to fight for Taiwan in the event of a Chinese attack.</p><p></p><p>The results show that &he...
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US-China Trade Row Threatens Global Confidence: IMF’s Lagarde

<p></p><p>WASHINGTON The biggest danger from the U.S.-China trade dispute is the threat to global confidence and investment, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Thursday.</p><p>The IMF chief said the tariffs threatened by ...
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