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China Probes Former Canadian Diplomat For ‘Harming State Security’

A former Canadian diplomat held by the Chinese authorities in the wake of the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer in Vancouver is being investigated for "harming national security," state-run media reported on Wednesday.Michael Kovrig, who works...
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Taiwan shares soar on eased concerns over U.S.-China trade tension

Taipei, Shares in Taiwan strengthened from a session earlier, soaring more than 100 points Wednesday as buying was sparked by reduced concerns over trade friction between the United States and China, dealers said.The selling pressure was eased by U.S. ...
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Taiwan Reinforces Ban on Huawei Network Equipment

TAIPEI, TAIWAN Taiwan is reinforcing its five-year-old ban on network equipment produced by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. amid security concerns.Officials sought over the weekend to reassure lawmakers and the public that such me...
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Man arrested for making online threat of ‘war’ against Taiwan

Taipei, Dec. 11 (CNA) A man who threatened on Facebook to wage war against Taiwan then flee the country has been arrested and is under investigation by prosecutors, aviation police said Tuesday.The Aviation Police Bureau said it received a tip-off Mond...
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Taiwan presents Democracy and Human Rights Award to Indonesian NGO

Taipei, The 2018 Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award (ADHRA) was presented Monday to an Indonesia nongovernmental organization that promotes pluralism and works to protect minority rights against religious and racial intolerance."To receive this awar...
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Interview: ‘I Regret That I Didn’t Grow up in Tibet’

Tsewang Dolma, an executive member of the Tibetan Youth Congress exile group, who is currently on a visit to the democratic island of Taiwan, has lent her vocal support to a campaign to release Taiwan democracy activist Lee Ming-cheh, jailed in China o...
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Scientists Pool Oceans of Data to Plot Earth’s Final Frontier

LONDON For experts in the field of ocean mapping, it is no small irony that we know more about the surfaces of the moon and Mars than we do about our planet's sea floor.Can you imagine operating on the land without a map, or doing anything without a...
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Panama, China Sign Accords on Xi Visit After Diplomatic Ties Start

PANAMA CITY Panama and China on Monday signed 19 cooperation agreements on trade, infrastructure, banking, tourism and other areas on Chinese President Xi Jinping's inaugural visit to the isthmus nation after the two countries opened diplomatic ties l...
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Balmy weather forecast for Taiwan Sunday

Taipei, Dec. 2 (CNA) The weather around Taiwan will be cloudy to sunny on Sunday, with highs reaching 30 degrees Celsius in parts of the island, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast.Daytime temperatures are expected to be warm, with highs to reach...
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