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US First Lady Welcomed in Belgium with Music, Fashion

<p>BRUSSELS U.S. first lady Melania Trump returned to the international stage Wednesday as she mingled with the spouses of America's closest allies over classical music, fashion and chocolate.</p><p>As President Donald Trump harangued Germany and other allies at a NATO …</p>
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China Joins 20 Most Innovative Economies, US Falls to No. 6

<p>NEW YORK China joined the world's top 20 most innovative economies for the first time while the United States fell out of the five top-ranked countries, according to a report released Tuesday by one of its co-sponsors, the U.N. intellectual …</p>
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Pompeo Pledges Support for Afghan-Led Peace During Surprise Kabul Visit

<p></p><p>ISLAMABAD U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday pledged support for Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani's efforts to open talks with the Taliban and reiterated Washington's readiness to facilitate the Afghan-led peace process.</p><p>Pompeo m...
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Fubon Financial raises Taiwan’s 2018 GDP growth forecast to 2.6%

<p>Taipei, Fubon Financial Holding Co., one of the leading financial holding firms in Taiwan, has raised its forecast of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for this year, to 2.6 percent on the back of strong export performance.</p><p></p><p>Fubo...
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1968 Exhibit Looks Back at Tumultuous Year in US

<p>WASHINGTON The year 1968 marked a time of great social and political upheaval in America. The Vietnam War had reached a turning point, the Civil Rights Act was signed into law, and TV viewers followed everything from the Olympic Games …</p>
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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market

<p>Taipei, June 26 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.009 to close at NT$30.412.</p><p></p><p>Turnover totaled US$777 million during the trading session.</p><p></p><p>The greenback opened at NT$30.405, and moved between ...
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Over 72% of new naturalized Taiwanese hail from Vietnam: MOI

<p>Taipei, Vietnam remains the major source of foreign spouses in Taiwan, with 3,907 Vietnamese becoming naturalized citizens last year alone, according to the Ministry of the Interior (MOI).</p><p></p><p>The ministry said Vietnamese accounted for 72.8 percent...
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Canada opposes China pressuring firms on Taiwan designation: envoy

<p>Taipei, Canada's top envoy to Taiwan said Thursday that while his government does not intervene in a 'commercial' decision by Air Canada to list Taiwanese cities as part of China, "we are of course opposed to [the] government of China …</p>
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NTU to appeal MOE’s decision on president appointment

<p>Taipei, National Taiwan University (NTU) said Monday it has retained a lawyer to settle a legal dispute involving the Ministry of Education's (MOE) refusal to approve the appointment of NTU President-elect Kuan Chung-ming (???).</p><p></p><p>In a statement ...
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