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Shocking pictures show the in-flight mess after a plane was hit by severe turbulence.

A total of 11 people were injured after a plane from Taipei to Chicago was hit by massive turbulence on Wednesday.Pictures emerged on Chinese-language media show the Eva Air flight in a chaotic state after experiencing severe...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Nagal stuns Yuki to make final.

The all-Indian semifinal of the ATP Bengaluru Open US $100,000 Challenger here on Friday turned out to be a lopsided affair with Nagal strolling to a 6-4, 6-0 victory. Nagal had posted an upset win over top seed Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia on Thursday to enter his first Challenger semifinal. The 20-year-old scripted another ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Kao opens new Taiwan facility to produce more beauty products, tap regional demand.

Kao Corp., Japan's biggest maker of household products, opened a new manufacturing facility in Taiwan on Friday to raise output of skin care and hair ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Asia Code for Sea Peace Expected to Tilt Toward China.

A code of conduct aimed at avoiding mishaps in the contested South China Sea is likely to sidestep concerns that are offensive to the chief claimant, Beijing, analysts forecast. China and 10 Southeast Asian Nations agreed at summits in Manila this month to start negotiations on a code of conduct for the resource-rich sea, ...

- Voice of America - US

'Secret Superstar' heads to Taiwan, Russia.

New Delhi, Nov 24 Aamir Khans "Secret Superstar" will release in Russia in over 50 screens on December 3. The film, which also features Zaira Wasim and which lit up the box office in India on Diwali, opened in 73 screens in Taiwan on Friday. Zee Studios International is taking the film to the foreign market, read a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Meet one of Chinese cinema's brightest stars ... at 14.

Vicky Chen is a laid-back 14-year-old with an easy smile, but the Taiwanese actress is already a force to be reckoned with, nominated for two major awards at the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars. Chen could make history on Saturday as the youngest ever contender to be crowned best actress at the Golden Horse film ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Chinese air force patrols over South China Sea 'show PLA's capacity to breach Cold War line of containment'.

A team of Chinese air force bombers has carried out a series of patrols over the disputed South China Sea, in an exercise the People’s Liberation Army said showed its capability to breach the cold war era line of containment. The air force said on Thursday that the exercises involved H-6K bombers flying over the Bashi ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Fast Asia Open: Taiwan GDP, Japan manufacturing PMI.

- Financial Times - US

Taiwan teen star Vicky Chen on cusp of Golden Horse greatness.

TAIPEI, Nov 24 — Vicky Chen is a laid-back 14-year-old with an easy smile, but the Taiwanese actress is already a force to be reckoned with, nominated for two major awards at the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars. Chen could make...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Four Indian boxers in fray on Friday.

Guwahati, Nov 23 Four Indian boxers will step into the ring on Friday, as the curtain goes up on the semifinals of the AIBA Women's Youth World Boxing Championships here. Ten bouts in the fly, feather, welter, middle and heavy categories are on the card on the opening day of this epochal stage, with only Russia matching the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

China air force again flies round Taiwan, over South China Sea.

China’s air force has again flown bombers and other warplanes through two strategic channels near Taiwan and also over the disputed South China Sea during training drills, state media said on Thursday.

- BDNews24 - BD

Espionage claims, meth lab raids and power station plans: headlines from four decades ago

It was just another regular week in Hong Kong as espionage, raids on large-scale meth labs and the like continued to grace the front pages of the South China Morning Post 40 years ago this week. Across the strait in Taiwan, mob madness was brewing and capital punishment reigned in the Philippines. Thankfully though, wage ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

China air force flies between Taiwan and PHL, over South China Sea

BEIJING - China's air force has again flown bombers and other warplanes through two strategic channels near Taiwan and also over the disputed South China Sea during training drills, state media said on Thursday.

- GMA News - PH

Google to launch Hong Kong cloud region in 2018

Google has announced that it's opening a Google Cloud Platform region in Hong Kong. Launching sometime in 2018, it will be Google's sixth Asia-Pacific region after Singapore, Sydney, Taiwan, Tokyo, and the recently announced Mumbai region. Hong Kong represents a notable addition to Google's global roster of cloud regions. ...

- VentureBeat - US

China air force again flies round Taiwan, over South China Sea

BEIJING - China's air force has again flown bombers and other warplanes through two strategic channels near Taiwan and also over the disputed South China Sea during training drills, state media said on Thursday.

- Reuters - US

Hopes, Fears in $10 Billion Deal to Bring Taiwanese Manufacturer to Wisconsin

The $10 billion-dollar deal to bring a Taiwanese-based electronics manufacturer to Wisconsin is raising questions from critics despite the promise that the investment could provide tens of thousands of new American jobs and other long term benefits. The deal's critics say Wisconsin taxpayers could lose money in what is ...

- Voice of America - US

Hopes, Fears in $10 Billion Wisconsin Foxconn Deal

When Gonzalo Perez bought the Castlewood Restaurant last December, it was one of the few outposts among the nearby corn and soybean fields hungry farmers could depend as a place to dine out. It could become much more than that for Perez. “It’s my lottery ticket,” he told VOA. That’s because one of the ...

- Voice of America - US

Is it a battery? Is it a scooter? No, it's an app

OPINION: GoGoRo is a Taiwanese electric motor scooter company that sees no serious money in making electric motor scooters. Launched in 2015, its super-modern offices in the heart of Taipei's ritziest downtown district has attracted US$425 million of start-up funding from some big global names in both technology and ...

- Stuff - NZ

Happily married man suffered extreme headaches every time he watched online porn orgies

Taiwanese researchers were initially baffled by the case of a normal 40-year-old man.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

After winning Foxconn, Southeast Wisconsin prepares for influx of jobs as residents fear loss of 'peace and quiet'

In April, the owners of Apple Holler, an orchard in the southeastern Wisconsin town of Sturtevant, will be getting ready to plant 2,500 apple and peach trees on land just west of Interstate 94. Across the highway in Mount Pleasant, Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn and the state of Wisconsin...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Air China indefinitely suspends flights between Beijing and Pyongyang

TAIPEI/BEIJING - Air China Ltd has indefinitely suspended flights between Beijing and Pyongyang, citing poor demand as North Korea faces growing sanctions from the United States over its nuclear weapons and missile programs.

- Reuters - US

Fast Asia Open: Thailand trade data, Taiwan unemployment

- Financial Times - US

Your Apple iPhone X may have been illegally built by high-school students

Demand for Apple’s iPhone X is 'off the charts,' and one of its suppliers may have brought in some illegal labor to meet that demand. The Financial Times reported on Tuesday that Apple’s Taiwan-based supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry–better known as Foxconn–has high school students working ...

- Fast Company - US

Kashyap reaches main draw of Hong Kong Open

Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap notched up twin wins in the qualifying round to reach the mens singles main draw at the USD 400,000 Hong Kong Super Series, here on Tuesday. Kashyap saw off local shuttler Lee Cheuk Yiu 21-13, 21-19 after disposing off Chinese Taipeis Kan Chao Yu 21-12, 21-10 in his opening ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Panama's switch from Taipei to Beijing could be a model for others, president says

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela said his country’s decision to shift diplomatic ties from Taipei to Beijing could be a model for other countries but would not affect its relations with Washington. In Beijing on a week-long trip to foster Chinese links with Panama and the rest of Latin America, Varela said on ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

JCB holds international convention to promote cashless transactions

, November 20 : JCB, the only international credit card brand from Japan, hosted the international convention in Taiwan recently.Coupled with the latest developments in the world's settlement markets and the confirmation of JCB's brand strategy, this is the 15th time for about 27 countries and regions to participate with ...

- Sify - IN

Hong Kong urged to learn lessons from Taiwan to better treat rare diseases

More than 12 years ago, Taiwanese mother Serena Chen lost her beloved younger son very suddenly. The energetic 21-year-old student was found dead by his desk, as if he was just taking a nap. Chen remembered that her last words to him had been to order him to study hard and stop playing video games. “He did exactly ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Alibaba takes $2.9 billion stake in food retailer

Alibaba said today it would take a major stake in one of Chinas top food sellers for USD 2.9 billion as the e-commerce giant expands further into the retail world. Chinas largest e-commerce platform has invested heavily in recent years to connect its online and offline portfolio of businesses, taking stakes in several ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Hong Kong urged to learn lessons from Taiwan to better treat rare diseases

More than 20 years ago, Taiwanese mother Serena Chen lost her beloved younger son very suddenly. The energetic 20-year-old student was found dead by his desk, as if he was just taking a nap. Chen remembered that her last words to him had been to order him to study hard and stop playing video games. “He did exactly ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Taipei Journal: Where Stinky Tofu Is at Its Malodorous Best

Dai Family House of Unique Stink is a shrine to one of the world’s most pungent snacks: stinky tofu, whose smell is often likened to dirty socks or rotting garbage.

- New York Times - US

Katy Perry joins list of artistes banned from China

International Pop sensation Katy Perry has become the latest celebrity to be banned by China following her controversial concert performance at the Taipei Arena in Taiwan

- Phayul.com - IN

Samurai Japan southpaw Shota Imanaga baffles Taiwan batters in dazzling 12-strikeout performance

The way Shota Imanaga was pitching with a one-run lead took almost all the mystery out of Samurai Japan's game against Taiwan. Well, all of ...

- The Japan Times - JP

If Parents In Taiwan Are OK With Their Kids' Sex Ed Class, Why Are Others So Upset?

Despite being one of the first places in Asia to recognize same-sex unions and require schools to teach sex education, Taiwanese society is having a hard time catching up.

- NPR - US

Why China Can't Conquer Taiwan in a War

Zachary Keck Security, Asia What Taipei, and other Chinese neighbors could do if Beijing ever decided to strike.  With President Xi Jinping having consolidated his power at the 19th Party Congress, and the United States increasingly distracted at home, it may seem like a given that China will reestablish its predominance ...

- The National Interest - US

Lee Jung-hoo delivers game-winning triple in sixth inning as South Korea nips Taiwan

Lee Jung-Hoo's father may be a one of Korean baseball's former stars, but the 19-year-old is making a name for himself as a player in ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Ratchanok in China semi-final

Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon is through to the semi-finals of the China Open badminton tournament after upsetting world No.1 Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan 10-21, 21-9, 22-20 on Friday.

- BangkokPost - TH

After ditching Taiwan, China says Panama will get the help it needs

BEIJING - China will provide Panama with whatever help it needs after the Central American country ditched long-standing ties with self-ruled Taiwan in June, a senior Chinese diplomat said on Friday after talks between the two countries' presidents.

- Reuters - US

Why Russia and China's Navies Are Drilling Together More Than Ever

Lyle J. Goldstein Security, Asia Back to the 1950s? During the Golden Era' of Sino-Soviet relations, in the 1950s, naval matters formed some of the most pressing issues on the agenda of that erstwhile alliance. Mao Zedong was counting on the Kremlin to provide Beijing with the fleet that would finally enable the conquest of ...

- The National Interest - US

The costs of not being recognized as a country: The case of Kosovo

The recognition of a state's sovereignty, either by other countries or by the United Nations, can have sizeable economic impacts. Understanding the economic effects of this ostensibly non-economic issue is valuable not only for new or potential new states but also for countries whose sovereignty remains a political ...

- Brookings - US

Many Taiwanese Say Taiwan Representation at China's National Congress Was Simply Beijing Propaganda

" is selling out Taiwan's independence movement. When the pro-independence movement in Taiwan becomes stronger, Beijing will pay more and more to build up a united front in Taiwan."

- Global Voices - US

Bersih: Democracy and human rights award win, a win for M'sians

Electoral watchdog receives Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award from Taiwan Foundation for Democracy.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Trump Offers To Mediate South China Sea Dispute

Reining in North Korea and discussing bilateral trade with China were at the top of U.S. President Donald Trump's Asian tour agenda. But after he left Beijing and visited Vietnam, Trump addressed an issue that he hadn't mentioned while in China: the dispute in the South China Sea, regarding territorial claims by Beijing as ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Cambodia Deports 61 Scam Suspects Including Taiwanese to Beijing

Beijing appreciates Cambodia's adherence to the One China Policy,' while Taipei strongly protests.

- The Diplomat - US

Ian Easton on Military Dynamics in Cross-Strait Relations

Just how likely is a war over Taiwan?

- The Diplomat - US

What Xi Jinping said about Taiwan at the 19th Party Congress

On October 18, General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party Xi Jinping delivered a sweeping address on all the policy issues facing the Chinese government and stated his vision for the country's future. The speech—delivered to the assembled 19th Party Congress—laid out the work of the party central committee that ...

- Brookings - US

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