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Taiwan developer grilled over collapse of quake building

TAINAN (AFP) – Taiwan prosecutors Wednesday (Feb 10) questioned the developer of an apartment complex that collapsed during an earthquake as prosecutors detailed flaws in the construction of the building where nearly 100 people remain trapped. 507 more words

Is Taiwan the new Switzerland for Asia?

Shocking but not surprising, considering their recent political history.

This is a speculative blog based initially on a couple of conversations with people in the industry, with some supporting evidence.

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Happy Chinese New Year

Baby’s first Chinese New Year! Isa got so many red envelopes and now that she’s seven months old, she’s got a killer grip to hold on to all those envelopes of cash. 43 more words

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佔中,魚蛋和自由市場

One of the reasons I guessed Ka-shing Li 李嘉誠 moved some of his investments away from Hong Kong was probably because he saw a deterioration of business environment in Hong  Kong after the Occupy Central movement: [佔領中環.] 132 more words

Economics

Photoblog: Taiwan Street Food

Taiwan seriously has the most amazing and cheap street food I know. This post will consist entirely of majority pictures only with minimal captions – as my descriptions will probably not do the food justice! 254 more words

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2015 WBSC Premier12 delivers US$ 131 million in brand exposure, sponsorship value

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced that the inaugural 2015 WBSC Premier12 staged in Japan and Taiwan generated a cumulative potential broadcast reach of 253.7 million households and produced an estimated US$ 131 million in worldwide TV advertising value and brand exposure for tournament sponsors, WBSC and the sport of baseball. 1,013 more words

Japan

An unexpected snowy day up Mt.Qixing

I happened to be in Taipei for work during the unexpected cold wind that swept through Taiwan and brought the temperature down to 3 degree in Taipei. 789 more words

Hiking