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Taipei and the Tactics of Everyday Life

Creative resistance allows residents to make their cities work for them in surprising ways. The News Lens Date: 2018/06/17 By: Leora Joy “We should try to construct practices of vocation that can begin to address…

Singapore seen as favorite nation: poll

ADMIRED: The respondents have projected their desire for a more orderly and cleaner society in their answers, while the ‘Japan fever’ seems to have abated, an academic said Taipei Times Date: Jun 18, 2018…

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Solomon Islands Ties Could be Shaky

Formosa News Date: 2018/06/17 Diplomatic ties between Taiwan and the Solomon Islands that go back 35 years appear to be in crisis. Even though just last month Taiwan pledged financial aid for the Pacific island nation to host the 2023…

Local rockets to get boost with US’ help

BUILDING CAPACITY: A defense source said that the US has offered to sell Taiwan vertical launch systems, but Taiwan would prefer to develop such technology locally Taipei Times Date: Jun 18, 2018 By: Lo Tien-pin and Jonathan Chin  /  Staff…

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Taiwan: work together, don’t let China bully you

The Australian Date: June 18, 2018 By: Paul Maley, Defence and National Security Editor Taiwan’s Foreign Minister, ­Joseph Wu, has called for a strategic rebalancing among Asia-Pacific democracies to counter the growing influence of China and urged Australia to conduct…

Owners protest restrictions on two-stroke vehicles

Taiwan News Date: 2018/06/17 By: Central News Agency Taipei, June 17 (CNA) Over 1,000 owners of two-stroke scooters rallied on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei on Sunday to protest the government’s plan to ban such vehicles on certain designated roads. A…

Cyberattacks by China ever more sneaky: source

Taipei Times Date: Jun 18, 2018 By: Jess Macy Yu  /  Reuters, TAIPEI Cyberattacks from China on government computers are becoming more difficult to detect, as hackers increasingly use online platforms, such as search engines, to break into systems, a…