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Fears 'Big One' earthquake is on the way after a flurry of volcanic activity in the Ring of Fire OVER the past few weeks earthquakes have hit Japan, Mexico and Taiwan and volcanoes have erupted around the Pacific’s ‘Ring of Fire’. Now scientists have warned that the frequent seismic activity, which has already claimed lives, could m
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For Taiwanese, Tests of Loyalty to China Bring Trouble in Workplace Chinese employers in Australia, mirroring Beijing's strong-arm tactics, have fired workers who do not recognize Taiwan as part of China.
New York Times | Feb 18, 2018 8:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Here's what to see, eat and set on fire in Taipei, capital of Taiwan I stood between two vendors, my belly full of blow-torched beef cubes and sweet potato balls. My neck was wet from rain. The air was thick with scents of fish, fowl and the sizzling, steaming contents of food carts. My universe was in perfect balance. Why
Los Angeles Times | Feb 18, 2018 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fears 'Big One' earthquake is on the way after flurry of volcanic activity in the Ring of Fire OVER the past few weeks earthquakes have hit Japan, Mexico and Taiwan and volcanoes have erupted around the Pacific’s ‘Ring of Fire’. Now scientists have warned the frequent seismic activity, which has already claimed lives, could mean a
The Sun | Feb 17, 2018 11:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cambodia arrests Thai, Taiwan suspects over telecoms fraud PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Authorities in Cambodia on Friday arrested 36 suspects from Cambodia, Taiwan and neighboring Thailand on suspicion of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims abroad, military police said.
Reuters | Feb 16, 2018 06:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Antioxidant treatment prevents sexual transmission of Zika in mice The antioxidant drug ebselen can prevent sexual transmission of Zika virus from male to female mice, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens by Yogy Simanjuntak and colleagues at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. The results hint at a potenti
EurekAlert! | Feb 15, 2018 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Experts: Bright lights seen from airliner not UFO WASHINGTON (AP) A video being shared on social media of strange bright lights shot from an airliner around Taiwan has not baffled experts. The video was not filming a UFO, said three different engineers and scientists who provided alternate explanations t
Yahoo! News | Feb 14, 2018 7:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Earthquake fears as giant Pacific 'ring of fire' threatens to devastate parts of Asia and the US after burst of tremors and seismic activity A FLURRY of recent seismic activity across the so-called Ring of Fire has renewed fears a massive tremor could hit. Earthquakes have struck Alaska, Japan, and Taiwan in recent months, while a volcano in the Philippines recently erupted. The Ring of Fire c
The Sun | Feb 14, 2018 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
From Israel to Nigeria, sliders somehow found Pyeongchang Long shots: There's a skeleton racer from Israel, bobsledders from Nigeria and a luger from Taiwan at the Olympics
USA Today | Feb 14, 2018 08:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taiwan's Traffic Lights Just Got a Romantic Redesign for Valentine's Day A traditional lone walker symbol was joined by a sweetheart
Yahoo! News | Feb 14, 2018 07:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend