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Emergency personnel work around the wreckage of a bus that crashed near Taipei
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Taiwan bus burst into flames, killing 26, including 24 tourists from China

TAIPEI (Reuters) – A Taiwan tour bus carrying tourists from China crashed into a highway railing en route to the airport on Tuesday and burst into flames, killing all 26 on board, Taiwanese authorities said.

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Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: China thanks countries for supporting
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Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: China thanks countries for supporting

BEIJING (Reuters) – China expressed thanks on Tuesday for the dozens of countries it says have offered support for its position on a case brought by the Philippines over Chinese claims in the South China Sea, saying they are speaking out to uphold justice.

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Taiwan 'won't recognise' any Chinese air defence zone over South China Sea
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Taiwan ‘won’t recognise’ any Chinese air defence zone over South China Sea

TAIPEI – (Reuters) – Taiwan’s new defence minister said on Monday the island would not recognise any air defence zone declared by China over the South China Sea, as the island’s top security agency warned such a move could usher in a wave of regional tension.

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Tsai-Ing-wen
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Democracy is nothing to fear, Taiwan tells China on Tiananmen anniversary

(Reuters) – On the anniversary of China’s bloody crackdown on student-led protests in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, Taiwan’s new president told China on Saturday that democracy is nothing to fear. Tsai Ing-wen said in a Facebook post on the 27th anniversary that Taiwan could serve as an example to China.

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China's Homeless Generation: Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s
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China’s Homeless Generation: Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s

China’s Homeless Generation is a study of nearly two million Chinese who were displaced from home in Mainland China to the island of Taiwan.

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Silvio Bunga Bunga days are over, new NMA video
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Silvio Bunga Bunga days are over, new NMA video

Berlusconi doing some community service for the plebe
Berlusconi doing some community service for the plebe

Berlusconi pulcinellaThe latest NMA video is all about Silvio Berlusconi persecution.

Following the original lines from the video:

Berlusconi “The most persecuted man in history” finally persecuted once!

Silvio Berlusconi, Mr Bunga Bunga, seemed to be invincible in the world of Italian Politics. Being convicted of multiple crimes, but always escaping justice. That was until yesterday, when one charge finally stuck, tax evasion! The panel of five judges confirmed Silvio’s four year sentence. Finally, the “most persecuted man in history” will taste justice! Except he gets to keep his senate seat, and he won’t go to real prison. But at least will have to stoop down and do some community service for the plebe.

 

 

Vanilla Bath
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Vanilla bath at Taiwan flower market

Just before Qing Ming Festival, Taiwan, Taichung, the local tourism office organizes a flower market, mainly selling lilies and lavender. The area is based on … Read more