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3G or 4G, America's wireless networks still slowupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 07:59:00

If you've followed broadband discussions in Washington, DC, then you've heard that wireless is the future of communications.

The joys of frequent flier programsupdated: Fri Jan 07 2011 09:57:00

It is not one of life's greatest questions, but it's one any frequent flier will ask themselves at some point -- how far am I prepared to go to earn extra miles?

Three dead in accidents linked to Typhoon Fanapiupdated: Sat Sep 18 2010 22:03:00

Three people died in accidents linked to Typhoon Fanapi's approach to Taiwan, where the storm made landfall Sunday morning, Taiwan's official news agency reported.

Nine is the magic number for mass wedding in Taiwanupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 06:08:00

"Love 99, Happiness forever" was the theme as 163 couples married in Taiwan's capital on Thursday.

Moderate earthquake strikes northern Taiwanupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 05:36:00

A 5.0 earthquake struck northern Taiwan Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Jon Wertheim: Heartbreak continues for Roddick; plus Battle of Belgium and moreupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 13:41:00

WIMBLEDON, England -- Three thoughts from the opening day of Week 2 at Wimbledon:

CNNMoney: Crib recall: 2 million moreupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 12:20:00

Another 2 million cribs are being recalled due to the drop-side hazard, the culprit in millions of other crib recalls over the last few years.

Aftershocks ripple through Taiwanupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 11:13:00

Aftershocks rattled southern Taiwan in the hours after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook the island, but left it relatively unscathed.

Quake shocks Taiwanupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 11:13:00

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked southern Taiwan, causing buildings to shake.

Southern Taiwan jolted by 6.4-magnitude quakeupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 23:41:00

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Taiwan on Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of deaths or serious injuries.

The blurry lines of animated 'news'updated: Tue Feb 02 2010 06:37:00

It's after 7 p.m. at Next Media's offices in Taipei, and the day's news starts coming to life: Artists lift details from news photos while actors in motion sensor suits re-create action sequences of stories making headlines. Animators graft cartoon avatars to the live-motion action, and the stories hit the Web.

Animation news?updated: Tue Feb 02 2010 06:37:00

A media mogul sees animation news as the future of journalism. Anna Coren offers a preview.

Dalai Lama arrives in Taiwanupdated: Sun Aug 30 2009 20:32:00

The Dalai Lama arrived in Taiwan on Sunday on a visit that will include prayers for victims of Typhoon Morakot, but which has raised the ire of neighboring China.

Taiwan's Chen pleads not guilty in corruption caseupdated: Mon Jan 19 2009 01:42:00

Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian pleaded not guilty to corruption charges Monday during a pre-trial hearing in Taipei.

Rounding the bases in Beijingupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 01:47:00

The United States and Cuba faced off at the Wukesong Main Field on Friday under a blue sky shortly before noon, the U.S. in white uniforms and Cuba in red.

China sends goodwill pandas to Taiwanupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 18:19:00

Two giant pandas arrived in Taiwan Tuesday after leaving China's Sichuan province for their new home, in a sign of improving ties between the cross-strait neighbors.

China, Taiwan reopen regular linksupdated: Sun Dec 14 2008 23:33:00

Regularly scheduled commercial flights, shipping, and mail between Taiwan and China resumed Monday for the first time since the 1949 revolution that brought the Communist Party to power on the Chinese mainland.

Business Bulletinupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 02:34:00

CNN's Stephanie Elam has the latest business news in the evening Live Business Bulletin.

Nikkei closes higher in Tuesday tradingupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 02:34:00

Japan's Nikkei Exchange closed up 6.3 percent Tuesday after a seesaw day on Wall Street that saw little change on the U.S. markets.

Looking up in November?updated: Mon Nov 03 2008 06:36:00

CNN's Eunice Yoon takes a look at the start of a new trading month for the Asian markets.

Markets shrug off recession forecastsupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 06:36:00

Major European markets were trading slightly higher on Monday, joining Asian and Pacific indices in positive territory.

Stocks rise in Asiaupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 05:27:00

Major stock indices around Asia and the Pacific traded higher on Monday. Taiwan President Faces Growing Oppositionupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 07:00:00

As the market meltdown hits Taiwan's shores, president Ma Ying-jeou faces slipping approval ratings and hundreds of thousands taking to the streets in protest. Will his controversial policy of mending ties with China survive?

Asia, Pacific markets mostly lowerupdated: Mon Oct 27 2008 00:29:00

Stocks in Asian and Pacific markets were mostly lower on Monday, coming off another tortuous week of trading, as investors sold on fears of a global recession.

CNNMoney: Global markets thrashupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 06:24:00

Europe's major stock markets hovered around the break-even point Tuesday even as lingering concerns over the credit crisis continued to haunt world markets and financial institutions.

FSB: A $29 million green parking garageupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 09:14:00

Moore Ruble Yudell Architects, a 65-employee firm in Santa Monica, has been designing sustainable buildings for more than two decades. The company markets its green expertise to secure high-profile projects around the world, including the new U.S. embassy in Berlin and a planned consulate in Taipei. Taiwan: Melamine Found in Nestle Milk Powderupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 06:00:00

Tests in Taiwan have found minor doses of the industrial chemical melamine in milk powders produced in China by the European food giant Nestle, and those products are being withdrawn Typhoon Floods Low-Lying Taiwan Areasupdated: Sun Sep 14 2008 03:00:00

Typhoon Sinlaku slammed into Taiwan with heavy rain and strong winds Sunday, flooding low-lying regions Taiwan Ex-Pres Alleged $ Laundering updated: Mon Aug 25 2008 01:00:00

Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian's son and daughter-in-law returned home Monday from the United States, insisting they are innocent of any criminal role in an alleged money laundering scandal involving their family Taiwan's Leader Keeps Low Profile Abroadupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 06:00:00

On his first foreign trip as Taiwan's president, Ma Ying-jeou will be careful not to make any waves with China

Ma Ying-jeou: Creating closer tiesupdated: Sun Jul 20 2008 19:22:00

Elected with the largest margin of victory in the history of Taiwan's presidential elections, President Ma Ying-jeou is aiming to bring the good times back to Taiwan while looking to a friendlier future with China.

Taiwan's changing courseupdated: Sun Jul 20 2008 19:22:00

CNN's Anjali Rao talks with popular new Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou about the change of course for Taiwan's policy.

Taiwan and China straight talkupdated: Fri Jun 13 2008 02:49:00

John Vause reports on the warming relations between Beijing and Taipei.

Eyewitness: 'Floor was moving underneath me'updated: Thu May 15 2008 06:57:00

The powerful earthquake that has so far killed thousands of people in central China has left its mark on more than half of the vast nation.

900 children buried in schoolupdated: Thu May 15 2008 06:57:00

Aftershocks in China bring fears of even greater damage and more casualties. CNN's Jaime FlorCruz reports. Albert Chen: Chien-Ming Wang Has A Secretupdated: Wed Apr 16 2008 12:53:00

He's just one man, one man with just one pitch. The ball comes at hitters on a flat plane, thigh-high, at somewhere between 90 and 95 mph, then it takes a sudden plunge, some seven to eight inches toward the dirt.

Gitana 13 sets North Pacific recordupdated: Fri Apr 11 2008 07:28:00

Maxi-catamaran Gitana 13 has set the fastest time for a North Pacific crossing, adding to its growing list of records. Return to Sender: The US Nuke Slip updated: Tue Mar 25 2008 18:50:00

The Pentagon plans to probe a politically sensitive 'misshipment' of nuclear missile components to Taiwan - Beijing's arch-nemesis Taiwan's New Head Seeks Changeupdated: Sat Mar 22 2008 12:00:00

Taiwan elects a President who hopes to expand economic ties and reduce political tension with China. The ball is now in Beijing's court Beijing's Joy at Taiwan's Democracyupdated: Sun Jan 13 2008 21:00:00

The humiliation of the mainland's nemesis at the polls could help ease tensions between China and its "rebel" province

Opposition sweep to victory in Taiwanupdated: Sat Jan 12 2008 22:15:00

Taiwan's opposition Nationalist Party won a landslide victory in legislative elections Saturday, giving a big boost to its policy of closer engagement with China two months before a presidential poll it now seems poised to win.

Taiwan has a winnerupdated: Sat Jan 12 2008 22:15:00

Taiwan's opposition Nationalists win a landslide victory in elections Saturday. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports. Taiwan's War of Words with the U.S.updated: Mon Sep 17 2007 07:00:00

Taipei's bid for U.N. membership was always sure to anger Beijing. But President Chen Shui-bian has riled allies in Washington as well

Passengers escaped with seconds to spareupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 07:12:00

They made it out with just seconds to spare.

All safe after fire guts airlinerupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 00:37:00

A Taiwanese jetliner burst into flames Monday morning shortly after landing at the Naha airport on the Japanese island of Okinawa, but 165 passengers and crew got off the plane safely, authorities said.

Crew reported missing as jet burnsupdated: Mon Aug 20 2007 00:00:00

A China Airlines jetliner burst into flames Monday morning at the Naha airport on the Japanese island of Okinawa, and some crew members were reported missing.

Hundreds of thousands flee typhoonupdated: Sun Aug 19 2007 08:50:00

Typhoon Sepat lashed Taiwan with strong winds and torrential rain on Saturday, cutting power supplies to nearly 57,000 homes, injuring 12 people and forcing more than a thousand others to evacuate, before ploughing on toward China. Terriers in Taiwan: BU hoops squad gets their dance on in the far eastupdated: Mon Aug 06 2007 00:04:00

Representing the United States in the annual Kainan University Tournament in Taiwan, the Boston University men's basketball team put on a show for an international crowd, both on and off the court. Taiwan's President Calls for Voteupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 18:05:00

Trying to keep a low pre-Olympic profile, Beijing is enlisting help from abroad to discourage Taiwan's separatist president

Ma Ying-jeou Talkasia Interviewupdated: Mon Feb 05 2007 02:08:00

MJ -- Ma Ying-jeou AR -- Anjali Rao

Chen Shui-bian Talkasia Transcriptupdated: Mon Jan 29 2007 22:52:00

Hello I'm Anjali Rao in Taipei. My guest this week is Taiwan's President Chen Shu-bian. This is Talk Asia!

Aquarium plays whale shark matchmakerupdated: Sun Jun 04 2006 09:03:00

Ralph and Norton, meet Alice and Trixie.

Fortune: Tough jobs make for great workplacesupdated: Wed Jan 11 2006 15:59:00

As senior manager of FedEx's bustling Anchorage hub, Dale Shaw oversees hundreds of employees who unload and sort up to 13,400 parcels per hour arriving from Taipei, Pudong and Hong Kong, and bound, that same day, for hubs in Memphis, Newark, and Los Angeles.

Thousands flee as storm hits Chinaupdated: Tue Jul 19 2005 00:02:00

China evacuated more than 1 million residents along its southeastern coast as a typhoon that devastated Taiwan hit the mainland on Tuesday.

China prepares for Typhoon Haitangupdated: Mon Jul 18 2005 00:49:00

China has evacuated more than 500,000 people from southeastern coastal areas as it awaits the arrival of Typhoon Haitang, China's Xinhua News Agency reported.

Lien gets closer to Beijing updated: Thu Apr 28 2005 21:51:00

Taiwan's main opposition leader has called for the "building of a bridge" between the self-governed island and Beijing during a controversial visit to mainland China.

China condemns Taiwan protestsupdated: Mon Mar 28 2005 00:30:00

A massive protest in Taiwan against China's new anti-secession laws is a misuse of people power, Chinese media said on Monday.

Massive anti-China march in Taiwanupdated: Sat Mar 26 2005 01:19:00

Hundreds of thousands of Taiwanese have marched on their capital to protest Beijing's new law sanctioning the use of force if Taipei moves toward formal independence.

China, Taiwan agree on flightsupdated: Tue Jan 18 2005 00:32:00

Non-stop charter flights will link China and Taiwan during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations, marking the first time in more than 50 years commercial planes have made the trip, according to Chinese media reports.

Strong quake rattles Taiwan updated: Fri Oct 15 2004 01:20:00

A large earthquake centered off Taiwan's eastern coast shook buildings in the capital of Taipei, damaging buildings and injuring several people, officials said.

Storm lashes east Chinaupdated: Thu Aug 26 2004 01:21:00

A fierce storm that lashed Taiwan has battered China's east Fujian province, prompting the evacuation of half a million people.

250,000 Chinese flee typhoonupdated: Wed Aug 25 2004 00:11:00

China has begun evacuating almost 250,000 people from coastal areas as it braces for the onslaught of Typhoon Aere.

Typhoon Aere batters Taipeiupdated: Tue Aug 24 2004 04:45:00

A strong typhoon is whirling across northern Taiwan, closing financial markets and schools for a second day.

Taiwan braces for Typhoon Aereupdated: Mon Aug 23 2004 23:17:00

Financial markets, schools and businesses in Taipei and other parts of Taiwan have been shut as a strong typhoon closes in on the island.

Taiwan, China gear up for arms raceupdated: Fri Jun 18 2004 03:26:00

China's generals have stepped up efforts to seek approval from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leadership for more funds and "faster war preparation" in response to moves by Taipei to secure sophisticated weapons from the United States.

Taiwan moves into bullet train eraupdated: Wed May 26 2004 01:40:00

Taiwan's $15 billion dream of a high speed rail line has moved a step closer to reality with the arrival of its first "bullet train" from Japan.

Chen speech not enough for Chinaupdated: Thu May 20 2004 22:05:00

Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian remains the "biggest threat" to regional peace and stability in the eyes of China, despite his placatory inauguration speech in Taipei Thursday.

Chen pulls back from brinkupdated: Thu May 20 2004 00:12:00

Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian has pulled back from the brink of confronting China, explicitly ruling out any immediate steps towards independence in his constitutional reform measures.

Beijing steps up pressure on Chenupdated: Tue May 18 2004 21:14:00

The sword is out of its scabbard. Premier Wen Jiabao's revelation last week that Beijing is considering a National Reunification Law shows the Chinese leadership has entered a new and possibly violent phase in its decades-long struggle against Taiwanese independence.

Clashes as Taiwan mulls recountupdated: Fri Mar 26 2004 00:19:00

Angry protesters have stormed the headquarters of Taiwan's Central Election Commission as it formally declared President Chen Shui-bian the winner of Saturday's disputed poll.

Chen back in Taipei after shootingupdated: Fri Mar 19 2004 01:59:00

Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian has arrived back in Taipei after surviving an apparent assassination attempt in the southern city of Tainan.

French stance ups heat on Taiwanupdated: Mon Jan 26 2004 21:23:00

Taipei is bracing for more international pressure over its plan to hold a series of controversial referendums after France joined the United States in opposing the move.

Asian markets bounce higherupdated: Fri Jan 02 2004 00:23:00

Markets in Asia have begun the new year firmly in the black, with Taiwan posting the best gains Friday.

Fortune: My Geek Heaven Making a home a safe haven for gadgets is admirable, but Dean Heistad says that with more dough he updated: Mon Oct 06 2003 00:01:00

Yeah, yeah, I wish all that stuff magically appeared in my house too. But if money were no object, my dream house (all 30,000 square feet of it) would be a full-on geek paradise: video and audio a...

Fortune: The Global Power 50 FORTUNE searched far and wide beyond our shores to find 50 powerful women in business. updated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

1 Marjorie Scardino CEO Pearson BRITAIN


In the heart of downtown Taipei, a bronze statue of the Generalissimo seems to brood over his legacy. Chiang Kai-shek, visitors to his memorial are told, was "the first statesman of world stature t...

Money Magazine: HOW WE WENT AROUND THE WORLD IN COMFORT ON $130 A DAYupdated: Wed May 01 1996 00:01:00

Last July my husband Richard and I, both writers, took our three children (Colin, 29, Conor, 26 and Fiona, 10) on a month-long trip around the world. We wanted to spend as little as possible--while...

Fortune: E-MAIL FROM THE YOUNGER GENERATION updated: Mon Sep 20 1993 00:01:00

FORTUNE posted messages on the AT&T Learning Network, the Global Lab, and Internet, asking kids to talk about using computers. Among the replies that streamed in by E-mail:

Fortune: THE BILLIONAIRES 1991 updated: Mon Sep 09 1991 00:01:00

SULTAN HAJI HASSANAL BOLKIAH MU'IZZADDIN WADDAULAH, 45 Bandar Seri Begawan BRUNEI $31.0 Oil and gas reserves; real estate around the world; investments. In tiny, tropical, oil-rich Brunei, what bel...

Fortune: AN INSIDER'S GUIDE TO SEVEN CITIES From Seoul to Singapore, the most frequent Asian stops on the business updated: Mon Oct 01 1990 00:01:00

GLOBAL competition is making Asian business travel almost commonplace, but the typical Western visitor -- overbooked, exhausted, or fearful -- often sticks close to hotels and meeting places. Indee...

Fortune: ASIA'S NEW YUPPIES In Taiwan, South Korea, and other fast-growing countries, young professionals have up to 20 times the spendinupdated: Mon Jun 04 1990 00:01:00

YOU'RE THE TOP, you're a lazy Sunday . . . you're a lunch on Monday, you're a blue-chip stock . . .'' Listen to the beguiling female voice croon a television commercial pitching Chivas Regal whisky...


By the end of the 1990s, if you extrapolate from current trends, Asia will be home not only to the world's largest securities market, Tokyo, but also to the second largest, Taipei. There are other ...

Fortune: ASIA'S OTHER TOURISTSupdated: Mon Oct 24 1988 00:01:00

The Japanese aren't the only Asians with a yen for international travel. Encouraged by stronger currencies and fewer travel restrictions, thousands of Taiwanese and Koreans are flocking overseas, a...

Fortune: THE ''GREATER CHINA'' MARKETupdated: Mon Aug 15 1988 00:01:00

Taiwan and China are growing friendlier by the day, and Armand Hammer, his profit-making instincts still sharp at 90, bet correctly that Taiwan's National Party Congress would vote in July to remov...

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