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The Citizens 15 Oct 2021
China, Taiwan tensions spark debate inside Biden administration. The Biden administration is grappling with how to respond to China’s ramped-up aggression against Taiwan without accidentally starting a war, as bipartisan lawmakers pressure the President to get tougher on Beijing — and fast.
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Blaze at Taiwan building leaves 46 dead

Dawn 15 Oct 2021
Pictures published by Taiwan’s official Central News Agency showed smoke billowing out of the building’s windows as firefighters desperately tried to douse the flames using extendable hoses ... The fire looks set to be Taiwan’s deadliest in years. The last fire of a similar magnitude was in 1995, when 64 people perished inside a packed karaoke club.
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At Least 46 Dead, 41 Injured in Taiwan Fire

The Epoch Times 15 Oct 2021
At least 46 are dead after an extremely fierce blaze in Taiwan. Sparked inside a 13-story building, it's the island’s deadliest fire in years ... LinkedIn is leaving China ... ....
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Taiwan building fire leaves 46 dead, dozens hurt

Business Day Online 14 Oct 2021
The death toll from a fire in the city of Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan that engulfed a building on Wednesday night has further risen to 46 ... Officials from the fire department in Taiwan said the blaze was extremely fierce and destroyed many floors ... In Taiwan, official confirmation of a death can only be made in the hospital.
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Overnight building blaze in Taiwan raged for hours, 46 dead

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 14 Oct 2021
KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan — A building fire that raged out of control for hours overnight in a major city in southern Taiwan left 46 people dead and at least 41 others injured, authorities said Thursday ... In Taiwan, official confirmation of a death is made at the hospital ... Taiwan’s EBC via AP.
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Taiwan building inferno kills 46, dozens injured

Gulf News 14 Oct 2021
Pictures published by Taiwan's official Central News Agency showed smoke billowing out of the building's windows as firefighters desperately tried to douse the flames using extendable hoses ... Firefighters battle a building fire in Kaohsiung, in southern Taiwan on Thursday, Oct ... The fire looks set to be Taiwan's deadliest in years.
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Apple Set to Cut iPhone Production Goals Due to Chip Crunch

Time Magazine 14 Oct 2021
Apple Inc ... and Texas Instruments Inc ... Read more ... Can We Fix It? ... Broadcom doesn’t have major factories of its own and relies on contract chipmakers like Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co ... Inside the Taiwan Firm That Makes the World’s Tech Run ... 8, but that effort is facing resistance from lawmakers and executives in Taiwan and South Korea.
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TaiwanPlus tries to change the narrative on self-ruled island

Al Jazeera 13 Oct 2021
TaiwanPlus produces short videos covering Taiwan and the Asia-Pacific as well as longer programmes such as ‘Taiwan Made’ [Supplied] Another short programme goes inside the National Palace Museum in Taipei [Supplied] ... The launch comes with Taiwan’s domestic media facing its own struggles.
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‘Free chips with your bag of air’ is good for you, says FDA 買空氣送洋芋片? 食藥署:氮氣充填防撞保鮮

Taipei Times 11 Oct 2021
Have you ever felt like you have been conned when you joyfully open a bag of potato chips, only to find a mere handful of chips inside? The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) says that storage in a sealed bag filled with nitrogen is necessary to keep the chips fresh and tasty.
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Taiwan won't 'bow to China' and will fortify its defenses, says president as military tensions mount

Business Insider 10 Oct 2021
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during the National Day Celebration, following Chinese President Xi Jinpings vow to unify Taiwan by peaceful means, in Taipei, Taiwan, 10 October 2021 ... The comments come the week a record number of Chinese military planes flew into Taiwan's airspace ... Insider's Ryan Pickerell has the full story.
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Polish envoy talks vaccines, cooperation

Taipei Times 10 Oct 2021
A handout photo made available by the Taiwan CDC shows, Taiwan CDC officials posing for a photograph while holding `Thank You` placards inside a cold storage after receiving a shipment of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria) COVID-19 vaccines donated from Poland at the Taoyuan International Airport, in Taoyuan, Taiwan, 05 September 2021.
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The Observer view on Xi Jinping’s increasing threats to Taiwan

The Observer 10 Oct 2021
Chinese president Xi Jinping’s menacing declaration that reunification with Taiwan is a “historical task [that] must be fulfilled and definitely will be fulfilled” came at the end of a fraught week. Provocative sorties by Chinese combat aircraft inside the island’s air defence zone are at record levels ... Taiwan topped the agenda.
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US needs to get real on Taiwan defense plans

Asiatimes 08 Oct 2021
... suggests secession is in the offing; failure to negotiate about eventual unification over a long, but unspecified, period of time; the outbreak of unrest inside Taiwan; acquisition of nuclear weapons by Taiwan; foreign intervention or the stationing of foreign forces in Taiwan.
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10 Things in Politics: McConnell defies Trump on the debt ceiling

Business Insider 08 Oct 2021
Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to bgriffiths@insider.com ... "It's somewhere between look-over-here magic-trick stuff and maybe pretending" the investigation isn't happening, a Republican who worked with Gaetz in Florida told Insider ... Mikhaila Friel/Insider.
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US Marines and special operators have been quietly training troops in Taiwan amid concerns about ...

Business Insider 07 Oct 2021
A security expert told Insider this week that Chinese military flights near Taiwan, which occur almost daily, put a strain on Taiwan's limited defense capabilities ... Insider has reached out to US Indo-Pacific command for comment on reports of US military activities in Taiwan but ...
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