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Residents seek compensation from state oil firm after spill


Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Residents of an area affected by a chemical spill were seeking compensation from CPC Corp., Taiwan, Monday...full story
updated 2014-09-01 11:24 PM
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Residents seek compensation from state oil firm after spill

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Residents of an area affected by a chemical spill were seeking compensation from CPC Corp., Taiwan, Monday....Fullstory

2014-09-01 11:24 PM

David Muir takes over at ABC's 'World News'
By DAVID BAUDER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about....Fullstory

2014-09-01 10:01 PM

Extensive experience in clinical practice and expanding research programme support use of PradaxaR for clot prevention

Associated Press

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2014-09-01 08:22 PM

Obama promoting economic gains as elections near Obama promoting economic gains as elections near
By JIM KUHNHENN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama, boosted by recent economic gains, is sounding more bullish about America's recovery from the Great Recession and the White....Fullstory

2014-09-01 08:01 PM

Housing transactions in Taiwan up in August (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) A major real estate agency recorded a month-on-month rise in real estate transactions in most of....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:21 PM

Statoil resumes operations in Algeria after deaths

Associated Press

HELSINKI (AP) -- Norwegian oil company Statoil says it will resume operations at a gas field in Algeria, 19 months after five Norwegian workers were....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:42 PM

TRI sales rise on Apple patronage

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Testing equipment manufacturer Test Research Inc. (TRI)(3030) again obtained exclusive printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) testing equipment orders for Apple’s iPhone 6, leading to explosive....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:55 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex (update)

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.002 to close at NT$29.968 after....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:20 PM

Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe lower Asia stocks gain on stimulus hopes, Europe lower
By JOE McDONALD
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:01 PM

TWSE calls upon securities firms to ban figurehead account trading

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Taiwan Stock Exchange stated, ensuring market trading security is the mission of the TWSE and further stabilization of public investment is an important philosophy....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:01 PM

Tigerair Taiwan to offer local dishes on its flights

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Tigerair Taiwan, a low-cost carrier joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines and Singapore's Tiger Airways,....Fullstory

2014-09-01 10:48 PM

Greece rules out new cuts ahead of bailout talks

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's government says it won't enact further austerity measures ahead of talks later this week with bailout creditors. Government spokeswoman Sofia Voultepsi....Fullstory

2014-09-01 08:42 PM

New Jersey casino closing after just 2 years New Jersey casino closing after just 2 years
By WAYNE PARRY
Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey (AP) -- The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday....Fullstory

2014-09-01 08:22 PM

Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

Associated Press

HELSINKI (AP) -- Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:22 PM

CIER: Taiwan August PMI shows expansion, despite monthly drop

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

The Chung-hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER), a local economic think tank, issued the latest Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for August at 55.4, the slowest....Fullstory

2014-09-01 07:18 PM

Electronics sector likely to fare better in Q4: analysts

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) Share prices of local electronics manufacturers are likely to move higher in the fourth quarter of....Fullstory

2014-09-01 06:41 PM

Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:22 PM

Tigerair Taiwan flights to Singapore from NT$888 Tigerair Taiwan flights to Singapore from NT$888

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Budget carrier Tigerair Taiwan, a joint venture between Taiwan's China Airlines (CAL) and Singapore's Tiger Airways, said Monday that it expects to start operation on....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:14 PM

Heineken sells Mexican packaging business to Crown

Associated Press

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Dutch brewer Heineken NV says it has sold its packaging business in Mexico to Crown Holdings Inc. of the U.S. for $1.23....Fullstory

2014-09-01 05:01 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Monday, shedding NT$0.002 to close at NT$29.968.....Fullstory

2014-09-01 04:48 PM

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