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Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red
Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

By ALBERTO SAIZ
Associated Press

BUNOL, Spain (AP) -- The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes...full story
updated 2014-08-27 06:42 PM
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Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red
By ALBERTO SAIZ
Associated Press

BUNOL, Spain (AP) -- The streets of an eastern Spanish town are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes....Fullstory

2014-08-27 06:42 PM

TAIFEX, Eurex to discuss cooperation in futures market

Central News Agency

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2014-08-27 06:30 PM

Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact
By YURI KAGEYAMA
Associated Press

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2014-08-27 06:01 PM

Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- The Japanese laboratory that retracted a paper reporting a potentially major breakthrough in stem cell research says that so far its researchers....Fullstory

2014-08-27 05:42 PM

Toshiba Launches 20 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor Enabling 6mm Z-height Camera Modules for Smartphones and Tablets

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 05:42 PM

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

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.041 to close at NT$29.985 as....Fullstory

2014-08-27 05:19 PM

Key economic indicator remains positive for July

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) Taiwan's economy continued to enjoy positive momentum in July, with a government indicator of business activity....Fullstory

2014-08-27 04:54 PM

Peak season and merger drive Ralec profits

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

In order to quickly obtain chip resistor capacity, chip resistor manufacturer Ralec Electronic Corporation (2437) acquired Singaporean resistor manufacturer ASJ this year. Merger benefits will....Fullstory

2014-08-27 04:50 PM

U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) The U.S. dollar fell against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, shedding NT$0.041 to close at NT$29.985.....Fullstory

2014-08-27 04:18 PM

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Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) Taiwan's top two LCD panel makers AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) and Innolux Corp. were upbeat Wednesday....Fullstory

2014-08-27 03:34 PM

Journalist's killing highlights freelancers' role
By JESSICA GRESKO
Associated Press

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2014-08-27 06:42 PM

RFaxis Offers Bare Die Solution for its Entire Portfolio of Pure-CMOS Single-Chip, Single-Die RFeICs

Associated Press

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 27, 2014--RFaxis, Inc., a leading fabless semiconductor company focused on developing innovative, next-generation RF solutions for the wireless connectivity and cellular mobility....Fullstory

2014-08-27 06:22 PM

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 05:42 PM

Ryanair launches flexible business-class tickets

Associated Press

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2014-08-27 05:42 PM

Malaysia Airlines set for shakeup after disasters
By KELVIN CHAN
Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) -- Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its beleaguered state-owned airline, which is reeling from twin disasters months apart....Fullstory

2014-08-27 05:22 PM

GreTai holds GISA family expo

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

In response to government policies fostering the development of innovative small and microenterprises and to invigorate capital market dynamics, GreTai Securities Market supports “Go Incubation....Fullstory

2014-08-27 04:59 PM

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Central News Agency

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2014-08-27 04:52 PM

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Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Yen says today's students are too coddled, Ma Ying-jeou also needs to experience adversity....Fullstory

2014-08-27 04:38 PM

Local bourse boosted by Wall Street gains

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 27 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan closed higher in the wake of gains posted on Wall Street overnight, in....Fullstory

2014-08-27 03:59 PM

Acquisition of 50% Stake in Lewek Antares Shipping Pte. Ltd. by EOC Limited (the

Associated Press

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 27, 2014--Regulatory News: On 26 August 2014, EOC Limited (the "Company") (OSE:EOC) agreed to acquire 50% of the entire issued share capital of Lewek....Fullstory

2014-08-27 03:22 PM

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