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A massive new cyberattack via a ransomware virus paralyzed businesses across Europe before spreading to the United States. 新一波大規模勒索病毒網絡攻擊癱瘓歐洲企業並擴散到美國。

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President Tsai Ing-wen reaffirmed the government's commitment to combating human trafficking. 蔡英文總統重申政府打擊人口販運的承諾。

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LIFE

A light post-workout meal is actually good for your body, contrary to popular belief, according to a digestion specialist. 根據一名消化專家的說法,鍛煉後輕食餐對身體來說實際上是有益的,這跟大眾的看法相反。

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BUSINESS

Japanese company Toshiba faced criticism from shareholders at its annual meeting as it weathers its worst-ever financial crisis. 日本東芝公司在年度股東會上遭到股東的批評,它正遭受最嚴重的金融危機。

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Russia and Qatar say a report into the bidding process of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has confirmed no wrongdoing on their part. 俄羅斯和卡達表示一份針對2018年及2022年世界杯招標過程的報導已證實了該兩國沒有不法行為。

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Geothermal power still overlooked by the current government. Its cheaper than nuclear, highest efficiency of ALL other renewables, smallest land usage per MW of all renewables. Taiwan is so fortunate to have this god given resource, the real travesty is not using it.


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What motivates N. Korea's leader?

Kim Jong Un is a "smart cookie," President Donald Trump said recently of North Korea's leader.

Today's fake news: Canada-US ties threatened

British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle greatly raised the prestige of the lowly detective story with his fictional alter ego Sherlock Holmes. One of Holmes' most brilliant insights concerned something which was not present. In "Silver Blaze" a dog did not bark.

Trump's lack of expertise will end in a diplomatic disaster

Just past the 100-day mark in the Donald Trump presidency, it's likely that whatever emanates from the Oval Office is likely to get worse in terms of the incumbent's behavior. He is perpetuating fake news and other lies every day.

Indonesian Muslims playing with fire

Jakartans have decided. The majority of them picked Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno as governor and deputy governor of the capital city.

Are you sick of receiving spam and marketing messages? Maybe it's time for a digital detox

There is an episode on "Seinfeld," the seminal '90s sitcom, where the main protagonist Jerry Seinfeld picks up the phone only to be harassed by a telemarketer.

Vested interests are exploiting voters' ignorance of fake news to pursue hidden agendas

Fake news spread during the presidential election of the United States caught global attention last year. The fake news went viral and shocked the public.

Traffic tax won't solve Freeway No. 5 nightmare

A member of the Yilan County Council has proposed a tax on cars traveling along National Freeway No. 5 in a bid to curb the nightmarish holiday traffic congestion on the highway. But that may not be a cure for the traffic headache.

Are S. Asian countries 'deindustrializing' too soon?

Historically, all developed economies, after reaching a certain level of development, have experienced a decline in the share of manufacturing value-added in GDP with the rising share of services value-added.

Complex and tense East Asia situation demands a clear US policy response

Two significant geopolitical issues dominate East Asia; the North Korean nuclear showdown and China's maritime claims and expansion in the disputed South China Sea.

'Too busy' to visit US? More likely that Duterte is just playing coy

A surprise invitation from United States President Donald Trump to visit him at the White House may have boxed in President Rodrigo Duterte, forcing the Philippines' shrewd leader to hedge.

What the suicide of a young writer reveals

The suicide of the young novelist Lin Yi-han (林奕含), haunted for years by an alleged rape by her cram school tutor, has brought Taiwan's prevalent cram school culture under a fierce spotlight. But revisiting the long-debated culture only scratches the surface of a tangle of underlying problems in Taiwan's society.

Correcting the asymmetric Japan-US alliance through bilateral naval cooperation

The Self-Defense Forces have been tasked with a new mission of guarding U.S. forces. This is an important and symbolic act aimed at bolstering the Japan-U.S. alliance.
Deaths on Everest are inevitable, but more can be done

Deaths on Everest are inevitable, but more can be done

Ueli Steck, one of the world's most revered and respected mountaineers, died on the slopes of Mount Everest on Sunday morning. In 2012, the Swiss scaled Everest without oxygen.

Report, reshape, reconnect: Can the demise of journalism be stopped?

News media was the engine of journalism for past society. However, the development in recent decades has changed it. An inevitable series of transformation in technology, politics and economy has reshaped the communication landscape.

Tsai's 'new realities' are just empty platitudes

President Tsai Ing-wen called on mainland China to work with Taiwan to open up a new form of interaction to preserve cross-strait peace -- pretty words that amount to nothing substantive.
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