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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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North Korea and Syria: two evil states

North Korea and Syria: two evil states

Comparing these two powder kegs offers some ideas into how to deal with them.
France votes for moderation — again

France votes for moderation — again

Historically, France suffered after WWII from chronically unstable governments. The rise of Marine Le Pen has raised the specter of that past.
China's focus on Taiwan's weakness may backfire

China's focus on Taiwan's weakness may backfire

Not only is China reducing the number of countries that recognize Taiwan, it's also insisting that nongovernmental relations with Taiwan be tightened.
Could know-how trump aid to Africa?

Could know-how trump aid to Africa?

The U.S. is now talking about giving technology to the developing world instead of money, but Taipei has been doing that for decades.
R.I.P. the architect of German unity

R.I.P. the architect of German unity

Through perseverance and fate, this man from a small West German city became a statesman on the world stage.

Wang Dan's Taiwan independence fancy world

Wang Dan, the most visible student leader in the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, is leaving for the United States next month after teaching Chinese history at two of Taiwan's most prestigious national universities for eight years. Before saying goodbye, he warned on the eve of the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre that Taiwan shouldn't talk about independence unless the people are ready to die for the cause.

Can the world hold Duterte to account?

Against the illegal drugs trade in his country, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has let slip the dogs of war -- and the havoc includes thousands of dead Filipinos, most of them poor. As he prepares to mark a year in office at the end of this month, those who are anguished about the killings ask: Can the community of nations play a role in holding Duterte to account?

Britain's earthquake election

The unexpected results of the British general election continue to reverberate. The Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Theresa was generally expected to increase their thin majority in the House of Commons, which forms the government, and thereby move ahead more confidently in implementing their ambitious program.

Hong Kong: Whither 'one country, two systems'?

Nearly 20 years ago, on July 1, 1997, Britain turned Hong Kong over to China under the Sino-British Joint Declaration, which provided that the territory would be largely autonomous under the "one country, two systems" formula devised by then-paramount leader Deng Xiaoping.

DPP infighting or an early election campaign?

Last Monday, Mayor William Lai of Tainan said before his city council that he was friendly with China and loved Taiwan as well. His pro-China remark set tongues wagging, especially in the context of President Tsai Ing-wen's government policy regarding the PRC.

President Tsai's 'New Southward Policy' is struggling without Beijing

President Tsai Ing-wen isn't talking about her great "New Southward Policy" anymore.

Security Council merry-go-round selects rights abuser

The annual election to choose five new non-permanent members of the U.N. Security Council produced both the expected and the near preposterous.

China claims climate 'vision' after Trump withdrawal

The annual summit meeting of China and the European Union held in Brussels last Friday was overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement of the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris agreement on climate change.

Is the court trying to help A-bian get a presidential pardon?

Former President Chen Shui-bian's presence and public speech at a Taipei fundraising dinner for his Ketagalan Foundation finally moved the High Court to find out whether he is capable of standing trial. Chen, nicknamed A-bian, is on medical parole from a 20-year term for graft and money laundering, while five other cases are still pending.

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