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Taiwanese ‘baozhi’ finds way in Cavite, helps poor earn living

TAIWANESE social workers Liu Ming-hao and Yao Fen-zhi (in the middle), help volunteers of Bukluran Multipurpose Cooperative train poor women in starting up a small business of “baozhi” and shortcake-making in Cavite. MARICAR CINCO

Taiwanese social workers Liu Ming-hao and Yao Fen-zhi, say they may never get used to Filipino food, finding the dishes delicious but either too salty or too sweet.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Taiwan man mutilates girlfriend’s face in jealous rage


Taiwan police arrested a 79-year-old man after he sliced off his girlfriend’s nose, ears and lips and flushed them down the toilet, suspecting that she was cheating on him, officials said Thursday.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Taiwan president backs Hong Kong protests

Ma Ying-jeou

Taiwan’s president threw his weight behind Hong Kong’s democracy protesters on Monday, saying he was “very concerned” by events in the city and urging China to proceed with “peaceful and cautious measures.”

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Student hurls book at Taiwan president in China protest

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou salutes from the KIDD-class destroyer DDG-1803 during the annual Han Kuang military exercises, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, off the east coast of Hualien, central Taiwan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

A college student threw a book at Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou as he left a Taipei hotel to protest increasingly cordial relations with China, his office confirmed Saturday.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Taiwan gutter oil scandal spreads to Hong Kong


Pineapple buns and dumplings have been pulled from the shelves in Hong Kong as authorities investigate whether they contain gutter oil from Taiwan, where concerns are growing over a food safety scare, officials said Monday.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »