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By The Dispatch On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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PRC Company and three Individuals Charged with Economic Espionage

A federal grand jury indicted a state-owned enterprise of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), a Taiwan company, and three individuals, charging them with crimes related to a conspiracy to steal, convey, and More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Singapore Placed 13th in Human Capital Investments

Singapore is an island full of opportunities both for its citizens and foreigners. Recently, the state has been ranked number 13 for human capital investment. This is according to a study conducted by experts from More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, October 2nd, 2015
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Dengue fever: In the East and in the West

The World Health Organization (WHO) says dengue fever is a fast emerging pandemic-prone viral disease in many parts of the world. Female Aedes aegypti mosquito Image/James Gathany The incidence of dengue has increased More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
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Tainan City tops 12,000 dengue cases as Taiwan heads toward record season

With the addition of some 600 new locally acquired dengue fever cases Monday, the Taiwanese southern city of Tainan has eclipsed the 12,000 case mark, now standing at 12,066. The grand total number of cases on the More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Dengue fever: Taiwan cases continue to surge, Delhi has record August

Taiwan continues to see the surge of dengue fever this summer as health officials put the case count at 4,343 so far this summer. This is the worst recorded outbreak of the mosquito borne virus on the island country More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Uncovered Atrocities: Korean Comfort Women

Like a wound that keeps festering, the “Korean comfort women “is an issue that refuses to die down and seek closure. Yet, more than two decades ago, its Indonesian and Philippine counterparts had reached a resolution More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Shark Week’ set for a July return on Discovery

SHARK WEEK, television’s most anticipated week of shark filled television, kicks off this year on July 5 (through the 12th), earlier than ever before. In addition to SHARK WEEK  in July, Discovery will also premiere More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Taiwan: 9-year-old boy has a stroke, How common is pediatric stroke?

A report from the news source, Focus Taiwan today tells the story of a 9-year-old male child who suffered a stroke. It explains the child was a sedentary boy who played video games and ate a diet largely of foods More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 3rd, 2014
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Taiwan: Girl contracts Acanthamoeba after leaving contacts in for 6 months

A Taiwanese girl contracted a relatively rare amoeba after leaving her disposable contact lens in for six months, causing her corneas to shrink to half their normal size, according to an Emirates 24/7 report today. Image/CDC The More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Taiwan reports first ‘locally acquired’ dengue case of the summer, first indigenous cholera case

The Taiwan Center for Disease Control (CDC) is advising the public about removing mosquito breeding sites after health officials reported the first autochthonous case of dengue fever this summer. Image/CIA The patient More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Taiwan CDC: Fourth imported case of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed, second in a week

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed another imported human case of H7N9 avian influenza from China travel, according a Focus Taiwan report today. Under a high magnification, this negatively-stained More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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Taiwan reports upticks in typhoid, paratyphoid

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control is reporting more cases of typhoid and paratyphoid than usual this year, according to a press release Wednesday. Image/CIA Since Jan. 1, a total of 7 typhoid fever cases have More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
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China: Jilin province reports human H7N9 avian influenza infection, Taiwan-based Adimmune Corp to begin vaccine production this summer

The Jilin Provincial Government Information Office announced it’s first human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in a 50-year-old man residing in Changchun, according to a Chinese news source (computer translated). This More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 5th, 2014
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Norovirus sickens nearly 250 Taiwan tourists in South Korea

About 60 percent of the 412 Taiwanese tourists visiting South Korea have been sickened by the symptoms of the gastrointestinal bug, norovirus, according to the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in a Taipai More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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Taiwan health officials report second imported human H7N9 bird flu case in Chinese tourist

Officials with the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have confirmed the second imported human case of H7N9 avian influenza this year in a Chinese tourist, according to a Focus Taiwan News Channel report today. This More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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Taiwan: Taipai McDonalds goes cosplay

A McDonald’s restaurant in Taipai Station has gone cosplay- employees in Japanese-style schoolgirl outfit, knee-high stockings and cat ears, and its been a hit with positive responses from all over the internet, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Journal reports on first human avian influenza A H6N1 case in Taiwan woman

Over the summer, the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported on the first case of human infection with avian influenza A (H6N1) virus. An epidemiological analysis of this first ever human infection is More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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Elderly Pingtung City woman is Taiwan’s first dengue fatality

With the recent surge of indigenous dengue fever cases in Taiwan’s Pintung County, health offcials report the island country’s first dengue-related fatality, according to a Taiwan CDC  news release More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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Taiwan health officials say combative macaques may be positive for herpes B

Taiwanese health officials say a couple of the aggressive Formosan macaques that attacked visitors to Yushan National Park have something resembling herpes B virus in their mouths, according to a Focus Taiwan More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013
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EVA Air brings ‘Hello Kitty’ to LAX with new Boeing 777 themed jet

Hello Kitty fans are excited over the fact that Taiwan-based EVA Air now has a Hello Kitty-themed plane flying to and from the United States. Hello Kitty characters perform after EVA Air’s themed 777 touched More...


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