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 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Mr Brown closing up to 10 stores across Taiwan...

Mr Brown Coffee () would close up to 10 of its coffeeshops nationwide, Chinese-language media reported yesterday, citing its operator, King Car Group ()....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Smoke could affect play in third Test in Sydney...

With more than 100 wildfires burning in New South Wales, there is a strong chance that the smoke could affect play during the third Test between Australia and New Zealand beginning tomorrow at the Sydney Cricket Ground....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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New scheme links manufacturers to Indonesian workers...

A new program to encourage manufacturers to directly hire Indonesians rather than use brokers has already placed workers, an Indonesian official said on Monday....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Google to end tax scheme it used to delay US payment...

Google parent Alphabet Inc would no longer use an intellectual property licensing scheme, known as the "Double Irish, Dutch sandwich," which allowed it to delay paying US taxes, 2018 tax filings show....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Neal scores hat-trick as Oilers outlast Rangers 7-5...

The Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday nearly allowed a dubious first in NHL history....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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THSRC shares outperform market on dividend yield...

Shares of Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp (THSRC, ) outperformed the broader market last year as the company offered solid fundamentals and a good dividend yield....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Anti-Infiltration Act: Tsai defends new law, lists 4 points...

The "situation in Hong Kong over the past year" has demonstrated that democracy and authoritarianism cannot coexist within the same nation, President Tsai Ing-wen () said yesterday in a New Year's speech....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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One million march in Hong Kong...

More than 1 million people thronged Hong Kong's streets for a New Year's Day pro-democracy rally, organizers claimed, as protesters looked to carry their movement's momentum into this year....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

Taipei Times

Gogoro reports record monthly sales...

Electric scooter maker Gogoro Inc () yesterday said that sales last month hit a record high of 22,750 units, helping it remain the nation's No. 2 vendor with a 21.27 percent market share....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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2020 Elections: Han traveled with woman he bought house for: report...

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu () has traveled abroad with a woman surnamed Wang () several times, with the two staying at the same hotel at least once, Chinese-language Next Magazine reported yesterday....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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World stocks close out year with gains...

World stocks on Tuesday closed out a notably profitable year, with Wall Street recording its best annual performances since 2013, boosted by hopes for a US-China trade deal....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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South Korea export decline slows to 5.2%...

South Korea's exports posted the smallest decline since April last year, offering evidence that the worst might be over for the Asian bellwether of global trade....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Anti-Infiltration Act: Han vows to review Act if he wins vote...

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu () yesterday vowed to review the newly passed Anti-infiltration Act () if he is elected president and the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) regains control of the Legislative Yuan....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

Taipei Times

Tax dollars are spent unsupervised...

A major task of the legislative session that concluded on Tuesday was to review and approve the national budget for this fiscal year, but legislators ended the session a day early to focus on their election campaigns....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

Taipei Times

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires, three more dead...

Relief supplies yesterday began reaching thousands of people stranded in fire-ravaged Australian towns after deadly bushfires ripped through popular tourist spots and rural areas leaving at least eight people dead....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

Taipei Times

'Cowardly' Ghosn panned by media...

The usually staid Japanese media yesterday criticized "cowardly" former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn after the tycoon jumped bail and fled to Lebanon to avoid trial in Japan....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Amendments needed to tax allocation law, TPP says...

The Taiwan People's Party (TPP) yesterday called for changes to the Act Governing the Allocation of Government Revenues and Expenditures () and national land planning....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

Taipei Times

Nvidia GPU to benefit local firms...

A graphics processing unit (GPU) upgrade by Nvidia Corp is expected to drive growth in the global gaming industry this year and benefit local firms with high exposure to the sector, Yuanta Securities Investment Consulting Co () said in a client note....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

Taipei Times

Prince William launches prize to 'repair' Earth...

Britain's Prince William on Tuesday launched a multimillion pound prize to encourage the world's greatest problem-solvers to find answers to Earth's biggest environmental problems, saying that the planet is now at a tipping point....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Judge orders Alex Jones to pay up in a Sandy Hook case...

A Texas judge ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay US$100,000 in legal fees and refused to dismiss a lawsuit that targets the Infowars host for using his show to promote falsehoods that the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Flights rerouted due to drone use...

A total of 12 flights that were scheduled to land at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport on New Year's Eve were turned around or redirected to Taipei International Airport (Songshan airport) and Kaohsiung International Airport, because an uncrewed ae...

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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Lumosa to begin clinical trials for uremic pruritus...

Lumosa Therapeutics Co Ltd ( ) on Tuesday said that it gained approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct phase Ib and II clinical trials for its treatment of uremic pruritus, LT5001....

 2020-01-01 16:13 

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UAV app trial set for end of month...

A trial of the nation's first mobile app to inform operators of uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) where they can safely fly drones is to launch at the end of this month....

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