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Why China Can't Conquer Taiwan in a War

Added: 19.11.2017 2:05 | 1 views | 0 comments


With President Xi Jinping having consolidated his power at the 19th Party Congress, and the United States increasingly distracted at home, it may seem like a given that China will reestablish its predominance over the Asia-Pacific region. A new study casts doubt on this, however, arguing that Beijing doesn’t have the military power to defeat its neighbors. In fact, it probably can’t even conquer Taiwan.

If Parents In Taiwan Are OK With Their Kids' Sex Ed Class, Why Are Others So Upset?

Added: 18.11.2017 11:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

Despite being one of the first places in Asia to recognize same-sex unions and require schools to teach sex education, Taiwanese society is having a hard time catching up.

Tags: Sex, Taiwan, Kids
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Katy Perry Denied Entry To China Over Controversial 2015 Performance In Taiwan

Added: 17.11.2017 19:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Katy Perry won't be performing at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show after China denied her entry over a controversial performance in Taiwan two years ago, during which she appeared to show support for anti-China protestors.

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Panama opens embassy in China after cutting Taiwan ties

Added: 16.11.2017 12:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

November 16, 2017 8:49 PM
BEIJING (AFP) - Panama opened its first embassy in China on Thursday (Nov 16) five months after cutting ties with Taiwan, which has seen its allies dwindle against the mainland's growing influence.

From: www.straitstimes.com

China urged to stop using electroshock therapy to 'convert' LGBT people

Added: 15.11.2017 3:10 | 2 views | 0 comments


Taiwan could soon become the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, while Hong Kong this month won its bid to host the Gay Games in 2022, another Asian first.
But in mainland China, LGBT people are still being subjected to forced confinement, medication and even electric shock therapy...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Foxconn's quarterly profit slides 39 percent amid shipment woes

Added: 15.11.2017 0:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

Taiwan's Foxconn , the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and a major Apple supplier , posted a 39 percent drop in third-quarter earnings due to later-than-expected product shipments.

Tags: Taiwan
From: feeds.reuters.com

New Global Smartphone Boom Gives Tech-Reliant Taiwan A Second Chance

Added: 14.11.2017 22:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

Here's why Taiwan's 70-year-old high technology sector will get by again in 2018 even without the modernization that government officials and scholars consider crucial to competitiveness.

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Xiaomi Mi A1 64GB Dual-SIM GSM Android Phone for $209 + free s&h from Taiwan

Added: 14.11.2017 13:11 | 2 views | 0 comments

QD US via eBay offers the Xiaomi Mi A1 64GB Dual-SIM GSM Android Smartphone in several colors for $259. Apply coupon code "PSHOPEARLY" and check out via PayPal to cut the price to $209. With free shipping, that's a savings of $50 for this newly-released phone. Features include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 2GHz octa-core processor, 5.5" 1920x1080 IPS touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, dual 12-megapixel camera, 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, and Android 7.1 OS (Nougat with anticipated Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade). Deal ends November 20.
Note: This coupon can be used up to two times per PayPal account.

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