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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — One of Taiwan's best regarded hospitals says it transplanted organs from an HIV carrier into five patients in what appears to be one of the most serious examples of medical negligence in the island's modern history. A National...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Hospitals and Clinics, AIDS, HIV, Health
It was a big job, but somebody had to do it, said editors at the Daily Meal. So they set out to recognize Asia’s top 101 restaurants. The list, which took six months to compile, includes restaurants in 25 cities. China topped the charts with 28...
Tags: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Restaurants, Asia
TAIPEI, Taiwan — The killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippines' coast guard has spiraled into a series of sanctions and sparked a rare anger-fest threatening the normally solid Pacific Rim alliance. The dispute has not eased despite...
ReutersTAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan imposed sanctions against the Philippines on Wednesday, rejecting as unacceptable a Philippine apology for the killing of a fisherman from Taiwan last week. The row is the latest flare-up in tension in Asian seas where...
ReutersTAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan has issued an ultimatum to the Philippines to make an official apology to the family of a Taiwanese fisherman who died in a fatal shooting by the Philippine Coast Guard in waters off the northern Philippines or pay a price....
ReutersMANILA, May 10 (Reuters) - The Philippines agreed on Friday to investigate the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman after criticism from Taipei and Beijing, but pledged increased efforts to prevent further incursions in its territorial seas. A...
Someday, Burleigh Manor seventh-grader Lauren Shen might go to Google and see what the Internet search engine is displaying to millions of users throughout the country: her artwork. Lauren, 12, is the state's winner in a Google-sponsored national contest...
If April in Asia is on your agenda, China Airlines is offering a $1,011 round-trip fare from LAX to Taipei, Taiwan, including all taxes and fees. It is good through April, but availability is limited and the ticket must be bought by April 7. There is no...
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Travel, Taiwan
HONG KONG — Ang Lee, Taiwan’s most famous director, brought new respect to his homeland with the artistic achievement created there in his Oscar-winning “Life of Pi.” But in the movie “Together,” which screens...
Special to the TribuneHONG KONG — The stormy ovation must have felt like a balm to a Chicago Symphony Orchestra that saw its physical fitness and mental toughness put to the test at the very outset of its 18-day Asia tour. But after a late-afternoon rehearsal of...
Tags: Entertainment, Yo-Yo Ma, Music Industry, Hong Kong, Music
You must be a specific type of person for the name Eddie Huang to register. Chances increase if you: 1) live in New York, 2) are plugged into the restaurant scene and read food gossip blogs, 3) are active on social media sites like Twitter, and 4) are...
Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Riccardo Muti has been diagnosed with an inguinal hernia that will force him to bow out of the orchestra’s entire tour of the Far East, Jan. 25-Feb. 7. After the Italian maestro, 71, flew home to Milan,...
Tags: Entertainment, Milan (Italy), Italy, Hernia, Culture
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