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Toyota wants to use more hybrid system parts made in China
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Toyota wants to use more hybrid system parts made in China
CHANGSHU, China (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) wants locally procured parts to make up at least half the components in the gasoline-electric hybrid propulsion systems for the Corolla and Levin... (photo: WN / Marzena J.) Reuters
A group of Japanese lawmakers are led by a Shinto priest at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo during an annual spring festival on Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Lawmakers visit Yasukuni shrine
Tokyo - Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers on Tuesday paid homage at the Yasukuni shrine which honours the nation's war dead, raising the stakes in an already tense region on the eve of US President Barack... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara) Independent online
A woman walks by a screen displaying the Hong Kong stock index's movement at a stockbrokerage firm in Hong Kong Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. Asian stocks slumped for a third day Wednesday, as fears intensified that Greece might reject an austerity plan and default on its massive debts. Hong Kong's Hang Seng dropped 177.24 to 19,192.72 in the mid day close. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) Asian shares take cue from Wall Street
Tokyo - Asian shares were supported on Tuesday after Wall Street stocks extended gains into a fifth day, though investors continued to see tensions in Ukraine as a threat to risk appetite. | Japan's N... (photo: AP / Vincent Yu) Independent online
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More ship searches: MOTC More ship searches: MOTC
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said yesterday that it is considering raising the percentage of passenger ships subject to random inspections by the seaport authority from 6 p... (photo: USMC / Brian Bekkala) Taipei Times
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KONE Ecodisc Elevator in Fireman's Mode.Phase two mode can only be activated by a key switch located inside the elevator on the centralized control panel. This mode was created for firefighters so that they may rescue people from a burning building. World's fastest elevator in China!
Tokyo: Japan's Hitachi on Monday said it will provide the world's fastest elevators, which can clock speeds of up to 72 kilometres (45 miles) per hour, to a high-rise bui... (photo: Creative Commons / Codename Cueball) Deccan Chronicle
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President Barack Obama gestures during his interview with The Associated Press, Friday, April 15, 2011, in Chicago. President Obama has some convincing to do on Asia tour
WASHINGTON — Two and a half years after President Obama vowed to shift America's diplomatic, economic and military focus to Asia, he will head back to the region th... (photo: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais) The Los Angeles Times
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President Barack Obama gesture to members of the audience at a DNC fundraiser at Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco, Calif., Wednesday, April 20, 2011. President Barack Obama is making a West Coast trip aimed at building support for his deficit-reduction plans and raising money for his re-election campaign. Ukraine Looms Over Obama Trip to Asia
William Ide | BEIJING — President Barack Obama's trip to Asia this week comes as concerns about Beijing's territorial ambitions are growing in the region. Those... (photo: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Voa News
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In this Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe delivers his policy speech during an opening session at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. Abe told a television talk show Tuesday, Jan. 29 that Japan and the international community will need to impose "quite severe measures" against North Korea if it conducts a nuclear test. He said North Korea would not gain anything from such a provocation. Abe's Yasukuni offering a slap in Obama's face
BEIJING - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday made a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni Shrine in yet another provocative move detrimental to regional... (photo: AP / Koji Sasahara) China Daily
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Operators aboard the Australian navy vessel ADF Ocean Shield move U.S. Navy's Bluefin-21 into position for deployment. Using side scan sonar, Bluefin will descend to a depth of between 4,000 and 4,500 meters, approximately 35 meters above the ocean floor to spend up to 16 hours at this depth collecting data. Joint Task Force 658 is supporting Operation Southern Indian Ocean, searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. No sign of MH370 after two-thirds of underwater search completed
Two-thirds of the planned underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been completed, with no signs so far of the jet, Australian officials said on M... (photo: US Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Blair) South China Morning Post
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President Barack Obama gestures during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Obama's quest to cement Asian ties
Barack Obama touches down in Japan on Wednesday to start an important week-long trip that will also take in three other countries: South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippin... (photo: AP / Charles Dharapak) South China Morning Post
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President Barack Obama gestures during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Territorial disputes to test Barack Obama during Asian swing
Amid the pomp and ceremony of Barack Obama's trip to East Asia this week, the US president will be on a mission to quell doubts and anxiety. | While Obama will not be vis... (photo: AP / Carolyn Kaster) South China Morning Post
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Travel stories, advice about Asia Travel stories, advice about Asia
ASIA | Presentation | Justin Rubin will share stories and advice about traveling to Myanmar, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, India and ... (photo: WN / Marzena J.) The Los Angeles Times
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The body of a passenger aboard the Sewol ferry which sank in the water off the southern coast, is carried by rescue workers upon its arrival at a port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry
MOKPO, South Korea — The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quick... (photo: AP / Lee Jin-man) Lexington Herald-Leader
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President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington Asia seeks Obama's assurance in territorial spats
WASHINGTON -- As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will confront a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of... (photo: AP / Evan Vucci) Sun Star
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Business & Economy Politics
Intel And Taiwan Semiconductor: A Tale Of Two Cities
Taiwan stocks close 0.26 pct higher
Strike disrupts output at massive Chinese shoe factory for s
RI aims to boost exports to Taiwan
What Tsai Ing-wen must do for shot at Taiwan's presiden
Taiwan anti-nuclear activist starts hunger strike
Taiwan's Kuomintang party will feel sting of Sunflower
Soft words on Michelle Obama forgotten when Hagel shows up
Computers & Internet Society & Culture
Mobile Internet Challenges BAT
China's Got $3.6 Billion Worth Of IPOs In The Pipeline
Cloud computing a ray of light for Guiyang economy
Beijing shuts down thousands of websites in online pornograp
Apple's 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 May Be Pushed Back To 2015
Strike disrupts output at massive Chinese shoe factory for s
Sixth day of shoe factory strike in China
Beijing Film Market announces deals worth $1.7bn
Sport Entertainment
Eritrean Niguse Amlesom Emerges Victorious in Half Marathon
Search for MH370: Inside a black box investigation lab
Stenson fights off stomach bug in time for China Open quest
Guangzhou, Wanderers advance to 2nd round in ACL
A group of Japanese lawmakers are led by a Shinto priest at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo during an annual spring festival on Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Lawmakers visit Yasukuni shrine
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