Strippers at Funerals! (Yay Taiwan!)

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In Taiwan, they have strippers at funerals. I want strippers at my funeral. If I don’t get them, I’m coming back to haunt you all. Filed under: misc.

How did Covid slip through Taiwan’s ‘gold standard’ defences? | Coronavirus | The Guardian

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How did Covid slip through Taiwan’s ‘gold standard’ defences? EDT A worsening coronavirus outbreak in Taiwan has raised urgent questions about how the virus slipped past the island’s “gold standard” defences, and if it can quickly return to a zero-Covid life.

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Taiwan recalls trade officials from Hong Kong over ‘one-China’ clash Hong Kong demanded Taiwanese staff sign commitment to Beijing’s one-China principle in visa renewals

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Taiwan recalls trade officials from Hong Kong over ‘one-China’ clash Hong Kong demanded Taiwanese staff sign commitment to Beijing’s one-China principle in visa renewals Helen Davidson Taiwan’s government maintains it is an independent state which has never been ruled by the Chinese Communist party.

Biden Backs Taiwan, but Some Call for a Clearer Warning to China As China grows stronger and bolder, some experts want to end Washington’s decades-long policy of “strategic ambiguity.”

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Biden Backs Taiwan, but Some Call for a Clearer Warning to China “As China grows stronger and bolder, some experts want to end Washington’s decades-long policy of “strategic ambiguity.” ET Pictures of President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan and China’s leader, Xi Jinping, last year in Taipei.

Apple and Lawsuits – Like Peanut Butter and Jelly?

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Moreover, Apple has initiated some legal battles of its own by suing the HTC Corporation of Taiwan. Tags: JETL Uncategorized advertising career contracts courts creative content financial government intellectual property internet lawsuits legislation media patents privacy progress technology Apple cell phones HTC Corporation infringement iPad iPhone ITC Kodak lawsuit Nokia patent Taiwan Nokia recently added to the ever-expanding list of lawsuits filed against Apple.

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How Trump and Kushner Failed on Testing and Ventilators: A Closer Look. He shows how Taiwan, right next to China, has kept it's infection rate extremely slow. I experienced their procedures personally, during the SARS epidemic.

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BBC Director-General On the Importance of Journalism

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He told an audience at a reporters' conference in Taiwan to keep things in perspective as more reports of phone hacking surface. BBC Director-General Mark Thompson on the importance on journalism in a "dangerous period." More here from the Independent

Trump Helps Big Business Profiteer Off Our Misery | The Nation

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The country is Taiwan, which the WHO refuses to recognize as a sovereign state. For nearly half a century, the People’s Republic of China has effectively blocked Taiwan from joining the WHO. I’m actually curious to talk about Taiwan as well,” said Tong. Taiwan took action anyway.

Covid-19 Live Updates: C.D.C. Chief Urges Caution for Unvaccinated Ahead of Memorial Day Despite gains against the virus, the C.D.C. director said the large segment of Americans who aren’t vaccinated must remain careful. Moderna announced that its Covid-19 vaccine was powerfully effective in 12- to 17-year-olds. It plans to apply for F.D.A. authorization

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While it kept the virus at bay, Taiwan was a haven for the arts. Charles Neidich, an American clarinetist, traveled to Taiwan to perform, but his concert was abruptly cancelled when a surge in coronavirus cases prompted performance venues to shut down. Covid-19 Live Updates: C.D.C.

Why Telling People They Don’t Need Masks Backfired

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Fifth, places like Hong Kong and Taiwan that jumped to action early with social distancing and universal mask wearing have the pandemic under much greater control, despite having significant travel from mainland China.

Julie & Julia: Women and Food

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Movies about food are also audience faves, from Taiwan's Eat Drink Man Woman , Japan's Tampopo , Denmark's Babette's Feast and Germany's Mostly Martha to American cook-fests Big Night , Fried Green Tomatoes and Mystic Pizza. On its surface, a movie about a dowdy middle-aged woman chef--even French cooking icon Julia Child--may not seem commercial. But several elements in this mix could make Julie & Julia, which Sony opens August 7, commercial indeed. Women.

What do Canada, Vietnam, China, Russia, Ukraine and Romania have in common? (And, no, it's not future sites of the Creative Commons Internationale)

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The Obama Administration found that “Internet piracy is a significant concern in a number of trading partners, including Canada, China, Greece, Hungary, Korea, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Ukraine, and Vietnam…. In a demonstration of true bipartisanship, the Obama Administration today elevated Canada to the “Priority Watch List” on the U.S. Trade Representative’s “ Special 301 Report ”.

What do Canada, Vietnam, China, Russia, Ukraine and Romania have in common? (And, no, it's not future sites of the Creative Commons Internationale)

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The Obama Administration found that “Internet piracy is a significant concern in a number of trading partners, including Canada, China, Greece, Hungary, Korea, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Ukraine, and Vietnam…. In a demonstration of true bipartisanship, the Obama Administration today elevated Canada to the “Priority Watch List” on the U.S. Trade Representative’s “ Special 301 Report ”.

Japan PM calls for release of Chinese Nobel laureate - The China Post

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More. __ The China Post is Taiwan's leading English language newspaper. Japan PM calls for release of Chinese Nobel laureate - The China Post Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan called Thursday for the release of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo , who won the Nobel Peace Prize last week. From the viewpoint that universal human rights should be protected across national borders, it is desirable" that Liu be released, Kan told parliament.

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Guest Post: “Taylor Swift, Spotify and the Musical Food Chain Myth” by @DoriaRoberts #irespectmusic

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I’ve remedied this by doing online shows on a platform called StageIt and this has allowed fans as far away as Vancouver, Taiwan, Germany and Boise, ID to see me play. Note : Chris Castle says: We are so lucky to have the opportunity to publish this illuminating post by Doria Roberts , an outstanding discussion that shines a light on the issues facing all professional artists.

Masks offer much more protection against coronavirus than many think - Los Angeles Times

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The protective effects are also seen in countries where masks are universally accepted for years, such as Taiwan, Thailand, South Korea and Singapore.

When Pigs Fly: The TikTok Fire Sale Belly Flop

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There are several different angles that could support that prosecution from espionage to election meddling to compromising Hong Kong, Tibetan, Taiwan or Uyghur human rights, or the decertification of Hong Kong.

As the Coronavirus Surges, a New Culprit Emerges: Pandemic Fatigue

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Hernández from Taipei, Taiwan, Raphael Minder from Madrid, Christopher F. As the Coronavirus Surges, a New Culprit Emerges: Pandemic Fatigue "Exhaustion and impatience are creating new risks as cases soar in parts of the world. They have had enough,” one U.S. mayor said of her residents.

Opinion | Is Hong Kong's Security Law Bad for China? - The New York Times

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Then there are the big prizes closer to home: Taiwan and Hong Kong. Any forceful military move against Taiwan would be risky, and failure would doom Mr. Xi’s career. Why Is China Still Going After Hong Kong So Hard?

Japan must end the scourge of parental child abduction | The Japan Times Online

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However, since Japan's Asian neighbors — Taiwan, South Korea and China — as well as other non- Western countries , such as Nigeria and countless others, recognize joint custody and also routinely enforce U.S.

What’s the Over/Under on How the US Could Shut Down TikTok the Massive Infringer?

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There are several different angles from espionage to election meddling to compromising Hong Kong, Tibetan, Taiwan or Uyghur human rights, or the decertification of Hong Kong. [ This is cross posted from Artist Rights Watch].

Daily Read: Ads in Recession, Toronto Film Fest, Google

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Visions Face Tsai Ming-liang, France/Taiwan/The Netherlands /Belgium North American Premiere A tableau vivant adorned with Tsai Ming-Liang’s signature aesthetic portrays a special homage to the Nouvelle Vague and the Louvre, which co-produced the film and hosted its shooting. The Toronto International Film Festival is starting to post its line-up. The press release is on the jump. The NYT's David Carr visits the source of the Evil Google Empire.

Masks Could Help Stop Coronavirus. So Why Are They Still Controversial? - WSJ

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This reticence is in contrast to Asia, where countries such as South Korea and Taiwan limited the spread of the pandemic early and without instituting severe restrictions like in the West. "Hong Kong, with 7.5 million residents, is one of the most densely populated places on earth, but recorded only six deaths from Covid-19 despite having no lockdown and receiving nearly three million travelers a day from abroad, around half of them from mainland China, where the virus originated."

The Virus Can Be Stopped, but Only With Harsh Steps, Experts Say

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China, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan have demonstrated that, with furious efforts, the contagion can be brought to heel. Because China, Taiwan and Vietnam were hit by SARS in 2003, and South Korea has grappled with MERS, fever checks during disease outbreaks became routine.

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China Cracks Down on Web Porn; What About Pirated Movies?

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The crackdown focused on pornography but is part of a larger Chinese effort to control freedom of expression and root out material it considers destabilizing, such as sites that criticize the Communist Party, promote democratic reform or advocate Taiwan independence.

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Afghanistan News: Live Updates - The New York Times

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The United States has criticized the Chinese government over its security crackdown in Hong Kong, repression of largely Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region, and warnings to Taiwan, the democratically governed island that Beijing regards as a part of China.

How China used censorship to hide the coronavirus truth - CNET

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Though the movement has a presence around the world -- protesting in Australia and New Zealand against Hong Kong democracy, demonstrating numerous times against Japan and Taiwan, suppressing Uighur activism in Canada -- it's most keenly felt within China.

Reporters sans fronti?res - Annual Worldwide Press Freedom Index - 2005

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Reporters sans frontires - Annual Worldwide Press Freedom Index - 2005 Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2005. North Korea, Eritrea and Turkmenistan are the world’s “black holes” for news. Western democracies slip back, with the US falling more than 20 places. North Korea once again comes bottom of the Reporters Without Borders fourth annual World Press Freedom Index, released today.

Reporters sans fronti?res - Annual Worldwide Press Freedom Index - 2005

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Reporters sans frontires - Annual Worldwide Press Freedom Index - 2005 Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2005. North Korea, Eritrea and Turkmenistan are the world’s “black holes” for news. Western democracies slip back, with the US falling more than 20 places. North Korea once again comes bottom of the Reporters Without Borders fourth annual World Press Freedom Index, released today.

Inside Trump’s coronavirus meltdown

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This was at a time when several countries, notably Germany, Taiwan and South Korea, gave access to on-the-spot tests , including at drive-through centres – an option most Americans still lack.

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The Plague Year | The New Yorker

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By then, SARS was spreading to Hong Kong, Hanoi, Singapore, Taiwan, Manila, Ulaanbaatar, Toronto, and San Francisco. A two-week quarantine was imposed on travellers coming from the Wuhan region, but, unlike Taiwan, Australia, Hong Kong, and New Zealand, which rigidly enforced quarantines, the U.S. A REPORTER AT LARGE THE PLAGUE YEAR The mistakes and the struggles behind America’s coronavirus tragedy.

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