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When the Su family chose a burial plot two years ago, it had all the traditional elements valued in their native Taiwan. The site, protected by a hill, faced the sun in the south and overlooked a scenic lake at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Timonium....
-------------------- Ike's Bluff President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World Evan Thomas Little, Brown: 481 pp., $29.99 -------------------- For even cursory students of the 1950s, Evan Thomas' new book, "Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower'...
Modern Warfare: China, Japan and Taiwan each claim ownership of the uninhabited South China Sea islands of Senkaku or Diaoyu, and the controversy heightened in September when Japan announced that it had formally “purchased” the islands from...
CNNWASHINGTON, D.C. -- A lack of oxygen due to underdeveloped lungs caused the death of a newborn giant panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, officials said Thursday. The 4-ounce cub, who had not yet been named, died in September, six...
Eugene “Gino” Verdon III, age 22, passed away May 31, 2012, in Melbourne, Australia. Tragically, he was another victim of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes. Gino went to bed in the early morning hours of Thursday, May 31 — healthy, happy and...
I lived in Taiwan for about a year back in the early 1990s teaching English and trying my hand at learning Chinese Mandarin. On one occasion, I came into work having memorized several Mandarin sentences that I was "trying out" on the other teachers and...
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Have you ever had a long day? The kind of day that just takes it right out of you? Several years ago, fresh out of college, I took a job teaching English in the land of Taiwan, also known as the Republic of China. My job was to teach conversational...
Just when you thought Apple had done enough damage to your wallet, the maker of the hit iPhone and iPad mobile devices may soon be releasing what I'm gonna call a "tweener" -- a mini iPad that's smaller than the original one, but bigger than the new...
KIAHChina and Japan are going at it over some islands between them and Taiwan. The Chinese call them the Diaoyu Islands, and the Japanese call them the Senkaku Islands. The latest violence started after a Japanese group landed on the islands and planted...
Tags: International Law, China, Japan
Dr. R. Palmer Beasley, an epidemiologist whose pivotal research on hepatitis B in Taiwan first linked the virus to liver cancer, died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Houston. He was 76. His death was announced by the University of Texas...
Tags: Science, Family, Vaccines, Medical Research, Harvard University
Plumes of smoke from roasting lamb skewers curl into the night air. Crowds jostle past fermented tofu stands and vats of curry fish balls. "Xia bing'er! Xia bing'er!" one vendor sings in the high, lilting dialect of Beijing. "Shrimp pancakes!" David...
Tags: Rosanna Xia, YouTube, Immigration, Los Angeles Times, China
Although Americans wish to focus on the anemic economy and upcoming election, the wider world may intervene. Competing claims over sovereignty in the waters around China — the East China Sea and the South China Sea — threaten to transform from...
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