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Taiwan: Relief goods continue pouring in from abroad

Relief goods continued to pour into Taiwan from abroad yesterday, while the United States is dispatching two heavy-lift helicopters, one of which is expected to arrive today to carry large crane excavators to the flood-ravaged area to help re-open blocked routes of transportation.

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Taiwan: Relief goods continue pouring in from abroad

Source: China Post, Sat August 29, 2009
Relief goods continued to pour into Taiwan from abroad yesterday, while the United States is dispatching two heavy-lift helicopters, one of which is expected to arrive today to carry large crane excavators to the flood-ravaged area to help re-open blocked routes of transportation.

Children, women in Indian villages benefit most from solar lanterns

Source: Sify News, Wed May 06, 2009
Lanterns powered by solar energy, that are now being promoted in India's villages as the way out of the electricity shortfall, benefit women and children the most, a new study led by an Indian American has found.

China says ready to talk peace with Taiwan

Beijing, China - China Premier Wen Jiabao made a new overture to Taiwan on Thursday, saying Beijing was ready to create the conditions needed to reach a peace agreement with the neighbouring self-ruled island China claims as its own.

China, Taiwan resume direct flights this article opens in a new window

Source: AFP, Fri July 04, 2008
TAOYUAN (AFP) - China and Taiwan resumed regular direct flights Friday for the first time in six decades, ushering in what Beijing called a "new start" in their tense and testy relations.

China, Taiwan sign historic deals on travel this article opens in a new window

Source: AFP, Fri June 13, 2008
BEIJING (AFP) - China and Taiwan signed historic agreements on Friday that from next month will see thousands more people travel every day between the two traditional rivals.

Taiwan-China meet started to “thaw the ice” president-elect this article opens in a new window

Source: Terra Daily, Mon April 14, 2008
Taipei (AFP) April 14, 2008 - Weekend talks between Chinese President Hu Jintao and Taiwan's vice president-elect have started to "thaw the ice" in ties between the rivals, the island's incoming president Ma Ying-jeou said Monday.

Solar Powered Car to Hit Streets in Taiwan

Source: TreeHugger, Sun March 16, 2008
Taipei, Taiwan - It started out as a Taiwanese entry in the Australian World Solar Challenge and was scaled up.

Rare Sandpipers Found in Myanmar

Source: National Geographic, Fri February 15, 2008
Coast of Myanmar - Eighty-four spoon-billed sandpipers have been discovered in a coastal stretch of Myanmar (Burma), offering hope for the endangered birds, a conservation group said Thursday.

Virgin unveils spaceship designs

Source: BBC News, Wed January 23, 2008
England - Virgin Galactic has released the final design of the launch system that will take fare-paying passengers into space.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

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