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Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:36
A: We can rest here. This is a good place to catch our breath, drink some water and enjoy the waterfall. B: It’s not the highest waterfall I’ve ever seen, but I like the way the water is cascading down those fallen boulders. A: Can you see that rock halfway up the waterfall? Is that two people sitting on it? B: I think you’re right. It’s a great vantage point to see the top of the waterfall. I wonder how they got up there. A: 我們可以在這裡休息一下。這地方很適合喘口氣、喝點水,還有欣賞瀑布。. B: 雖然不是我見過最高的瀑布,但是我喜歡瀑布落在這些倒下的大石塊的樣子。. A: 你看到瀑布往上中間的石頭嗎?那是兩個人坐在上面嗎?. B: 說的對,那是看瀑布頂端的絕佳位置。不知道他們是怎麼爬上去的?. (Paul Cooper, Taipei Times/台北時報林俐凱譯). English 英文:
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:36
What sort of science fiction does Xi Jinping (習近平) like? How can China’s weathermen use the president’s political philosophy to improve their forecasts? In what ways can “Xi Thought” help prepare the country for the next big earthquake? These are the sorts of questions Communist Party cadres are now pondering as they prepare for the next big milestone in the president’s effort to cement control: Elevating Xi Thought alongside Maoism. The esoteric concept is expected to be written into the five-year development blueprint that will be unveiled after party meetings later this month. Everyone from diplomats to executives to sci-fi writers.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:36
PERU. Cat geoglyph restored. Archeologists have uncovered a 37m cat etching in a little-explored area of the Nazca Lines UNESCO heritage site that is home to hundreds of gigantic geoglyphs dating back more than 2,000 years. The figure, made up of a long body, striped tail and head with distinctive pointed ears, predates some of the area’s better known figures, the Ministry of Culture said. “The figure was in the process of disappearing because it was on a slope that was subject to quite extensive erosion which resulted in it being hidden for many years,” a ministry official said. The geoglyph has.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:36
Since its premiere on Oct. 2, US comedy series Emily in Paris has caused a sensation across the world. The Web TV series, starring actress Lily Collins, tells the story of Emily, a young woman who moves from Chicago to Paris for a job, as she struggles both at work and in love while experiencing culture shock. The show has topped streaming giant Netflix’s global chart and is the most-watched show in Taiwan. But the American perspective of the lead character has offended some French critics, who say that the “City of Lights” is not just about berets, croissants and cafes,
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
Swedish regulators yesterday banned the use of telecom equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co (華為) and ZTE Corp (中興) in the country’s 5G network ahead of the spectrum auction scheduled for next month. The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) said the setting of the license conditions followed assessments by the Swedish Armed Forces and security service. European governments have been reviewing the role of Chinese companies in building their networks following pressure from the US, which has said they pose a security threat because, among other concerns, Chinese companies and citizens must by law aid the state in intelligence gathering. Sweden’s security.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Ltd (匯豐台灣商銀) has approved two sustainability-linked loans totaling NT$450 million (US$15.55 million) for Taya Group (大亞集團) and Sinbon Electronics Co (信邦電子), the bank said yesterday, adding that interest rates would fall if the borrowers’ sustainability performance improves. Those marked the first sustainability-linked loans granted by HSBC Taiwan, it said. While HSBC Taiwan has experience providing green loans for the nation’s developers of renewable energy sources to support their projects, the bank began focusing on sustainability-linked loans to meet rising demand from companies in other sectors planning to undertake sustainability programs, it said. "As we reward our clients who reach their.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
An increasing number of cafes and other businesses in Taiwan are keeping animals, which draw in people who are seeking the next perfect shot for their Instagram accounts. In the past these were mostly standard house pets, such as cats and dogs, which are accustomed to living indoors and being around people. However, raccoons have become popular, as well as alpacas and other "unusual" animals that require specialty care and specific environments to thrive. In late June, a customer recorded a video of the owner of a coffee shop in Taipei apparently unleashing a border collie on a raccoon, who was the star.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
With competition among Earth’s telecoms as fierce as ever, equipment maker Nokia Oyj on Monday announced its expansion into a new market, winning a deal to install the first cellular network on the moon. The Finnish equipment manufacturer said it was selected by NASA to deploy an "ultra-compact, low-power, space-hardened" wireless 4G network on the lunar surface, as part of the US space agency’s plan to establish a long-term human presence on the moon by 2030. The US$14.1 million contract, awarded to Nokia’s US subsidiary, is part of NASA’s Artemis program, which aims to send the first woman, and next man,
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
China’s top ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing (滴滴出行) is considering Hong Kong for a multibillion-dollar initial public offering (IPO) next year, people with knowledge of the matter said, rethinking previous aims to list in New York amid rising Sino-US tension. Didi, backed by technology investment giants SoftBank Group Corp, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (阿里巴巴) and Tencent Holdings Ltd (騰訊), has started initial talks with investment banks for the long-awaited IPO, three people have said. The people spoke on condition of anonymity, as the information, including the identity of the banks, was private. The Beijing-based company is targeting a valuation of more than US$60.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
Intel Corp agreed to sell its NAND memory unit to South Korea’s SK Hynix Inc for about US$9 billion, a deal that allows the US chipmaker to concentrate on its main business while shoring up the Asian company’s position in a booming market. The chipmaker is to pay 10.3 trillion won (US$9.04 billion) for the Intel unit, which makes flash memory components for computers and other devices. The acquisition, which is to take place in stages through 2025, includes Intel’s solid-state drive, NAND flash and wafer businesses, as well as a production facility in the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian. The deal.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd (國泰航空) would cut 6,000 jobs and close its Cathay Dragon brand, the South China Morning Post reported, as part of a strategic review to combat the unprecedented damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hong Kong-based airline is expected to officially announce the plan after the market close today, the newspaper said. It initially planned about 8,000 layoffs globally, but after government intervention reduced that to 18 percent of its total workforce, including about 5,000 jobs in Hong Kong, it said. The company, which posted a HK$9.9 billion (US$1.3 billion) loss in the first half, has for months.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night said that he has no problem with being held responsible for the many killings under his crackdown on drugs, and that he is ready to face charges that could land him in jail, but not charges of crimes against humanity. Duterte’s televised remarks were among his clearest acknowledgement of the prospects that he could face a deluge of criminal charges for the bloody campaign he launched after taking office in the middle of 2016. Police have reported that at least 5,856 drug suspects have been killed in raids and more than 256,000 others arrested since.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
China’s super wealthy have earned a record US$1.5 trillion this year, more than the past five years combined, as e-commerce and gaming boomed during pandemic lockdowns, an annual rich list said yesterday. An extra 257 people also joined the billionaires club in the world’s No. 2 economy by August, following two years of shrinking membership, according to the closely watched Hurun Report. The country now has a total of 878 billionaires. The US had 626 people in the top bracket at the start of the year, Hurun said in its February global list. The report found that there were about 2,000 individuals with.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
World No. 1 tennis player Ash Barty has been nominated by the Richmond Tigers to present them with the Australian Football League championship trophy if they win Saturday’s "Grand Final" in her home city of Brisbane. Barty, who elected to remain at home in Queensland this year rather than compete at the US and French opens because of health concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic, is a lifelong supporter of the Melbourne-based Australian Rules team. The Tigers are to take on the Geelong Cats for the title in front of 30,000 fans at Brisbane’s Gabba as the title decider is played outside Melbourne.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
Life insurance companies’ combined first-year premiums (FYP) fell for the ninth consecutive month last month due to a low interest rate environment and tougher regulations, a report released on Monday by the Life Insurance Association showed. Total FYP plunged 10 percent year-on-year to NT$54.42 billion (US$1.88 billion), including NT$32.1 billion in FYP generated by traditional life insurance products and NT$22.2 billion derived from investment-linked policies, the report showed. Last month’s fall was milder than the declines of 30 to 40 percent reported earlier this year, indicating stabilizing sales, the report said. Investment-linked policies’ FYP rose 33 percent annually last month, as insurers launched.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of yesterday’s deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with US President Donald Trump on a new coronavirus relief package, but the same core problems bedeviling the effort remain in place despite optimistic talk from the president and his team. Pelosi negotiated for nearly an hour on Monday with Trump’s top emissary, US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, and her office said they are continuing to narrow their differences. "Finally, they have come to the table and we’re going to try to get something done," Pelosi said on MSNBC.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
Patrick Mahomes on Monday did not mind taking a back seat to rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire and the Kansas City Chiefs’ running attack. With the Buffalo Bills working hard to limit deep throws by Mahomes, he gladly kept handing off the ball as Kansas City beat Buffalo 26-17 in a game originally scheduled for Thursday last week. "You know my nature, I want to throw it deep every time.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
Maybe Kyler Murray will lose a game on the home field of the Dallas Cowboys one of these days. It was not going to be on Monday, when the Arizona quarterback watched the star running back of his hometown team have another night of “fumble-itis.”Murray accounted for three touchdowns in his first game back home as a professional and Ezekiel Elliott set up the visiting team’s first two touchdowns with fumbles as the Cardinals beat the Dallas Cowboys 38-10. The speedy quarterback, who won three high-school championships and a Big 12 title at the home of the Cowboys, improved to 7-0 as.
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Monday strongly condemned the burning of two churches and other violence that marred anti-government demonstrations as the nation prepares to hold a landmark constitutional referendum. Police said they had arrested nearly 600 people as a peaceful demonstration on Sunday to mark the anniversary of social protests descended into rioting and looting, including the burning of two Catholic churches in Santiago. Pinera said tens of thousands of people had demonstrated peacefully, blaming "a minority of criminals who unleashed a wave of violence, looting and vandalism, including the burning of two churches of high historical and heritage value.". "
Taipei Times (Taiwan) 10/20/2020 12:35
The National Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said it is inviting San Want Holdings Ltd chairman Tsai Eng-meng (蔡衍明), the largest shareholder of CTi News (中天新聞), to attend an administrative hearing on the news channel’s license renewal application on Monday next week. NCC Commissioner Hsiao Chi-hung (蕭祈宏) is to preside over the hearing, alongside NCC commissioners Wang Wei-ching (王維菁) and Lin Li-yun (林麗雲), it said. "We fully respect San Want’s right to have an attorney represent them at the hearing.

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