Solar plane ready to leave Japan for Hawaii the riskiest because there is no place to land.Borschberg had been waiting for a weather front stretching from Alaska to Taiwan to clear enough for him to leave the central Japanese city of Nagoya. He landed there on June 1 due to weather worries between...
Summer reading winners take home prizes of The Year of the Rat by Grace Lin. "One fascinating part of this book is when Pacy's mom talked about how schools in Taiwan were different. Back then for instance, teachers were allowed to hit students." From the Downtown Library? Aiden Walling...
State authorized to export LNG to non-free-trade countries among the free-trade agreement countries. The new export permit opens other valuable Asian markets including Japan, Taiwan, China, and India."Basically it opens up the world," Persily said. "There are more LNG buyers out there that are non-free-trade...
Today In Sports History for June 8

...Dominating the world's No. 1 player with astounding ease, Nadal wins in three sets, 6-1, 6-3, 6-0.2008 - Yani Tseng of Taiwan becomes the first rookie in 10 years to win a major, beating Maria Hjorth on the fourth hole of a playoff with a 5-foot birdie...
Breathing easier on Taiwan: Elected president has improved China ties

...Ying-jeou, the incumbent president of Taiwan, has now won his hard-fought battle...Democratic or Republican. China and Taiwan split amid civil war in 1949. The United...its formal treaty commitment to protect Taiwan from a Chinese attack in 1979, but it...
Outside editorial: Democracy triumphs in Taiwan

...City Star:The presidential election in Taiwan earlier this month handed a second term...debate on the Web and some traveled to Taiwan to see the campaign for themselves.What...Times, "On the far side of the sea, Taiwan erected a mirror. And on this side of...
China-Taiwan relations hold key to stability in East Asia

...president. More specifically, the China-Taiwan relationship deserves special priority...prosperity in East Asia. The people of Taiwan - including those lining up in large numbers...Fisherman's Wharf in this port near the Taiwan Strait - understand those realities better...
Sports on TV

GOLF7 p.m., TGC - PGA Tour, CIMB Classic, first round, at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia11 p.m., TGC - LPGA, Taiwan Championship, first round, at Taipei (delayed tape)MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL4 p.m., FOX - World Series, game 7, San Francisco...
Murkowski tries to drum up business with Taiwan

...brief visit to Alaska, the president of Taiwan discussed with Gov. Frank Murkowski ways...salmon jerky to convenience stores in Taiwan. Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian...Alaska came about after Murkowski visited Taiwan and told the president he'd like him...
The Taiwan arms decision

...ambitious annual weapons shopping list from Taiwan is forcing the Bush administration to...trouble, it says, while restraining Taiwan could open the door to cooperation between...particularly upset at the idea of America selling Taiwan a warship with a sophisticated radar system...


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