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1607, 2019

KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu faces uphill battle in Taiwan presidential race

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After a convincing win in the opposition Kuomintang primaries, Taiwanese presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu faces challenges that could cost him the election if he fails to tackle them, according to analysts.They said the Kaohsiung mayor – who beat his ...

1607, 2019

EU 5G policy official named to lead cybersecurity agency amid calls for tougher China stance

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A major figure in the drafting of the European Union’s 5G technology policy was nominated on Tuesday to lead the EU’s cybersecurity agency, as US President Donald Trump and others call on the body to take a tougher line on China’s activities in the reg...

1607, 2019

Kanae Minato, Steven Erikson, Emma Newman: Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 international authors preview

By | July 16th, 2019|Categories: Entertainment|Comments Off on Kanae Minato, Steven Erikson, Emma Newman: Hong Kong Book Fair 2019 international authors preview

Hong Kong’s summer book fair never fails to draw a huge crowd and this year – its 30th anniversary – will be no exception.Opening tomorrow and running until July 23, the fair will host a record 680-plus exhibitors and this year will focus on science fi...

1607, 2019

One Championship ‘treated Eddie Alvarez better after debut loss than UFC did after title win’

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Eddie Alvarez felt he was treated better by One Championship after his debut loss than he was by the UFC after winning their lightweight title, according to Brandon Vera.One’s heavyweight champion, talking to Brendan Schaub, recalled a conversation whi...

1607, 2019

As Manchester United prepare to face Leeds United in Perth historic rivalries still run deep

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“Avoid Elizabeth Quay, full of Leeds,” came the message on Monday afternoon in Perth, Western Australia. The sender, a Mancunian expat Manchester United fan, was midway through a week enjoying his team’s first visit to Perth since 1975, the year Leeds ...