Foreign holdings of Treasury debt top $6 trillion

...the second-biggest foreign buyer, saw its holdings slip a slight $600 million to $1.22 trillion.Belgium, Brazil and Taiwan were among the countries increasing their holdings.Foreign demand for Treasury debt is expected to remain strong this year...

Former Greenbrier golfer Chris Waters and ex-North Augusta golfer Matt NeSmith fall in U.S. Amateur match play

...26-year-old hockey referee, made a 6-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to win.The highest seeded player to win was Taiwan's Cheng-Tsung Pan, a senior at the University of Washington who qualified third. He beat Zach Healy, of Peachtree Corners...

LPGA Tour event to determine top country in Maryland

...Australia, South Korea, Japan, Sweden, Thailand, Spain and Taiwan also hope to raise the trophy.Creamer and teammates Stacy...it's the best experience."The U.S. will open against Taiwan, and South Korea will face Australia in Pool A today. In Pool...

Bernhard Langer shoots 65, leads Senior British Open by two

...birdieing the last for 74.LPGA TOUR: In Owings Mills, Md., Yani Tseng made a 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to give Taiwan a sweep of the top-seeded United States team in the opening round of the International Crown, a 32-player, eight-country...

Bernhard Langer builds seven-stroke lead in Senior British Open

...Stacy Lewis held on to beat Azahara Munoz and Carlota Ciganda 2 up.One day earlier, the top-seeded U.S. lost twice to Taiwan and was the only country without a point.EUROPEAN TOUR: In Moscow, David Horsey shot a second-round 68 for a two-stroke...

McDonald's, KFC stop buying from Chinese supplier after report expired beef, chicken sold

...sandwich shop chain Dicos, said in a statement that it stopped using sausage patties supplied by Husi. Dicos is owned by Taiwan's Ting Hsin International Group, and the company Web site said it had 2,000 outlets in China as of September 2013.The...

Taiwan's new president begins new chapter for sovereign state

TAIPEI, Taiwan - A hotel employee clarifies the present...The good news, I countered, "is that Taiwan is a sovereign state with its own flag...presidential politics isn't a big topic in Taiwan this week. The presidential election...

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Why is Taiwan barred from U.N.?

...AFRICAN nation of Burkina Faso and 11 other Taiwan allies are asking the upcoming 57th U.N. General Assembly to consider admitting Taiwan as a member in the United Nations. The...the urgent need to examine and redress Taiwan's 30-year exclusion from United Nations...

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China, Taiwan can put aside differences in name of sport

...week as his Tianjin Tigers journey to Taiwan for training. "We need more practice...four-team league. "And we heard that Taiwan was quite good at baseball." It's...political nemesis is good at anything. While Taiwan is a feisty, self-ruling democracy...

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Guest Columnist: Despite severed diplomatic ties, the U.S. remains staunch friend of Taiwan

...international observers predicted that Taiwan's future was dim. But despite severing...official ties with the Republic of China on Taiwan, the U.S. had no intention of abandoning...application of American laws to the people of Taiwan so as to continue the unofficial relationship...

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