Taiwan

Rubber Duck Arrives In Taiwan...KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN - SEPTEMBER 19:   A giant Rubber Duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijin Hofman is pulled into Glory Pier on September 19, 2013 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The 'Rubber' Duck,' is traveling the world and will stop in Kaohsiung from September 19 to October 20.  (Photo by Ashley Pon/Getty Images)

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A giant rubber duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijin Hofman is pulled into Glory Pier on Thurday in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The rubber duck is travelling the world and will stop in Kaohsiung from September 19 to October 20

Ruling and opposition lawmakers fight each other on the legislature floor in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Taiwanese lawmakers exchanged punches and thrown water at each other ahead of an expected vote authorizing a referendum on whether to go ahead with the construction of a fourth power plant. Fridayís fracas pitted the pro-referendum forces of President Ma Ying-jeouís ruling Nationalist Party against strongly anti-nuclear forces affiliated with the main opposition Democratic Progressive Party. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

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Lawmakers fight each other on the legislature floor in Taipei, Taiwan on Friday. They exchanged punches and threw water ahead of an expected vote authorising a referendum on whether to go ahead with the construction of a fourth power plant. The pro-referendum forces of President Ma Ying-jeou’s ruling Nationalist party were pitted against anti-nuclear forces affiliated with the main opposition Democratic Progressive party. Read more

An innovative roadworks warning system in Taipei, Taiwan.

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An innovative roadworks warning system in Taipei, Taiwan

Kids in camouflage clothes attend a physical training session in a kindergarten in Taichung, central Taiwan, July 15, 2013. A kindergarten in Taiwan provides physical training sessions, a series of exercises that combines marine drills and gymnastics for pre-school and school aged kids. The training helps children grow well in both mind and body, according to the principal.

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Children in camouflage clothing attend a physical training session at a kindergarten in Taichung, central Taiwan. All kindergartens in the country provide physical training sessions that combine marine-style drills and gymnastics for pre-school and school-aged youngsters. The training helps children grow well in both mind and body, according to the principal.

A government employee inspects a light h...A government employee inspects a light house at Santiaochiao in New Taipei City as typhoon Soulik approaches northern Taiwan on July 11, 2013.  Taiwan evacuated more than 2,000 tourists as the island braced for super-typhoon Soulik while Japan's Okinawa warned residents giant waves of up to 12 metres (40 feet) could hit the archipelago.  AFP PHOTO / Sam YehSAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images

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A government employee inspects a lighthouse at Santiaochiao in New Taipei City as typhoon Soulik approaches northern Taiwan on Thursday. Read more

Alize Cornet of France hits a return to Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London...Alize Cornet of France hits a return to Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan in their women's singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London June 26, 2013.      REUTERS/Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN  - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

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Alizé Cornet of France hits a return to Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan in their women’s singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Championships in London on Wednesday. Read more

egislators from Taiwan's rulin...TOPSHOTS Legislators from Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang party and opposition try to seize the parliament's podium on June 25, 2013.  Fighting broke out in Taiwan's parliament as legislators scuffled and threw coffee during a debate on whether a controversial capital gains tax on share trading should be revised less than a year after it was brought in.

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Legislators from Taiwan’s ruling Kuomintang party and opposition try to seize the parliament’s podium on Tuesday. Fighting broke out in Taiwan’s parliament as legislators scuffled and threw coffee during a debate on whether a controversial capital gains tax on share trading should be revised less than a year after it was brought in. Read more

Participants compete in a dragon boat race to mark the Dragon Boat Festival in Taipei

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Participants compete in a dragon boat race in Taipei, Taiwan on Wednesday. Read more

Protesters hurl eggs at the Philippines representative office in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, May 13, 2013. Some 200 Taiwanese gathered outside the Philippines representative office in Taipei on Monday to protest the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippines coast guard in disputed waters between Taiwan and the northern Philippines. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

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More than 200 protesters show their anger outside the representative office for the Philippines in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippines coast guard in disputed waters between Taiwan and northern Philippines Read more

Tourists on traditional boats sail in the Beihai military water tunnels on the island of Nangan in the Matsu archipelago...Tourists on traditional boats sail in the Beihai military water tunnels on the island of Nangan in the Matsu archipelago, off northern Taiwan, May 8, 2013. The Matsu archipelago, which was once front line against China, is now a military tourist spot.

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Tourists on traditional boats sail in the Beihai military water tunnels on the island of Nangan in the Matsu archipelago, off northern Taiwan on Wednesday. The Matsu archipelago, which was once the front line against China, is now a military tourist spot. Read more