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Sep 6, 2013 8:00am PDT
olympics were coming up, and in china you had some trouble. the german media were interested in this. i could do a few reports from the ground describing the very passionate atmosphere in the election campaign. it was pretty different from germany. you don't have elections all the time in taiwan. i'm always walking around,, try to keep my eyes and ears open and find out what is happening that i myself have to find interesting first. if i think it is interesting, i try to make it attractive to the editors and media people in germany too and convince them that they should let me do this story. >> since arriving here five years ago, what were some of the changes that you have seen in taiwan? what are some of the things that stay the same? >> one important change in the political arena is that my feeling was that a lot of the focus of political activity and what people are willing to hit the street for has shifted a bit further political parties -- from the political parties towards the ngo's and the civil sector. i can already say that the environmental movement and the social rights movem
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Aug 14, 2013 11:00pm PDT
between russia and china. the security consultation is taking place right now in moscow. for more on what they will discuss, i am joined by the china institute i national studies. >> as you know, every time we talk about a wide range of issues. i suppose the topic dominating this dialogue is the strategic partnership between china and russia. this is the fourth -- this is the first dialogue after they first initially finished the power transition. so it is important for the two sides to set up the tone for the future development of the strategic partnership. and for international issues, one thing that will be popular is cybersecurity. as edward snowden has aroused concern and china has common views and common interest on this point. for the [indiscernible] as you may know, china and russian parties are part of the six-party talks. china and russia have wanted -- we will talk about the future of this country. >> you mentioned the snowden case. recently, both countries were involved in that. a were also holding joint anti- terror drills. they also had a china-russia culture festiva
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Aug 11, 2013 9:00am PDT
teaching in mainland china for eight years. >> ok. >> last year in june i left my job in china and i came back to tie line. -- taiwan, mainly for writing a book about madam [indiscernible] so, this is a challenge for me. i am very lucky that i can write a book about it. as you know, i am a student who studies the president. i base that on the ideas of her father to write this book. so, right now many koreans think she is so like her father. how come so many koreans say the same thing? just like me in this book. how are you? you know, in chinese. [speaking chinese] so, published just before the election, this is a book about the early first birthday until she became the president of korea. it concludes 5 with a more than 170 pictures. i think it is a very typical book and many people ask me, how come you find so many pictures? i can say that the pictures are very, very valuable pictures. >> how long have you known madame part? before the campaign you met and got to know each other and then you became her special assistant. >> in 2003 i think i met her once. we had dinner the other. an
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Aug 28, 2013 11:00pm PDT
it was always. what was the exception was the period of china post-wto in a series of five or six years. given very buoyant external environment, it benefited a great deal, the brazilian economy. >> i want to ask -- there are a lot of people worried, not just in the central bank in brazil, but all over the world. the biggest criticism is taking not enough action to slow, or taking too much action later on. this raising of interest rates is now at 9% in brazil. is that going to be a problem in terms of the overall economy? have they done too much already? >> no, they have not. brazil, unfortunately, is an economy that has always operated with a regime of high interest rates. with inflation expectations going up to 7% and real inflation, if you discount administered prices, in the range of 8%, a 9% nominal interest rate is really a 1% real rate, which is not high by historical brazilian standards. it is quite possible that interest rates, the real interest rates will have to go up even further. >> thank you very much for helping us explain what the central bank in brazil is doing an
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Feb 24, 2014 2:00am PST
of the free china of the view from an audience to start looking through them because i was curious and they had the speeches that of chiang kai shek and changing clothes he gave on. the patients of ten can the constitution day they were just the right in and they were filled with references to democracy. and i thought this would be an interesting opportunity to look through those and see what it is that they had to say about democracy open though were some of the important findings will highlight of the book. well that night i tried to do to saying some whiny is too soon to determine whether or not there was any substance to the discussions of democracy that of chiang kai shek and changing quo. again though with the purpose of thinking about their species as a form of democratic learning because scholars had argued previously that. the kmt and and leaders of the kmt by talking about democracy so much and had helped pave the way for the democratic transition that look that came later in the solos wanting to explore that and i found in fact that there were important discussions parti
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Aug 20, 2013 11:00am PDT
formosa found -- formosa cancer candidate in and other parts in china? >> i think the answer is yes. because the government in china focuses on the future of the kids, they pay a lot of attention on the health of the kids. especially the cancer program. so they asked for our collaboration. next month, we are going to beijing. we set up through the media and the training program to take this opportunity to allow the people in china the awareness, the public awareness, and we are training dietitians had to set up the program like we did in the past five years in taiwan. >> given the fact that china is so much bigger than us, they also must have a serious concern over the spread of cancer. how is the situation in china different from the situation in taiwan? or are they very similar? for example, incidence of rest cancer for women and prostate cancer for men, are they any much the same? >> the development of the country is a major impact for what kind of cancer becomes the more popular. because of the modern style of the food, breast cancer and: cancer are now rising. -- and colon canc
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Oct 30, 2013 11:00pm PDT
you why. ♪ >> it is 9:00 in washington. many other cities. we will look at china's banks. they have cash in on a big quarter in the third quarter. we will have the numbers plus in-depth analysis on the health of that sector. plus -- >> anyone who equates the rejection of keystone xl with some kind of body blow to the oilsands is just plain wrong. >> canada remains committed to developing its natural oils fans even as the debate rages in the u.s. over the extension of the keystone pipeline. in our latest special series, oilsands at a crossroads. that will be coming up in just a short bit. the top story is the u.s. federal reserve has decided to continue pumping liquidity into capital markets at a tune of 285 billion dollars a month. our correspondent here in washington is daniel wrenches and has been following the story. it wasn't big news, but there was big news out of it. >> it is very interesting that they decided to avoid this process they are calling tapering. at the end of this two-day meeting, they decided to leave it alone and wait and see. this summer, fed chairman ben berna
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Feb 3, 2014 2:00am PST
international space as the republic of china was invited as a guest to the thirtieth assembly of the international syllable aviation organization in montreal canada. on today's program where delighted and honored to have nice change and who he's the director general of the civil aeronautics administration of the republic of china to discuss the significance behind such a breakthrough participation while come to the program's mission is to meet you. in the play didn't have to pee on the program this is stated that the beginning of world and the heel of my thumb director joel said this is a huge breakthrough for calm once in ten us states. after we had been yellow wave off neil forty two years of the week. and though we did tell this as the leader of t r o c delegation what this state significance behind the break through participation in st. all presents in the city's iq of seventy this means alot to see a need to know especially we have of being excluded from the nineteen nineties use about four to twenty years. a few of the streets again in compiling i can mention his first one i li
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Oct 20, 2013 8:00pm PDT
because there would be 22 nuclear reactors across the border on the china side. it will provide a lot of electricity to hong kong. in order to understand the risk, we feel very strongly we need to develop a program in hong kong so that we know what is going on. in a dark spot. >> that is why the program was first launched more than two years ago. how big is the program now? >> the program is moving along quite well. every year, we accept 30 students. we are accepting master students and we are signing agreements with cambridge university to have a joint degree with cambridge. one feature of the program is if you look at crisis management. >> what would be some of the career options for students who graduate from the programs's? >> very good. the future is very bright. what are the resources? each will need 700 or 800 engineers. where are they from? 30 is not enough. as a technical program and engineering from graham, the graduates will be capable of doing many other related issues. furthermore, because it has the crisis management element, in wall street, they like to hire students of th
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Feb 9, 2014 11:00am PST
active on the regionals. the ahl for example how one sortie. he'll sign the phone with china and also the oatmeal that new zealand is part of the ppp else all our stuff and that given the fact that note i was also trying to pee more often regional economics family. the asia pacific. oh would you think he'll truly from the uk's meal your observer no point of view dad said this will help both sites into sub branch in l a and b p penetrating deeper into the other markets that might be of interest in the intermediate along with her. we shouldn't forget of course that he dreamt i was also signed with singapore here's another very important state that you take in a state has some up from new zealand's point of view we negotiate over taiwan. not as a state towards it i once that is a patient in ttp or us people or things like that we negotiated for financial reasons. taiwan is a very important market for new zealand idea these times is the now tag team died just a tv in both the present pontiff the goods on end taiwan is a very reliable and loyal lack of adult meal we had some very long
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Aug 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
my personal opinion, we have to look for the development of the agreement between taiwan and china, economic cooperation agreement. we need to develop that one. we need to see and study. then we need to also think about and study about relations between taiwan and singapore. >> also with new zealand. >> singapore is an asian country. this is a stepping stone for us. it is a process. the process is now being done by singapore and taiwan. if the process is ok and there is no additional problem, a think there is the possibility it will be positive for taiwan to be part of it. why not? >> this is very preliminary. >> preliminary. we have to put it on the near- term and long-term goals. >> i think it is important you mentioned that two economies are very complementary in nature. taiwan is very much export dependant. we need to look for overseas markets for our products and services. in the last 20 or 30 years, we have been very dependent on the market in the u.s., also in europe and japan. in the last 10 years, has played a big role in terms of taiwan's export market. now over 40% of ou
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Aug 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. the state department and the usa the talks will continue. in china, the trial of bo wraps up. we start with the un's secretary-general, confident and local experts can get the evidence on the alleged despite the time. they have reportedly met wounded people. their convoy was forced to turn back at the point of sniper fire. western powers saint damascus's decision to allow the team access may be too little too late. the military response is one of the options in discussion. an attack last week killed hundreds. damascus has dismissed the accusation with russia warning the west against intervention. >> u.n. inspectors at a field hospital in the suburbs of damascus. this amateur video was posted online highest. activist activist. it seems to joe -- by a syria n activist. during the trial he said it was a shame of having made mistakes in the investigation admitted to some responsibility for embezzlement to state funds. the prosecution is demanding severe punishment, saying he has shown no remorse. state media praised the trial as the sign of the communist parties crackdown on corrupti
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Jul 26, 2013 7:00pm PDT
comes to countries outside of china. people go to china because of the cultural relations and language and so on. there is usually little political agreement outside of china. when they are told south they go south. a.b. they will need some direction -- maybe they will need some direction. >> that would be helpful. i would imagine that your country is resource-rich. it has to be a lot of business opportunities and investment opportunities available for taiwan. for example, in a manufacturing thomas and also in service areas -- in manufacturing and also service areas, give us an example of a successful taiwanese investment and economic cooperation between our two countries. >> most people are reluctant. we do have a lot of opportunities. we have an attractive system to attract taiwanese but they are reluctant to go. it is not from our site. we are doing our best to promote our country. we have been here always. there is a lot of opportunity. we have a very attractive investment system. another of incentives -- we have a number of incentives we can provide. >> what kind of incen
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Oct 28, 2013 7:00pm PDT
people were traveling into trucks when one of them broke down about 50 kilometers north. in china, a probe is being launched after a vehicle crashed killing five people. three in the car and two bystanders. it is generally kept under tight security. >> a plume of black smoke rises from the square. police have blocked access to the site, one of the best guard in the country with key buildings and institutions nearby. the security lockdown has begun. >> your for bidden to film. you can't go there. >> a car crashed into the crowded front of the main entrance of the for bidden city and caught fire. several people were killed and dozens injured, including foreign tourists. two reporters approached the sights and were temporarily detained. with images deleted from their digital equipment, pictures of the flaming wreck were posted on the internet only to be deleted within minutes. authorities seemed reluctant to communicate on the incident. >> i don't know the incident. i need to learn the specifics of it. if they were involved in any kind of case, they would manage it appropriately. >> may
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Sep 29, 2013 8:00pm PDT
energy committee of china. we will discuss additional safety measures they have taken since a good shema -- fukushima accident. you are the mentioned in addition to what you explained earlier, the nuclear power plant reassessment, we have additional safety measures in the design of the carbon. do you think they are enough to sustain the nuclear power accident? >> yes. this is a comparison between the fukushima and the plan in taiwan. when the synonymy comes -- tsunami comes it hits the ground. that means the seawater comes from the intake. this is out without any building. they have a building to protect. after the fukushima accident, this was requested to add more for what it takes from the building. we have an emergency generator. this is what it was hereby the tsunami. another thing is the level of our plan is about 11 meters to the level. japan is only about five or seven meters. because of the sign on the height, it is now working in meters. we request this to change the watertight for the buildings. this is in addition to the generator. the fourth one as we have it on this level. w
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Sep 15, 2013 11:00pm PDT
like japan , korea and china, who are some of the major competitors for the industry in this regard? >> the dominant player is united states. the next guy is probably china. neither japan nor korea are very active in this particular space. our biggest competitor at this point is probably england china, especially its outcome equipment providers. >> given the fact there is intensifying competition from china, do you think there may be opportunities for the two sides to cooperate on the development of cloud computing, especially in terms of service solution? >> probably at this service providing business, there is some room for collaboration. but that is probably not -- i shouldn't say it is very sustainable in the following sense area right now, because chinese tend to have their own brand. they have a very big domestic market so they can just do it grade from the traditional hardware in taiwan, instead of doing business with hp or dell, they do business with the ct. that's not what we want. we want to escalate the taiwanese business to a somewhat more value-added. that means we can'
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Apr 19, 2014 1:00pm PDT
had gone to that china and i'd stayed in china for us somewhere in shanghai this is back in nineteen ninety four and sewing. i came to taiwan with my mind down on seeking a business in there's something about taiwan there really. he attracted the attention of relief you know in chinese is a good thing to sliced diced and a piano and they any good citizen test is often a probe that granting that it actually consists of a real connection then you feel a connection with the placement d don't ask me questions you can go with the universe is winning. you say you did above the years researching taiwan going to research what the time we were researching the feasibility of teaching english language in elementary schools in his back at that point on the english education started in seventh grade. okay and so how was it was kind of dealing with this whole no idea do we get kids to start learning. they're great. or is that too early. of course that i want kids in such a full schedule and have to learn so many languages though. if your native tongue is his taco word no i don't mean i ev
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Dec 1, 2013 11:00am PST
do not spread to the other parts of greater china already shone like the hong kong or china until maybe ten years to consider in asia so relatively young idea. i was in taiwan my first one episode before we were the elite club of its kind in the new inter country but now you know ten twelve years later it said many of the university's it's starting to go into many of the major high schools in taipei and starting to go outside of taipei. so as to where we were very optimistic on it's it's it's a very fundamental limitation or the un international stage but how one it's going very very rapidly. and i would say what the next five or ten years that should give the very very stable growth phase where most high schools most colleges and one know what it is funny since the founding of the organization until now what was some of the fealty to the summit samples the reactions from this means that you cook. are the more you know encouraged to be you know you've all seen national peers to learn more about the mother knew when to experience what would some of the more they stay beyond wary ab
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Sep 4, 2013 7:00pm PDT
unlikely there will be one because of opposition from russia and china to any such action. the opposition is trying to push francois hollande to declare that they should not only be a debate, but also a vote. that is still being discussed within the presidential palace, to see whether after the congress decides on action or not in syria, there should be such a vote in france as to the possibility. although clearly the opposition is trying to really show that france cannot go alone to war. without support from a broad coalition. for now, there is no such coalition and no such mandate. >> that was an issue in the lead up to the war in iraq. that is something the opposition mentioned. many lawmakers are concerned that there might be a long conflict if they were to get involved. >> yes. a quagmire. this is a buzzword in the u.s. when you speak about the vietnam war. clearly the concern. the opposition leader, christian jacob, mentioned the iraq resident. 10 years ago, the u.s. went into iraq despite opposition from france. today there are still bombs every day, still chaos, not a s
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Aug 10, 2013 11:00pm PDT
feel that taiwan is in the position on the mainland -- margin of mainland of china. and there is no taiwan connection between -- connection between taiwan and africa. i had this contact, i had the language. plus, tanzania is a poor country. tanzania is a country where people speak english and swahili, but you can get by in english. it's a peaceful country. safety was priority number one for the university when they told me, you can present a project, they said safety was number one. i said, ok. i have those contacts, members of my congregation, 150 of them work in tanzania. we are there for about 150 years. i felt confident. you said also, challenges and difficulties that motivate me. i don't like to walk the traveled road. i like to open new roads. that is something i'm discovering after being in taiwan and starting different things. i have the spirit of starting new roads and going where people have not been, or less traveled road. i feel we learn more than just walking the highway. >> going along in these programs, how did you get the students at the national tsing hua university
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Sep 8, 2013 9:00am PDT
made in relations between china and taiwan, over the last five years, jason, as an industry insider, would you think that the improvement in relations has also helped the development of m.i.c.e. industry in taiwan? >> of course. for example, this march, all of the hotels in taipei city is fully booked because of the mri camway china. all of the hotel rooms sold out. because of the three groups. after 2008 because of the relationship improving between both sides, there are many who want to bring their groups to visit taiwan. so it is a very good sign, and even mcdonald's, for example, they also visited taiwan is here. so i think it is a good sign for people on both sides of the taiwan strait. we have more chance and opportunity to communicate with each other, and they can see where we really live. in the past, only the chinese people could visit, but nowadays they can come to taiwan to visit us. >> we talked just now about the possibility of meeting attendees after the meetings are over, they can stay a few days extra, and then visit a taurus attraction, sites. can we -- a tourist at
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Oct 9, 2013 11:00pm PDT
years. she said the u.s. economic recovery is not yet complete. in eastern china the verdict is in for a group accused of selling guttural oil. it is made from kitchen waste taken from gutters around restaurants. it is not safe for consumption. the group is accused of selling $10 million worth of it. >> welcome back. i am philip yan at the white house. >> taking a look at some of our other top headlines, applications for u.s. home loans rose last week as refinances outpaced purchases. the mortgage bank says activity rose one point three percent. german industrial production rose in august tom another sign the economic recovery is on track. production of big-ticket items rose nearly two percent, and samsung have launched a curved screen. it is packed with features meant to compete with rival phones from htc and apple. over to you at the white house with the latest on the imf. >> inc. you. the imf is warning that failure to raise the debt ceiling would imperil the global economy. these comments come as they are meeting in washington for their annual meeting. they set the federal rese
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Sep 20, 2013 7:00pm PDT
it we can trip to china. caracas insist that permission was denied. mexico continues to be plagued with floods as tropical storm manuel gain strength and hit land. coupled with hurricane ingrid, the weather has killed 97 people, 15 bodies recovered after a landslide hit near the pacific coast. almost 70 residents are still missing. joining us from mexico city is our correspondent. can you update us on the casualty figures there? >> the federal government has still cap the figure of 97 confirmed dead. this is almost certainly going to rise, unfortunately. as you mentioned, 70 people disappeared, mostly in this community, a village that has been almost completely buried by landslides. houses completely covered in debris and rubble. it is a very difficult for the residents living in those houses. another thing is many communities have been really cut off during the whole week. we don't have much information about what has happened in many villages in the mountains, many villagers who we have almost no news. more bad news almost certain to come, with difficult weather conditions that c
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Sep 13, 2013 7:00pm PDT
. america was very -- nobody believed in america attacking anyone. we were more like afraid of china. and at that time when china was very poor. but still, now, well, normal will tell all the americans, they're trying to impose their will on everyone. so it was translated and repeated in russia -- and this is also to -- for his writings in russia as well. >> even the references to god? >> oh, absolutely. yes. >> you don't specify which god. >> so some have called this his best week ever. >> oh, yes. because he just -- i think that they were preparing. and they had this plan for quite a while. but they wanted to put it up in the best moment when it would be accepted by the americans. because obama was facing this vote which was shaky. that was a great moment. the timing. >> there's a russian expression here that in the day was used by russian diplomats a lot. and i think it works here. "very cunning." this is russian cunning at its finest and its sharpest. putin is the winner. you go to the united states, you're going to be hard pressed to find anyone except maybe a few talking heads
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Nov 17, 2013 11:00am PST
and often am. yes that's what made me china but the new meal mention the fact that there wasn't any classes or so seconds in the recent fall in the east you know me before you know it being germany to get together. to me to change i use to get to know eachother better though is probably one reason is because it not that many young taiwanese in germany and germany saw the tiny country. they'll probably people is that it be known on the liver but the list friend threw away some of the building the city so what could that be a reason why he was in the organization idols he liked even thinking yeah that was the first question i asked myself what they're really use of that few of the second finished in germany and said yes. how can lead to two to bring more second generations and so i actually took his idea and i went on the ropes. so why does it so i just went to every city and that's what this place we would really get good support from the local for federation's association with that kind of a senator for me to speak there. and so me and says surprisingly we have a lot of second gener
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Sep 17, 2013 7:00pm PDT
provocation. >> echoing the russian line, china called for a fresh investigation to determine responsibility for the massacre. there is also disagreement on how to implement a plan fleshed out last week in june him and -- in geneva to eliminate chemical weapons stocks. it would leave open the possibility of military strikes if syria fails to play ball. moscow is taking a different tack. >> the security council resolution will not be based on chapter seven. we said that clearly in geneva. the document on which we agreed contains no mention of this. >> damascus has agreed to hand over its chemical weapons while rejecting blame for the august 21 massacre. on tuesday, the syrian foreign minister said western governments are trying to impose their will on the syrian people. >> it emerged a short while ago that the u.s., russia, britain, france, and china will meet in new york this tuesday to discuss that draft un security council resolution on syria. meanwhile, on the ground, a car bomb exploded on the syrian side of a border crossing with turkey, killing at least seven people and
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Oct 18, 2013 7:00pm PDT
and china are authoritarian countries who really don't want to endure being in other countries affairs because they themselves -- >> tomorrow maybe they will intervene in countries and we don't know what will happen. you never know. >> in georgia, they were not exactly working on that. secondly, concerning the united states role as a police officer, it may be an important piece on the board but not strategically important to the united states. >> i'm terribly sorry. we've run out of time. i have to thank you for a most entertaining discussion that i feel will keep going in the corridor outside of the studio. let me thank my guests. anna, douglas. and that's it for "the world this week." more news and headlines are coming up after a short right. -- short break. world view  >> china's economy grows more than expected. some say the trouble is on the horizon. i am philip yan in washington. >> r.i.m michelle mccoury at the nasdaq market site in times square, new york. google keeps on going and going. stock soared over 8000 -- over $1000 and
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Dec 30, 2013 2:00am PST
countries like japan built korea or even china. yes on acid but the question and had to wait. the nineteen ninety when cgi script can be changed everything. i doubt the week at the station nineteen ninety three nino at the dollar is srsly it is the halved addition to the play all the stations before bailey as best as quick bite to just quit. so we could pray the stations in nineteen ninety three its anti jazz critic early nineteen ninety nine and so we become happened last time and save. kate said this is quick stay happy and don't want to sell in these athletes when they impact with a lot of matches to taiwan in east with a lot set up was that many feel sorry up by this tragedy hopping but to just crank would spend hours but i went to the fear that the kiddos demint saturday the like walk like you all watch elijah took two more new and is to mitigate got six new houses to sell to two about scientific point of view self abuse has taken us a quick brain dead last video but they packed with a lot that one has been hesitant to ask rights. bring the mayhem of taiwan to the lot. nbc's
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Oct 18, 2013 8:00am PDT
says that in many china hong kong and singapore there were a chorus of the tunes including the integrity of members in taiwan for the awkward high salary so he says helens to the retail so to recoup talents the believers in taiwan. and also the pub eight is one of the hot topics about the tissues and hikes in taiwan. and that is fully use the information that the entire wanted the attention pay years roughly about two thousand dollars us dollar compared to bow forties on those food for the heavy buderus and stays even for the stain was despondent when you thought this was the rain lol. and to top it difficult to maintain the high quality of education and also that down in the last five years maybe ten years so that the winston is to be seen the fuel filler it yes to him to sing opera so in case two degrees in assembling and be by medical area. it's not just that and the young men including on this don't cry when he was commissioned to louise's defied the last five years was heated them up there but const awful fifty percent then the guests and the solicitors for the summer is s
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