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Taiwan joins Visa Waiver Program Taiwan has joined the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), said Janet Napolitano, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Eligible Taiwan passport holders will be able to visit the U.S. without visas on trips of 90 days or fewer, effective Nov. 1. Like other VWP travelers, Taiwan passport holders will be required to apply for advance authorization through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization. OTodayOs announcement is a major step forward in our long-standing economic partnership with Taiwan,O Napolitano said. OTaiwanOs participation in the VWP will not only stimulate tourism in the United States, it will also enable us to work together to maintain the strictest security standards.O Oct 3, 2012

Travel Impressions adds China offerings through new partnership Travel Impressions and new partner Wendy Wu Tours have launched a new line of tour offerings to China, which include private tours and extensions to Hong Kong. The number of itineraries is expected to grow to 10 this month. Oct 2, 2012

Faliszek denies rumors of Valve sale to Nexon Contrary to published reports in South Korea, Valve Software is not being sold to Nexon, according to Chet Faliszek, a game developer at Valve. He said, "There's no thoughts about that -- everyone likes working there, we like working together, we like the culture we have and the way it works because of all the parts of it. We're not changing any of that, we're pretty happy. We're doing OK." Oct 1, 2012 2154-2260

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