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Parents' agony as long, slow death toll from Taiwan colour party continues to rise
Injured hippo dies after accidents in Taiwan as owner faces threat of jail
Hippo jumps from moving truck in Taiwan, startling locals
Chiang Kai-shek’s great-grandson handed six-month sentence in Taiwan for intimidation
Tens of thousands march for gay rights in Taiwan
Kaohsiung evacuates residents over fresh gas leak at blast site

Authorities in Taiwan’s second largest city on Friday sealed off two streets and evacuated residents over a fresh gas leak at the same site of last week’s fatal explosions.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Authorities in Taiwan’s second largest city on Friday sealed off two streets and evacuated residents over a fresh gas leak at the same site of last week’s fatal explosions.

Kaohsiung evacuates residents over fresh gas leak at blast site
Taiwan to seal off newly-built nuclear plant pending referendum on its future

Taiwan’s government said on Thursday it would seal off a nuclear power plant due to open next year but repeatedly attacked as unsafe by the public, pending a referendum on its future.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Taiwan’s government said on Thursday it would seal off a nuclear power plant due to open next year but repeatedly attacked as unsafe by the public, pending a referendum on its future.

Taiwan to seal off newly-built nuclear plant pending referendum on its future
International experts inspect Taiwan plane crash site for clues to cause
Taiwan says better relations with China have halved fraud cases
Taiwanese judge Hu Chin-pin indicted in graft scandal
Thousands march in Taiwan for same-sex marriage
Chen Guangcheng accepts Taiwan visit invitation
Taiwan typhoon hero held over corruption claims
Taiwan lawmakers visit Spratlys as garrison stages drill
Taiwan quashes convictions in 21-year-old murder case
Three crew killed in Taiwan plane crash
Taiwan recalls Japan envoy over Diaoyu islands purchase
Taiwan lawmakers visit Spratlys as garrison stages drill

Three Taiwanese legislators flew to a hotly-contested island in the South China Sea on Tuesday as garrison forces there held a live-fire drill, risking stirring up new tensions in the region.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Three Taiwanese legislators flew to a hotly-contested island in the South China Sea on Tuesday as garrison forces there held a live-fire drill, risking stirring up new tensions in the region.

Taiwan lawmakers visit Spratlys as garrison stages drill
Taiwan to build minesweepers to combat blockade threat
Taiwan ex-PM Frank Hsieh plans ‘ice-breaking’ Beijing visit
Taiwan’s top China officials resigns ahead of reshuffle
Taiwan sends ships near disputed Diaoyu Islands

Two Taiwanese coastguard ships on Thursday set sail for waters near a disputed archipelago in the East China Sea, amid an ongoing territorial row with Beijing and Tokyo.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Two Taiwanese coastguard ships on Thursday set sail for waters near a disputed archipelago in the East China Sea, amid an ongoing territorial row with Beijing and Tokyo.

Taiwan sends ships near disputed Diaoyu Islands
Media tycoon Jimmy Lai to sell Taiwan TV unit
Taiwan activists rally against Japan over islands
Life sentence for Taiwan election-eve shooter

A Taiwanese court on Wednesday sentenced a man to life in prison for shooting at a rally on the eve of key local elections in 2010, which left one man dead and wounded the son of a top politician.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

A Taiwanese court on Wednesday sentenced a man to life in prison for shooting at a rally on the eve of key local elections in 2010, which left one man dead and wounded the son of a top politician.

Life sentence for Taiwan election-eve shooter
Taiwan’s new point man on Beijing fails ID test
Ma backs Taiwan protesters over disputed islands
Taiwan former first lady gets additional jail term
Taiwan’s jailed ex-leader Chen Shui-bian has ‘severe depression’
Taiwanese protest against Japan over disputed Diaoyu islands