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Taiwan hair salon covers 'swastika' signs after outcry

Thursday, September 20th 2018, 15:17
related countries: Germany Germany

A shop has covered its logos after being criticised by local German and Jewish communities.
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3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault

Thursday, September 20th 2018, 10:21

Cody Wilson flew to Taiwan before he could be detained, police in Texas say.
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eSwatini stands by Taiwan despite Chinese overtures

Wednesday, August 22nd 2018, 12:06
related countries: China China

eSwatini says it will maintain relations with Taiwan after China seeks diplomatic ties.
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One ice cream puppy, please

Sunday, August 19th 2018, 16:43

A restaurant in Taiwan is serving puppy ice cream and some are concerned about how real it looks.
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How coffee in LA sparked diplomatic row

Friday, August 17th 2018, 11:25
related countries: China China

The welcome given to Taiwan's president at a bakery in LA led to calls in China for a boycott.
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Deadly fire breaks out at Taiwan hospital

Monday, August 13th 2018, 3:25
related places: Taipei

The fire broke out in a ward in a Taipei hospital in the early hours of the morning.
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Taiwan man rigs bike with 11 phones to play Pokemon Go

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 14:31

Chen San-yuan from Taiwan can play for 20 hours straight before his devices run out of battery.
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American Airlines, Delta and Cathay Pacific bow to China Taiwan pressure

Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 9:21
related countries: China China, United States United States

Many already bowed to pressure to list Taiwan as part of China, but until now US carriers held out.
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Australia objects to China 'pressure' in Qantas decision

Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 8:15
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

The airline should be free to decide its own classification for Taiwan, Canberra says.
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China fines retailer Muji for listing Taiwan as a country

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 6:01
related countries: China China
related places: Muji

China is increasingly going after companies that don't abide by its territorial claims.
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Taiwan loses diplomatic ally as Dominican Republic switches ties to China

Tuesday, May 1st 2018, 7:07
related countries: China China, Dominica Dominica, Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic switches ties to China, deepening Taiwan's isolation and leaving it 'very upset'.
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Taiwan accuses China of 'sabre rattling' as naval drill begins

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 12:38
related countries: China China

China's one-day exercise follows warnings against independence moves by the self-governing island.
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Asia's largest gay pride parade held in Taiwan

Saturday, October 28th 2017, 12:11

Taiwan's LGBT community are celebrating progress towards gay marriage and equality rights.
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Did Taiwan police and paramedics leave migrant worker to die?

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 13:07
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Footage of paramedics failing to help a fatally wounded Vietnamese man prompts outrage in Taiwan.
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Finally out

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 0:31
related places: Taipei

Xiyadie is one of several artists showcased in the first public display of Asian gay art in Taipei.
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The man who makes prosthetic hands for free

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 23:27

Taiwan's Chang Hsien-liang makes free limb for those who need them, after losing his own hand.
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Taiwan train company wants apology for 'demon doll' passenger

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 11:45

Rail company wants Warner Bros to apologise after horror movie doll Annabelle seen on one of its trains.
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Samurai sword attack at Taiwan's presidential palace

Friday, August 18th 2017, 10:27
related countries: China China

The attacker, carrying a stolen samurai sword and a Chinese flag, injured a military policeman.
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Taiwan's Taoists protest against curbs on incense and firecrackers

Sunday, July 23rd 2017, 15:13

Taoists call it a crucial part of their religion, but the government is trying to reduce pollution.
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Taiwan's parliament resumes brawl

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 10:39

After a huge brawl on Thursday last week, fighting has resumed in Taiwan's parliament.
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Blue-tick divorce

Monday, July 17th 2017, 13:41

A woman in Taiwan is granted a divorce after her husband read her messages - but never replied.
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Taiwan museum makes exhibit images free to download

Thursday, July 13th 2017, 10:18

Taiwan's Palace Museum offers thousands of images of its imperial art and artefacts free to download.
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China and Taiwan mixed up in White House gaffe

Sunday, July 9th 2017, 12:06
related countries: China China

The Republic of China is the name for Taiwan - a fact that apparently eludes White House staff.
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Panama cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of China

Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 7:08
related countries: China China, Panama Panama, United States United States

China has recently intensified its economic investment into the central American country.
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Anti-terror drills in Taiwan

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 9:18

But what was the scenario?
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Taiwan's top court rules in favour of same-sex marriage

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 9:41

The decision paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to allow same-sex marriages.
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