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We have started to collect the most important news related to Taiwan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Taiwan: news

Taiwan pole climbing celebration

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 23:25

Taiwan has celebrated the end of 'Ghost Month' with an unusual contest dating back at least two centuries.
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Wozniacki through after whitewash

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 2:42
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Top

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki cruises into the third round of the US Open with a blistering 6-0 6-0 win over Chinese Taipei's Kai-Chen Changon.
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Taiwan parliament inks China pact

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 4:50
related countries: China China

Taiwan secures parliamentary approval - despite an opposition boycott - for a historic trade deal with China.
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Cultural pride

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 0:28

Taiwan's efforts to revive indigenous languages
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Cultural pride

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 0:23

Taiwan's efforts to revive indigenous languages
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Thursday, July 8th 2010, 15:28

Fast food restaurants in Taiwan are urged to stop selling big burgers amid a growing number of jaw injuries, according to a report.
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Taiwan and China in historic pact

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 14:45
related countries: China China

Taiwan and China sign a landmark trade agreement, seen as the most significant deal in 60 years of separation.
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Will the trade pact change relations?

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 9:33
related countries: China China

China and Taiwan have signed a new deal on trade. Do you welcome it?
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Buyer Straits

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 2:26
related countries: China China

Historic free trade deal with China splits Taiwan
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Protest in Taiwan at China pact

Sunday, June 27th 2010, 5:01
related countries: China China
related places: Taipei

Thousands protest in the Taiwanese capital about a trade deal with China, which they fear will lead to a Chinese takeover.
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Taiwan-China trade details agreed

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 14:27
related countries: China China

Taiwan and China finalise details of what many believe will be the most important agreement between the two in 60 years.
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Taiwan ministry turns matchmaker for unattached staff

Monday, June 21st 2010, 15:16

Taiwan's interior ministry is to organise matchmaking activities for its unmarried staff to boost the island's falling birth-rate.
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Taiwan court rejects Chen appeal

Friday, June 11th 2010, 8:49
related places: Taipei

Taiwan's former President Chen Shui-bian's appeal against a corruption conviction is rejected by a court in Taipei.
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Foxconn factory death toll rises

Friday, May 28th 2010, 5:47

Another apparent suicide occurs at Taiwan iPhone-maker Foxconn, hours after journalists are shown round the Shenzhen factory.
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New death at China iPhone plant

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 9:42
related countries: China China

An employee falls to his death at Taiwan iPhone maker Foxconn, the tenth suicide at the firm this year.
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New death at Taiwan iPhone firm

Friday, May 21st 2010, 15:45

An employee falls to his death at Taiwan iPhone maker Foxconn, the ninth suicide at the firm this year.
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Monks help Taiwan 'suicide firm'

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 15:52

Foxconn, the Taiwanese maker of the Apple iPhone, takes on counsellors and Buddhist monks after a spate of worker suicides.
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Taiwan gets first office in China

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 4:15
related countries: China China

Taiwan opens its first office in China to promote mainland tourism to the island, in a sign of improving cross-strait ties.
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Thales fined for Taiwan navy deal

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 23:45
related countries: France France

A court orders France and defence group Thales to pay $830m in compensation to Taiwan over a 1991 arms contract.
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Plane diverted after bomb 'joke'

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 16:38
related places: Taipei

A Taipei-Shanghai flight makes an emergency landing after a passenger jokingly claims he has a bomb on board, officials say.
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Taiwan conducts rare executions

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 7:55

Taiwan executes four men, in the island's first cases of capital punishment since 2005, after pressure from victims' families.
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Taiwan politicians mix with gangsters at mafia funeral

Monday, April 26th 2010, 10:25

A group of senior politicians are among thousands paying their respects to Taiwanese mafia boss Lee Chao-hsiung.
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