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Legacy debate as Republic of China marks 100 years

Monday, October 10th 2011, 5:32
related countries: China China

Debate in Taiwan as the Republic of China marks its centenary
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VIDEO: A new economic future for Taiwan?

Monday, October 10th 2011, 0:49

Can Taiwan keep its economic miracle alive?
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VIDEO: Taiwanese island's unique culture

Friday, October 7th 2011, 14:28

Remote Lanyu Island off the coast of Taiwan has its own indigenous people, traditions and culture.
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VIDEO: Man drops daughter to catch ball

Friday, September 30th 2011, 16:28

A baseball fan in Taiwan dropped his daughter while trying to catch a foul ball.
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VIDEO: Ceremony marks Confucius' birthday

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 19:41
related countries: China China

Taiwan commemorates one of the most revered Chinese philosopher with ancient dances and rituals.
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China hits out at US-Taiwan deal

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 14:37
related countries: China China, United States United States

China hits out at a US deal to upgrade Taiwan's ageing fleet of US-built F-16 fighter planes, warning it could harm bilateral co-operation.
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US confirms Taiwan F-16 upgrade

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 18:13
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US confirms it plans to upgrade Taiwan's ageing fleet of F-16 fighters planes, a regular source of tensions with China.
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VIDEO: Violin world record broken in Taiwan

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 16:14

A group of 4,645 violinists broke the world record for the most number of violins played simultaneously.
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Taiwan sweats on US arms sales decision

Friday, September 16th 2011, 1:35
related countries: United States United States

Taiwan sweats over US arms sales decision
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Taiwan 'grounds jets' after crash

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 11:09

Taiwan reportedly grounds its F-5 jets as rescuers find bodies of three pilots killed when two fighters crashed into mountains on Tuesday.
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Two Taiwan military jets 'crash'

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 17:16

Two Taiwanese fighter jets are thought to have crashed while on a training flight, reports from the island say.
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Executed Taiwan airman innocent

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 9:47

A Taiwanese airman executed 14 years ago for the rape and murder of a five-year-old girl was innocent after all, a military court in Taiwan has ruled.
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VIDEO: China and Taiwan relations 'improving'

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 1:59
related countries: China China

Relations between China and Taiwan are said to be at their best since the civil war ended in 1949.
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Taiwan drenched by tropical storm

Monday, August 29th 2011, 8:08
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Torrential rains and fierce winds hit south-east Taiwan causing extensive disruption, as Tropical Storm Nanmadol roars across the island.
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Philippines typhoon kills eight

Sunday, August 28th 2011, 13:11
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Typhoon Nanmadol kills at least eight people in the Philippines and is heading to Taiwan, according to officials.
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Taiwan ex-leader in new jail term

Friday, August 26th 2011, 10:26

Taiwan's ex-President Chen Shui-bian - who is already in jail for corruption - is given an additional two-year sentence for money-laundering and forgery.
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Taiwan's birth rate drops further

Monday, August 15th 2011, 14:40

Taiwan acknowledges its birth rate declined last year, despite the introduction of measures to encourage people to have babies.
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Beating a new path

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 23:24

Radical steps to transform Taiwan's jail system
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Foxconn to lift factory robot use

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 6:33

Taiwan's Foxconn, which assembles products for firms including Apple, will boost use of automated equipment in its factories.
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Taiwan jails spy general for life

Monday, July 25th 2011, 10:29
related countries: China China

Taiwan jails an army general for spying for China - the highest-ranking officer involved in espionage in decades.
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VIDEO: Camping with the dead in Taiwan

Friday, July 1st 2011, 19:30

A graveyard has become one of Taiwan's most popular camping sites.
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Taiwan ex-leader on fraud charges

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 14:38

Former President Lee Teng-hui is charged with embezzling $7.79m (£4.8m) from state funds during his time in office between 1988 and 2000.
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Taiwan marks China tourism first

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 11:23
related countries: China China

Some 300 Chinese tourists arrive in Taiwan - the first time in more than 50 years tourists from the mainland have been allowed to roam on their own.
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VIDEO: Taiwan's president on China trade deal

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 21:27
related countries: China China

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou has given a rare interview to the BBC about last year's landmark trade deal with China and whether his country is becoming too economically dependent on China.
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