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News: Taiwan

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

World news related to Taiwan – overview

Taiwan: news

Taiwan's typhoon missing sought

Monday, October 25th 2010, 9:39
related countries: China China

Rescue workers in Taiwan find the wreckage of a bus believed to have been carrying 19 Chinese tourists missing after Typhoon Megi.
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Soft power

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 23:32

Using arts and culture to raise Taiwan's global profile
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Typhoon hits Taiwan and Philippines

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 16:03
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Typhoon Megi has been wreaking havoc in Southeast Asia this week, killing at least 26 people in the Philippines and 12 so far in Taiwan, where 26 others are missing.
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Storm triggers Taiwan landslides

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 15:19
related countries: China China

A tourist bus is feared buried and three people are killed in multiple landslides as Typhoon Megi brings torrential rain to Taiwan.
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Typhoon triggers Taiwan landslides

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 14:02

A rescue operation is underway in Taiwan where more than four hundred people have been trapped in their vehicles because of landslides triggered by Typhoon Megi
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Taiwan hit by Typhoon Megi

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 10:51

Typhoon Megi has unleashed torrential rains in parts of Taiwan, causing widespread damage bad mudslides.
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Clean-up in Taiwan after typhoon

Monday, September 20th 2010, 6:23

Typhoon Fanapi makes landfall in Fujian, China, a day after causing floods and transport chaos and injuring 100 people in Taiwan.
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Taiwan-China trade deal in effect

Sunday, September 12th 2010, 9:41
related countries: China China

A trade pact between China and Taiwan, seen as the most significant agreement since civil war divided them in 1949, comes into effect.
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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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