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Taiwan politician in China visit

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 8:09
related countries: China China

Frank Hsieh, a key opposition politician in Taiwan, is on a private five-day visit to China that is viewed as an icebreaker for both sides.
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VIDEO: Taiwan moves to cut noise levels

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 6:34

Taiwan's government has received an increasing number of complaints about noise levels in the capital. That has forced the EPA to announce plans to toughen regulations.
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Taipei's noise pollution dilemma

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 2:44

Bustling Taiwan's noise pollution dilemma
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VIDEO: Taiwan boats enter Japan waters

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 13:57
related countries: Japan Japan

Dozens of Taiwanese boats have sailed into Japanese waters, in the latest protest over a group of tiny islands in the East China Sea.
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China warns at Japan island talks

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 8:23
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

China warns Japan it will not tolerate violations of its sovereignty, in high-level talks aimed at easing tensions over an islands dispute.
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Sleepy Taiwan island plans casino

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 2:03

Sleepy island plans casino for mainland visitors
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Brawl halts Foxconn production

Monday, September 24th 2012, 12:03
related countries: China China

Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology, a major supplier to Apple, stops production at a plant in China after a brawl involving 2,000 workers.
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Robson beaten in Guangzhou final

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 10:34
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Guangzhou

British number one Laura Robson is beaten 6-3 5-7 6-4 by Su-Wei Hsieh of Chinese Taipei in the final of the Guangzhou Open.
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Taiwan firm gets $500m fine in US

Friday, September 21st 2012, 1:16
related countries: United States United States

AU Optronics, one of Taiwan's biggest firms, is fined $500m (£300m) by a US court for fixing prices of liquid crystal display panels.
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Is Taiwanese democracy changing Chinese students?

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 21:02
related countries: China China

Is Taiwan experience changing Chinese students?
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Taiwan toilet advice stirs debate

Monday, August 27th 2012, 13:18

A Taiwanese minister causes widespread debate on hygiene by suggesting that men should sit down while urinating instead of standing up.
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China in Taiwan investment pact

Friday, August 10th 2012, 1:26
related countries: China China

China and Taiwan have signed an investment protection deal in a bid to allay fears over Taiwanese firms of doing business in China.
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Major chip deal aims to cut costs

Monday, August 6th 2012, 3:23

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company agrees to invest 1.1bn euros in ASML, the world's largest chip equipment maker, in a bid to drive innovation and cut costs.
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VIDEO: Typhoon kills five people in Taiwan

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 15:55

Typhoon Saola triggers landslides and flooding in eastern Taiwan, killing at least five people and injuring 15 more.
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Taiwan slashes growth forecast

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 1:44

Taiwan's economy contracted in the three months to the end of June, as the global slowdown weighed on export-dependent countries.
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China aids rescue of Taiwan crew

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 10:42
related countries: China China, Madagascar Madagascar, Somalia Somalia

A Chinese navy vessel takes the crew of a Taiwanese trawler to safety after they were released by Somali pirates following ransom talks.
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HTC shares slide on sales warning

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 3:22

Shares of Taiwan's HTC fall 7% on the Taiwan Stock Exchange after the firm lowered its sales and profit forecast for the second quarter.
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Death penalty dilemma dividing Taiwan

Monday, June 4th 2012, 0:06

Taiwan debates executions after wrong man was killed
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HTC shares dip on shipment delay

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 9:06
related countries: United States United States

Shares of Taiwan's HTC fall after US customs officials hold up shipments of its new smartphones over a patent dispute.
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VIDEO: Taiwan tourist bus crashes off cliff

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 13:30
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A tourist bus crashes over a cliff in southern Taiwan, injuring 13 South Korean tourists.
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Preserving traditional Chinese printing

Monday, April 30th 2012, 23:17

How Taiwan's last traditional word-smith fights to stay alive
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Beauty pageant in fidelity pledge

Monday, April 30th 2012, 15:14

Contestants at a Taiwan beauty pageant will this year be required not to partake in extra-marital love affairs, the contest's organisers have said.
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Foxconn-owner dips on weak profit

Monday, April 30th 2012, 4:30

Shares in electronics components-maker Hon Hai, which owns Foxconn, dip 7%, after it reports weaker-than-expected profits.
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HTC shares fall as profits tumble

Monday, April 9th 2012, 5:39

Shares of smartphone maker HTC fall on the Taiwan Stock Exchange after a sharp plunge in its profit for the first quarter.
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VIDEO: Taiwan deaths linked to overworking

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 3:50

A string of recent deaths in Taiwan, linked to overwork, has raised questions about the price workers are paying for the country's success.
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