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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.

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Taiwan: news

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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Ancient festival

Monday, April 19th 2010, 23:20
related countries: China China

Can a sea deity bring Taiwan and China closer?
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Taipei talks on free trade deal

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 7:13
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Officials from China and Taiwan discuss a trade liberalisation deal, amid complaints it would make the island too reliant on Beijing.
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Taiwan official quits over death penalty

Friday, March 12th 2010, 10:00

Taiwan's justice minister, Wang Ching-feng, steps down, days after saying she would not authorise executions.
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Taiwan earthquake disrupts power

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 4:59

Taiwan suffers a 6.4 magnitude earthquake which disrupts power supplies and high speed rail services.
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Pirates free Taiwan fishing boat

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 14:30
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali pirates free a Taiwanese fishing boat held for 10 months after the owner pays a ransom, a maritime agency says.
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Iran says nuclear deal is 'close'

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 10:03
related countries: China China, Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran's foreign minister says a deal to swap enriched uranium for nuclear fuel could be close, but the West reacts sceptically.
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China accuses US over Taiwan deal

Monday, February 1st 2010, 10:02
related countries: China China, United States United States

China's state media accuses the US of "arrogance" and "double standards" over its planned $6.4bn arms sale to Taiwan.
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US defends weapons sale to Taiwan

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 19:23
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US defends a proposed $6.4bn weapons sale to Taiwan after China angrily announced a series of retaliatory moves.
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Should the US sell arms to Taiwan?

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 18:01
related countries: United States United States

China has reacted angrily to a US proposal to sell $6.4bn of arms to Taiwan. Should the deal go ahead?
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China hits back at US-Taiwan sale

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 15:46
related countries: China China, United States United States

China announces a series of moves in retaliation for a US proposal to sell $6.4bn of weapons to Taiwan.
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China hits back at US-Taiwan sale

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 15:46
related countries: China China, United States United States

China announces a series of moves in retaliation for a US proposal to sell $6.4bn of weapons to Taiwan.
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US proposes $6bn Taiwan arms sale

Friday, January 29th 2010, 22:51
related countries: United States United States

The Pentagon notifies the US Congress of a proposed $6.7bn arms sale to Taiwan, bringing an angry reaction from China.
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Changing fortunes

Saturday, January 23rd 2010, 12:02
related countries: China China

Madame Chiang's hotel symbolises China-Taiwan thaw
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Green tea 'may block lung cancer', researchers say

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 9:26

Drinking green tea may offer some protection against lung cancer, say experts who have studied the disease in Taiwan.
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