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China-Taiwan talks on trade ties

Monday, December 21st 2009, 9:27
related countries: China China

A top Chinese official arrives in Taiwan to discuss a free-trade pact some fear could undermine the island's sovereignty.
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Strong earthquake strikes Taiwan

Saturday, December 19th 2009, 14:40
related places: Taipei

A strong earthquake rocks parts of Taiwan, rattling buildings in Taipei, although no serious casualties are reported yet.
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Strong earthquake strikes Taiwan

Saturday, December 19th 2009, 14:40
related places: Taipei

A strong earthquake rocks parts of Taiwan, rattling buildings in Taipei, although no serious casualties are reported yet.
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Taiwan polls hint at China unease

Monday, December 7th 2009, 9:14
related countries: China China

Local elections in Taiwan suggest unease at President Ma Ying-jeou's policies, including closer ties with China.
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Taiwan paper fined over cartoons

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 12:50

Taiwan's Apple Daily newspaper is fined $15,000 for using lurid moving cartoons to illustrate stories of violence and child abuse.
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Mao and Chiang heirs bridge gap

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 12:13
related countries: China China

The grand-children of former combatants over the fate of China, Mao Tse-tung and Chiang Kai-shek, meet in Taiwan.
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Taiwan's Chen 'shooting' mystery

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 15:14

New suspicions are raised about the 2004 apparent shooting of former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian.
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Taiwanese puppets burned in fire

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 15:41

Hundreds of rare antique glove puppets from Taiwan are destroyed in a warehouse fire.
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China stamp without Taiwan fetches a record price at auction

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 12:17
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

A 1968 stamp withdrawn from use by China for its failure to show Taiwan under Chinese rule, fetches a record price in Hong Kong.
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Taiwan warns of China 'threat'

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 18:11
related countries: China China

Taiwan says China's military strength is far more than it needs for self-defence, and is a threat to the Asia-Pacific region.
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Art 'reunion'

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 23:37
related places: Taipei

Historic China-Taiwan exhibition opens in Taipei
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Taiwan rejects 'looted' China art

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 11:34
related countries: China China
related places: Taipei

Taipei's main museum refuses to exhibit two controversial Chinese sculptures, as a new joint Taiwan-China exhibition opens.
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Witches' lore

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 23:26

Taiwan's aboriginal mediums pass on traditional skills
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Alternative view

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 16:35
related countries: China China

How 60 years of China communism is seen in Taiwan
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Taiwan stops Uighur activist trip

Friday, September 25th 2009, 10:38
related countries: China China

Taiwan says it will not allow exiled Chinese Uighur Muslim activist Rebiya Kadeer to visit the island as she had planned.
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China lends rare art to Taiwan

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 13:54

China says it will lend some of its cultural artefacts to a Taiwan museum next month, for the first time since the civil war.
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Love leads to arrest for Taiwan thief who fell for his victim

Monday, September 21st 2009, 18:03

A 22-year-old man is arrested after stabbing a nurse during a bungled robbery and returning to profess his love, Taiwanese police say.
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Taiwan city to screen Kadeer film

Sunday, September 20th 2009, 11:23
related countries: China China

Taiwan's second city is to screen a film about exiled Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer, despite opposition from China.
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Taiwan divided

Friday, September 11th 2009, 17:42

Mixed reaction to former president's life sentence
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Taiwan ex-leader jailed for life

Friday, September 11th 2009, 10:19

Taiwan's former President Chen Shui-bian is sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty on corruption charges.
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Invasion plan

Monday, September 7th 2009, 23:27

Chiang Kai-shek's plot for Taiwan to retake mainland
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Taiwan premier quits over typhoon

Monday, September 7th 2009, 11:24

Taiwan's premier Liu Chao-shiuan resigns in the wake of heavy criticism of the government's response to the recent typhoon.
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Epic Sicilian film opens Venice

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 21:57
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Venice

Italian movie Baaria opens the 66th Venice Film Festival, with Taiwan's Ang Lee heading the competition panel.
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Epic Sicilian film opens Venice

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 21:57
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Venice

Italian movie Baaria opens the 66th Venice Film Festival, with Taiwan's Ang Lee heading the competition panel.
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Wife of Taiwan's ex-leader jailed

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 10:13

The wife of Taiwan's former president, Chen Shui-bian, has been sentenced to a year in jail for perjury.
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Dalai Lama holds Taiwan prayers

Tuesday, September 1st 2009, 9:40

The Dalai Lama holds a prayer ceremony in southern Taiwan in memory of the victims of last month's typhoon.
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