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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

iPhone maker Pegatron disappoints

Monday, November 11th 2013, 12:30

Taiwan's Pegatron Corporation reports lower-than-expected third quarter profits amid reports of slowing orders for iPhone 5C.
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VIDEO: Giant duck deflates in earthquake

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 18:27

A giant yellow duck art installation fell victim to a 6.3 factor earthquake in Taiwan on Thursday.
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Fears over Taiwan and China deal

Monday, October 28th 2013, 0:06
related countries: China China

Who benefits most from a trade deal between China and Taiwan?
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My Business Asia: Touring Taiwan

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 23:53

Entrepreneur who helps visitors tour Taiwan like a local
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Powerful typhoon moves in on SE Asia

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 4:55
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Heavy rain and howling winds are lashing the northern Philippines and Taiwan as Typhoon Usagi goes through the Luzon Strait which divides them.
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VIDEO: Asia braced for Typhoon Usagi

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 0:48
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines and Taiwan are braced for Typhoon Usagi, which meteorologists say could become the most powerful typhoon of 2013.
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Party boss expelled in Taiwan feud

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 12:45

The governing party in Taiwan expells the Speaker of parliament, Wang Jin-pyng, over allegations of influence peddling.
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VIDEO: Lucky escape in Taiwan landslide

Sunday, September 1st 2013, 4:09

A driver had a lucky escape after a boulder almost hit a car in a sudden landslide caused by heavy rain in Taiwan.
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VIDEO: New panda cub unveiled in Taiwan

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 11:57

Taipei City Zoo has released new pictures of one of its giant pandas.
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VIDEO: Taiwan's knife-wielding masseurs

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 23:30

The ancient art of massage – with meat cleavers
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Taiwan begins military law change

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 5:44

An amended law comes into effect in Taiwan which strips its military of the power to prosecute and punish its own personnel during peace time.
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Taiwan lifts Philippines sanctions

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 15:21
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Taiwan lifts sanctions imposed on the Philippines, after a presidential apology to the family of a Taiwanese fisherman shot dead in disputed waters.
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Taiwan minister quits after six days

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 4:21

Taiwan's defence minister resigns less than a week after his predecessor quit, amid criticism of the military over the death of a young conscript.
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Taiwan protest over conscript death

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 13:37
related places: Taipei

Tens of thousands of people rally in the capital, Taipei, to protest over the death of a young conscript who died following alleged abuse.
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VIDEO: Taiwan MPs brawl over nuclear vote

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 8:32

Lawmakers in Taiwan have clashed in the country's parliament, ahead of a vote on a referendum on the construction of a fourth nuclear power plant.
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Taiwan nuclear vote sparks brawl

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 5:21

Taiwan lawmakers fight in parliament ahead of a vote on a referendum on a controversial nuclear plant near the capital.
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Taiwan minister resigns amid row

Monday, July 29th 2013, 8:39

Taiwan's defence minister resigns following the death of a young conscript, an incident that sparked an outcry on the island.
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Typhoon Soulik winds lash Taiwan

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 11:57

Typhoon Soulik kills at least one person as it lashes Taiwan and barrels towards China, where 300,000 people have been evacuated.
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VIDEO: Typhoon Soulik batters Taiwan

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 3:06
related countries: China China

A medium-force typhoon is moving towards China after battering Taiwan, leaving one person dead.
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VIDEO: Taiwan braces for Typhoon Soulik

Friday, July 12th 2013, 10:13

People in Taiwan are bracing themselves for the arrival of Typhoon Soulik.
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Taiwan braces for Typhoon Soulik

Friday, July 12th 2013, 6:03

Taiwan prepares for the arrival of Typhoon Soulik, as schools close and soldiers are placed on stand-by for emergency evacuations.
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