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Girl 'beheaded' in Taiwan attack

Monday, March 28th 2016, 15:21
related places: Taipei

A four-year-old girl is beheaded in the Taiwanese capital, Taipei, in what appears to have been a random attack, local media say.
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VIDEO: How to cope following a quake

Saturday, March 19th 2016, 0:01

Over the past two decades, Taiwan has learned how best to help those affected by disasters not only return to a normal life, but also deal with the psychological impact.
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Revisiting Taiwan's White Terror

Sunday, March 13th 2016, 22:38

How a father's final letter exhumed Taiwan's dark past
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Foxconn to delay $4.3bn Sharp takeover

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 11:27
related countries: Japan Japan

Taiwan multinational Foxconn has said it will delay the signing of a $4.3bn (£3.08bn) deal to take over struggling Japanese electronics giant Sharp.
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VIDEO: Inside Taipei's upside-down house

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 0:01
related places: Taipei

A three-storey high upside-down house built as part of an exhibition in Taipei has attracted hundreds of visitors.
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VIDEO: Taiwan steps up mental health care

Friday, February 19th 2016, 1:04

In Taiwan, efforts have been stepped up in recent years to improve care and treatment for people suffering with mental health issues.
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Taiwan quake building developer held

Tuesday, February 9th 2016, 10:48

Police in Taiwan are questioning the developer of a building which collapsed in Saturday's earthquake, killing at least 39 people.
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Eight-year-old rescued in Taiwan quake

Monday, February 8th 2016, 11:18

An eight-year-old girl is the latest survivor to be rescued from a building which collapsed in Taiwan's deadly earthquake on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Taiwan quake: The moment a survivor was found

Monday, February 8th 2016, 5:42

Search teams in Taiwan have rescued a man and a woman from a collapsed apartment block more than two days after it was brought down by an earthquake.
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Taiwan investigates quake-hit building

Monday, February 8th 2016, 1:42

Taiwanese officials are investigating possible "violations" in the building which collapsed in Saturday's quake, as the death toll reaches 34.
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Hopes fade for Taiwan quake missing

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 16:52

Dozens of people are thought to be trapped in a ruined Taiwan apartment complex toppled by an earthquake, but hopes of finding more survivors are diminishing.
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VIDEO: Tin cans 'reinforced quake building'

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 10:56

Rescuers in Taiwan are working to find more than 100 people still missing more than 24 hours after the island was hit by a powerful earthquake.
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VIDEO: Man pulled from Taiwan quake rubble

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 8:17

Rescuers in Taiwan are working round the clock to try to find more than 130 people missing more than 24 hours after the island was hit by a powerful earthquake.
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VIDEO: Taiwan quake: Rescue mission continues

Saturday, February 6th 2016, 23:52

Rescuers work through the night in Taiwan, as they search for more than 100 people who are still missing.
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VIDEO: At the scene of the Taiwan earthquake

Saturday, February 6th 2016, 15:43

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tainan, where over 200 people have been rescued from buildings that collapsed after an earthquake
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Rescuers hunt for Taiwan quake missing

Saturday, February 6th 2016, 14:51

Rescuers are searching the rubble of a high-rise apartment block in southern Taiwan, after an earthquake that kills at least 14 people.
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Deadly quake fells buildings in Taiwan

Saturday, February 6th 2016, 10:44

Rescuers search for trapped survivors after an earthquake topples buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least 11 people.
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VIDEO: Taiwan earthquake: 'No way to escape'

Saturday, February 6th 2016, 1:11

An earthquake has toppled a number of buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan.
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Madonna causes a commotion in Taiwan

Friday, February 5th 2016, 17:08
related countries: China China

Singer manages to outrage both Chinese and Taiwanese fans
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'Pilot error' behind TransAsia crash

Friday, January 29th 2016, 12:00

The crash of TransAsia flight 222, which killed 48 in Taiwan in 2014, was due to pilot error and failure to follow safety rules, a report finds.
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Taiwan leader in South China Sea visit

Thursday, January 28th 2016, 13:12

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou visits a disputed island in the South China Sea, a move that could stoke tensions in the region.
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Taiwan leader to go to South China Sea

Wednesday, January 27th 2016, 8:54
related countries: China China

Taiwan's outgoing President Ma Ying-jeou is to visit an island in the South China Sea which is claimed by China and other neighbours.
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East Asia cold snap 'kills 85 in Taiwan'

Monday, January 25th 2016, 10:58
related countries: South Korea South Korea

A cold snap sweeping across East Asia kills at least 85 people in Taiwan and strands 60,000 tourists in South Korea.
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The strangest of weeks for a new leader

Friday, January 22nd 2016, 22:13

The strangest of weeks for Taiwan's new leader
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