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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

Taiwan president to quit party post

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 11:45

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou says he will resign as chairman of the ruling Kuomintang party, after it suffered a crushing defeat in local elections.
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Taiwan ruling party struggles after poll defeat

Monday, December 1st 2014, 16:37

Why voters in Taiwan turned against the ruling party
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Taiwan cabinet resigns after defeat

Monday, December 1st 2014, 7:19
related countries: China China

Taiwan's cabinet resigns after the ruling pro-Beijing Kuomintang (KMT) party suffers its biggest ever defeat in local elections.
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Taiwan premier quits after poll loss

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 15:45
related countries: China China

The Prime Minister of Taiwan, Jiang Yi-huah, quits after candidates for his ruling pro-China party suffer heavy defeats in local elections.
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Taiwan holds biggest local elections

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 11:17
related countries: China China

Polls close in Taiwan's local elections, widely seen as a referendum on the China policy of the governing party.
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VIDEO: Taiwan holds biggest local poll

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 9:11

Voters in Taiwan are going to the polls in the island's biggest ever local election.
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Blind Massage in Golden Horse sweep

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 12:58
related countries: China China, France France

Chinese-French film Blind Massage picks up six awards at Taiwan's 51st Golden Horse awards.
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VIDEO: Tackling Taiwan's animal smugglers

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 10:30
related countries: China China

Taiwanese authorities face a growing challenge to stop a wide and bold network of animal smugglers who have been tapping into the island's rich reserves to profit from China's huge appetite for wild animals.
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Taiwan sees surge in animal smuggling

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 20:18

What is Taiwan doing to curb the rise of animal smuggling?
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Taiwan officials in China study ban

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 5:59
related countries: China China

Taiwan bans its senior government officials from higher studies in mainland China, citing "national security" reasons.
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Watching Hong Kong: Taiwan on guard against China

Monday, October 13th 2014, 19:00
related countries: China China

Anti-China sentiment grows in Taiwan
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VIDEO: Taiwan veg seller is secret millionaire

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 0:11

A humble Taiwanese vegetable seller shows you do not have to be rich to donate money and make a difference.
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Taiwan's charitable vegetable vendor

Monday, October 6th 2014, 22:51

Is this the world's most unlikely philanthropist?
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Taiwan in tougher food penalties

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 5:33

Taiwan's government says it will impose harsher penalties for food safety violations after a "gutter oil" scandal.
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Taiwan fines edible oil firm $1.6m

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 6:53

Taiwan fines edible oil manufacturer $50m Taiwan New dollars ($1.6m; £1.03m) over its sales of dirty recycled waste oil.
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China 'violated Taiwanese airspace'

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 4:41
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Two Chinese military aircraft violated Taiwan's airspace on Monday causing jets to scramble, officials say, but Beijing rejects the claim.
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Taiwan firm blamed for deadly blast

Saturday, August 2nd 2014, 15:07

Taiwanese authorities have blamed a local petrochemical firm for a series of deadly explosions that killed 28 people on Thursday night.
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VIDEO: Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 25

Friday, August 1st 2014, 14:50

Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24
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Multiple Taiwan gas blasts kill 25

Friday, August 1st 2014, 7:29

A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung kills at least 25 people and injures about 267 others.
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VIDEO: Huge blaze after Taiwan blasts

Friday, August 1st 2014, 1:55

A series of explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 22 people and injured more than 200, officials say.
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VIDEO: Soldiers clear Taiwan plane wreckage

Friday, July 25th 2014, 9:27

Soldiers and recovery teams are continuing to clear the wreckage from a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people.
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Devastation and tragedy of routine Taiwan flight

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 16:05

Taiwanese mourn after routine flight ends in tragedy
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