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'Please value life'

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 0:01

The BBC looks back at the suicide of a vet in Taiwan, as new animal laws are set to come in.
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Taiwan ATM hack: Three jailed over $2.6m theft

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 6:53

An international criminal network used malware to steal more than $2.6m (£2.1m) from dozens of cash machines.
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China aircraft carrier crosses Taiwan Strait amid tension

Wednesday, January 11th 2017, 14:47
related countries: China China

China's aircraft carrier prompts nervous response from Taiwan as it sails through the Taiwan Strait.
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China warns US on Taiwan leader's stopover

Monday, January 9th 2017, 9:14
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Houston

Chinese media warns the US to respect the one-China policy, as Taiwan's leader stops in Houston.
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'Beautiful accident'

Friday, January 6th 2017, 22:00

Su-Man Hsu runs a skincare company, but she started life in a mud hut in Taiwan. How did she make her journey from there to facialist to Hollywood celebrities?
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Taiwan politician's funeral features 50 pole dancers

Friday, January 6th 2017, 9:38

A Taiwanese politician is sent off in style with 50 pole dancers performing at his funeral.
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Taiwan 'Nazi rally' school principal resigns

Monday, December 26th 2016, 15:23

The head of a Taiwanese school whose pupils dressed as Nazis for a Christmas parade quits his post.
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African island nation Sao Tome cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 5:04
related countries: Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe

The African island nation of Sao Tome has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan, officials say.
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China: Trump's One China comments 'risk Taiwan peace'

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 10:25
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Beijing says Donald Trump's challenge to the 'One China' policy could threaten peace with Taiwan.
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Donald Trump hints US could end 'One China' policy

Monday, December 12th 2016, 6:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: President

President-elect Donald Trump questions the "One China" policy of effectively ignoring Taiwan.
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Taiwan's push to legalise same-sex marriage

Friday, December 9th 2016, 16:05

Taiwan could become the first place in Asia to approve same-sex marriage.
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White House looks to reassure China after Trump-Taiwan call

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 4:01
related countries: China China

The White House seeks to reassure China after President-elect Trump spoke to Taiwan's president.
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General Tso's Chicken creator dies in Taiwan aged 98

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 9:18
related countries: China China

The chef who created the much-loved Chinese dish General Tso's Chicken dies in Taiwan, aged 98.
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Trump-Taiwan call: China lodges protest

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 14:08
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Trump

China lodges a protest with the US over Donald Trump's phone call with the Taiwanese president.
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Trump-Taiwan call breaks US policy stance

Saturday, December 3rd 2016, 8:25
related countries: United States United States

Donald Trump speaks directly with Taiwan's president - a move that risks angering China.
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A bloody battle

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 0:19

A crowdfunded menstrual cup will soon hit the market in Taiwan, where no menstrual cups are legally available at the moment.
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Taiwan gay pride: Thousands throng Taipei streets

Saturday, October 29th 2016, 14:39
related places: Taipei

Tens of thousands throng the streets of Taiwan's capital to take part in Asia's biggest gay pride parade.
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Taiwan asks Google to blur images from disputed island

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 7:19

Taiwan asks Google to blur satellite images of what appear to be new military installations on a disputed island in the South China Sea.
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Typhoon Meranti slams southern China after battering Taiwan

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 3:24
related countries: China China

Powerful Typhoon Meranti hits south-east China after killing one person in Taiwan and leaving more than half a million homes without power.
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Typhoon Meranti: Huge storm hits Taiwan

Wednesday, September 14th 2016, 9:49

A huge storm is sweeping through Taiwan causing thousands of homes to lose power.
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'Suicidal driver' cause of deadly Taiwan bus crash

Saturday, September 10th 2016, 13:38
related countries: China China

A suicidal driver was the cause of a bus crash in Taiwan that killed an entire Chinese tour group in July, investigators say.
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Taiwan tank falls off bridge, killing three soldiers

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 11:59

A Taiwanese armoured vehicle plunges from a bridge in heavy rain after a military drill, killing three soldiers, officials say.
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Taiwan protests at 'forced deportation' from Kenya to China

Monday, August 8th 2016, 13:36
related countries: China China, Kenya Kenya

Taiwan protests against what it calls Kenya's forced deportation of five Taiwanese citizens to China after they were acquitted of organised crime charges.
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Taiwan president gives first apology to indigenous groups

Monday, August 1st 2016, 9:18

The President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, for the first time apologises to the island's indigenous communities for centuries of mistreatment.
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Taiwan's celebrated Queen's Head rock formation at risk

Tuesday, July 19th 2016, 11:13

One of Taiwan's most well-known natural attractions is facing a race against time to save it from marine erosion.
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