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China and Taiwan hold historic talks

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 11:30
related countries: China China

China and Taiwan look forward to closer ties after symbolic talks in Singapore - the first between their leaders since the Chinese Civil War ended in 1949.
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Taiwan and China to hold key summit

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 8:19
related countries: China China, Singapore Singapore

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou is to hold talks with China's Xi Jinping, the first ever meeting between leaders of the two sides.
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Plane birth sparks Taiwan controversy

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 11:00

Emergency delivery raises questions in Taiwan
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Taiwan presidential candidate ditched

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 11:28

Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang party drops Hung Hsiu-chu as its candidate for the island's presidential election in January amid poor poll ratings.
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Taiwan's troubled HTC in net loss

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 0:29

Taiwan's troubled smartphone maker HTC reports a net loss of £90.8m for the three months to September.
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Typhoon Dujuan kills two in Taiwan

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 3:31

Two people are dead and some 1.8m people are left without power as Typhoon Dujuan sweeps Taiwan with winds of up to 227km/h (141mph).
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Did Taiwan fans give Bon Jovi a bad name in China?

Saturday, September 26th 2015, 23:27
related countries: China China

Did Taiwanese bad medicine end Bon Jovi's China tour plan?
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VIDEO: The Chinese diplomat who saved WW2 Jews

Monday, September 14th 2015, 2:31
related countries: Austria Austria, China China

A Chinese diplomat based in Austria during World War Two has been posthumously honoured by his government in Taiwan, for helping thousands of Jews to escape.
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HTC exits main Taiwan share index

Monday, September 7th 2015, 11:25

Smartphone maker HTC is dropped from the Taiwan TWSE 50 index, hit by losses, tough competition and a 66% slide in its share price this year.
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Taiwan metro cards to show porn star

Friday, August 28th 2015, 11:47
related countries: Japan Japan

Taiwan's capital is to introduce a metro swipe-card featuring the Japanese porn actress Yui Hatano, despite controversy over the use of her image.
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VIDEO: Boy trips and damages £1m artwork

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 9:27

CCTV captures the moment a schoolboy trips and punches a hole in a million-dollar painting in a Taiwan museum.
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VIDEO: Storms threaten Taiwan and Caribbean

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 11:29
related countries: Japan Japan

Typhoons are threatening parts of Taiwan and Japan, while a tropical storm tracks across the Caribbean. Tomasz Schafernaker has the latest details.
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VIDEO: Typhoon Soudelor tears through China

Sunday, August 9th 2015, 13:42

At least nine people have died in south-eastern China after a powerful typhoon caused floods and mudslides.
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Powerful Typhoon Soudelor hits China

Saturday, August 8th 2015, 16:40

A powerful typhoon brings chaos to parts of south-eastern China, after earlier killing at least five people in Taiwan.
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HTC shares tumble after weak results

Friday, August 7th 2015, 8:24

Taiwan's smartphone maker HTC sees its shares fall by 10%, the daily trading limit, in the wake of poor earnings and a weak outlook.
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Ko and Lu share lead at Turnberry

Saturday, August 1st 2015, 17:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Turnberry

South Korea's Ko Jin-young and Taiwan's Teresa Lu share a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the British Open.
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Taiwan ministry stormed by students

Friday, July 31st 2015, 8:46
related countries: China China

Hundreds of students in Taiwan storm the education ministry, protesting against proposed changes to the curriculum which they say promote a pro-China view.
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Taiwan president rues lack of progress with China

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 23:18
related countries: China China

Taiwan president rues lack of progress with China
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VIDEO: Taiwan: China progress 'disappointing'

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 23:03
related countries: China China

Speaking in a rare interview with the BBC, Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou says he is disappointed there has been no reliable progress towards democracy on mainland China.
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China dissident runs in Taiwan vote

Friday, July 24th 2015, 9:24
related countries: China China

A Chinese democracy activist who was among the leaders of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests is running for a seat in Taiwan's parliament.
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VIDEO: Taiwan's problem with safety

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 4:21

Recent disasters in Taiwan highlight a problem with the way safety is viewed in the country.
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What Taiwan's year of disaster reveals

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 21:13

Taiwan's year of accidents is more than bad luck
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Women top Taiwan presidential race

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 11:34

Taiwan's governing KMT picks Hung Hsui-chu to run for president, setting up the first all-female contest between the country's main parties.
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TransAsia pilot shut 'wrong engine'

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 4:41

Data from Taiwan's aviation regulator shows a pilot flying a crashed TransAsia plane switched off the working engine after the other lost power.
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