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News: Taiwan

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 students to end trade protest

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 2:55
related countries: China China

Students protesting against a trade deal with China say they will end their occupation of Taiwan's parliament.
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Mass Taiwan rally against China deal

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 11:06
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Taipei

Taiwanese opponents of a controversial trade deal with China hold a mass rally in Taipei, saying it will leave Taiwan too dependent on Beijing.
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VIDEO: Close-up: Taiwan's chair barricade

Monday, March 24th 2014, 16:51

Students broke into the legislature late on Tuesday and have since defied police efforts to evict them, using barricades made of furniture.
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Taiwan students storm government HQ

Monday, March 24th 2014, 5:06
related countries: China China

Dozens hurt as Taiwan police disperse students who had occupied government headquarters to protest at a trade deal with China.
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VIDEO: Taiwan defends China trade deal

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 15:20
related countries: China China

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou has defended a trade agreement with China that would allow more Chinese investment on the island.
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Rally backs Taiwan parliament sit-in

Friday, March 21st 2014, 12:32

Thousands of people rally in Taiwan in support of students who have been occupying parliament for three days to protest against a trade agreement.
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VIDEO: Day three at Taiwan students' sit-in

Friday, March 21st 2014, 9:23
related countries: China China

Hundreds of students and activists opposed to a trade deal with China are entering a third day occupying Taiwan's parliament.
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Guatemala ex-leader accepted bribes

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 10:16
related countries: Guatemala Guatemala, United States United States

Guatemala's ex-President Alfonso Portillo says he took bribes from Taiwan and pleads guilty to a money laundering charge in a court in the US.
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Protesters occupy Taiwan parliament

Wednesday, March 19th 2014, 5:59
related countries: China China

Hundreds of students and activists opposed to a trade deal with China occupy Taiwan's parliament and defy police efforts to evict them.
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VIDEO: China and Taiwan in historic talks

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 14:08
related countries: China China

China and Taiwan hold their first government-to-government talks since the end of the Chinese civil war in 1949.
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China and Taiwan hold historic talks

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 12:12
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China and Taiwan have held their first government-to-government talks since the end of the Chinese civil war in 1949.
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VIDEO: What will China-Taiwan talks achieve?

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 10:05
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Taipei

As China and Taiwan begin their highest-level talks for decades, the BBC's Celia Hatton in Beijing and Cindy Sui in Taipei discuss their significance.
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Calling time on Taiwan's handmade noodles

Monday, January 13th 2014, 0:15

Calling time on Taiwan's handmade noodles
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Salvadoran ex-leader in funds probe

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 11:20
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

A Salvadoran congressional panel trying to trace $10m (£6m) paid by Taiwan hears from ex-leader Francisco Flores, who denies the money was for personal use.
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Taiwan man survives 60 hours in sea

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 9:07

A Taiwanese man who cannot swim survives 60 hours in rough seas by clinging to a piece of wood after being swept away.
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Giant panda cub unveiled in Taiwan

Monday, January 6th 2014, 5:31

A six-month old giant panda cub makes her highly-anticipated debut in Taiwan, with 19,000 visitors expected daily.
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VIDEO: New panda cub makes zoo debut

Monday, January 6th 2014, 3:59

The first giant panda to be born in Taiwan has made her public debut in front of thousands of visitors.
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Giant rubber duck bursts in Taiwan

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 13:36

A giant yellow inflatable duck on display in a Taiwanese port bursts in unexplained circumstances.
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VIDEO: Doubts over new Taiwan military force

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 10:45
related places: Taipei

The Taiwanese government is trying to phase out conscription and build an all-voluntary professional force, but some doubt it will succeed, as Cindy Sui reports from Taipei.
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Can Taiwan's army attract recruits?

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 2:37

What does the future hold for Taiwan's military?
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Gambia severs ties with Taiwan

Friday, November 15th 2013, 5:02
related countries: China China

Gambia has announced that it has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan, amid China's growing influence on the continent.
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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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