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Guilty plea in US-China spy case

Wednesday, May 28th 2008, 23:15
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing

A Chinese woman living in the US pleads guilty to helping to spy for Beijing on US military relations with Taiwan.
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Historic China-Taiwan summit held

Wednesday, May 28th 2008, 10:13
related countries: China China

The chairman of Taiwan's ruling party meets Chinese President Hu Jintao in a sign of warming ties.
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Taiwan party chief heads to China

Monday, May 26th 2008, 9:42
related countries: China China

The chairman of Taiwan's ruling party arrives in China, for a visit being seen as another sign of warming ties.
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China talks to resume - Taiwan

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 11:52
related countries: China China

Taiwan and China are to resume direct talks next month after over a decade, says officials.
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China looks to closer Taiwan ties

Thursday, May 22nd 2008, 6:34
related countries: China China

A Chinese official says China and Taiwan have a chance to improve ties, after Taiwan's leadership change.
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Taiwan ex-leader faces graft case

Tuesday, May 20th 2008, 10:58

Taiwanese prosecutors launch a corruption investigation into ex-President Chen Shui-bian, just after he leaves office.
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Taiwan's new leader takes office

Tuesday, May 20th 2008, 4:41

The Nationalist Party's Ma Ying-jeou is sworn in as Taiwan's new president for a four-year term.
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Taiwanese officials in $30m row

Tuesday, May 6th 2008, 9:12
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Two top Taiwan officials quit over the loss of $30m in a failed bid for diplomatic ties with Papua New Guinea.
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Taiwan hunt for missing $30m

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 15:11
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Officials in Taiwan admit $30m (£15m) went missing during a failed bid to secure diplomatic ties with Papua New Guinea.
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Ma praises China-Taiwan meeting

Monday, April 14th 2008, 13:11
related countries: China China

A landmark meeting has started to "thaw the ice" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwan's president-elect.
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Historic China-Taiwan talks held

Saturday, April 12th 2008, 12:39
related countries: China China

China's President Hu holds a historic meeting with Taiwan's vice-president-elect amid hopes of improved ties.
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Keeping tradition alive in Taiwan

Friday, March 28th 2008, 20:44

Nick Haslam discovers that staged wedding ceremonies are keeping tribal customs alive in Taiwan.
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US orders nuclear inventory

Friday, March 28th 2008, 1:29
related countries: United States United States

The US orders a full inventory of nuclear arms and materials after missile parts were sent to Taiwan by mistake.
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US investigates Taiwan arms error

Tuesday, March 25th 2008, 17:05
related countries: United States United States

The Pentagon says it is investigating after ballistic missile fuses were mistakenly shipped to Taiwan.
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Taiwan markets rally after poll

Monday, March 24th 2008, 8:54

Taiwan's stock market and its currency get a big boost after the opposition wins the island's presidential election.
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Taiwan victor promises China ties

Sunday, March 23rd 2008, 7:28
related countries: China China

Taiwan's newly-elected president says he wants to work for better political and commercial ties with China.
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Opposition's Ma wins Taiwan poll

Saturday, March 22nd 2008, 13:02
related countries: China China

Official results give opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou a large victory in Taiwan's presidential poll.
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Tibet focus for Taiwan election

Friday, March 21st 2008, 7:41
related countries: China China

Presidential rivals campaign ahead of Saturday's polls, with Tibet protests focusing attention on ties with China.
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Taiwanese rally ahead of election

Sunday, March 16th 2008, 15:13
related countries: China China

Taiwan's two main political parties hold mass rallies, one week before the island holds its presidential election.
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Taiwan minister quits over brawl

Thursday, March 13th 2008, 14:30

Taiwan's finance minister Ho Chih-chin resigns over a brawl between rival MPs, 10 days before the election.
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China in warning to Taiwan

Tuesday, March 4th 2008, 8:22
related countries: China China

China warns that Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian will "pay a dear price" if he moves towards independence.
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Taiwan set to hold UN referendums

Friday, February 1st 2008, 15:29

Taiwan will hold two referendums next month on joining the UN, the island's election commission says.
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Monday, January 14th 2008, 12:29
related countries: China China

Malawi announces that it is cutting diplomatic ties with Taiwan to focus on cementing its relationship with China.
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New head for Taiwan ruling party

Monday, January 14th 2008, 7:28

Taiwan's ruling party appoints Frank Hsieh as its new chairman, after its heavy loss in legislative polls.
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Taiwan nationalists in huge win

Saturday, January 12th 2008, 15:08

Taiwan's nationalists win a landslide victory in parliamentary polls, in a vote closely watched by China.
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Taiwan recycles Chiang landmark

Tuesday, January 1st 2008, 18:25

Taiwan reopens a giant memorial to Chiang Kai-shek as a memorial to abuses under his rule.
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