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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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Taiwan acquits opposition leader

Friday, December 28th 2007, 3:56

A Taiwan appeal court upholds the acquittal of opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou of corruption charges.
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Taiwan UN bid 'provocative' - US

Friday, December 21st 2007, 17:44
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice opposes Taiwan's bid to join the UN, saying it is "provocative".
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Lee film sweeps Taiwan 'Oscars'

Saturday, December 8th 2007, 17:47

Ang Lee's controversial drama Lust, Caution wins a host of prizes at the Golden Horse awards in Taiwan.
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Taiwan blocks China WTO judge

Monday, November 19th 2007, 17:27
related countries: China China

Taiwan blocks China's bid to have its first judge on the WTO's top trade disputes court, citing fears of bias.
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Somali pirates free Taiwan boat

Monday, November 5th 2007, 16:46
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Pirates release a Taiwanese boat and its crew, taken almost six months ago off the coast of Somalia.
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Taiwan torch relay for UN entry

Wednesday, October 24th 2007, 6:14

Taiwan's president kicks off a nationwide torch relay to highlight the island's bid to join the United Nations.
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Hundreds mourn Taiwan gang boss

Thursday, October 18th 2007, 10:40

Taiwanese pay their respects to the infamous crime boss Chen Chi-li, who died earlier this month.
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Taiwan shows off military might

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 12:13
related countries: China China

Taiwan marks its national day with a military parade, and leader Chen Shui-bian criticises China in a speech.
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Strong typhoon pummels Taiwan

Saturday, October 6th 2007, 16:24
related countries: China China

A typhoon batters the island of Taiwan, closing businesses and threatening similar havoc later in China.
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Taiwan's ruling party chief quits

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 13:41

The chairman of Taiwan's ruling DPP party, You Shyi-kun, resigns after being charged with corruption.
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Olympic torch will bypass Taiwan

Friday, September 21st 2007, 11:41
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Taipei

The Olympic torch will not stop in Taiwan, because Taipei and Beijing have failed to agree over the issue.
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UN rejects Taiwan membership bid

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 21:34

The UN again rejects a membership bid from Taiwan as the general assembly begins in New York.
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Taiwan in UN membership bid

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 0:15
related countries: China China

Taiwan prepares to make its 15th attempt to become a member of the UN - a bid fiercely opposed by China.
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Taiwanese march to back UN bid

Saturday, September 15th 2007, 13:15

Tens of thousands march in Taiwan to back a government plan to hold a controversial referendum on joining the UN.
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Anger over Taiwan 'heaviest pig'

Monday, September 3rd 2007, 14:11

Animal activists express outrage as pigs in Taiwan are force-fed for the Pig of God contest.
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Taiwan jet in emergency landing

Wednesday, August 22nd 2007, 15:41
related countries: Japan Japan

A Taiwanese China Airlines passenger plane makes an emergency landing in Japan, officials say.
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Officials probe Japan plane blaze

Wednesday, August 22nd 2007, 5:38
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

Officials from the US, Japan and Taiwan investigate why a plane burst into flames, amid reports of a fuel leak.
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Eastern China lashed by typhoon

Sunday, August 19th 2007, 20:36
related countries: China China

Typhoon Sepat brings high winds and torrential rains to China's east coast, killing at least 15 people.
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Taiwan opposition figure cleared

Tuesday, August 14th 2007, 6:04

A Taiwanese court clears Ma Ying-jeou, the main opposition's presidential candidate, of corruption.
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