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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

Foxconn to lift factory robot use

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 6:33

Taiwan's Foxconn, which assembles products for firms including Apple, will boost use of automated equipment in its factories.
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Taiwan jails spy general for life

Monday, July 25th 2011, 10:29
related countries: China China

Taiwan jails an army general for spying for China - the highest-ranking officer involved in espionage in decades.
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VIDEO: Camping with the dead in Taiwan

Friday, July 1st 2011, 19:30

A graveyard has become one of Taiwan's most popular camping sites.
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Taiwan ex-leader on fraud charges

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 14:38

Former President Lee Teng-hui is charged with embezzling $7.79m (£4.8m) from state funds during his time in office between 1988 and 2000.
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Taiwan marks China tourism first

Tuesday, June 28th 2011, 11:23
related countries: China China

Some 300 Chinese tourists arrive in Taiwan - the first time in more than 50 years tourists from the mainland have been allowed to roam on their own.
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VIDEO: Taiwan's president on China trade deal

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 21:27
related countries: China China

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou has given a rare interview to the BBC about last year's landmark trade deal with China and whether his country is becoming too economically dependent on China.
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Giant appetite

Saturday, June 11th 2011, 11:00
related countries: China China

Taiwan fish farmers catering for Chinese tastes
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At cross purposes

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 1:40
related countries: China China

Bold plan to end China-Taiwan linguistic confusion
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VIDEO: The art of sculpture with hair

Friday, May 20th 2011, 9:26

A hairdresser in Taiwan has turned the waste products of her profession into an unusual hobby, proving that there is no limit to what people can create when they are inspired.
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Taiwan general accused of spying

Friday, May 20th 2011, 7:25
related countries: China China

Taiwan military prosecutors charge a senior general with spying for China - the highest-ranking officer involved in alleged espionage in decades.
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Taiwan hospital transvestite row

Wednesday, May 18th 2011, 11:00

A Taiwan hospital is fined for violating gender equality laws by firing a cross-dressing male employee who came to work dressed as a woman.
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Taiwan buzz over 'pregnant' panda

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 8:34
related countries: China China

Excited speculation in Taiwan over the possible pregnancy of Yuan Yuan, a giant panda gifted by China three years ago.
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Taiwan doomsday blog sparks panic

Sunday, May 1st 2011, 16:10

Police in Taiwan investigate a self-proclaimed prophet whose doomsday warnings on a blog have caused panic.
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Six die in Taiwan train accident

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 9:53

At least six people are killed and some 50 others are injured after a tree collapses into the path of a tourist train in Taiwan, officials say.
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Four killed in Taiwan cash factory blast

Saturday, April 23rd 2011, 12:06

Four people die in an explosion at a "ghost money" factory in northern Taiwan, believed to have been caused by firecrackers.
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Taiwan to boost Spratlys troops

Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 11:39

Taiwan says it is to train more than 100 coastguard troops in a disputed area of the South China Sea in sea combat and the prevention of amphibious attack.
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Taiwan 'luxury' tax gets go-ahead

Friday, April 15th 2011, 8:00

Taiwan passes a "luxury" tax in an unusual move to curb rampant property speculation and the island's worst wealth gap in a decade.
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Taiwan accepts mainland students

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 8:57
related countries: China China

As relations with China improve, Taiwan starts to accept applications from Chinese students to attend its universities, despite protests in some quarters.
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VIDEO: Planes land on motorway in Taiwan

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 10:00

The Taiwanese military have landed various craft on a motorway in an exercise simulating an attack on the country's airfields.
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Shopping 'may improve health'

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 8:45

Shopping regularly prolongs life, at least for those aged 65 plus in Taiwan.
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China's medical tourists

Thursday, March 31st 2011, 16:08

Taiwan hopes its medical services will impress
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Taiwan club owner held over blaze

Monday, March 7th 2011, 8:30

Police in Taiwan detain the owner of a nightclub, where a fire killed nine people and injured 12 at the weekend.
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