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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.

World news related to Taiwan – overview

Taiwan: news

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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'Nine killed' in Taiwan bar blaze

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 3:26

Nine people are killed and 11 more injured after a fire breaks out in a bar in the Taiwanese city of Taichung, officials say.
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Taiwan executes five for murder

Friday, March 4th 2011, 15:13

Five convicted murderers are executed in Taiwan amid a growing national debate on whether to abolish the death penalty.
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Kidnapped Taiwanese man rescued‎

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 15:39
related countries: China China

Taiwan and China work together to rescue a Taiwanese businessman kidnapped in China and held for 52 days by gangsters.
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Taiwan to lift China's tech limit

Monday, February 28th 2011, 4:55
related countries: China China

Taiwan is expected to ease limits on tech-sector investment by Chinese firms to help bring money into the industry.
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Taiwan general 'spied for China'

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 10:56
related countries: China China

Taiwan detains a senior general on suspicion of spying for China - the highest-ranking officer involved in alleged espionage in decades.
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Sea change

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 0:11

Can a new public awareness save Taiwan's endangered species?
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Trash talk

Sunday, January 23rd 2011, 0:44

Taiwan's musical refuse trucks lighten load on rubbish day
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Taiwan in live-fire missile tests

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 8:17
related countries: China China, United States United States

Taiwan's military holds live-fire exercises, as Chinese President Hu Jintao travels to the US for a state visit.
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Fair deal wanted

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 0:17

Migrant workers in Taiwan seek higher wages, smaller fees
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EU hits S Korea and Taiwan cartel

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 4:22
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The European Union competition watchdog fines South Korean and Taiwanese firms for running a price cartel, but they say they might appeal.
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Mayor polls boost Taiwan's KMT

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 14:54

Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang is given an electoral boost by winning mayoral seats in three of the island's five biggest cities.
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Taiwanese politician shot in face

Friday, November 26th 2010, 15:59

The son of Taiwan's former Vice President Lien Chan has been shot in the face while campaigning for local elections, police say.
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Taiwan 'faked death' murder case

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 12:00

Police in Taiwan arrest a man who allegedly killed another man and used the body to fake his own suicide and avoid prison.
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Taiwan passes law after landslide

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 15:32

After a series of deadly landslides, Taiwan's legislature backs a law requiring all land to be assessed for possible dangers.
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Taiwan judges held for corruption

Monday, November 8th 2010, 13:20

Twelve judges, prosecutors, lawyers and others in Taiwan are charged with corruption, as part of a campaign to clean up the judicial system.
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'Double agent' arrested in Taiwan

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 9:40
related countries: China China

A senior military intelligence officer has been arrested in Taiwan for being a double agent for China, Taiwan's defence ministry says.
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Taiwan's typhoon missing sought

Monday, October 25th 2010, 9:39
related countries: China China

Rescue workers in Taiwan find the wreckage of a bus believed to have been carrying 19 Chinese tourists missing after Typhoon Megi.
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Soft power

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 23:32

Using arts and culture to raise Taiwan's global profile
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Typhoon hits Taiwan and Philippines

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 16:03
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Typhoon Megi has been wreaking havoc in Southeast Asia this week, killing at least 26 people in the Philippines and 12 so far in Taiwan, where 26 others are missing.
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Storm triggers Taiwan landslides

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 15:19
related countries: China China

A tourist bus is feared buried and three people are killed in multiple landslides as Typhoon Megi brings torrential rain to Taiwan.
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