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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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VIDEO: Giant duck deflates in earthquake

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 18:27

A giant yellow duck art installation fell victim to a 6.3 factor earthquake in Taiwan on Thursday.
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Fears over Taiwan and China deal

Monday, October 28th 2013, 0:06
related countries: China China

Who benefits most from a trade deal between China and Taiwan?
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My Business Asia: Touring Taiwan

Tuesday, October 8th 2013, 23:53

Entrepreneur who helps visitors tour Taiwan like a local
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Powerful typhoon moves in on SE Asia

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 4:55
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Heavy rain and howling winds are lashing the northern Philippines and Taiwan as Typhoon Usagi goes through the Luzon Strait which divides them.
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VIDEO: Asia braced for Typhoon Usagi

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 0:48
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines and Taiwan are braced for Typhoon Usagi, which meteorologists say could become the most powerful typhoon of 2013.
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Party boss expelled in Taiwan feud

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 12:45

The governing party in Taiwan expells the Speaker of parliament, Wang Jin-pyng, over allegations of influence peddling.
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VIDEO: Lucky escape in Taiwan landslide

Sunday, September 1st 2013, 4:09

A driver had a lucky escape after a boulder almost hit a car in a sudden landslide caused by heavy rain in Taiwan.
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VIDEO: New panda cub unveiled in Taiwan

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 11:57

Taipei City Zoo has released new pictures of one of its giant pandas.
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VIDEO: Taiwan's knife-wielding masseurs

Saturday, August 24th 2013, 23:30

The ancient art of massage – with meat cleavers
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Taiwan begins military law change

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 5:44

An amended law comes into effect in Taiwan which strips its military of the power to prosecute and punish its own personnel during peace time.
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Taiwan lifts Philippines sanctions

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 15:21
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Taiwan lifts sanctions imposed on the Philippines, after a presidential apology to the family of a Taiwanese fisherman shot dead in disputed waters.
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Taiwan minister quits after six days

Wednesday, August 7th 2013, 4:21

Taiwan's defence minister resigns less than a week after his predecessor quit, amid criticism of the military over the death of a young conscript.
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Taiwan protest over conscript death

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 13:37
related places: Taipei

Tens of thousands of people rally in the capital, Taipei, to protest over the death of a young conscript who died following alleged abuse.
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VIDEO: Taiwan MPs brawl over nuclear vote

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 8:32

Lawmakers in Taiwan have clashed in the country's parliament, ahead of a vote on a referendum on the construction of a fourth nuclear power plant.
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Taiwan nuclear vote sparks brawl

Friday, August 2nd 2013, 5:21

Taiwan lawmakers fight in parliament ahead of a vote on a referendum on a controversial nuclear plant near the capital.
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