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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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Taiwan minister resigns amid row

Monday, July 29th 2013, 8:39

Taiwan's defence minister resigns following the death of a young conscript, an incident that sparked an outcry on the island.
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Typhoon Soulik winds lash Taiwan

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 11:57

Typhoon Soulik kills at least one person as it lashes Taiwan and barrels towards China, where 300,000 people have been evacuated.
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VIDEO: Typhoon Soulik batters Taiwan

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 3:06
related countries: China China

A medium-force typhoon is moving towards China after battering Taiwan, leaving one person dead.
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VIDEO: Taiwan braces for Typhoon Soulik

Friday, July 12th 2013, 10:13

People in Taiwan are bracing themselves for the arrival of Typhoon Soulik.
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Taiwan braces for Typhoon Soulik

Friday, July 12th 2013, 6:03

Taiwan prepares for the arrival of Typhoon Soulik, as schools close and soldiers are placed on stand-by for emergency evacuations.
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VIDEO: Footage of giant panda birth

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 9:16
related countries: China China
related places: Taipei

A giant panda, one of a pair presented by China four years ago to mark warming ties with Taiwan, has given birth to a female cub at a Taipei zoo.
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Murray safely through at Wimbledon

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 17:11

Andy Murray beats Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu to reach the third round on a remarkable day of upsets and injuries at Wimbledon.
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Chinese activist arrives in Taiwan

Monday, June 24th 2013, 3:35
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng arrives in Taiwan to meet opposition lawmakers and discuss human rights, in a move likely to anger Beijing.
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Taiwan ex-leader 'in suicide bid'

Monday, June 3rd 2013, 9:37

Taiwan's imprisoned former President Chen Shui-bian tries to take his own life, the justice ministry says.
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Resources at heart of Taiwan-Philippines maritime row

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 2:30

Resources at heart of Taiwan-Philippines maritime row
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VIDEO: Singapore recalls 'bubble tea' balls

Tuesday, May 28th 2013, 3:32
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore recalls Taiwan-made tapioca balls used in the popular Asian 'bubble tea' drink
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Manila, Taipei begin parallel probes

Monday, May 27th 2013, 9:45
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines and Taiwan are holding parallel investigations into the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman amid a diplomatic row.
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Caution call for Filipinos in Taiwan

Friday, May 17th 2013, 9:12
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A Philippine official warns migrant workers in Taiwan to keep a low profile, amid a diplomatic row over the death of a fisherman.
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Taiwan holds drills near Philippines

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 9:49
related countries: Philippines Philippines, United States United States

Taiwan conducts military exercises near the Philippines following a diplomatic row over the death of a Taiwanese fisherman.
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VIDEO: Taiwan rejects Philippines apology

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 0:03
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Taiwan has imposed more sanctions on the Philippines, despite an apology from the Philippine president for the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters.
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Taiwan rejects Philippines apology

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 18:14
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila

Taiwan imposes more sanctions on the Philippines despite an apology from President Benigno Aquino for the death of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters.
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Taiwan demands Philippines apology

Sunday, May 12th 2013, 6:21
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Taiwan gives the Philippines until Wednesday to apologise for the death of a fisherman whose vessel was fired on by the Philippines' coastguard.
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Taiwan protest after fisherman shot

Friday, May 10th 2013, 5:59
related countries: Philippines Philippines
related places: Manila, Taipei

Taiwan demands an explanation from Manila after a fisherman was shot and killed in disputed waters by the Philippine coastguard.
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Taiwan reports first bird flu case

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 12:53
related countries: China China

Health officials in Taiwan confirm that a 53-year-old businessman is the first case of the H7N9 bird flu virus outside mainland China.
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Taiwan executions horrify activists

Friday, April 19th 2013, 15:37

Taiwan executes a group of six prisoners for the second time in six months, sparking an angry reaction from an anti-death penalty group.
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Taiwan runs live-fire military drill

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 8:03
related countries: China China

Taiwan holds its first live-fire military drill since 2008, simulating a Chinese attack on its Penghu Islands.
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Samsung probed over 'fake reviews'

Tuesday, April 16th 2013, 10:34

Fair-trade officials in Taiwan are looking into reports that Samsung paid people to criticise rival HTC online.
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