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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

Preserving traditional Chinese printing

Monday, April 30th 2012, 23:17

How Taiwan's last traditional word-smith fights to stay alive
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Beauty pageant in fidelity pledge

Monday, April 30th 2012, 15:14

Contestants at a Taiwan beauty pageant will this year be required not to partake in extra-marital love affairs, the contest's organisers have said.
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Foxconn-owner dips on weak profit

Monday, April 30th 2012, 4:30

Shares in electronics components-maker Hon Hai, which owns Foxconn, dip 7%, after it reports weaker-than-expected profits.
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HTC shares fall as profits tumble

Monday, April 9th 2012, 5:39

Shares of smartphone maker HTC fall on the Taiwan Stock Exchange after a sharp plunge in its profit for the first quarter.
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VIDEO: Taiwan deaths linked to overworking

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 3:50

A string of recent deaths in Taiwan, linked to overwork, has raised questions about the price workers are paying for the country's success.
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Deaths spotlight Taiwan's 'overwork' culture

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 0:54

Taiwan questions its culture of long hours on the job
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Taiwan firm in LCD price fixing

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 1:53
related countries: United States United States

AU Optronics, one of Taiwan's biggest flat screen makers, is found guilty of fixing prices of LCD panels in the US.
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US 'busts major smuggling rings'

Saturday, March 3rd 2012, 0:23
related countries: China China, Philippines Philippines, United States United States

The US authorities say they have smashed several major smuggling rings bringing fake goods to the US from China, Taiwan and the Philippines.
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NBA 'Linsanity' grips Taiwan

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 21:20

Ancestral home given new pride by NBA's newest star
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HTC profits up but outlook poor

Monday, February 6th 2012, 12:10

Taiwan smartphone maker HTC reports a 57% jump in annual profits, but it predicts a downbeat start to trading this year.
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Friday, February 3rd 2012, 6:54
related countries: China China

The Chinese government keeps a tight control on the publishing and importation of books, especially those on what it deems sensitive subjects. But in Taiwan, the trade in Chinese language books is thriving.
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Taiwan president wins second term

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 19:40
related countries: China China

Taiwan's incumbent President Ma Ying-jeou wins a second term in office, promising to further improve ties with neighbouring China.
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VIDEO: Taiwan president wins second term

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 18:09

The opposition candidate in the Taiwanese presidential elections has admitted defeat, giving incumbent President ma Ying-Jeou a second term in office.
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Final push for Taiwan elections

Friday, January 13th 2012, 9:49

Taiwan's three presidential candidates are on their final campaign push before the island goes to the polls on Saturday.
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Friday, January 13th 2012, 3:51
related countries: China China

Taiwanese voters will be going to the polls to elect their president on Saturday, and the country's relationship with China is high on the agenda.
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Taiwan braces for election battle

Friday, January 13th 2012, 1:18

China looms large as Taiwan braces for election battle
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VIDEO: Taiwan election: What you need to know

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 16:35
related countries: China China

BBC Chinese's Raymond Li explains who the presidential candidates are and what the election could mean for the rest of the world.
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Taiwan works to restore architectural treasures

Friday, January 6th 2012, 2:19

Why Taiwan is restoring architectural treasures
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Taiwan election surveillance row

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 16:36

Taiwan's opposition party demands a probe into alleged surveillance by security and intelligence units on its presidential candidate.
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Taiwan tycoon's son sues for $4bn

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 3:17
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

The eldest son of the late Taiwan tycoon Wang Yung-ching sues in Hong Kong to recover $4bn worth of disputed assets.
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China at the heart of tight Taiwan poll race

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 1:08
related countries: China China

China at the heart of closely-fought Taiwan race
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Apple wins HTC graphic patent row

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 5:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apple

The US International Trade Commission says Apple did not violate graphic patents owned by S3, a unit of Taiwan's HTC.
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Soong enters Taiwan election race

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 11:41

James Soong says he will contest Taiwan's presidential polls - potentially splitting support for the ruling Kuomintang party.
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