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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

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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VIDEO: Surprise birth rate rise in Taiwan

Friday, October 28th 2011, 16:44

Taiwan's fertility rate has shown an increase for the first time in 12 years.
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Taiwan pays for execution error

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 12:04

Taiwan's defence ministry is to pay compensation to the relatives of an air force private who was executed in 1997 for a murder he did not commit.
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Taiwan's peace talks 'need vote'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 14:44
related countries: China China

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou says he will not engage in peace talks with China unless voters first give their approval in a referendum.
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HTC loses Apple patent case in US

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 4:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apple

Taiwan's HTC is dealt a big blow as the US International Trade Commission says Apple did not violate its patents.
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Legacy debate as Republic of China marks 100 years

Monday, October 10th 2011, 5:32
related countries: China China

Debate in Taiwan as the Republic of China marks its centenary
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VIDEO: A new economic future for Taiwan?

Monday, October 10th 2011, 0:49

Can Taiwan keep its economic miracle alive?
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VIDEO: Taiwanese island's unique culture

Friday, October 7th 2011, 14:28

Remote Lanyu Island off the coast of Taiwan has its own indigenous people, traditions and culture.
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VIDEO: Man drops daughter to catch ball

Friday, September 30th 2011, 16:28

A baseball fan in Taiwan dropped his daughter while trying to catch a foul ball.
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VIDEO: Ceremony marks Confucius' birthday

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 19:41
related countries: China China

Taiwan commemorates one of the most revered Chinese philosopher with ancient dances and rituals.
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China hits out at US-Taiwan deal

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 14:37
related countries: China China, United States United States

China hits out at a US deal to upgrade Taiwan's ageing fleet of US-built F-16 fighter planes, warning it could harm bilateral co-operation.
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US confirms Taiwan F-16 upgrade

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 18:13
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US confirms it plans to upgrade Taiwan's ageing fleet of F-16 fighters planes, a regular source of tensions with China.
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VIDEO: Violin world record broken in Taiwan

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 16:14

A group of 4,645 violinists broke the world record for the most number of violins played simultaneously.
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Taiwan sweats on US arms sales decision

Friday, September 16th 2011, 1:35
related countries: United States United States

Taiwan sweats over US arms sales decision
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Taiwan 'grounds jets' after crash

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 11:09

Taiwan reportedly grounds its F-5 jets as rescuers find bodies of three pilots killed when two fighters crashed into mountains on Tuesday.
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