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Taiwan activists in islands bid

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 8:05
related countries: Japan Japan

A boatload of Taiwanese activists are turned back by Japanese coastguards as they try to reach a disputed group of East China Sea islands.
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Taiwan's pop culture leaps Chinese hurdles

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 0:45
related countries: China China

Taiwan's pop culture overcomes Chinese hurdles
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Taiwan condemned over executions

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 11:34

Six death row inmates are executed in Taiwan in an act condemned by international human rights groups.
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Heat helps 'heal' flash memory

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 11:17

A brief jolt of searing heat can "heal" flash memory and stop it wearing out, researchers in Taiwan have found.
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Chinese films win Golden Horses

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 23:58
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Films, actors and directors from mainland China do well at the Chinese equivalent of the Oscars - previously dominated by Hong Kong and Taiwan.
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Apple told to disclose HTC deal

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 6:30
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States
related places: Apple

A US judge orders Apple to disclose details of its patent sharing deal with Taiwan's HTC to its Korean rival Samsung.
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VIDEO: Fire forces patients out of hospital

Monday, November 19th 2012, 20:41

A hospital fire in New Taipei lead to a mass evacuation of patients on Monday.
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Taiwan lie tests 'to find spies'

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 16:18

Officials in Taiwan tell the BBC that lie detector tests for military personnel based abroad are a useful way to evaluate whether they are spying.
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VIDEO: Urban shrimp fishing in Taiwan

Sunday, November 4th 2012, 0:27

Taiwan's love for urban, indoor shrimp fishing
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VIDEO: Tricky times for Foxconn

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 14:00

Taiwan's Hon Hai, which trades under the name Foxconn, is set to report its third quarter earnings, amid unrest amongst its workers and rising production costs.
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Taiwan arrests suspected spies

Monday, October 29th 2012, 9:49
related countries: China China

Taiwan arrests three retired military officers suspected of spying for China, including one whose department handled classified data, officials say.
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Taiwan 'arsonist' blames illness

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 8:09

A patient suspected of causing a deadly fire at a Taiwan hospital says he was upset over his serious illness, prosecutors say.
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Hospital fire in Taiwan kills 12

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 9:29

An early morning fire at a hospital in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan kills 12 elderly patients and injures dozens more.
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Taiwan politician in China visit

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 8:09
related countries: China China

Frank Hsieh, a key opposition politician in Taiwan, is on a private five-day visit to China that is viewed as an icebreaker for both sides.
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VIDEO: Taiwan moves to cut noise levels

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 6:34

Taiwan's government has received an increasing number of complaints about noise levels in the capital. That has forced the EPA to announce plans to toughen regulations.
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Taipei's noise pollution dilemma

Wednesday, October 3rd 2012, 2:44

Bustling Taiwan's noise pollution dilemma
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VIDEO: Taiwan boats enter Japan waters

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 13:57
related countries: Japan Japan

Dozens of Taiwanese boats have sailed into Japanese waters, in the latest protest over a group of tiny islands in the East China Sea.
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China warns at Japan island talks

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 8:23
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

China warns Japan it will not tolerate violations of its sovereignty, in high-level talks aimed at easing tensions over an islands dispute.
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Sleepy Taiwan island plans casino

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 2:03

Sleepy island plans casino for mainland visitors
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Brawl halts Foxconn production

Monday, September 24th 2012, 12:03
related countries: China China

Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology, a major supplier to Apple, stops production at a plant in China after a brawl involving 2,000 workers.
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Robson beaten in Guangzhou final

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 10:34
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Guangzhou

British number one Laura Robson is beaten 6-3 5-7 6-4 by Su-Wei Hsieh of Chinese Taipei in the final of the Guangzhou Open.
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Taiwan firm gets $500m fine in US

Friday, September 21st 2012, 1:16
related countries: United States United States

AU Optronics, one of Taiwan's biggest firms, is fined $500m (£300m) by a US court for fixing prices of liquid crystal display panels.
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Is Taiwanese democracy changing Chinese students?

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 21:02
related countries: China China

Is Taiwan experience changing Chinese students?
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Taiwan toilet advice stirs debate

Monday, August 27th 2012, 13:18

A Taiwanese minister causes widespread debate on hygiene by suggesting that men should sit down while urinating instead of standing up.
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