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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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China anger at Japan-Taiwan deal

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 12:17
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

Japan and Taiwan sign a deal allowing Taiwan to fish near a group of disputed islands, prompting China to express 'extreme concerns'.
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VIDEO: CCTV shows Taiwan quake strike

Wednesday, March 27th 2013, 12:16

An earthquake of 6.1 magnitude has struck central Taiwan causing buildings to sway and injuring at least 20 people.
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Murray advances to fourth round

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 7:25
related places: Taipei

Andy Murray cruises into the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open with a straight-sets win over Taipei's Yen-Hsun Lu.
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VIDEO: Protests over Taiwan nuclear power

Monday, March 11th 2013, 1:42

In Taiwan, opposition to the country's nuclear power facilities has been growing. More than 200,000 people joined protests across the country citing fears over safety.
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Taiwan: Can you recycle a city?

Friday, March 1st 2013, 0:03

Creating clothes from old bottles and furniture from scrap paper
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Taiwan's most famous professional mourner

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 0:41

Fired up and ready to mourn - the pros at a Taiwanese funeral
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Top maths pupils 'don't keep up'

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 2:08
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The ablest primary pupils in England almost match those in Taiwan and Hong Kong in maths but fall back by the time they are 16, a study suggests.
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