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'Beautiful accident'

Friday, January 6th 2017, 22:00

Su-Man Hsu runs a skincare company, but she started life in a mud hut in Taiwan. How did she make her journey from there to facialist to Hollywood celebrities?
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'Devil' typhoon

Friday, August 14th 2009, 1:47

Time is running out for rescuers in Taiwan
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'Double agent' arrested in Taiwan

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 9:40
related countries: China China

A senior military intelligence officer has been arrested in Taiwan for being a double agent for China, Taiwan's defence ministry says.
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'Nine killed' in Taiwan bar blaze

Sunday, March 6th 2011, 3:26

Nine people are killed and 11 more injured after a fire breaks out in a bar in the Taiwanese city of Taichung, officials say.
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'Pilot error' behind TransAsia crash

Friday, January 29th 2016, 12:00

The crash of TransAsia flight 222, which killed 48 in Taiwan in 2014, was due to pilot error and failure to follow safety rules, a report finds.
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'Please value life'

Thursday, February 2nd 2017, 0:01

The BBC looks back at the suicide of a vet in Taiwan, as new animal laws are set to come in.
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'Suicidal driver' cause of deadly Taiwan bus crash

Saturday, September 10th 2016, 13:38
related countries: China China

A suicidal driver was the cause of a bus crash in Taiwan that killed an entire Chinese tour group in July, investigators say.
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'Taiwan spy' executed by Beijing

Friday, November 28th 2008, 22:42
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China executes a scientist accused of spying for Taiwan, despite appeals from his daughters for clemency.
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3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault

Thursday, September 20th 2018, 10:21

Cody Wilson flew to Taiwan before he could be detained, police in Texas say.
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A bloody battle

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 0:19

A crowdfunded menstrual cup will soon hit the market in Taiwan, where no menstrual cups are legally available at the moment.
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African island nation Sao Tome cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 5:04
related countries: Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe

The African island nation of Sao Tome has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan, officials say.
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After British man abused, Taiwan debates its hidden racism

Saturday, November 21st 2015, 5:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

After British man abused, Taiwan debates its hidden racism
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Alternative view

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 16:35
related countries: China China

How 60 years of China communism is seen in Taiwan
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American Airlines, Delta and Cathay Pacific bow to China Taiwan pressure

Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 9:21
related countries: China China, United States United States

Many already bowed to pressure to list Taiwan as part of China, but until now US carriers held out.
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An election battle for the identity of Taiwan

Friday, January 1st 2016, 22:31

One of the world's feistiest democracies awaits a crucial poll
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Ancient festival

Monday, April 19th 2010, 23:20
related countries: China China

Can a sea deity bring Taiwan and China closer?
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Anger over Taiwan 'heaviest pig'

Monday, September 3rd 2007, 14:11

Animal activists express outrage as pigs in Taiwan are force-fed for the Pig of God contest.
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Anger over Tsai 'erratic and single' article

Wednesday, May 25th 2016, 6:34
related countries: China China

An article on Chinese state media that said Taiwan's new leader Tsai Ing-wen has an "extremist style" because she is single prompts outrage online.
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Anti-nuclear protests hit Taiwan

Monday, April 28th 2014, 5:40

Taiwanese police clash with anti-nuclear protesters demanding that the ruling Kuomintang Party stop construction of a fourth nuclear power plant.
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Anti-terror drills in Taiwan

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 9:18

But what was the scenario?
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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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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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Arrest in Taiwan corruption probe

Friday, October 31st 2008, 10:15

Police in Taiwan arrest a former deputy prime minister on suspicion of corruption involving diplomatic funds.
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Art 'reunion'

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 23:37
related places: Taipei

Historic China-Taiwan exhibition opens in Taipei
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Asia communications hit by quake

Wednesday, December 27th 2006, 7:44

Telecommunications across Asia are badly hit after Tuesday's quake off Taiwan affected undersea cables.
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Thursday, December 28th 2006, 8:26

Asia's internet and phone networks get back to normal after Tuesday's quake off Taiwan severely hit services.
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