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14 Aug 2018
Taiwan's president has given a speech in the United States -- the first time in 15 years that a leader of the island has spoken publicly on American soil -- in a move likely to anger Beijing.
13 Aug 2018
Nine people were killed and 30 injured in a blaze that broke out early Monday at a hospice for the terminally ill near Taiwan's capital Taipei, fire officials said.
24 May 2018
Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu Thursday tendered his resignation after Burkina Faso announced it was breaking diplomatic ties with the island.
18 May 2018
As Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen reaches the half-way mark in her first term on Sunday, she is under growing pressure from a public tired of economic stagnation but critical of her reform efforts.
11 May 2018
Three government officials were among 12 people jailed Friday over Taiwan's worst ever gas explosions which killed 32 and injured more than 300 four years ago.
8 May 2018
Taiwan accused the World Health Organization of succumbing to political pressure from Beijing Tuesday after the island failed to receive an invitation to a major international meeting.
29 Apr 2018
Seven people -- five of them firefighters -- died in a fire that broke out late Saturday in an electronics factory in northern Taiwan, the local fire department said. The inferno raged through the eight-floor building of a circuit board maker, located in an industrial district in Taoyuan City. Seven firefighters were trapped by large…
27 Apr 2018
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen said Friday she would be willing to meet her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping "for peace and stability" in the wake of a landmark summit between the leaders of the two Koreas.
25 Apr 2018
Taiwanese military veterans on Wednesday scuffled with police as they tried to storm parliament in the latest of a series of protests against planned pension cuts.
9 Feb 2018
After hours of painstaking search efforts, Taiwanese rescue workers pulled two more bodies from the flattened remains of a hotel Friday, bringing the death toll from a deadly 6.4-magnitude quake to 12.
7 Feb 2018
Rescue workers pulled survivors and bodies from buildings tilting precariously in the Taiwanese city of Hualien Wednesday, after an overnight earthquake killed at least five, injured more than 200 and left dozens missing.
11 Nov 2017
Taipei (formally known as Taipei City) is the superior city and a territory of Taiwan. This city is located on the northern side of the state. It is around 25 kilometers (16 miles) southwestern of the northern geographic point city Keelung. Taipei is the political and social location of Taiwan, and one of the real…

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