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Taiwan Birth rates dropped in 2018

The number of babies born in 2018 in Taiwan is estimated to have dropped to 185,000, the lowest in five years, according to the...
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All passengers on stranded ship off Taiwan rescued

All 346 passengers on a ship that became stranded in waters off Taiwan's Budai township Friday afternoon have been rescued, according to local media. ...
Bird Flu

Taiwan reports new outbreak of bird flu

Taiwan has confirmed a new outbreak of bird flu at two poultry farms and culled more than 14,000 birds to prevent further infection, according...
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Taiwan reports more H5N6 bird flu cases

Taiwan has reported three H5N6 bird flu cases this week, and authorities are reinforcing measures to prevent further infections. The latest case...
Wpid Money Growth

Taiwan’s January CPI growth hits 11-month high

Taiwan's Consumer Price Index (CPI) growth hit a11-month high in January, driven by higher goods and service prices over the Chinese Lunar New Year,...
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Uber to suspend operation in Taiwan

Ride-hailing app Uber announced Thursday noon that it will suspend services in Taiwan starting Feb. 10, due to the risk of heavy fines. ...
Wpid Money Growth

Taiwan reports 1.4 percent economic growth for 2016

Taiwan's economy expanded by 1.40 percent year on year in 2016 as its major trade partners, including the Chinese mainland, reported strong economic performance...
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Taiwan residents stage protests against pension reforms

Tens of thousands of residents in Taiwan took to the streets Sunday to protest against proposed pension reforms. Protesters began to gather...

Taiwan sees increment in export

Export orders for the month stood at 42.68 billion U.S. dollars, according to the department. It was the third consecutive monthly increase. ...

Chinese mainland tourist operators showcase attractions in Taipei

Tourist operators from nearly all provincial regions on the Chinese mainland showcased their attractions in Taipei on Friday, ambitious to attract more customers from...
AFP / Wojtek Radwanski Soldiers stand guard during ground breaking ceremony of the northern section of defence anti-missile shield in Redzikowo military base in northern Poland, May 13, 2016

Three Officers Charged in Taiwan’s Grave Missile Misfire

A chief petty officer who supervised Kao, and an officer responsible for the ship's weapon systems have been indicted for dereliction of duty, according...

Taiwan recorded an increase in population of 23.51 mln

According to the island's interior department, females account for about 50.18 percent of the entire population. Some 68.98 percent of the total...
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Taiwan authorities disapprove South China Sea mediation award

The island's leader's office said that the award "is not legally binding." The award, especially its claim that Taiping Island is...
A resident is hit by splashing water from a bank at a scenic spot in Zhoushan City of east China's Zhejiang Province, July 10, 2015 . Typhoon Chan-Hom is expected to land somewhere between Sanmen and Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province on Saturday afternoon, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) forecast. (Xinhua/Wu Linhong) (zwx)

Storm Nepartak kills 3, harms more than 300 in Taiwan

The three fatalities were a 39-year-old man who fell into a lake and was drowned in Hualien county, a 71-year-old woman who died from...

Death toll from Taiwan quake reaches 116 as search ends

The 6.7-magnitude quake hit Kaohsiung city at a depth of 15 km at 3:57 a.m. last Saturday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center....
Rescuers try to look for victims at the site where a building collapsed during an earthquake in Tainan City, southeast China's Taiwan, Feb. 6, 2016. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit an area near Tainan of Taiwan at 03:57 a.m. Beijing Time on Saturday, damaging several buildings, leaving at least seven people dead and hundreds injured, according to the island's disaster response center. (Xinhua/Zhang Guojun) (lfj)

Taiwan Quake: seven reported dead whilst hundred remain injured

The disaster caused the total collapse of eight buildings and the partial collapse of another five in worst-hit Tainan City. Altogether, 318 people have...

App assits cross- strait exchanges

The app, which has been in testing since May, provides information and documents on the logistics of doing business, studying, getting married and adopting...
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Taiwan woman lands in trouble for giving birth in US bound flight

One such pregnant woman who is a Taiwanese has incurred the wrath of the China Airline on which she travelled with an advanced stage...

Hung Hsiu-chu passes opinion polls

Hung Hsiu-chu, the only contender for the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party's primary Taiwan leadership bid, passed the required support in public polls with an...
divorce

Taiwan witnessed over 146 divorces daily in 2014

Taiwan witnessed the divorcement of 53,144 couples in 2014 -- nearly 146 couples each day, according to a survey from the island's internal affairs...

Thousands join Taipei?s 101 run up race

More than 4,500 people from 38 countries and regions on Sunday challenged themselves in a towerrunning competition in Taipei 101, the landmark skyscraper of...
nuclear

Taiwanese nuclear power house gutted in fire

A fire broke out at a nuclear power station in southern Taiwan shortly before midnight on Sunday, forcing the shutdown of one of its...
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Taiwan probes into civilian visits to Apache attack helicopter

Prosecutors in Taiwan on Sunday started investigation into a controversial visit by civilians to an AH-64E Apache attack helicopter in violation of military regulation....

U.S fighter planes do sporadic landing in Taiwan

Two U.S. navy F-18 fighters made a rare landing at an airport in southern Taiwan on Wednesday due to mechanical problems reported by one...

TransAsia Airways Ordered To Re-examine All Pilots

TransAsia Airways has been ordered by Taiwan's aviation authority to retest all its pilots due to a "relatively high" failure rate. The aviation authority confirmed...

TransAsia Airways Plane Crash

Fifty-eight people were onboard the domestic flight, and a number of people were reportedly injured. Taiwan?s Central News Agency (CNA) broadcast footage of the plane...

Taiwan Turndown China’s Governance System

Taiwan will not accept Beijing's offer of "one country, two systems," Taiwanese Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Friday. "The Republic of China (Taiwan) has never accepted...
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Tropical storm leaves at least one dead in Taiwan

Tropical storm Fung-Wong left at least one person dead and four injured in Taiwan, state-run Central News Agency reported Monday, as the storm moved...