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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...
Lu Li-an. (Photo from cctv.com)

CPC Delegate Shares Her Admiration for China’s Progress

A delegate from Taiwan said she is proud to be a girl from Taiwan and born to be Chinese at the 19th National Congress...
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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 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...
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)

5.6-magnitude quake hits Taiwan; no casualties reported

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake jolted south Taiwan on Saturday morning, and no casualties were reported. The quake hit the city of Kaohsiung at...

Mainland tourists injured in Taiwan bus accident

Photo taken on Feb. 4, 2017 shows the crashed bus in Kaohsiung, southeast China's Taiwan. A bus carrying tourists from the Chinese mainland hit...

Uber fined US$35.47 million in Taiwan

Photo taken on Aug. 1, 2016 shows Apps of Didi and Uber on a cellphone of a citizen in Hangzhou, capital of east China's...
Uber

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. ...

3 Behind Bars Over Taiwan ATM Hack

Three Eastern European men have been jailed in Taiwan over the theft of $2.6m (£2.1m) from cash machines around the country. They are part of...
Job

Taiwan’s jobless rate rises in 2016

Taiwan's average unemployment rate in 2016 stood at 3.92 percent, up 0.14 percentage points from 2015, the island's statistics authority revealed Monday. ...

Taiwan tourism suffering under Tsai

The number of tourists visiting Taiwan from China’s mainland has fallen 36.2 percent in the seven months since Tsai Ing-wen became the island’s leader...
US-Election

Election Reflections 2016 – Militarism Within a 2-Party Capitalist System

Three important decisions by the political wing of the United States capitalist system reveals that the drive towards “permanent imperialist war” will continue under...

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 and Taiwan to team up in 5G technology research

The Chinese Mainland and Taiwan plan to work together to promote research and industrial cooperation on the fifth generation (5G) mobile network technology, experts...

Sailors from Mainland, Taiwan held by Somali pirates set to return home

The 10 will be escorted by a working group of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said An Fengshan, spokesman for the State Council Taiwan...
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...

Kenya deports 40 Chinese telecom fraud suspects

Allegedly involved in 60-plus fraud cases worth 4 million yuan (600,000 U.S. dollars), they belonged to one of two groups arrested by Kenyan police...
Taiwan

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...

Mainland and Taiwan to put heads together to curb telecom fraud

The discussions will be held under the framework of the cross-Strait agreement on joint crime crackdown and mutual judicial assistance signed in 2009, said...
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Taiwan Dispatches Patrol Ships To Disputed Waters

The patrol boats from Taiwan's coast guard and fishery authorities, set off at 11 a.m. on Sunday from Kaohsiung Port in southern Taiwan, for...

Japan Impounds Taiwan Fishing Boat

The fishing vessel, "Tung Sheng Chi 16," from Pingdong in southern Taiwan, was on its way back as mainland fisherman Lin Mingyuan had suffered...

President Xi cautions against Taiwan’s independence

"We will resolutely contain the 'Taiwan independence' secessionist activities in any form," said Xi when joining the group deliberation of lawmakers from Shanghai on...

Taiwan: Release Wang Guang-Lu

President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Ma Ying-jeou Office of the President No. 122, Sec. 1, Chongqing S. Rd Zhongzheng District Taipei City 100 Taiwan (R.O.C)   Your Excellency, I am William...

Taiwan urges Japan to apologize to comfort women

Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou told media that Taiwan authorities have always demanded an apology from the Japanese government to "comfort women" in Taiwan and...
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U.S. arms sale to Taiwan serves no good to relations

The billion-dollar U.S. arms sale to Taiwan serves no good to relations across the Taiwan Strait and Washington should end the troublemaking arrangement once...

China Protests US Arms Sale To Taiwan

Assistant Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang told the American diplomat, Kaye A. Lee, in the meeting Wednesday night that Taiwan was “an inalienable part of...

China and Taiwan Officials Commence Landmark Meeting

Anti-Beijing protesters have held protests in Taipei against the meeting… Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou shook hands and smiled for...
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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...
TAITRA

Taiwan unveils Arabic portal to facilitate trading

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) recently launched their online portal Taiwan Trade Arabic ICT Zone. The Taiwan trade Arabic ICT Zone is...