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Taiwan water park explosion, Another person dies

A third person died Monday from injuries suffered in a water park explosion in Taiwan, the state-run Central News Agency reported. The 20-year-old man died...

Data Confirms Taiwan TransAsia Pilot Took the Wrong Engine

Forty-three people died when the ATR 72-600 aircraft, which can fly with one engine, ended up in a river. The report says that in a...
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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...

Tough military punishment in Taiwan eliminated

Taiwan`s national legislature on Tuesday eliminated a tough military punishment system known as "confinement" after the death of an army corporal under suspicious circumstances...

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...

Two domestically built navy vessels launched by Taiwan

Taiwan launched its first two domestically built navy vessels on Tuesday. The missile corvette and supply ship showed "the government's determination to enhance our sea...
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Dr Kwaku Agyeman Mensah to face parliament

Parliament?s Committee on Government Assurances Committee Monday became incensed over the refusal of the outgoing Health Minister Dr Kwaku Agyeman Mensah to appear before...
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Taiwan: 34,000 people in hospital over infectious diarrhea

About 34,000 people sought hospital treatment in Taiwan during the holiday week due to infectious diarrhea, the health authority said on Wednesday. It was the...

Taiwan Mourns For Air Crash Victims

Cabinet Spokesman, Sun Lih-chyun,?on Monday?said Taiwan has declared?Tuesday?a day of mourning for victims of the TransAsia Airways crash last week. ?We have notified all government...

Flights cancelled as Taiwan pilots undergo training after plane crash to train

Checks have been ordered on all ATR planes in active service in Taiwan Flight GE235 plunged into a river in the capital Taipei, killing at...
Overnight the main part of the fuselage was lifted out of the river and brought to shore

12 people still missing in Taiwan plane crash

Thirty-one people are now known to have died when the TransAsia ATR-72 plane came down in Taipei?s Keelung River on Wednesday morning. Fifteen survivors were...
Bird Flu

Taiwan records its first bird flu virus

Taiwan's agricultural officials said Friday that avian influenza virus H5N3 has been detected for the first time in Taiwan, according to state-run Central News...

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...
Tropical storm

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...
Hong Kong

Activists condemn Beijing over elections ruling

Democracy activists in Taiwan on Monday condemned restrictions on the election of Hong Kong's next leader announced by Beijing at the weekend. The decision to...

New weapons to upgrade China Sea Patrol ships firepower

The Philippines has purchased new weapons to upgrade the firepower of two warships used to patrol the country's exclusive economic zone in the disputed...
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Taiwan Plane Crashes Kills 45

As many as 45 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan?s Penghu islands Wednesday, Taiwan?s...
Wpid Mid Spying

A former Taiwanese air force officer has been sentenced to life in prison for...

A former Taiwanese air force officer has been sentenced to life in prison for spying for China, adding to a pile of spying...
Wpid Tseng

Man lived 60 hours in Sea

Mr Tseng, centre, drifted to another beach 75km away from where he was swept into the sea A Taiwanese man has survived 60 hours...

$100 million worth of heroin recovered in bust

Taipei ? Taiwan seized more than 100kg of heroin in its biggest bust of the drug in 20 years, arresting two people involved in...

Basketball: Historic Triumph For Taiwan

  Taiwan celebrated on Saturday after its men's basketball team recorded their first ever win at the FIBA Asia Championship over powerful rival China.Reports...