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Strong typhoon increases in force and heads towards Taiwan
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Strong typhoon increases in force and heads towards Taiwan

Sep 10th 2021, 4:33 PM 5,492 Views 4 Comments

The Philippine meteorological agency said Typhoon Chanthu could become a category 5 ‘super typhoon’.

'I saw bodies all over the place': Truck owner questioned as Taiwan train disaster deaths rise to 51
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'I saw bodies all over the place': Truck owner questioned as Taiwan train disaster deaths rise to 51

Apr 3rd 2021, 11:12 AM 18,342 Views 5 Comments

The owner of the unmanned truck that caused the accident has been questioned.

At least 48 people dead and dozens injured after train crashes in Taiwan
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At least 48 people dead and dozens injured after train crashes in Taiwan

Updated Apr 2nd 2021, 3:09 PM 24,828 Views 8 Comments

A passenger train reported collided with a truck which had crashed onto tracks from a cliff above.

Taiwan marks 200 days without domestically transmitted coronavirus case
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Taiwan marks 200 days without domestically transmitted coronavirus case

Oct 29th 2020, 9:30 AM 38,203 Views 45 Comments

A domestic case was last reported on April 12.

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East
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Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

Jun 22nd 2020, 3:20 PM 9,561 Views 7 Comments

It was known as a ‘ring of fire’ because the moon covered most, but not all, of the sun

Hong Kong bookseller defies Beijing orders and reopens bookshop in Taiwan
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Hong Kong bookseller defies Beijing orders and reopens bookshop in Taiwan

Apr 25th 2020, 1:41 PM 21,719 Views 8 Comments

Lam Wing-kee was a bookseller from Hong Kong who disappeared and then reappeared in custody of mainland China’s authorities.

'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan
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'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan

Jan 23rd 2019, 2:15 PM 85,348 Views 53 Comments

Gigi Wu became a social media star for taking selfies on top of mountains dressed in a bikini.

Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable' says President Xi Jinping
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Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable' says President Xi Jinping

Jan 2nd 2019, 8:49 AM 16,319 Views 27 Comments

China still sees democratic Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified, despite the two sides being ruled separately since the end of a civil war on the mainland in 1949.

5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Taiwan
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5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Taiwan

Oct 23rd 2018, 6:33 AM 9,603 Views 0 Comments

The earthquake struck 104 kilometres off the coast of Hualien city.

Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people
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Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people

Updated Oct 22nd 2018, 8:28 AM 10,773 Views 0 Comments

Among those who died, the youngest was nine years old.

Texan campaigner for 3D-printed guns arrested in Taiwan
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Texan campaigner for 3D-printed guns arrested in Taiwan

Sep 21st 2018, 6:37 PM 18,844 Views 0 Comments

Austin Police Department announced on Wednesday that the 30-year-old is wanted for sexual assault.

Taiwan set to simulate surprise Chinese 'invasion'
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Taiwan set to simulate surprise Chinese 'invasion'

Apr 28th 2018, 1:00 PM 11,528 Views 21 Comments

The live fire drills will take place in June.

'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks
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'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks

Feb 8th 2018, 7:19 AM 8,062 Views 4 Comments

At least nine people died in Tuesday’s earthquake in the popular tourist city of Hualien.

Pictures: Search for survivors in precariously-tilted buildings after Taiwan earthquake
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Pictures: Search for survivors in precariously-tilted buildings after Taiwan earthquake

Feb 7th 2018, 7:46 AM 20,844 Views 8 Comments

Tower blocks have partially collapsed and it is unclear how many people remain in these buildings.

Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake
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Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake

Feb 6th 2018, 5:36 PM 13,604 Views 4 Comments

Local media are reporting that a number of people are trapped inside.

Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage
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Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage

May 24th 2017, 8:47 PM 7,431 Views 21 Comments

“I’m leaping with joy like a bird,” one person said. Activists have fought for almost 30 years for gay marriage equality.

After spate of animal cruelty cases, Taiwan has decided to ban the eating of cats and dogs
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After spate of animal cruelty cases, Taiwan has decided to ban the eating of cats and dogs

Apr 12th 2017, 4:19 PM 9,149 Views 32 Comments

Eating dogs is believed to boost male potency by some in the country.

Experts say Donald Trump has "come to his senses" after friendly phone call with China
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Experts say Donald Trump has "come to his senses" after friendly phone call with China

Feb 10th 2017, 5:48 PM 38,533 Views 62 Comments

The US President has reaffirmed his country’s ‘One China’ policy.

Explainer: Why China could be set for a showdown with the US on the South China Sea
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Explainer: Why China could be set for a showdown with the US on the South China Sea

Jan 29th 2017, 8:45 AM 19,074 Views 50 Comments

Trump has antagonised China for showing his support for Taiwan on the issue.

Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower
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Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower

Jan 15th 2017, 5:30 PM 21,036 Views 21 Comments

Trees and plants outside the building will absorb 130 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.

"As ignorant of diplomacy as a child" - China is not one bit impressed with Trump
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"As ignorant of diplomacy as a child" - China is not one bit impressed with Trump

Dec 12th 2016, 7:16 AM 20,710 Views 54 Comments

In stating that America may drop its ‘One China’ policy the US president-elect has earned a stinging rebuke from the Chinese media.

Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to take on China
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Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to take on China

Dec 5th 2016, 11:45 AM 28,363 Views 126 Comments

China woke up this morning to sharp criticism, days after Beijing accused the Taiwanese president of playing a “small trick” on the US president-elect.

Trump breaks decades of US foreign policy with telephone call from president of Taiwan
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Trump breaks decades of US foreign policy with telephone call from president of Taiwan

Dec 3rd 2016, 7:47 AM 23,223 Views 62 Comments

One Democratic Senator said, “That’s how wars start”.

NASA wants to mine the moon - with a little help from Taipei
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NASA wants to mine the moon - with a little help from Taipei

Jul 19th 2016, 6:00 AM 13,701 Views 29 Comments

The Resource Prospector project aims to be the first mining expedition on another world.

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak
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In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak

Jul 8th 2016, 9:28 PM 15,174 Views 5 Comments

More than 15,400 people have been evacuated from 14 counties and cities.

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China
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A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

Jul 1st 2016, 6:30 PM 18,843 Views 68 Comments

The navy said the missile went through the trawler, killing the skipper.

Man suspected of beheading four-year-old girl beaten by angry mob
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Man suspected of beheading four-year-old girl beaten by angry mob

Mar 29th 2016, 5:04 PM 26,558 Views 15 Comments

The case has led to a debate about the death penalty.

Young girl decapitated in random attack
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Young girl decapitated in random attack

Mar 28th 2016, 6:19 PM 40,683 Views 39 Comments

Police report that the incident appears to be a random attack.

Photos: Race to free 120 people still buried under rubble
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Photos: Race to free 120 people still buried under rubble

Feb 7th 2016, 10:56 AM 7,651 Views 3 Comments

An investigation into the cause of the collapse has been launched.

10-day-old baby among five killed as powerful earthquake brings down apartment complex
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10-day-old baby among five killed as powerful earthquake brings down apartment complex

Feb 6th 2016, 7:12 AM 7,083 Views 1 Comment

The 6.4-magnitude quake struck Taiwan in the middle of the night.

This town built a church shaped like a shoe to attract female worshippers
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# Glass Slipper

This town built a church shaped like a shoe to attract female worshippers

Jan 14th 2016, 8:51 AM 3,600 Views 1 Comment

Someone’s been watching too much Sex and the City.

"Is there a doctor on board?" - Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific
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"Is there a doctor on board?" - Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific

Oct 16th 2015, 8:32 AM 21,823 Views 15 Comments

Six flight attendants wearing surgical masks can be seen

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting
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This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting

Aug 25th 2015, 10:56 AM 30,300 Views 30 Comments

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting
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# Whoopsie

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting

Aug 25th 2015, 10:38 AM 4,557 Views 2 Comments

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

PHOTOS: Mother and daughter swept out to sea by powerful typhoon
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PHOTOS: Mother and daughter swept out to sea by powerful typhoon

Aug 8th 2015, 2:49 PM 18,203 Views 7 Comments

Torrential rain and high wind of up to 147 miles per hour battered the island.

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"
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Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine"

Jul 2nd 2015, 10:06 AM 33,808 Views 28 Comments

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people
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Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people

Jun 28th 2015, 10:27 AM 28,811 Views 14 Comments

They were attending a ‘colour party’ and were covered in green and yellow powder which caught fire.

Ship with 49 crew disappears in South Atlantic ... and no-one knows what happened
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Ship with 49 crew disappears in South Atlantic ... and no-one knows what happened

Mar 8th 2015, 1:14 PM 43,109 Views 33 Comments

The ship was equipped with a system that automatically emits a ‘mayday’ call when under water – but no such signal was sent.

Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed
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Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed

Feb 6th 2015, 8:14 PM 15,054 Views 29 Comments

Today it emerged that the left engine was shut down manually by the crew “for unknown reasons”.

Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash
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Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash

Feb 5th 2015, 6:01 PM 16,044 Views 15 Comments

The pilot of the aircraft is being hailed as a hero.

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