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From TheJournal.ie 'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan Gigi Wu

'Bikini Climber' dies after falling into ravine in Taiwan

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

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable' says President Xi Jinping Speech

Taiwan reunification with China 'inevitable' says President Xi Jinping

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.

From TheJournal.ie 5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Taiwan Taipei

5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Taiwan

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

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people Taiwan

Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people

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

From TheJournal.ie Texan campaigner for 3D-printed guns arrested in Taiwan Cody Wilson

Texan campaigner for 3D-printed guns arrested in Taiwan

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

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan set to simulate surprise Chinese 'invasion' Live Fire Drills

Taiwan set to simulate surprise Chinese 'invasion'

The live fire drills will take place in June.

From TheJournal.ie 'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks Taiwan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Search for survivors in precariously-tilted buildings after Taiwan earthquake Rescue Efforts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake Trapped

Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake

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

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan to become first Asian country to legalise same-sex marriage Love Is Love

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

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

From TheJournal.ie After spate of animal cruelty cases, Taiwan has decided to ban the eating of cats and dogs Purrfect Timing

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Experts say Donald Trump has "come to his senses" after friendly phone call with China U-turn

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why China could be set for a showdown with the US on the South China Sea Disputed Territory

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower Luxury Apartments

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "As ignorant of diplomacy as a child" - China is not one bit impressed with Trump Bull In A China Shop

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to take on China Taiwan

Donald Trump is using his Twitter account to take on China

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.

From TheJournal.ie Trump breaks decades of US foreign policy with telephone call from president of Taiwan Pivot

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

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

From TheJournal.ie NASA wants to mine the moon - with a little help from Taipei Made In Taiwan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak Taiwan This post contains images

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak

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

From TheJournal.ie A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China Taiwan

A Taiwanese warship accidentally fired a missile towards China

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

From TheJournal.ie Man suspected of beheading four-year-old girl beaten by angry mob Taiwan This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Young girl decapitated in random attack Taiwan

Young girl decapitated in random attack

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

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Race to free 120 people still buried under rubble Taiwan Earthquake

Photos: Race to free 120 people still buried under rubble

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

From TheJournal.ie 10-day-old baby among five killed as powerful earthquake brings down apartment complex Taiwan

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "Is there a doctor on board?" - Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific Baby On Board

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

Six flight attendants wearing surgical masks can be seen

From TheJournal.ie This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting Whoops

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

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

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

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Mother and daughter swept out to sea by powerful typhoon Taiwan This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 "mistakenly turned off engine" Crash

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

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

From TheJournal.ie Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people Taiwan This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called 'mayday' just seconds after engine failed Taiwan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash Search Continues

Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash

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

From TheJournal.ie At least 22 killed as plane crashes into Taiwan river Crash

At least 22 killed as plane crashes into Taiwan river

Amateur video footage showed the plane hit a road bridge as it banked towards the water, leaving a trail of debris.

From TheJournal.ie The €216 million treehouse that Taiwan wants to be its Eiffel Tower You Wooden Believe It

The €216 million treehouse that Taiwan wants to be its Eiffel Tower

The building of the banyan tree-inspired structure has been faced opposition from Taichung mayor Lin Chia-lung.

From TheJournal.ie Over 40 feared dead in plane crash near Taiwan airport Taiwan

Over 40 feared dead in plane crash near Taiwan airport

TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 reportedly crashed and caught fire during a second landing attempt.

From TheJournal.ie "Although he is our child...he should be sentenced to death", say parents of Taiwan attack suspect Taiwan

"Although he is our child...he should be sentenced to death", say parents of Taiwan attack suspect

Student Cheng Chieh, 21, could be executed if convicted of the fatal mass stabbing attack at a subway in Taipei in May.

From TheJournal.ie Four killed, 21 wounded during subway stabbing spree in Taiwan Taipei

Four killed, 21 wounded during subway stabbing spree in Taiwan

A 21-year-old student was arrested over the incident.

This baby and his dog are the most fashionable pair on the internet

And the most adorable pair, too.

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