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 Taiwan president arrives in Hawaii despite Chinese objections

Taiwan president arrives in Hawaii despite Chinese objections

 

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen gives a speech during the National Day celebrations in Taipei


October 29, 2017 - 07:13 GMT
 China says Taiwan not a country, Taiwan says China needs reality check

China says Taiwan not a country, Taiwan says China needs reality check

 

A general view of the Taipei skyline shows the Taipei 101 building before Earth Hour in Taipei, Taiwan


September 27, 2017 - 10:15 GMT
 Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, mainland China on alert for twin storms

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Talim, mainland China on alert for twin storms

 

Sandbags are prepared ahead of Typhoon Talim in a landmark building Taipei 101 in Taipei


September 13, 2017 - 09:22 GMT
 Typhoon injures over 80 in Taiwan, traps dozens

Typhoon injures over 80 in Taiwan, traps dozens

 

A homeless person sorts out his belongings on a side walk in New Taipei City after Typhoon Nesat slashed Taiwan on July 30, 2017. Taiwan suffered flooding, widespread power outages and winds of over a hundred miles a hour as it was battered by its first typhoon of the year.


July 30, 2017 - 03:32 GMT
 Gay marriage around the world

Gay marriage around the world

 

Same-sex activists in Taipei celebrating a court ruling in May that paves the way for Taiwan to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage


July 13, 2017 - 11:29 GMT
LeEco-backed Faraday Future moves SUV production as work halts on Las Vegas plant

LeEco-backed Faraday Future moves SUV production as work halts on Las Vegas plant

 

Startup Faraday Future said it would move production of its luxury electric SUV to a new location, from a planned $1 billion Las Vegas factory where construction has ground to a halt amid financial woes of key investor Chinese entrepreneur Jia Yueting.


July 12, 2017 - 08:19 GMT
Taiwan says Chinese carrier sails into its defense zone

Taiwan says Chinese carrier sails into its defense zone

 

Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone early on Wednesday morning on its way back from Hong Kong and is being monitored, Taiwan's defense ministry said, adding there was no cause for alarm.


July 12, 2017 - 08:16 GMT
Pressure piles on China's LeEco as bank seeks to have assets frozen

Pressure piles on China's LeEco as bank seeks to have assets frozen

 

Chinese tech group LeEco, which has interests ranging from smart cars to online content, is facing growing pressure from its creditors and business partners, with one bank wanting some of its assets frozen by a Shanghai court over late payments.


July 04, 2017 - 07:43 GMT
Taiwan president tells military graduates being battle-ready keeps the peace

Taiwan president tells military graduates being battle-ready keeps the peace

 

Peace can only be achieved if troops are battle-ready, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen told new military graduates on Friday, as the United States prepared to sell $1.42 billion in new arms to the self-ruled island, a move sure to anger Beijing.


June 30, 2017 - 05:34 GMT
 Official: US approves 1st arms sale to Taiwan under Trump

Official: US approves 1st arms sale to Taiwan under Trump

 

In this photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a year-end speech during an international press conference at the presidential office, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, in Taipei, Taiwan. President Tsai urged China to engage in "calm and rational" dialogue to maintain peace, vowing not to give in to Beijing's recent moves to "threaten and intimidate" the self-ruled island. (Taiwan Presidential Office via AP)


June 29, 2017 - 20:09 GMT
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