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TAIWAN NEWS

Amid China tension, India hails Taiwan’s late ‘Mr Democracy’

August 02, 2020 7:43 am

India’s statement, laced with political overtones, is being perceived as a thinly-veiled message to China at a time when the armies of the two countries are in standoff positions along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh.

Taiwan says China sending planes near island almost daily

July 22, 2020 3:23 pm

China claims the self-ruling island democracy as its own territory and threatens to use the People's Liberation Army to bring it under its control.

People in Taiwan ride the fantasy flight to nowhere amid pandemic restrictions

July 09, 2020 12:30 pm

People were required to participate in an online draw, from where the winners were allowed to bring one guest. In total, some 66 passengers boarded the flight that went nowhere

Taiwan parade celebrates LGBT Pride, island's virus success

June 29, 2020 12:18 pm

Taiwan is the only place in Asia where same-sex marriage is legal.

US to sell Taiwan $180 million of torpedoes, angering China

May 21, 2020 3:31 pm

The United States, like most countries, has no official diplomatic ties with Taiwan, but is bound by law to provide the democratic island with the means to defend itself. China routinely denounces U.S. arms sales to Taiwan.

Taiwan president says wants talks with China, but not 'one country, two systems'

May 20, 2020 8:57 am

Xi’s government cut off direct communications across the Taiwan Strait during Tsai’s first four years in office, citing her refusal to accept that both sides belong to “one China.”

Taiwan emerging from pandemic with a stronger hand against China

April 30, 2020 7:32 am

Taiwan’s success against Covid-19 has shown that democracies could fight the virus without resorting to authoritarian measures, serving as a key rebuttal against Chinese propaganda showcasing the strength of its system against the West.

Unnerved by new virus cases in navy, Taiwan debates lockdowns

April 23, 2020 2:09 pm

Taiwan's early prevention and detection efforts have so far made it a model for how to contain the outbreak, with 427 confirmed cases to date, of which 253 have recovered.

How has Taiwan kept its coronavirus infection rate so low?

April 09, 2020 5:03 pm

Taiwan's number of COVID-19 infections is currently below 400, despite the island's proximity to the outbreak's origin on mainland China. Experts say early intervention has helped stop a public health crisis.

Reports advocating Taiwan's participation in WHO violated 'one-China' principle: Chinese embassy

March 31, 2020 11:19 am

According to China's 'one-China' policy, there is only one Chinese government and that the island of Taiwan is a breakaway province that belongs to China.

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Accidental explosion at Taiwan water park injures over 500

June 28, 2015 1:02 pm

A fire sparked by the explosion of an unknown powder near the stage of a party at the Formosa Water Park in New Taipei City, Taiwan injured over 500 people.