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Why the Taiwan Covid model works

May 07, 2021 8:58 am

Throughout this pandemic, Taiwan has demonstrated an emphasis on the right to health and associated protections and strong opposition to human rights abuses.

Biden backs Taiwan, but some call for a clearer warning to China

April 09, 2021 10:06 am

At the White House, the State Department and the Pentagon, which is reviewing its military posture in Asia, officials are re-evaluating core tenets of American strategy for a new and more dangerous phase of competition with China.

Taiwan says China uses COVID-19 vaccines to press Paraguay to break ties

April 07, 2021 11:54 pm

China, which has been exporting millions of doses COVID-19 vaccines mainly to developing countries around the world, has repeatedly denied that it uses them to gain diplomatic advantage.

Taiwan train derails, at least 36 dead, many injured

April 02, 2021 10:25 am

The train, travelling to Taitung, came off the rails in a tunnel just north of Hualien causing some carriages to hit the wall of the tunnel, the fire department said in a statement.

Explained: Why the latest China-Taiwan clash kicked off the #FreedomPineapple campaign

March 22, 2021 9:48 am

A few days after it launched the #FreedomPineapple campaign, the Taiwanese government said it had secured enough orders to cover the loss that would have been caused by the Chinese ban.

Taiwan officials urge people not to change name to 'salmon' after sushi restaurant deal

March 20, 2021 11:41 am

Government offices were flooded with people requesting the name change after Japanese chain Akindo Sushiro promised a free all-you-can-eat sushi meal to all its customers with the Chinese characters ‘Gui Yu’, or salmon, on their ID cards.

How Taiwan beat China to be Asia's top-performing economy

February 26, 2021 3:21 pm

For the first time in three decades, Taiwan outpaced China's economy in 2020. The island's handling of the coronavirus pandemic was the envy of the world, while demand for its semiconductors spurred growth.

Taiwan scrambles air force again after Chinese exercises in South China Sea

February 21, 2021 10:48 am

Beijing, which claims Taiwan as Chinese territory, has carried out repeated air missions in the southwestern corner of Taiwan's air defence identification zone in recent months, mostly near the Pratas Islands.

China flags Taiwan as core issue, asks US to rectify 'mistakes' of Trump admin's aggressive policies

February 06, 2021 8:02 pm

China resents US support for Taiwan, which Beijing views as a rebel province that must be reunified with the mainland, even by force.

Taiwan reports large incursion by Chinese air force

January 24, 2021 3:35 pm

The presence of so many Chinese combat aircraft on this mission - Taiwan said it was made up of eight nuclear-capable H-6K bombers and four J-16 fighter jets - was unusual.

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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.