• Thursday, Oct 24, 2019
  • Last Update : 10:33 am
Infographic: Taiwan bridge collapses...

Infographic: Taiwan bridge collapses...

East Asia

Wed, Oct 2 2019

A steel arch bridge over a bay in north-eastern Taiwan has collapsed, crashing onto fishing boats berthed...

Beijing-friendly candidate says elections...

Beijing-friendly candidate says elections...

East Asia

Sun, Jul 28 2019

Taiwan has been a de facto sovereign nation since the end of a civil war in 1949, but China still views...

China to impose sanctions on US firms...

China to impose sanctions on US firms...

East Asia

Sat, Jul 13 2019

China views Taiwan as part of its territory and has vowed to one day seize it, by force if

Taiwan, US security officials hold rare...

Taiwan, US security officials hold rare...

East Asia

Mon, May 27 2019

China considers Taiwan a renegade province, to be reclaimed by force if necessary, and the meeting is...

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage as...

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage as...

East Asia

Fri, May 17 2019

Thousands of gay rights supporters gathered outside parliament despite heavy downpours, waving rainbow...

US House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid...

US House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid...

North America

Wed, May 8 2019

China expressed anger and said the bill should be blocked

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits Taiwan,...

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits Taiwan,...

East Asia

Thu, Apr 18 2019

The quake was felt across the island and a highway connecting Yilan and Hualien was shut down

US Navy, Coast Guard ships pass through...

US Navy, Coast Guard ships pass through...

North America

Mon, Mar 25 2019

The two ships were identified as the Navy destroyer Curtis Wilbur and the Coast Guard cutter Bertholf,...

US: Religious freedom in China could...

US: Religious freedom in China could...

World

Mon, Mar 11 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to reassure people in Taiwan in January that religious and legal...

US eyes Taiwan risk as China's military...

US eyes Taiwan risk as China's military...

East Asia

Wed, Jan 16 2019

Taiwan is only one of a growing number of flashpoints in the US-China relationship, including a trade...

China lauds voters after defeat of Taiwan's...

China lauds voters after defeat of Taiwan's...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Nov 25 2018

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as chairwoman of the DPP on Saturday

Taiwan's progressive image takes hit...

Taiwan's progressive image takes hit...

World

Sun, Nov 25 2018

Analysts said Saturday's vote showed mainstream sentiment was still uncomfortable with such...

Taiwan votes in test for pro-independence...

Taiwan votes in test for pro-independence...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Nov 24 2018

Confidence in the government has waned in recent months after reform moves upset both the opposition...

China army to do whatever it takes to...

China army to do whatever it takes to...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Oct 25 2018

Multiple Chinese warships shadowed the two vessels during the transit, following at a safe distance,...

China voices concern as US warships...

China voices concern as US warships...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 23 2018

Washington remains Taipei's most powerful unofficial ally and its main arms supplier despite switching...

22 dead after train flips in

22 dead after train flips in

Asia Pacific

Sun, Oct 21 2018

Taiwan's railways administration confirmed 22 people had been killed and said 171 people had been...

Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence...

Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 20 2018

Beijing has warned it would respond with force if Taiwan tried an official split

US weighs new warship passage through...

US weighs new warship passage through...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 20 2018

Washington has no formal ties with Taiwan but is bound by law to help it defend itself and is the island's...

Fire at Taiwan hospital kills 9, injures...

Fire at Taiwan hospital kills 9

World

Mon, Aug 13 2018

The 15 injured remain in hospital, with 11 listed as in serious condition

Taiwan smartphone maker HTC to lay off...

HTC to lay off 1,500 workers

Technology

Tue, Jul 3 2018

The layoff comes despite a new deal with Google which boosted HTC’s first quarterly gains for almost...

China says US-N Korea summit offers...

China says US-N Korea summit offers...

World

Wed, Jun 13 2018

China’s hostility has risen after the self-ruled island elected Tsai Ing-wen as president in...