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China strips license of lawyer for Hong Kong activist

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese lawyer who represented a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist was stripped of his license amid efforts by Beijing to...

US cancels ambassador’s controversial trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. State Department canceled the planned Taiwan visit by its U.N. ambassador that has drawn strong opposition and a...

Earthquake: Magnitude 4.8 – Taiwan region

M4.8 Earthquake - Taiwan region Preliminary Report Magnitude4.8 Date-Time9 Jan 2021 11:35:53 UTC9 Jan 2021 19:35:53 near epicenter9 Jan 2021 03:35:53 standard time in...

Taiwan heralds visit by US ambassador to UN as China fumes

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said Friday it welcomed the visit of the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in the closing days of...

Dates, plans of WHO expert visit to China under negotiation

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China said Wednesday it was still negotiating with the World Health Organization the dates and itinerary for a visit by...

One Good Thing: Midnight Cafeteria feeds Taipei’s stray cats

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Pipi already dines well. ...

Tsai credits Taiwan for virus wins, notes China’s threats

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday hailed the island’s progress in containing the coronavirus pandemic and growing the economy while...

Chinese vaccines are poised to fill gap, but will they work?

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — With rich countries snapping up supplies of COVID-19 vaccines, some parts of the world may have to rely on Chinese-developed...

Earthquake: Magnitude 4.9 – Taiwan region

M4.9 Earthquake - Taiwan region Preliminary Report Magnitude4.9 Date-Time10 Dec 2020 18:15:09 UTC11 Dec 2020 02:15:09 near epicenter10 Dec 2020 10:15:09 standard time in...

Earthquake: Magnitude 6.2 – Taiwan region

M6.2 Earthquake - Taiwan region Preliminary Report Magnitude6.2 Date-Time10 Dec 2020 13:19:59 UTC10 Dec 2020 21:19:59 near epicenter10 Dec 2020 05:19:59 standard time in...

Sinovac aims for 600 million dose capacity for COVID vaccine

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese vaccine company Sinovac announced Monday that it is planning to complete a new facility to double its annual vaccine...

China prepares large-scale rollout of coronavirus vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Provincial governments across China are placing orders for experimental, domestically made coronavirus vaccines, though health officials have yet to say...

Earthquake: Magnitude 4.9 – Taiwan region

M4.9 Earthquake - Taiwan region Preliminary Report Magnitude4.9 Date-Time29 Nov 2020 13:42:15 UTC29 Nov 2020 21:42:15 near epicenter29 Nov 2020 05:42:15 standard time in...

Lawmakers throw pig guts, punches on Taiwan parliament floor

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other Friday over a soon-to-be enacted...

Thousands march in Taiwan against US pork imports

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Thousands of people marched in Taipei's streets on Sunday demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U.S. pork imports...

‘My Missing Valentine’ wins big at Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The Taiwanese film “My Missing Valentine” won big Saturday night at the annual Golden Horse Awards, taking five honors, including...

US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the outgoing...

Taiwan processor chip maker to set up $3.5 billion U.S. arm

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Taiwanese maker of processor chips for Apple Inc. and other customers plans to invest $3.5 billion to set up...

Huge crowd joins LGBT march in Taiwan, where COVID is at bay

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A huge and festive crowd marched in Taiwan’s capital on Saturday in an annual LGBT Pride event. ...

Taiwan says new arms purchases to boost credible defense

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said Tuesday that recently proposed purchases of U.S. missiles and other arms systems will boost the island’s ability to...

Taiwan, China trade accusations after staffers fight in Fiji

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China and Taiwan traded accusations Monday over a violent altercation that broke out between Chinese diplomats and Taiwan government employees...

China rapidly expands use of experimental COVID-19 vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is rapidly increasing the number of people receiving its experimental coronavirus vaccines, with a city offering one to the...

China joins COVAX coronavirus vaccine alliance

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China, which has at least four coronavirus vaccine candidates in the last stage of clinical trials, said Friday it is...

Negative views of China rise sharply in advanced democracies

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Negative perceptions of China have increased sharply among people in several advanced democracies, especially in Australia and Britain, according to...

Taiwan: China’s military flew surveillance planes on 3 days

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan on Thursday condemned recent Chinese military activity after Beijing sent two military surveillance planes toward the island for three...

China sends more warplanes as Taiwan honors late leader

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China sent more warplanes toward Taiwan for the second day Saturday as the island's leader, senior government officials and a...

China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy’s visit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China’s military sent 18 planes including fighter jets over the Taiwan Strait in an unusually large show of force Friday...

US envoy begins second recent high-level visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. Under Secretary of State Keith Krach arrived in Taiwan on Thursday for the second visit by a high-level American...

China warns US over US-Taiwan economic talks

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China warned the United States on Monday of potential “serious damage” to their relations if it does not withdraw from...

China detains 23 in crackdown on Inner Mongolia protests

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Police in China's Inner Mongolia region have detained at least 23 people following protests last week against a new policy...

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