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Pokemon's a no-go on Bangkok's roads
Pokemon's a no-go on Bangkok's roads

Police in Bangkok announced a crackdown against Thai drivers playing Pokemon Go.

Pokemon's a no-go on Bangkok's roads
Robot home-help and virtual reality at Taiwan's Computex
Robot home-help and virtual reality at Taiwan's Computex

A knee-high robot designed to help around the house ended up serenading Taiwan's president as Asia's largest tech trade show kicked off Tuesday in Taipei.

Robot home-help and virtual reality at Taiwan's Computex
Japan agrees to lease military aircraft to Philippines
Japan agrees to lease military aircraft to Philippines

Japan will lease military aircraft to the Philippines to counter Beijing's increasing regional influence

Japan agrees to lease military aircraft to Philippines
Beijing deploys missiles on disputed island: Taiwan
Beijing deploys missiles on disputed island: Taiwan

China deployed surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea, insisting it had a right to build "self-defence".

Beijing deploys missiles on disputed island: Taiwan
Denis Ten, figure skater from Kazakhstan. ©Tengrinews/Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Figure Skating: Injured Olympian Ten withdraws from Four Continents

Olympic medallist and defending champion Denis Ten withdrew due to injury from the Four Continents figure skating championships in Taipei.

Figure Skating: Injured Olympian Ten withdraws from Four Continents
Denis Ten, figure skater from Kazakhstan. ©RIA Novosti
Figure Skating: Olympian Ten to defend title at Four Continents

Olympic medallist Denis Ten from Kazakhstan will face tough competition at the Four Continents figure skating championships in Taipei.

Figure Skating: Olympian Ten to defend title at Four Continents
Technology, ancient and modern, can help buildings survive quakes
Technology, ancient and modern, can help buildings survive quakes

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Taiwan highlighted what is needed to build a structure that can withstand seismic shocks.

Technology, ancient and modern, can help buildings survive quakes
True colours: China summit foments Taiwan's green-blue split
True colours: China summit foments Taiwan's green-blue split

The colours blue and green symbolise the rift between opposing political parties in Taiwan, an entrenched divide that polarises friends and families, with this weekend's historic China summit adding fuel to the fire.

True colours: China summit foments Taiwan's green-blue split
Beijing using historic Taiwan meet as decoy: analysts
Beijing using historic Taiwan meet as decoy: analysts

Beijing is casting itself as the peacemaker in this weekend's historic summit with Taiwan, but experts say it is at least partly aiming to draw attention away from its aggressive expansionism in the South China Sea.

Beijing using historic Taiwan meet as decoy: analysts
Katy Perry risks China Firework as she dons Taiwan flag
Katy Perry risks China Firework as she dons Taiwan flag

The intricacies of cross-strait diplomacy may not have been uppermost on her mind but Katy Perry caused a stir in both Taiwan and China.

Katy Perry risks China Firework as she dons Taiwan flag
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Google unveils 'stick' computer with Asus

Google and Taiwan's Asus are launching a "computer on a stick" which can plug into a display to turn it into a PC.

Google unveils 'stick' computer with Asus
'Holy pig' festival draws thousands in Taiwan
'Holy pig' festival draws thousands in Taiwan

Thousands of worshippers flocked to a controversial "holy pig" festival in Taiwan which sees the carcases of giant overfed swine on display.

'Holy pig' festival draws thousands in Taiwan
Taiwan pays homage to TransAsia plane crash victims
Taiwan pays homage to TransAsia plane crash victims

Flags across Taiwan flew at half mast to pay homage to the 40 people killed in a TransAsia plane crash last week.

Taiwan pays homage to TransAsia plane crash victims
TransAsia starts pilot retraining after deadly crash
TransAsia starts pilot retraining after deadly crash

TransAsia Airways started the first day of a programme to retrain its pilots after its second deadly crash in seven months.

TransAsia starts pilot retraining after deadly crash
Taiwan 'hero' pilot found clutching joystick of crashed plane
Taiwan 'hero' pilot found clutching joystick of crashed plane

The pilot of the crashed TransAsia plane was still clutching the joystick when his body was found in the cockpit, after he battled to avoid populated area.

Taiwan 'hero' pilot found clutching joystick of crashed plane
Hollywood turns to Taiwan as island becomes film hub

For years, Taiwan was barely on Hollywood's radar for filming global blockbusters -- but acclaimed director Ang Lee has transformed its fortunes.

Hollywood turns to Taiwan as island becomes film hub
Taiwan's Ma quits as ruling party head after vote defeat
Taiwan's Ma quits as ruling party head after vote defeat

Taiwan's Beijing-friendly President Ma Ying-jeou stepped down Wednesday as chairman of the ruling party.

Taiwan's Ma quits as ruling party head after vote defeat
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HTC launches 'selfie' smartphone, new camera

Taiwan-based HTC unveiled its newest smartphone with high-resolution cameras on both sides to appeal to people who take "selfie" pictures.

HTC launches 'selfie' smartphone, new camera
 Zulfiya Chinshanlo. Photo © REUTERS
Kazakhstani Zulfiya Chinshanlo wins silver at 17th Asian Games in Icheon

Olympic champion from Kazakhstan Zulfiya Chinshanlo has won silver at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Kazakhstani Zulfiya Chinshanlo wins silver at 17th Asian Games in Icheon
Floods hit blast-ravaged Taiwan city
Floods hit blast-ravaged Taiwan city

Torrential rain forced the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung to shut schools and offices as floods overwhelmed its sewage system.

Floods hit blast-ravaged Taiwan city