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©Reuters/Pichi Chuang 48 killed, 10 survivors in Taiwan plane crash: airline Taiwan's TransAsia Airways said Thursday that 48 people were killed and 10 survived when one of its turboprop passenger planes crashed after an aborted landing during stormy weather.
24 июля 2014
Taiwan battens down for Typhoon Matmo Typhoon Matmo churned towards Taiwan, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.
23 июля 2014
Taiwan Japan museum row solved A row between Tokyo and Taipei over the loan of a host of treasured artefacts to Japan has been solved, Taiwanese officials said, with the exhibition set to open on schedule.
24 июня 2014
Gro Harlem Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway. ©Reuters/Chip East Ex-Norwegian PM Brundtland awarded Asian 'Nobel Prize' Former Norwegian premier Gro Harlem Brundtland was named Wednesday as the first recipient of the Tang Prize, touted as Asia's version of the Nobels, for her work as the "godmother" of sustainable development.
18 июня 2014
©Reuters/David Loh Pacific nations look to increase tuna fishing fees Pacific island nations announced plans to dramatically increase the fees they charge tuna fishing boats for the right to enter their waters, saying it will boost revenue and help conservation efforts.
12 июня 2014
5.9-magnitude quake hits Taiwan A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan Wednesday and shook buildings in the capital, the Seismology Centre said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
21 мая 2014
Taiwanese woman jailed for trafficking Cambodian fishermen A Taiwanese woman was on Tuesday jailed for 10 years by a Cambodian court for trafficking hundreds of people to work in slave-like conditions on fishing boats off Africa.
29 апреля 2014
Taiwan uses water cannon to disperse anti-nuclear protesters Taiwan police on Monday used water cannon to dislodge hundreds of overnight sit-in demonstrators, demanding the scrapping of a nearly completed nuclear power plant, one of the most controversial issues to have gripped the island for 30 years.
28 апреля 2014
Workers protest during a strike. ©Reuters/Stringer Most back to work after China shoe factory strike A nearly two-week strike at a huge shoe factory in southern China appears to have ended after the Taiwan-backed company agreed to meet some of the workers' demands, including raising their living allowance and benefit payments.
27 апреля 2014
©Reuters/Andrew Winning Taiwanese tourists hurt in Japan deer rampage Visitors to one of usually-safe Japan's most celebrated spots are being warned to be on the lookout, after two Taiwanese tourists were injured in a rampage by a wild deer.
14 апреля 2014
Protesters consider ending occupation of Taiwan's parliament Protesters said Monday they were considering ending their three-week occupation of Taiwan's parliament, after its Speaker intervened to try to end the standoff over a contentious services trade pact with China.
08 апреля 2014
©Reuters/Pichi Chuang Taiwan's Hon Hai profit up 12.7% in 2013 on iPhone demand Taiwan tech giant Hon Hai Precision, the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, saw its net profit rise 12.7 percent on-year in 2013, bolstered by demand for Apple's new products.
29 марта 2014
Protesters occupying Taiwan's parliament issue ultimatum Protesters barricaded themselves inside Taiwan's parliament for a third straight day, threatening "further action" if the government pushes ahead with its plans to ratify a contentious trade pact with China.
21 марта 2014
©Reuters/Pichi Chuang  Official from Taiwan's Acer held over alleged insider trading An official from Taiwanese computer maker Acer was formally detained Wednesday on insider trading charges, a day after prosecutors searched the firm's headquarters.
20 марта 2014
China and Taiwan to hold historic talks China and Taiwan will hold their first government-to-government talks Tuesday since they split 65 years ago after a brutal civil war -- a symbolic yet historic move between the former bitter rivals.
11 февраля 2014
First Taiwan-born panda cub Yuan Zai makes public debut The first giant panda cub born in Taiwan made her much-anticipated public debut Monday, drawing thousands of exciting fans in the first few hours.
06 января 2014
©Reuters/Pichi Chuang Giant yellow duck explodes in Taiwan...again A giant yellow duck on display in a northern Taiwan port exploded Tuesday, just hours before it was expected to attract a big crowd to count down the new year.
01 января 2014
Pacific tuna cutbacks 'fall short of expectations' Cutbacks to tuna fishing agreed at a crucial Pacific regional fisheries conference to prevent over-fishing have fallen short of expectations, the head of the fisheries management body said Saturday.
08 декабря 2013
Optimism for deal to lower Pacific tuna catches Conservationists and fishing industry representatives expressed confidence Thursday they were close to agreement on cutbacks in the lucrative tuna fishing industry in the Pacific.
06 декабря 2013
©Reuters/Nicky Loh Japan 'human zoo' defamed indigenous Taiwanese: court A Japanese court has ordered public broadcaster NHK to pay $10,000 in damages to an indigenous Taiwanese woman for defaming her by using the term "human zoo" in a programme, officials said Friday.
29 ноября 2013

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