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(UPDATED) There are no immediate reports of casualties
Asked by reporters on April 16 if he would run for president, Terry Gou says, 'I will have meetings today and hear (feedback). Hopefully we can talk about this tomorrow or later'
The tiny insects, just 3 milimeters long, are discovered after the woman sought treatment for an itchy and swollen left eye, Dr Horng Chi-ting says
State-run China Daily says the fly-by was part of a planned routine exercise by the People's Liberation Army
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen says the US and Taiwanese economies are 'complementary' and that a trade pact could provide a model for the Indo-Pacific region
Taiwan says two Chinese fighter jets deliberately crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait, a widely agreed upon boundary
On her stopover in the US, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen says what is happening in Hong Kong 'reflects that democracy is inherently incompatible' with the Chinese Communist Party
Taiwan is typically low-key in announcing its leader's specific itineraries, fearing China will use its power to disrupt her visits
Tempers flare late in the game as Taiwan's Formosa Dreamers spoil Alab's perfect home record
Tsai Ing-wen will visit Palau, Nauru, and Marshall Islands between March 21 and March 28
Alab Pilipinas plays minus Renaldo Balkman and 3 other key cogs, but still hangs on to the top spot despite the loss
The request, if granted, could ramp up tensions between China and the United States
'We resolutely oppose some of the provocative actions taken by the US that are not conducive to the stability of the Taiwan Strait, and to the China-US relations,' says China foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang
'A fight broke out when the chief officer hacked two of his crew to death in a disciplinary action dispute,' the Taiwan fisheries department says in a statement
(UPDATED) The bill by the cabinet is the Tsai administration's attempt to meet the court's demands for amendments while trying to respect the referendum result by not altering the Civil Code defining marriage as between a man and a woman
President Tsai Ing-wen is responding to recent comments by Wu Den-yih, head of the main opposition Kuomintang, that his party would pursue a peace treaty with Beijing if it were to regain power in 2020
'It's natural that any sitting president wants to do more for the country and wants to finish things on his or her agenda,' Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen says
The guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance and USS Preble sail near the Beijing-claimed Spratly Islands earlier Monday, February 11, as part of what Washington calls 'freedom of navigation operations'
Liu Xinglian, 64, and Yan Kefen, 44, spend 125 days marooned in the transit area of Taoyuan airport after arriving from Bangkok in September last year
The global economic climate – roiled by Trump's trade war with China where Foxconn has most of its assembly lines – leads officials at Foxconn to look again at the plans
Taiwan's navy shows off its new, long-range surveillance drone, the 'Rui Yuan' (Sharp Hawk), which officials say can fly for 12 hours and is now helping to monitor movements in the disputed strait between Taiwan and China
Prosecutors are investigating those arrested – including 3 Taiwan-based Vietnamese suspected of being the ring masterminds – for violating immigration, human trafficking and other laws
Some 200 traditional medicine shops close every year as the government refuses to issue new licenses since 1998
Another one-point heartbreaker sends Alab reeling to its second loss in 3 games in the ASEAN Basketball League
Cho Jung-tai, a moderate concensus candidate, comfortably defeats a bid from an openly pro-independence rival who had called for Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen not to stand again in next year's presidential election
(UPDATED) Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen accuses China of waging a 'deliberate campaign' to undermine the island's democracy by refusing to talk to her government
Four people have been rescued so far out of the 15 people on board the sunken freighter
(UPDATED) President Tsai Ing-wen warns Beijing that Taiwan's people would never give up the kind of freedoms unseen on the authoritarian mainland.
President Xi Jinping insists that the island be reunified with the mainland
President Tsai Ing-wen says there is a need to 'understand and face the reality that both sides are fundamentally different in their values, lifestyles, and political system'
The 11 millionth visitor, a Japanese doctor, arrived Sunday, December 30 in what Taiwan's tourism bureau described as 'a new landmark'
Local media speculate that the Vietnamese may have come to Taiwan to work illegally
'Pro-family' groups defeat pro-gay campaigners in what Amnesty International calls a "bitter blow and a step backwards for human rights in Taiwan
A referendum on whether marriage should only be recognized as between a man and a woman won more than 7 million votes, while another calling for same-sex unions to be regulated under a separate law gained over 6 million
(UPDATED) The Beijing-friendly main opposition Kuomintang makes gains in the face of China's increasing pressure on the island
(UPDATED) It is a test for embattled President Tsai Ing-wen as she faces a backlash over domestic reforms and concerns about deteriorating ties with China
The ballot includes an unprecedented 10 referendums, one of which calls for Taiwan to change the name it uses at sports events, a proposal that has already angered Beijing
Chinese leader Xi Jinping will meet with 7 Pacific islands heads before the APEC Summit
'Rather, we want to ensure that China act responsibly and fairly in support of security and prosperity in each of our two countries,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen vows the island would not 'concede one step' in defending itself
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says 8 countries would be at least temporarily exempt from the ban on buying Iranian oil due to special circumstances or so as not to disrupt energy markets
Little progress has been made after Taiwan's top court legalized gay marriage in May 2017
'If anyone tries to split Taiwan from China, the Chinese army will certainly do whatever it takes, and inevitably take resolute action,' says Chinese Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe
The crash of the Puyuma Express train on Sunday also injures 187 passengers.
The Taiwan Railways Administration confirms that more than 70 people are also injured in the accident
The rally calls for a public vote on whether the island should formally declare independence from China
'As Taiwan is on the frontline of the Western Pacific, we are naturally subject to tremendous pressure,' says President Tsai Ing-wen in speech marking Taiwan's National Day
(UPDATED) China immediately says it was hopeful of better relations, while Taiwan insists its ties with the Vatican were safe
Cody Wilson – who advocates 3D-printed weapons – is currently in Taiwan according to the island's authorities. He is wanted in the US for having sex with a 16-year-old, according to police.
American fugitive Oren Shlomo Mayer, 37, is accused of chopping up and dumping in a river the body of a 43-year-old Canadian teacher in Taiwan