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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
The anti-gay marriage Happiness of the Next Generation Alliance submits a referendum petition to election authorities to try to prevent the civil code from being amended to recognize same-sex partnerships
(UPDATED) El Salvador's move leaves Taiwan with a dwindling number of allies around the world as a growing number switch recognition to China
'We solemnly condemn the irresponsible news reports,' says Taiwan
Beijing says that it has lodged an official protest with the United States over Tsai Ing-wen's August 13 speech in Los Angeles where she says Taiwan's freedom and future is not negotiable
Watch the hearing live on Tuesday, August 14, at 10 am
Opposition lawmakers Miro Quimbo and Gary Alejano slam the drug smuggling, calling it a 'big blow' to President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drug campaign
TSMC says some of its computer systems and equipment in its Taiwan plants were infected on August 3 during software installation. The incident is expected to cause shipment delays and cut third-quarter revenue by 2%.
A prominent member of a suspected drug-dealing family from Ozamiz City who eluded arrest, Ricardo 'Ardot' Parojinog finally falls into the hands of Philippine authorities
Even United States carriers are expected to change their listings of Taiwan, despite a White House statement in May that called China's demands 'Orwellian nonsense'
In a move likely to rile Beijing, Taiwan commissioned 29 US-made Apache AH-64E, also known as the 'tank killer'
The trial period of the visa-free privilege 'will continue until July 31, 2019, and will be reviewed for further extension,' says the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
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(UPDATED) Maria is the first typhoon of the season for Taiwan, and damage is limited for the island which is prone to violent storms through the summer
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen urges other nations to unite in defending against China's expansionist aims and to protect shared liberal values
Donald Trump's administration is moving to strengthen ties with Taiwan in the face of China's diplomatic moves and military threats
Live-fire drills begins with troops simulating surprise air and coastal assaults to reflect increased military threats from China, which sees Taiwan as a renegade province to be brought back into the fold – by force if necessary
Triple jumper Ronnie Malipay and discus thrower John Albert Mantua secure bronze medals
Taiwan can now claim only one ally in Africa, Swaziland
Ricardo 'Ardot' Parojinog is the brother of Ozamiz Mayor Reynaldo Parojinog Sr, who was shot dead in a police operation last year
The new chip could be the first to use a 7-nanometer design, smaller than the 10-nanometer chips in today's flagships
Ma Ying-jeou is sentenced to 4 months in prison for violating the communication security and surveillance act, says the high court, overturning a previous not guilty verdict from a lower court
Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council says that under the World Health Organization charter, Taiwan should be allowed 'equal participation' in all WHO events