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Pilots blamed for TransAsia crash on Taiwan Island

Ill-fated Flight GE222 was carrying 54 passengers and four crew when it slammed into trees and houses near Magong city airport.

29 Jan 2016 12:40 PM

In spite of US criticism, Taiwan President visits island

Taiwan’s President, defying a rare dose of criticism from key ally the United States, visited an island in the disputed South China Sea on Thursday and called for peaceful development in the increasin

29 Jan 2016 5:48 AM

Fewer orders at Apple suppliers could signal first iPhone sales decline

Analysts say iPhone sales could pick up during the second half of the year, when the company usually launches new products.

23 Jan 2016 11:37 AM

Taiwan president's Facebook flooded with pro-Beijing posts

Tsai, chairwoman of China-sceptic Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was elected President on Saturday in a sweeping victory.

22 Jan 2016 10:38 AM

Taiwan President door knock makes news

The Taiwan government insisted it was business as usual on Tuesday, three days after the ruling party was routed in elections and a day after the Premier rebuffed attempts by the President to keep him

19 Jan 2016 10:55 PM


Pro-independence party wins Taiwan polls

Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen prepares to cast her vote at a polling station in Taipei, Taiwan, on Saturday. — AP

17 Jan 2016 5:37 AM

Pro-China party likely to lose power in Taiwan's presidential election

The Democratic Progressive Party's Tsai Ing-wen is poised to become the self-governing island's first female president.

16 Jan 2016 10:26 AM

iPhone demand shrinks: Experts

Foxconn, which assembles most of Apple Inc’s latest iPhones, will cut working hours over the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, a person familiar with the matter said, in a rare move that analysts inte

07 Jan 2016 6:11 AM

Using the force No, it’s an Apple Watch flying this drone

Far from science fiction, the ability to seemingly control things with your hands is no longer the fantasy that stories like Star Wars once imagined, thanks to a research team in Taiwan that has creat

04 Jan 2016 4:15 AM

Taiwan for Japan apology on ‘comfort women’

Taiwan called on Japan on Tuesday to apologise and compensate the island’s wartime sex slaves after Tokyo and Seoul reached an agreement on the emotive issue.

30 Dec 2015 5:59 AM


Taiwan’s President candidates clash on China

Taiwan’s presidential candidates clashed over China policy during their first televised debate Sunday, ahead of elections in which relations with Beijing will be a key issue for voters.

28 Dec 2015 6:08 AM

Taiwan's president on defensive after China summit

The meeting in Singapore on Saturday was the first between leaders of the two sides...

12 Nov 2015 2:01 PM

Historic Ma-Xi summit heavy on rhetoric but schism remains

China's Xi Jinping and Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou shook hands

08 Nov 2015 10:51 AM

Mass protests in Taipei over summit with ‘enemy’

Hundreds of angry protesters massed outside Taiwan President Ma Ying-Jeou’s office on Saturday, condemning his warm exchange with China’s leader in a summit that has fuelled fears the democratic islan

08 Nov 2015 4:45 AM

China meet first step to normalising ties: Taiwan

Taiwan’s President on Thursday defended a historic summit with China as the first step to normalising relations between the leaders, as opponents wary over a rapprochement after decades of hostility a

05 Nov 2015 11:47 PM


Taiwan, China Presidents to meet for the first time

The Presidents of China and Taiwan will meet this weekend in Singapore with a handshake that will mark a seismic shift in a relationship frozen in enmity since 1949.

05 Nov 2015 3:32 AM

Taiwan crowds march in Asia's biggest gay pride parade

About 78,000 people took part in the 13th Taiwan LGBT Pride event

31 Oct 2015 4:19 PM

Fire engulfs Taipei water park

Over 500 people injured in fire; powder thrown on revellers may have exploded

29 Jun 2015 6:07 AM