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Apr 18, 2019
Taiwan Earthquake News: Schools evacuated as quake of magnitude 6.1 hits eastern part of country; no casualties reported so farTaiwan, a self-ruled island that China considers its own, lies near the junction of two tectonic plates and is prone to earthquakes. The recent earthquake hit at a depth of 18 km (11 miles), the Central Weather Bureau said
Jan 23, 2019
Taiwan's 'Bikini Climber' social media star Gigi Wu dies after ravine fall in Yushan National ParkTaiwan’s rescue teams were trying to retrieve the body of Gigi Wu, dubbed the Bikini Climber by fans, after she fell down a ravine in Yushan national park
Jan 15, 2019
China opposes foreign participation in Taiwan submarine production, warns US, India against transfer of defence technologyChina said that the countries which have relations with Beijing should earnestly abide by the one-China principle and stop any form of military links with Taipei.
Sep 06, 2018
Nauru demands apology from China over spat at Pacific Islands Forum, says delegation 'disrespected forum leaders'In a press conference, Nauru president Baron Waqa said that not only are they demanding an apology from China, they will also take up the issue with the UN.
Aug 24, 2018
US accuses China of 'destabilising' cross-Strait ties after El Salvador announces end to diplomatic ties with TaiwanThe White House said that China's decision affects not just El Salvador, but also the economic health and security of the entire Americas region.
Aug 23, 2018
Taiwan marks 60th anniversary of deadly Chinese artillery attack; President Tsai Ing-wen vows not to bow down to BeijingTaiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen vowed to not bow down to Beijing as the country marked the 60th anniversary of the deadly Chinese artillery attack
Aug 21, 2018
El Salvador abandons Taiwan, establishes diplomatic ties with China; Taipei condemns Beijing's 'crude actions'Beijing has been using its economic clout to peel away international support for the democratically-ruled island, leaving it with only 17 diplomatic allies around the world. Speaking in Beijing at the Diaoyutai Guest House, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi praised El Salvador's decision to "recognise there is one China in the world".
Aug 14, 2018
Taiwan president gives speech in US after 15 years, vows to promote regional stability 'under principle of democracy'In response, China's Taiwan Affairs Office reiterated its opposition to any attempt to promote Taiwan's independence when asked to comment on Tsai's travels
Aug 13, 2018
Fire breaks out at hospice of nine-storey hospital at Taiwan's Taipei; nine people killed, 15 injuredAll of the 36 people inside, including three staff, were evacuated after the fire started at the hospice on the seventh floor of a nine-storey hospital in New Taipei city. Sixteen had cardiac arrests and seven were revived.
Jul 10, 2018
India finished joint-third with Iran at Archery Asia Cup Stage 3 in Taipei, bag three silver medals and one bronzeThe Indian contingent came third in the Archery Asia Cup World Ranking tournament held in Taipei. India finished joint third with Iran as Korea came first and hosts Taipei came second.