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Major rail crash in Taiwan kills at least 48 people; more than 100 injured
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Major rail crash in Taiwan kills at least 48 people; more than 100 injured

The train from Taipei came off the rails after apparently hitting a truck that had slid off a road from a nearby construction site

India, Taiwan consider trade deal; Beijing asks New Delhi to respect 'One China policy'
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India, Taiwan consider trade deal; Beijing asks New Delhi to respect 'One China policy'

The recent Chinese transgressions along the Line of Actual Control have forced India to rethink its position on Taiwan, which China claims to part of its territory

Czech Senate president Milos Vystrcil meets Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen; 'line crossed', warns Beijing
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Czech Senate president Milos Vystrcil meets Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen; 'line crossed', warns Beijing

China claims Taiwan as its territory and strongly objects to any official contact between other countries and the self-governing island

US joins Taiwan as island nation observes battle anniversary with China: A timeline of roller coaster relations between Beijing and Taipei
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US joins Taiwan as island nation observes battle anniversary with China: A timeline of roller coaster relations between Beijing and Taipei

Economic relations continue to thrive with China being Taiwan’s top trading partner, having seen trade totalling $226 billion in 2018

China holds air, naval drills along southeast coast following $2.2 billion arms deal between US, Taiwan
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China holds air, naval drills along southeast coast following $2.2 billion arms deal between US, Taiwan

China’s military recently carried out air and naval drills along its southeast coast, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday, following the latest arms sales from the United States to self-ruled Taiwan, which China claims as a renegade province

China demands US should 'immediately cancel' sale of arms worth $2.2 billion to Taiwan, lodges complaint through diplomatic channels
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China demands US should 'immediately cancel' sale of arms worth $2.2 billion to Taiwan, lodges complaint through diplomatic channels

China demanded on Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan.

China-friendly mayor of Taiwan's Kaohsiung city, Han Kuo-yu, to contest country's upcoming presidential election against Terry Gou
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China-friendly mayor of Taiwan's Kaohsiung city, Han Kuo-yu, to contest country's upcoming presidential election against Terry Gou

Han Kuo-yu, who seized the mayoralty of southern Kaohsiung city, in Taiwan, from the ruling party in a shock victory last year, was among the five candidates announced on Monday by the Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party for its primary election

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covers up truth about Tiananmen Square crackdown even today
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Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covers up truth about Tiananmen Square crackdown even today

China not only did not plan to repent for the Tiananmen Square crackdown, but it also continues to cover up the truth, Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen said in a Facebook post.

Taiwan president appoints Su Tseng-chang as premier after Cabinet reshuffle over ruling DPP's performance in local polls
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Taiwan president appoints Su Tseng-chang as premier after Cabinet reshuffle over ruling DPP's performance in local polls

Su, 71, was a human rights lawyer and co-founder of the DPP during the former martial law era under the Nationalists, who shifted their government from China to Taiwan after defeat by the communists on the mainland in 1949.

Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen calls for international support to defend democracy amid renewed threats from China
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Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen calls for international support to defend democracy amid renewed threats from China

Tsai’s comments came days after Chinese president Xi Jinping said nobody could change the fact that Taiwan was part of China, and that people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait should seek "reunification."

Taiwan's reunification with China 'inevitable', warns Xi Jinping; claims Beijing won't give up use of military force
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Taiwan's reunification with China 'inevitable', warns Xi Jinping; claims Beijing won't give up use of military force

Xi's comments provoked a swift rebuke from Taipei, where President Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan's people would never willingly give up the kind of democratic freedoms unseen on the mainland.

China's Golden Horse Awards sees a winner rally for Taiwan's independence in acceptance speech
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China's Golden Horse Awards sees a winner rally for Taiwan's independence in acceptance speech

At China's Golden Horse Awards a winner expressed hope for Taiwan's independence causing a row over the island state's political status.

US says it will continue military sales to Taiwan as China reiterates its opposition to weapons deals
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US says it will continue military sales to Taiwan as China reiterates its opposition to weapons deals

Brent Christensen said Washington would continue military sales to Taiwan while promoting its participation in international community that Beijing increasingly seeks to restrict.

17 dead, 132 injured in Taiwan after train derails on coastal route; authorities yet to ascertain cause of accident
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17 dead, 132 injured in Taiwan after train derails on coastal route; authorities yet to ascertain cause of accident

The Taiwan Railways Administration have not confirmed if any passengers remain trapped alive inside the train.

Taiwan says 'arrogant' China responsible for Interpol rejecting Taipei's request to attend general assembly
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Taiwan says 'arrogant' China responsible for Interpol rejecting Taipei's request to attend general assembly

Taiwan officials described China's behaviour towards Taipei as "arrogant and high handed." Taiwan first requested to attend the meeting in 2016, when it was also denied. It did not apply in 2017 because the annual meeting was held in Beijing.

US accuses China of 'destabilising' cross-Strait ties after El Salvador announces end to diplomatic ties with Taiwan
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US accuses China of 'destabilising' cross-Strait ties after El Salvador announces end to diplomatic ties with Taiwan

The White House said that China's decision affects not just El Salvador, but also the economic health and security of the entire Americas region.

Taiwan marks 60th anniversary of deadly Chinese artillery attack; President Tsai Ing-wen vows not to bow down to Beijing
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Taiwan marks 60th anniversary of deadly Chinese artillery attack; President Tsai Ing-wen vows not to bow down to Beijing

Taiwan'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

Taiwan president gives speech in US after 15 years, vows to promote regional stability 'under principle of democracy'
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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

Taiwan passes controversial bill cutting veterans' pension; President Tsai Ing-wen says reform will help avoid bankruptcy by 2020
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Taiwan passes controversial bill cutting veterans' pension; President Tsai Ing-wen says reform will help avoid bankruptcy by 2020

Taiwan passes a bill cutting military veterans and civil servants pension. President Tsai Ing-wen, in spite of facing criticism in the last two years over pension reform, said that an unreformed system could be bankrupt by 2020.