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We’ll use force if you meddle, China warns US

This comes amid moves by the Trump administration to increase support for Taiwan.

China signals they won’t follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage

The Chinese government signals that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region.

Taiwan fighters land on highway for Chinese ‘invasion’ war games

Taiwan displays how its fighter jets can land, refuel and rearm on the island's highways as part of its largest annual exercise simulating defence against a Chinese invasion.

Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia

The city hall will co-host an outdoor wedding party near the famous Taipei 101 skyscraper, with local and foreign dignitaries expected to attend.

‘This time is real’: Taiwan counts down to Asia’s first same-sex...

The law only allows same-sex marriages only between Taiwanese, or with foreigners whose countries recognise same-sex marriage.

Taiwan presidential hopeful Gou gets tips from Trump

Gou says he will strengthen the diplomatic ties between Taiwan and the US if he is elected.

Pelancong Malaysia cedera dalam gempa bumi di Taiwan meninggal dunia

Menteri Luar Saifuddin Abdullah yang mengesahkan perkembangan itu hari ini berkata pihaknya sedang membantu keluarga Choo mengendalikan urusan perlu.

Malaysian tourist injured in Taiwan quake dies

Choo Yip Chean was hiking at the Lushui Trail of the Taroko National Park in Hualien when the county was shaken by a strong earthquake.

Malaysian injured in Taiwan earthquake

Taiwan is an earthquake prone area as it lies near the junction of two tectonic plates. Its worse hit quake happened in September 1999, killing 2,400 people.

Terry Gou’s Taiwan presidential run fuels rally in Foxconn shares

Gou's announcement created a market boom for Foxconn.

Foxconn billionaire confirms presidency run after receiving divine support

Gou says Chinese sea goddess Mazu has backed his wish to run for presidency.

Taiwan’s Foxconn chief hints at presidential run

Gou, a supporter of the Beijing-friendly opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party, said he would follow the party's nomination procedure "if I were to join the KMT's primary". 

‘Human Calculator’ banggakan Malaysia, menang tempat kedua Asia’s Got Talent 2019

Kumpulan NAMA gagal bergelar juara namun beri persembahan mengagumkan

Cathay Dragon flight makes safe emergency landing in Taiwan

Flight KA451 from Kaohsiung to Hong Kong made an 'air return' and landed safely back at the southern Taiwanese city.

Taiwan rattled by 5.6 magnitude quake, no immediate reports of damage

Earthquake struck Taiwan's southeastern county of Taitung.

Taiwan mulls death penalty for drunk driving

This comes after a spate of high profile incidents involving drunk drivers.

Japan shelves deportation for Taiwanese man in same-sex relationship

Tokyo cancelled its deportation order this month and issued the special residency permit to the Taiwanese man.

Taiwan’s StarLux Airlines signs deal with Airbus for 17 planes

The deal included five A350-900s and 12 A350-1000s with ten options, scheduled to be delivered from late 2021.

US religious freedom envoy urges China to release Taiwanese activist

Li Ming-che had previously criticised China's ruling Communist Party and has been missing since 2017.

US says religious freedom in China could boost trust in Taiwan

US ambassador Sam Brownback says that China needs to respect the 'sacred rights' of people to worship.

YouTuber’s quest to visit Taiwan’s dwindling allies

Ben Wu came up with the idea while travelling on the Trans-Siberian Railway.

China says Taiwan opposition’s peace proposal must include push for ‘reunification’

Beijing regards Taiwan as its own and has vowed to bring the island under Chinese control by force if necessary.

Comparison of Winnie the Pooh with Xi too much for China...

Taiwanese paper the Apple Daily says gamers in China have called for a boycott of the game.

Taiwan unveils long-awaited gay marriage bill

Taiwan is seen as one of the most progressive societies in Asia when it comes to gay rights.