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Taiwan building fire kills 46, dozens injured

An overnight fire tore through a building in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung on Thursday, killing 46 people and injuring dozens of others in the island's deadliest blaze in decades.

This handout photo released by the Kaohsiung Fire Department on 14 October, 2021 shows firefighters battling an overnight blaze that tore through a building in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, killing at least 46 people and injuring dozens of others

Taiwan leader says island will not bow to China

Taiwan will not bow to pressure by Beijing and will defend its democratic way of life, president Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday, following a spike in incursions by Chinese warplanes into its air defence ...

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen speaks during national day celebrations in front of the Presidential Palace in Taipei on 10 October 2021

US special forces quietly training Taiwanese: Official

US special operations forces have been quietly training Taiwanese troops for months, a move which China warned Friday could cause "serious harm" to relations between Washington and Beijing

US special forces quietly training Taiwanese: Official

Typhoon drenches Taiwan but spares island a direct hit

Typhoon Chanthu unleashed powerful winds and heavy rain on eastern Taiwan Sunday, disrupting travel links and cutting electricity to some homes but sparing the island a direct hit

Tourists visit the beach in Fenniaolin, Yilan county as Typhoon Chanthu approaches the southeast of Taiwan on 10 September 2021

Tiananmen anniversary

Return power to the people, Taiwan calls on China

Friday marks 32 years since Chinese troops opened fire to end the student-led unrest in and around the square

Return power to the people, Taiwan calls on China

Taiwan chip firms to adhere to new US rules blacklisting China supercomputing entities

Taiwan said on Wednesday its chip companies will adhere to U.S. rules after Washington added seven Chinese supercomputing entities last week to an economic blacklist and after a Taipei-based ...

Flags of Taiwan and U.S.

China terms exercises ‘combat drills’ as Biden’s emissaries go to Taiwan

Taiwan independence is a dead end and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party are trying to ‘use arms to seek independence, said Ma Xiaoguang, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman

Former US Senator Chris Dodd, former US Deputy Secretary of State Jim Steinberg and former US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage walk with Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen as they arrive at Songshan airport in Taipei, Taiwan on 14 April 2021

foodpanda rolling out refreshed look in Asia

The brand refresh has started in Singapore, Bangladesh, and Cambodia and will be launching in Hong Kong, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Thailand in the coming ...

foodpanda rolling out refreshed look in Asia

European countries helping with submarine project: Taiwan

Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory, has worked for years to revamp its submarine force, some of which dates back to World War Two

The Hai Lung SS-793 diesel-electric submarine emerges from underwater during a during a drill near Yilan naval base, Taiwan on 13 April 2018

Taiwan train derailment toll rises to 49

The eight-carriage train was packed with some 480 people heading down the east coast for the annual Tomb Sweeping Festival, a four-day public holiday

An aerial view shows rescue workers at the site where a train derailed inside a tunnel in the mountains of Hualien, eastern Taiwan on 2 April 2021
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