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Taiwan PM quits after election losses
Prime minister takes political responsibility after ruling KMT party suffers landslide defeat at local elections.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2014 17:13 GMT
Taiwan's elderly vs ghost-fearing landlords
Old Taiwanese struggle to rent apartments because landlords worry they will die at home and drive down property values.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2014 09:04 GMT
The battle of ideas on China's peripheries
The events in Hong Kong are not isolated; they are part of a larger movement against Beijing's rising assertiveness.
Richard Javad Heydarian
Last updated: 07 Oct 2014 12:22 GMT
Hong Kong: Defying the Chinese Dream
Can a bunch of fresh-faced students with smartphones play a part in shaping China's future?
Last updated: 02 Oct 2014 07:15 GMT
Taiwan: Backing away from China's embrace
Taipei has sided with Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters as relations with Beijing continue downward spiral.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2014 12:28 GMT
Does China's latest corruption purge have any real teeth?
As an inquiry into a top Chinese official's affairs begins, President Xi appears to be ushering in much-needed reforms
Willem van Kemenade
Last updated: 17 Aug 2014 12:54 GMT
China minister seeks to rebuild Taiwan ties
Zhang Zhijun's visit is first ministerial-level contact with Taiwan, and follows mass anti-China protests in Tapei.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 05:15 GMT
Torrential rain lashes Taiwan
Flooding has plagued parts of eastern Asia over the last few days.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 09:03 GMT
Taiwanese hold sit-in against nuclear plant
Thousands of protesters gather near presidential palace to oppose building of nuclear power facility close to Taipei.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 10:25 GMT
Thousands of Taiwanese protest China pact
Tens of thousands take to streets of Taipei to pressure president to retract controversial trade agreement with China.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2014 16:43 GMT
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