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El Salvador ex-president under house arrest
Francisco Flores, accused of misappropriating $15m from Taiwan for quake relief efforts, had earlier handed himself in.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 06:47 GMT
Taiwan's former president attempts suicide
Chen Shui-bian, currently jailed for corruption, stopped by guards as he tried to use a towel to kill himself.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2013 09:11 GMT
Taiwan votes for a new president
Vote pits China-friendly incumbent against rival wary of Beijing, in closely watched election.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2012 08:54 GMT
Taiwan readies for tight presidential vote
Campaigning ends ahead of Saturday poll pitting China-friendly incumbent against rival wary of closer ties with Beijing.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 20:05 GMT
China's African mischief
China's has proven its willingness to arm Africa's dictators - even when it votes against such actions at the UN.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2011 09:42 GMT
Squaring Asia's nuclear triangle
In the wake of the Fukushima accident, Taiwan should be empowered to discuss nuclear matters other Asian nations.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2011 09:28 GMT
Ex-Taiwan president's jail term cut
Court upholds Chen Shui-bian's graft conviction but cuts life term to 20 years.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2010 05:31 GMT
Taiwan-China trade talks under way
Tight security against protesters as negotiators discuss economic pact in Taichung.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2009 08:34 GMT
Court setback for Taiwan's Chen
Ex-president told to stay in jail during appeal against life term in corruption case.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2009 10:55 GMT
Taiwan ex-president jailed for life
Chen Shui-bian gets life imprisonment for embezzling $3m and taking $9m in bribes.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2009 11:03 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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