Asia Pacific

Taiwanese Craftsman seeks to save Chinese printing heritage

Ri Xing Typeface Foundry in Taiwan is home to one of the world's last word-making shop, manufacturing traditional 3-D Chinese characters out of lead.

Weather

Typhoon Nesat bears down on Taiwan

Damaging winds and flooding rains tumble towards southeastern China.

Typhoon Nesat bears down on Taiwan

Politics

US plans to sell Taiwan $1.4bn in arms

State Department confirms plan for the sale which will be the first since the $1.83bn sale under Obama in December 2015.

Trump administration confirms Taiwan arms-sale plan

Asia Pacific

Panama cuts off ties with Taiwan, switches to China

Taiwan says China's luring of Panama is an 'open threat' and 'provocation to peace and stability'.

Panama cuts off ties with Taiwan, switches to China

Asia Pacific

Taiwan hit by huge drop in Chinese tourism over territorial row

Taiwan is struggling to attract more tourists from China after numbers dropped by 40 percent in the first three months of the year.

Asia Pacific

Taiwan simulates a China invasion during military drill

Taiwan has launched large-scale military exercises. President Tsai Ing-wen wants to overhaul the military, but critics warn that her plans could leave the island vulnerable to an attack from China.

Asia Pacific

Taiwan top court rules in favour of gay marriage

Judges on the island say current laws violate constitutional rights, but conservatives angered by ruling.

Taiwan

Approval ratings fall for Taiwan’s first female president

It has been a turbulent year in power for Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s first female president. Relations with Beijing have soured and her approval ratings have fallen. Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports from Tapei.

Asia Pacific

China confirms arrest of Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che

Beijing says the activist is being investigated on suspicion of 'pursuing activity harmful to national security'.

China confirms arrest of Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che

Asia Pacific

Missing Taiwan activist allegedly detained in China

Lee Ming-che disappeared after clearing immigration in Macau on March 19, but China remains mum about his whereabouts.

Missing Taiwan activist allegedly detained in China

Asia Pacific

Incident off Somalia coast renews piracy fears

There is growing concern that shipping companies have become complacent about the risk of piracy.

Asia Pacific

Taiwan indicts ex-president Ma Ying-jeou over leaks

Prosecutors say China-friendly former leader broke laws by releasing personal information on rival politicians.

Taiwan indicts ex-president Ma Ying-jeou over leaks

Asia

Taiwan bus flips over, kills dozens of elderly tourists

Bus returning from a cherry blossom day trip overturns on an exit ramp in Taiwanese capital, leaving at least 32 dead.

Dozens dead as Taiwan tour bus flips over near Taipei

Arts & Culture

An explosive start to the Chinese New Year in Taiwan

In this 19th-century festival, legend has it, cholera ravaged Yanshui until the god of war was summoned with fireworks.

An explosive start to the Chinese New Year in Taiwan