Weather

Two killed as floods hit Taiwan

Schools and offices close as more rain is forecast across the island.

Two killed as floods hit Taiwan

Asia Pacific

Deadly hospital fire kills nine people in Taiwan

Patients' relatives say they heard a blast and suspect an oxygen tank might have exploded.

Deadly hospital fire kills nine people in Taiwan

Weather

Taiwan shuts schools, cancels flights as Typhoon Maria approaches

Maria will likely hit the north of Taiwan the hardest with downpours up to 500 mm forecast in some areas.

Taiwan shuts schools, cancels flights as Typhoon Maria approaches

Asia Pacific

China says it will not 'concede an inch' of disputed territories

President Xi Jinping tells US Secretary of Defense James Mattis that Beijing will guard its sovereignty.

China says it will not 'concede an inch' of disputed territories

Taiwan

Taiwan ex-president sentenced for information leak

Ma Ying-jeou found guilty of leaking information on opposition politician when he was in office in 2013.

Ex-Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou sentenced to jail

China

China holds 'biggest ever' naval drill in disputed sea

More than 10,000 personnel, 76 fighter jets and 48 warships took part in the exercises attended by President Xi Jinping.

Taiwan

Taiwan lantern festival blends tradition and technology

Six Asian cities are displaying their creations at this year’s sky lantern festival in the district of Pingxi, near Taipei, in Taiwan. The event attracts millions of visitors from around the world.

Arts & Culture

Taiwan Lantern Festival: When tradition goes hi-tech

This year's festival brings together traditional lanterns with hi-tech ones.

Taiwan Lantern Festival: When tradition goes hi-tech

Li Keqiang

China wants 'beautiful reunification' with Taiwan

China has 'resolute will' to prevent Taiwan's independence.

China wants 'beautiful reunification' with Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan: 7 still missing as aftershocks continue

Death toll from a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit Hualien rises to 10 while rescue workers rush to save survivors.

Taiwan quake: Death toll rises, 7 left missing

Taiwan

Earthquake aftershocks disrupt rescue efforts for missing

Rescue crews in Taiwan are hoping to find more earthquake survivors. They are braving powerful aftershocks to enter buildings on the brink of collapse in the port city of Hualien.

Taiwan

More than 50 people missing after deadly Taiwan earthquake

Rescue workers are hurrying to rescue trapped survivors before damaged buildings collapse.

Taiwan

Four killed in Taiwan building collapse after quake

At least 85 missing after 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes off eastern Taiwan and brings down several buildings.