Taiwan

Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension

Meeting between national security advisers was first since US ended formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan in 1979.

Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension

Asia Pacific

Taiwan holds first official same-sex weddings

Some 300 same-sex couples are expected to register on Friday, a week after parliament approved gay marriage legislation.

Taiwan holds first official same-sex weddings

Asia Pacific

Taiwan's parliament approves same-sex marriage

Lawmakers comfortably pass law allowing same-sex couples to form 'exclusive permanent unions' - first for Asia.

Taiwan's parliament approves same-sex marriage legislation

Taiwan

China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate Taiwan - president

President Tsai Ing-Wen calls on national security agencies to increase efforts to counter China amid rising tension.

China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate Taiwan - president

Taiwan

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits east Taiwan, no major damage

Quake also shook buildings in the capital, Taipei, forcing the metro system in the capital to be suspended.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits east Taiwan, no major damage

Taiwan

Taiwan 'threatened' but not intimidated by China military drills

China said its warships, bombers and reconnaissance aircraft conducted 'necessary drills' around Taiwan on Monday.

Taiwan 'threatened' but not intimidated by China military drills

Asia Pacific

Taiwan will not accept any deal that harms democracy: Tsai

President's comments come after island's China-friendly party says may sign peace deal with Beijing if it wins election.

Taiwan will not accept any deal that harms democracy: Tsai

Taiwan

US sends warships to Taiwan Strait as Taipei unveils new drone

Move certain to anger Beijing, which sees Taiwan as its own and does not rule out using force to assert authority.

US sends warships to Taiwan Strait as Taipei unveils new drone

Witness

Taiwan School Bank Experiment: Money Lessons for Life

A school in Taiwan uses a controversial social experiment to teach students the value of money.

Asia Pacific

Traditional medicine in Taiwan on life support

Why are traditional Chinese medicine stores are struggling to survive in Taiwan even as Hong Kong and China push to export the industry?

Asia Pacific

Taiwan 'won't bow' to China pressure, holds army drills

Taipei calls for international support as Beijing intensifies pressure on self-ruled island, which it claims as own.

'Out of control': Taiwan says won't bow to China pressure

Asia Pacific

Taiwan: Tsai names new premier after resignation over poll losses

Su Tseng-chang vows to lead administration amid challenges and learn from earlier mistakes.

Taiwan: Tsai names new premier after resignation over poll losses

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Taiwan announces new drill tactics to counter China

Military chiefs say new manoeuvres aimed at defending island against possible 'Chinese invasion'.

Taiwan announces new drill tactics to counter China

Taiwan

Taiwan president calls for support to defend democracy

Amid threats from China, Tsai Ing-wen says international community needs to come to the self-ruled island's defence.

Taiwan president calls for support to defend democracy

Asia Pacific

Timeline: 70 years of Taiwan-China relations

A look at the key dates shaping the relationship between Taipei and Beijing over the past seven decades.

Timeline: Taiwan-China relations since 1949