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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.

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.