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Thousands march for marriage equality in Taiwan amid referendum debate
28 Oct 2018
Organisers estimate that tens of thousands of people joined the parade which hopes to press the government to deliver on its promise of marriage equality.
Rescuers tend to injured as Taiwan train accident kills at least 18
21 Oct 2018
A train derailment in northeastern Taiwan killed at least 18 people and injured 160 on Sunday (October 21), government authorities said.
Taiwanese authorities drag feet on same-sex marriage
8 Jul 2018
In May 2017, Taiwan's Constitutional Court recognized same-sex unions to much fanfare. Authorities were given two years to amend existing law or enact new legislation.
Surveillance footage captures moment earthquake hit Hualien
7 Feb 2018
Surveillance footage captured the moment a shallow magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Hualien in Taiwan late night on Tuesday.
Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin throws hoops in Taiwan
16 Jul 2017
Brooklyn Nets point guard Jeremy Lin returned to his parents' native Taiwan to play basketball and meet with fans in Taipei on Sunday.
Taiwan court rules in favour of gay marriage in Asia first
24 May 2017
Taiwan's top court rules in favour of gay marriage, a landmark decision that paves the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex unions.
Taiwanese divided over gay marriage ruling
23 May 2017
Taiwan could become the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage ahead of a court ruling on May 24.
Jovovich and Anderson bring 'Resident Evil' to Taiwan
17 Jan 2017
Hollywood director Paul W.S. Anderson and movie actress Milla Jovovich walked the red carpet in Taipei, Taiwan, ahead of the first screening of 'Resident Evil: The Final Chapter'.
Beijing Warns Trump on One-China Policy
16 Jan 2017
Beijing has now warned Donald Trump not to question its claim to Taiwan, saying its one-China policy is not negotiable.
Fireworks, music herald New Year in Hong Kong, Taiwan
1 Jan 2017
The New Year arrives with fireworks and light shows coordinated to musical programs in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Taiwan's not a 'bargaining chip' - White House
13 Dec 2016
The White House says the U.S. is committed to its longstanding policy that Taiwan is part of 'one China,' but will not use Taiwan as leverage in any dealings with Beijing.
Alleged Russian election meddling should 'alarm every American'
12 Dec 2016
President-elect Trump has dismissed claims that Russia manipulated the election in his favour. But Slate.com reports that a group of bipartisan senators believe 'the stakes are too high' to dismiss the possibility.