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    Taiwan govt accepts resignation of transport minister

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei, Taiwan | Updated at 04:17pm on April 15, 2021

    Taiwan’s government on Thursday said it had accepted the resignation of its transport minister following a train crash earlier this month that killed 49 people,...

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    Biden sends unofficial US delegation to Taiwan

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:20am on April 14, 2021

    President Joe Biden sent an unofficial delegation of former US officials to Taiwan on Wednesday in a signal of support for the democratic island as...

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    50 dead as Taiwan train derails in tunnel

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei, Taiwan | Updated at 11:47am on April 02, 2021

    At least 50 people were killed on Friday when a packed train derailed inside a tunnel in eastern Taiwan at the start of a holiday...

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    Taiwan invited to US inauguration for first time since 1979

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 11:17pm on January 21, 2021

    Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the US was formally invited to president Joe Biden’s inauguration in what Taipei said Thursday was a precedent-setting first since...

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    Second Taiwan-born panda cub makes media debut

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:49am on December 29, 2020

    A second Taiwan-born giant panda made her media debut on Monday, clambering over a wooden climbing frame and playing with sawdust to the sound of...

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    Pig organs fly in Taiwan parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 08:35pm on November 29, 2020

    Opposition lawmakers hurled pig organs inside Taiwan’s parliament on Friday to protest the government’s decision to ease restrictions on pork imports from the United States....

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    Pig guts fly in Taiwan parliament protest

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 12:13am on November 28, 2020

    Opposition lawmakers hurled pig organs inside Taiwan’s parliament on Friday to protest the government’s decision to ease restrictions on pork imports from the United States....

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    Taiwan accuses China of creating terror

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:42pm on October 13, 2020

    Taipei accused Beijing Tuesday of creating terror after state media aired a series of reports on espionage that included alleged confessions of two Taiwanese in...

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    Taiwan urges China to never seek hegemony

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:25pm on October 10, 2020

    Taiwan’s leader on Saturday appealed to her Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to deescalate military tensions and live up to his promise to ‘never seek hegemony’...

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    Tsai defiant as Taiwan’s anti-China jet flights double

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:37pm on October 06, 2020

    Taiwan will not ‘yield an inch’ in defending itself, president Tsai Ing-wen warned Tuesday, as new figures revealed the island is scrambling fighter jets at...

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