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    Taiwan lawmakers brawl in parliament

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 11:06pm on July 14, 2020

    Taiwanese lawmakers scuffled in parliament on Tuesday over a nomination for the head of a top government watchdog, the second time physical confrontations have erupted...

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    Taiwan’s ‘Uncle Stone’ turns pebbles into colourful keepsakes

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 11:24pm on June 03, 2020

    From Chinese characters to traditional Aboriginal totems, artist Wu Rong-bi has been selling intricately painted pebbles on the streets in Taiwan for the last 40...

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    China slams US for ‘dangerous’ message to Taiwan’s leader

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:29pm on May 20, 2020

    China slammed the United States for its ‘dangerous’ decision to congratulate Taiwan’s president Tsai Ing-wen on her Wednesday inauguration, as the self-ruled island became the...

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    Taiwan welcomes US media expelled from China

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:31pm on March 28, 2020

    American journalists expelled by China are welcome to set up shop in Taiwan, foreign minister Joseph Wu said Saturday, as the democratic island burnishes its...

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    First coronavirus death in Taiwan, toll passes 1,600

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 11:39am on February 16, 2020

    Taiwan reported its first death from the new coronavirus Sunday, as the death toll from the outbreak rose to 1,665 inside mainland China. A 61-year-old...

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    US warship sails near Taiwan Strait

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 12:32am on January 18, 2020

    A US warship has sailed through the Taiwan Strait, mainland and Taipei officials said Friday, the first such passage since the island resoundingly re-elected its...

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    Tsai declares victory in Taiwan election

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:59pm on January 11, 2020

    Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen declared victory in Saturday’s election as voters delivered a stunning rebuke of Beijing’s campaign to isolate the self-ruled island, handing its...

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    Huge rival rallies on final day before Taiwan votes

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

    Taiwan’s presidential rivals held massive rallies Friday night in a final push to convince voters on the eve of a closely watched election that looks...

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    Taiwan army chief killed in chopper crash

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 07:13pm on January 02, 2020

    Taiwan’s military chief was killed in a helicopter crash on Thursday, the defence ministry said, just days before the island goes to polls to elect...

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    Taiwan passes law against China

    Agence France-Presse . Taipei | Updated at 10:44pm on December 31, 2019

    Taiwan passed a controversial bill Tuesday aimed at countering China’s influence on the self-ruled island, less than two weeks before it goes to the polls...