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    Taiwanese boat rescues 8 Bangladeshi among 22 crewmen

    New Age Online | Updated at 10:39am on January 17, 2021

    A Taiwanese fishing trawler has rescued 22 crewmen including eight Bangladeshi from a Panamanian freighter that had caught fire in the Philippine Sea, the Coast...

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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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    Pilot blamed for latest Taiwan virus transmission

    Agence France-Presse. Taipei | Updated at 02:23pm on December 22, 2020

    Taiwan reported its first local coronavirus transmission Tuesday, blaming a foreign pilot for ending 253 days of being virus-free. Health authorities said a woman in...

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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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    Trolls get creative after WHO allegedly censors Taiwan

    Agence France-Presse. Taipei | Updated at 04:55pm on November 12, 2020

    Alleged censorship of Taiwan on the World Health Organization's Facebook page inspired some creative trolling Thursday, with special characters and foreign scripts called up to...

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    WHO urged to invite Taiwan to key meeting

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:19pm on November 06, 2020

    The World Health Organisation is facing renewed pleas to allow Taiwan to participate in a key international meeting amid fears its exclusion could jeopardise efforts...

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    US sales coastal defense systems to Taiwan for $2.4bn

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:35am on October 27, 2020

    The United States on Monday said it had approved a $2.4 billion sale of 100 Harpoon coastal defense systems to Taiwan, defying Beijing's anger over...

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    China to sanction US firms over Taiwan arms sale

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:26pm on October 26, 2020

    China on Monday said it will impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, a Boeing division and other US firms involved in arm sales to Taiwan, the...

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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’...