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    Singapore shuts schools, Taiwan bars foreigners for Covid

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 05:36pm on May 17, 2021

    Singapore will close schools from Wednesday as authorities warned new coronavirus strains such as the one first detected in India were affecting more children...

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    Judo class puts 7-year-old Taiwanese in coma

    New Age Online | Updated at 11:41am on May 07, 2021

    The case of a boy who is fighting for his life after being slammed to the floor 27 times during judo practice by his coach...

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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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    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...