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Taiwan cops use water cannon to retake govt HQ

2014-03-24 13:35

Taiwan riot police have unleashed water cannon to dislodge hundreds of demonstrators who had stormed government headquarters in violent scenes that dramatically escalated a days-old protest.

Taiwan 'aerotropolis' plan buoyed by Chinese tourists

2014-02-24 09:23

Taiwan's ambitions to become a regional air hub finally look set to take off with approval for a mega 'aerotropolis' to cash in on improving ties with China and the rise of budget airlines in the region.

World's strangest restaurants

2014-02-18 18:00

From drinking out of urinals to inmate waiters, these are simply the strangest restaurants.

World's strangest restaurants

2014-02-17 09:41

From drinking out of urinals to inmate waiters, these are simply the strangest restaurants.

Taiwan's Foxconn to invest $1bn

2014-02-09 10:09

Taiwan technology giant Foxconn group has signed a letter of intent to invest up to $1bn in Indonesia as it seeks to diversify production away from China.

Taiwan seizes seven tons of dolphin meat

2014-01-14 12:32

Taiwanese authorities say they have confiscated 7.65 tons of dolphin meat in one of the largest hauls of its kind.

Taiwanese man survives 60 hours adrift

2014-01-06 17:18

A Taiwanese man has miraculously survived a 60-hour ordeal drifting in rough seas off the island's east coast even though he cannot swim.

 

BlackBerry release new phones, services

2014-02-25 11:10

BlackBerry is set to release a low-cost phone in Indonesia and plans a broader release of a phone that restores the beloved row of control keys with a track pad.

World's strangest restaurants

2014-02-20 20:45

From drinking out of urinals to inmate waiters, these are simply the strangest restaurants.

Strangest restaurants

2014-02-17 09:42

From drinking out of urinals to inmate waiters.

China, Taiwan to hold historic talks

2014-02-11 07:55

China and Taiwan are set to hold their first government-to-government talks since they split 65 years ago after a brutal civil war - a symbolic yet historic move between the former bitter rivals.

Taiwan jails duo in bizarre bomb scare

2014-01-22 09:48

A Taiwan court has jailed two men for a plot in which they planted suitcases containing petrol and cyanide on a train and in a politician's office hoping to profit from investor panic.

Taiwan ex-colonel gets life for spying for China

2014-01-10 12:36

A former Taiwanese air force officer has been sentenced to life in prison for spying for China, a court says, adding to a string of spying scandals in recent years.

Sailor survives shark attack

2014-01-05 16:14

An Indonesian sailor has been rescued despite suffering a shark attack, but four other crewmen are missing after their boat apparently caught fire, officials say.

 
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