Taiwan toughens law after star hippo death

2015-01-23 15:21

Taiwanese authorities have toughened animal cruelty laws in the wake of the death of a performing hippopotamus that once starred in a popular soap opera.

6 firemen killed in Taiwan bowling alley fire

2015-01-20 10:44

Six young firemen have been killed as they battled a blaze engulfing a bowling alley in northern Taiwan.

China assures Taiwan over new air routes

2015-01-14 12:34

China says Taiwan should not be so suspicious of its intentions after Taipei protested against Beijing's decision to open new domestic air routes over the Taiwan Strait.


US duties on solar products will cause 'serious harm': China

2015-01-22 17:27

A US trade panel's move to impose import duties on solar products made in China and Taiwan will cause "serious harm", Beijing said Thursday, warning of the decision's global repercussions.

Marathon gaming session leaves man dead in Taiwan

2015-01-20 10:44

A 32-year-old Taiwanese man has been found dead after playing online games for three days straight at an internet cafe in southern Taiwan, police say.

Taiwanese ex-leader Chen given medical parole

2015-01-05 18:14

Taiwan’s former president Chen Shui-bian has been granted a one-month medical parole for treatment of neural degeneration, more than four years into his 20-year prison sentence for corruption.

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