Taiwan

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

The Taiwan Question: China-US battle for semiconductor supremacy

Taiwanese fabrication plants dominate the semiconductor fabrication or foundry market, earning over 60 percent of global revenue.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit: Overstepping China’s ‘red line’

US-China friction over Taiwan likely to have worrying impacts on global stability.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

"Willing to use force to defend Taiwan": Biden

US President Joe Biden said on Monday he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, as part of a series of critical comments about China, but an aide said the remark represented no change in US policy on the self-ruled island.

April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022

Taiwan is part of China and none can change that, China tells US

Taiwan is a part of China and no one can change that, Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Wednesday during a rare phone call with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, according to a statement from Beijing.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

Taiwan's 'Bikini Climber' social media star dies after ravine fall

Taiwanese rescue teams were trying Tuesday to retrieve the body of a dead hiker who became famous on social media for taking selfies on top of mountain peaks dressed in a bikini.

August 11, 2016
August 11, 2016

Lin fails dope test

Taiwan's former weightlifting world record holder Lin Tzu-chi is suspended from competing in the Rio Olympics 2016.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Taiwan's first female leader sworn in

Tsai Ing-wen is sworn in as president of Taiwan, the island's first female leader, and calls for "positive dialogue" with China.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Taiwan finds 4,800-year-old fossil of mother cradling baby

Archaeologists in Taiwan have found a 4,800-year-old human fossil of a mother holding an infant child in her arms, museum officials says.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Taiwanese 'forced on to plane to China' by police in Kenya

The authorities in Taiwan have accused Kenya of using guns and tear gas to force 37 Taiwanese on to a plane bound for mainland China.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

Eight-year-old rescued in Taiwan quake

An eight-year-old girl is pulled alive from the rubble of a building in Taiwan more than 60 hours after it is destroyed by an earthquake.