Taiwanese hot spring town still cut off after typhoon

Taiwanese authorities were rushing to repair roads in the mountainous hot spring town of Wulai on Monday, where 1,100 people were without electricity or water after Typhoon Soudelor ripped through the island.

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Protest groups face off in Taiwan over curriculum controversy

More than a thousand protesters from rival groups rallied in Taiwan`s capital on Wednesday night with gang leader turned politician "White Wolf" heading an anti-student demonstration.

Talks on Taiwan school curriculum break down

 Talks between Taiwanese student protesters and education officials broke down Monday after an emotional meeting about controversial changes to the school curriculum which have been slammed as "China-centric."

Taiwan police arrest 30 student protesters

 Police arrested 30 student protesters in Taiwan early today after they broke in to the education ministry in the capital Taipei overnight protesting "China-centric" changes to the school curriculum.

Four wounded in Taiwan subway knife attack

 An unemployed man wielding a kitchen knife wounded four people in an attack on the subway in Taiwan`s capital, just over a year after a stabbing spree left four dead and more than 20 injured, police said Tuesday.

More than 200 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park
More than 200 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

More than 200 people were injured, over 80 of them seriously, in an explosion at a water park outside Taiwan`s capital Taipei Saturday after coloured powder being sprayed onto a crowd ignited, officials said.

Parkinson's disease linked with many forms of cancers

Parkinson's disease (PD) has been found to be associated with 16 types of cancer in a study in Taiwan.

FBI probes bomb threat against flight from Taiwan

 The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has opened an investigation into a bomb threat to a flight between Taiwan`s capital Taipei and Los Angeles, where the airplane landed without incident, Efe news agency reported on Wednesday.

'China`s Xi meets Taiwan ruling party chief'

Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping held talks with the visiting leader of Taiwan`s ruling party on Monday, state media reported, the first such meeting for seven years. 

Taiwan ruling party chief heads to China for Xi meeting

The head of Taiwan`s ruling party departed Saturday for a high-profile visit to China, in the first visit to the mainland by a Kuomintang chief since 2008.

Powerful quake hits Taiwan and Japan, tsunami warning lifted

One man died and another was hospitalised Monday after a fire caused by a powerful quake off Taiwan that also set buildings shaking in the capital Taipei and sparked a short-lived tsunami warning in far southwestern Japan.

Taiwan protesters pelt eggs over China flight route

Taiwanese demonstrators threw eggs and slippers to protest against China's launch of a controversial new flight route on Sunday, accusing the government of failing to stand up to Beijing.

Protesters, police scuffle in Taiwan over China flight route

Taiwanese protesters scuffled with police for the second day in a row on Friday ahead of China`s planned launch of a controversial new flight route which has sparked security concerns.

Guinness World Record holder cycles up Taiwan skyscraper

 A Guinness World Record holder on Sunday cycled up 3,139 steps in the Taipei 101 tower, formerly the tallest building on the planet, in an astonishing feat of endurance.

Taiwan ship carrying 49 crew missing in South Atlantic

A Taiwanese ship carrying 49 crew has vanished in the remote South Atlantic Ocean without any sign of a mayday call but shortly after its skipper reported it was taking on water, authorities said Sunday.

Taiwan court sentences subway killer to death

A former college student was sentenced to death in Taiwan Friday for killing four people and wounding more than 20 others in a subway stabbing spree that shocked the island last year.

China postpones Taiwan flight routes after row: Taipei

China will postpone the launch of four new flight routes near Taiwan after a fierce backlash from the island's authorities over the plan, Taiwanese officials said on Monday.

5.9-magnitude quake rocks Taiwan

A moderate 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan early Saturday morning, US seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Taiwan recovers last missing victim of TransAsia crash

Taiwanese rescuers on Thursday recovered the remains of the last missing passenger in last week`s TransAsia plane crash, bringing the death toll to 43 in the airline`s second fatal accident in seven months.