Last Updated: Monday, October 05, 2009, 14:43
Taiwan has evacuated more than 6,000 villagers as Typhoon Parma lingered in seas near the island, bringing heavy rains and causing landslides, a rescue official said.
Last Updated: Friday, September 04, 2009, 09:50
The Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, ended his sensitive Taiwan visit on Friday, leaving Taipei to mend the damage to its relations with Beijing from his visit.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 30, 2009, 14:40
Taiwanese officials said on Sunday they hope the Dalai Lama will stay clear of politics to avoid angering China during his visit to comfort victims of the island`s worst storm in 50 years.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 29, 2009, 16:24
Taiwan`s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party has sent a special envoy to China to firm up ties ahead of the Dalai Lama`s controversial visit to the island, a report said on Saturday.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 29, 2009, 10:51
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will not be meeting the Dalai Lama when the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader visits next week, the President`s office said on Saturday, a move aimed at avoiding renewed tensions with China.
Last Updated: Friday, August 28, 2009, 16:31
Taiwan`s government is trying to keep the Dalai Lama`s activities non-political during his visit next week to avoid angering China with which it has recently enjoyed warming ties.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 11:26
Taiwan on Thursday said it has agreed to let the Dalai Lama visit the island to comfort survivors of a devastating typhoon, a decision that could anger China.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 25, 2009, 15:29
Taiwan`s government on Tuesday confirmed
that 376 people were killed while 254 were missing after
Typhoon Morakot struck two weeks ago, bringing the worst
flooding in the island`s history.
Last Updated: Monday, August 24, 2009, 19:57
Taiwan`s government on Monday
confirmed that 292 people were killed and 385 missing after
Typhoon Morakot struck the island and caused its worst
flooding in half a century.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 23, 2009, 14:19
The death toll from Typhoon Morakot was raised to at least 650 on Sunday after the worst weather disaster to hit Taiwan in half a century.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 22, 2009, 16:28
Taiwan`s top envoy to Japan went for a vacation as the island country was reeling under the worst typhoon in half a century that left more than 500 people dead, local media reported on Saturday.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 22, 2009, 11:37
Taiwan began a three-day mourning period to remember the victims of Typhoon Morakot on Saturday, two weeks after the island`s worst weather disaster in 50 years devastated its mountainous south.
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