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Taiwan busts racing pigeon kidnapping ring

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 17:21

Five people have been arrested in northern Taiwan for allegedly kidnapping dozens of racing pigeons for ransom, police said on tuesday.

China`s top Taiwan official plays down violent protests on trip

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 11:47

Violent protests which forced China`s top official in charge of relations with Taiwan to cancel several meetings while visiting last week do not represent mainstream opinion, said the official concerned.

Taiwan rights activist denied entry by Hong Kong

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 19:25

A Taiwanese rights activist and outspoken critic of his government`s attempts to seek closer ties with Beijing criticised Chinese authorities after he was denied entry to Hong Kong Sunday.

Taiwan president to head for Central America

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 15:34

Taiwan`s president was due to leave for Central America later Sunday to shore up diplomatic ties despite a truce with China after decades of "dollar diplomacy".

Chinese official wraps up landmark Taiwan visit

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 16:36

China`s top official in charge of Taiwan affairs Saturday wrapped up a landmark four-day visit to the island which sparked angry protests, forcing him to scrap some engagements.

China official met by protests, says respects Taiwan`s choices

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 16:21

China`s top official in charge of relations with self-ruled Taiwan said on Friday that he understood and respected the choices of its people, as he was met by noisy protests in the traditionally anti-China far south of the island.

Taiwan protesters arrested trying to block Chinese official

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:14

Around ten people were arrested in Taiwan on Thursday for trying to blockade a senior Chinese official whose landmark visit to Taiwan has sparked angry protests, police and media said.

Communist China sends minister to Taiwan for first time

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 15:04

China`s most senior official ever to visit Taiwan met his counterpart Wednesday to discuss setting up liaison offices, sparking angry confrontations between pro-independence protesters and riot police.

Taiwan Japan museum row solved

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 13:15

A row between Tokyo and Taipei over the loan of a host of treasured artefacts to Japan has been solved, Taiwanese officials said on Monday, with the exhibition set to open on schedule.

After Shih`s 6-month stint, Taiwan`s Acer gets new chairman

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 17:50

Taiwan`s struggling personal computer maker Acer named a new chairman Wednesday, succeeding founder Stan Shih who had returned from retirement for a six-month stint to launch a series of reforms.

Acer appoints co-founder George Huang as board chairman

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 15:45

Taiwan`s Acer Inc on Wednesday said it has appointed co-founder and board member George Huang as new chairman, tasked with overseeing the recovery of the PC maker`s near-dominant position in a shrinking industry.

Taiwan First Lady to make rare Japan visit for exhibition

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 15:34

Taiwan`s First Lady will visit Japan next week to attend an exhibition of prized historical artefacts andartworks which the island has loaned for the first time to its former wartime enemy.