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Taiwanese lawmakers grab each other's throat protesting over budget, video goes viral - WATCH

A hilarious video of Taiwanese Parliament transforming into a savage rumpus has gone viral on the social media.

Jul 15, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Taiwan lawmakers, fishermen protest at disputed island

Taiwanese lawmakers and fishermen headed to an island in the disputed South China Sea Wednesday to protest at an international tribunal ruling which undermined Taipei`s claims there.

Jul 20, 2016, 13:35 PM IST

Taiwan vows new safety laws after quake disaster

Taiwan`s premier pledged Friday to change safety laws after more than 100 people were killed when an earthquake toppled an apartment complex thought to have been weakened by shoddy construction.

Feb 19, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

Taiwan military drills in face of China tension

The Taiwanese navy displayed eight warships and fired flares from a missile corvette.

Jan 27, 2016, 11:20 AM IST

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen warns China after landslide victory

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond also congratulated Tsai and said he hoped Taiwan and China would "continue their dialogue to resolve differences and maintain the recent trend of constructive relations".

Jan 16, 2016, 23:18 PM IST

China lodges protest with Japan for hosting Taiwan leader

China has voiced its grave concern and strong dissatisfaction over Japan's decision to host former Taiwan leader Lee Teng-hui, saying he is a "splittist" who opposes integration of Taiwan with mainland.

Jul 25, 2015, 08:26 AM IST

Chinese dissident sets sights on seat in Taiwan Parliament

Twenty-six years after Wu`er Kaixi stood alongside young comrades to stare down People`s Liberation Army tanks in Tiananmen Square, the Chinese democracy activist has his sights set on winning a seat in Taiwan`s parliament. 

Jul 24, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

Taiwan`s KMT picks wildcard Hung Hsiu-chu for presidential race

Taiwan`s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) officially endorsed wildcard candidate Hung Hsiu-chu Sunday to run for president next year, as the deeply divided party faces a battle to regain public support.

Jul 19, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Taiwan ruling party left without a 2016 presidential candidate

Taiwan`s embattled ruling party was struggling to find a high-profile presidential candidate for key 2016 elections after its chief vowed Saturday to stand by his pledge not to run.

May 16, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

Taiwan ruling party chief says will not run for president next year

 Taiwan`s ruling party chief said on Saturday he would not run for the president in January, raising the prospect that an independence-leaning opposition party might regain power and cast a shadow over ties with political rival China.

May 16, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

'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. 

May 04, 2015, 10:33 AM IST

Taiwan ruling party says chief to meet China's Xi Jinping

Chinese President and Communist Party chief Xi Jinping will hold talks with the chairman of Taiwan`s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) in Beijing next month, the KMT said on Friday, in what would be the first meeting between the heads of the two parties.

Apr 24, 2015, 13:08 PM IST

'China leaders to meet Taiwan ruling party chief'

Leaders of China`s Communist Party will meet the chairman of Taiwan`s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party early next month, state media said Friday, amid improving relations between the political foes.

Apr 24, 2015, 10:43 AM IST

Taiwan opposition reveals female presidential candidate

Taiwan could be on track for its first ever female leader after the island`s main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) announced Wednesday that its chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen will run for president.

Apr 15, 2015, 15:11 PM IST

Taiwan hangs out "tiny welcome sign" for China delegation

Chinese officials and business leaders visiting Taiwan this week can expect a lukewarm welcome at best, with the resurgence of the pro-independence opposition casting further doubt on deals already slowed by public suspicion of closer ties with Beijing.

Dec 08, 2014, 09:26 AM IST

Taiwan reappoints most of cabinet in post-poll reshuffle

Taiwan put most of its Cabinet ministers back to work in a minimal government reshuffle on Friday following a weekend election that trounced the ruling party, prompting the premier to quit and President Ma Ying-jeou to step down as party chief. 

Dec 05, 2014, 13:20 PM IST

Taiwan`s Ma quits as ruling party head after vote defeat

 Beijing-friendly President Ma Ying-jeou stepped down Wednesday as chairman of the ruling party, following a massive polls defeat for the government as public fears grow over Chinese influence.

Dec 03, 2014, 16:24 PM IST

Taiwan`s Ma to step down as ruling party head

Taiwan`s President Ma Ying-jeou announced Tuesday that he will step down as chairman of the ruling party in the wake of an "unprecedented huge defeat" at the island`s biggest ever local elections.

Dec 02, 2014, 16:07 PM IST

Taiwan votes in key elections ahead of presidential polls

 Millions of voters go to the polls in Taiwan Saturday for the island`s largest ever local elections, with the Beijing-friendly ruling party facing a rout in a key test ahead of the presidential race.


Nov 29, 2014, 05:26 AM IST

Scandal-hit Taiwan legislative chief told to quit

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou Wednesday asked Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng to step down for his alleged involvement in a lobbying scandal.

Sep 11, 2013, 16:42 PM IST