Tag: Taiwan

Taiwan bridge collapse crushes fishing boats, six crew feared trapped

A bridge collapsed into a harbour in northeastern Taiwan on Tuesday, injuring ten people as it crushed several fishing boats, with six...

Coach, Givenchy in hot water over China T-shirt row

Chinese brand ambassadors of fashion labels from Coach to Givenchy have severed ties with the companies over products which they said violated China's sovereignty...

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the...

Taiwan says no compromise on democracy after opposition’s China peace overture

Taiwan will not accept any deal that destroys its sovereignty and democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday after the island's opposition KMT party...

Travel in China grows over Lunar New Year holiday – Xinhua

People in China made 415 million domestic trips during the Lunar New Year holiday, an increase of 7.6 percent from the same period last...

Photos: Taiwan votes in test for pro-independence ruling party as China...

Taiwan voted on Saturday in local elections that are a key test of support for the island's pro-independence ruling party ahead of presidential polls...

‘Why did it happen?’ asks Taiwan mourner, after 18 killed in...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen offered words of consolation on Monday as she met relatives of the 18 dead and 187 injured after a train...

Taiwan train crash kills at least 18, injures 160

At least 18 people died and 160 were injured when a train derailed in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday, authorities said.Several carriages were overturned in...

Taiwan invites Pope Francis to visit, following landmark China-Vatican pact

Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit, its President Tsai Ing-wen said, just weeks after the Vatican reached a milestone deal on the appointment...

U.S. approves $330 million military sale to Taiwan

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale to Taiwan of spare parts for F-16 fighter planes and other military aircraft worth up to...