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5.9-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Taiwanupdated: Sat Feb 25 2012 22:05:00

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Taiwan's president re-electedupdated: Sat Jan 14 2012 10:19:00

Taiwan's incumbent President Ma Ying Jeou was re-elected Saturday in an election seen as critical to the future of an economy that has boomed thanks to warmer ties with China.

China and U.S. watching Taiwan electionsupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 21:25:00

CNN's Stan Grant looks into the upcoming presidential election in Taiwan and its impact on Chinese-U.S. relations.

Taiwan votes: Why it mattersupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 05:55:00

Jobs and money, national identity and political stability.

Source: Chinese official tells Clinton U.S. should reconsider Taiwan arms dealupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 04:04:00

China is continuing to speak out against a multibillion-dollar U.S. arms sale to Taiwan, with the Chinese foreign minister telling U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday that the Obama administration should reconsider the deal.

China warns U.S. against arms sales to Taiwanupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 03:08:00

China warned the United States Thursday that a multi-billion dollar arms sales to Taiwan will create "severe obstacles" between Beijing and Washington, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Taiwan investigates organ transplants from HIV-positive donorupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 06:10:00

Taiwan's health department is investigating how the organs of an HIV-positive donor were cleared for transplant for five recipients at two hospitals.

Typhoon drenches Taiwan after claiming lives in the Philippinesupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 10:51:00

Typhoon Nanmadol pounded Taiwan with heavy rains Monday before it was downgraded to a tropical storm and headed toward China, where hundreds of ships returned to harbor.

Typhoon reaches Taiwan after killing 7 in Philippinesupdated: Sun Aug 28 2011 21:05:00

Typhoon Nanmadol reached the southern coast of Taiwan early Sunday, according to the Central Weather Bureau there, after killing at least seven people in the Philippines.

Taiwan's offices in Hong Kong, Macau to come out of hidingupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 21:21:00

Taiwan's de facto representative offices in Hong Kong and Macau -- China's two special administration regions (SAR) -- will come out of hiding this week after operating incognito for nearly 45 years, a move that experts say defines a thawing of historically frosty cross-strait relations.

Shooting at Taiwan rally wounds former vice president's sonupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 14:12:00

The son of former Taiwan Vice President Lien Chan was wounded and another person was killed by bullets fired at a political rally Friday night, according to Taiwan's Central News Agency.

Magnitude 5.6 quake hits just off Taiwan coastupdated: Sun Nov 21 2010 08:40:00

A 5.6-magnitude quake struck Sunday just off the eastern coast of Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, but officials said there were no immediate reports of damage.

Former Taiwan president to stay behind bars, court rulesupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 02:41:00

Taiwan's former president will stay behind bars for at least 11 more years, the island's Supreme Court has ruled, official sources said Friday.

Driver's body identified as hopes dim after Taiwan rock slidesupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 00:21:00

A tour bus driver has been confirmed dead, while hopes dimmed for possible survivors of rock slides unleashed by Typhoon Megi last week in Taiwan.

Body parts found in Taiwan rock slidesupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 00:25:00

Crews in Taiwan have found body parts as the search unfolds for victims of rock slides unleashed by Typhoon Megi last week, official media said.

Family members head to Taiwan after tourists disappear in rock slidesupdated: Mon Oct 25 2010 02:02:00

Family members of 19 Chinese tourists, who went missing in Taiwan after Typhoon Megi triggered rock slides, are headed to the island, China's state media said Monday.

Typhoon Megi unleashes mudslides, kills 7 in Taiwanupdated: Fri Oct 22 2010 19:51:00

Typhoon Megi cut a deadly path into Asia on Friday, triggering mudslides that killed seven people and trapped more than 400 others in automobiles in Taiwan, officials said.

Taiwan deflects China's offer to hold military talksupdated: Thu Oct 14 2010 05:28:00

Taiwan responded coolly to China's offer to hold military talks, saying that Beijing should offer to remove its military deployment targeting Taiwan.

Typhoon Fanapi batters Taiwanupdated: Sun Sep 19 2010 15:05:00

Typhoon Fanapi blasts into Taiwan bringing giant waves and knocking down powerlines. Journalist Andrew Lee reports.

Typhoon batters Taiwan, knocking out powerupdated: Sun Sep 19 2010 15:05:00

Typhoon Fanapi hit eastern Taiwan on Sunday, leaving at least three people dead in related accidents and knocking out power to more than 50,000 homes, state media reported.

Three dead in accidents linked to Typhoon Fanapiupdated: Sat Sep 18 2010 22:03:00

Three people died in accidents linked to Typhoon Fanapi's approach to Taiwan, where the storm made landfall Sunday morning, Taiwan's official news agency reported.

Police arrest man, then give him bikeupdated: Sat Sep 11 2010 07:28:00

Police officers in central Taiwan arrested a man for stealing a bicycle this week and originally planned to lock him up for theft charges.

Nine is the magic number for mass wedding in Taiwanupdated: Thu Sep 09 2010 06:08:00

"Love 99, Happiness forever" was the theme as 163 couples married in Taiwan's capital on Thursday.

Moderate earthquake strikes northern Taiwanupdated: Mon Aug 30 2010 05:36:00

A 5.0 earthquake struck northern Taiwan Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Taiwan, China sign historic trade dealupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 07:16:00

Mainland China and Taiwan signed a historic free-trade agreement Tuesday that is expected to strengthen ties and reduce the potential for cross-strait tensions.

Sentences for Taiwan ex-president, wife reduced from life to 20 yearsupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 04:42:00

Taiwan's former leader Chen Shui-bian and and his wife Wu Shu-jen have been sentenced to 20 years in jail, the island's High Court reported. Both had initially been sentenced to life imprisonment after their convictions in 2009 on charges of corruption.

Ma: Taiwan won't ask U.S. to fight Chinaupdated: Sat May 01 2010 02:04:00

Taiwan will never ask the United States to fight against China on its behalf, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou said in a CNN interview.

Taiwan's Ma on China relations (Part 1)updated: Sat May 01 2010 02:04:00

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou speaks to CNN's Christiane Amanpour about what he calls a historic juncture.

Aftershocks ripple through Taiwanupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 11:13:00

Aftershocks rattled southern Taiwan in the hours after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook the island, but left it relatively unscathed.

Quake shocks Taiwanupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 11:13:00

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked southern Taiwan, causing buildings to shake.

Southern Taiwan jolted by 6.4-magnitude quakeupdated: Wed Mar 03 2010 23:41:00

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Taiwan on Thursday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of deaths or serious injuries.

China threatens sanctions over U.S. arms dealupdated: Sun Jan 31 2010 06:12:00

China has threatened to slap sanctions on American companies that sell arms to its rival Taiwan as part of a range of punitive actions Beijing is taking to protest the deal.

China suspends U.S. military visits after Taiwan arms dealupdated: Sat Jan 30 2010 06:33:00

China said Saturday it had suspended military exchanges with the United States over Washington's $6.4-billion arms deal with Taiwan, the territory that Beijing claims as its own.

U.S. announces $6.4 billion arms deal with Taiwanupdated: Sat Jan 30 2010 00:54:00

Overriding objections from China, the Obama administration unveiled a $6.4 billion arms deal with Taiwan on Friday -- including about $2.85 billion in missiles.

Taiwan's Chen, wife sentenced to lifeupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 09:25:00

Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian was convicted Friday on corruption and money laundering charges, and was sentenced to life in prison, according to officials at Taipei City Court.

Taiwan premier quits over typhoon responseupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 06:03:00

Taiwan's premier resigned over criticism of the government's response to Typhoon Morakot, which slammed into the island last month.

Taiwan's former first lady sentencedupdated: Wed Sep 02 2009 05:07:00

A court in Taiwan has sentenced the island's former first lady to a year in prison for lying to prosecutors in her husband's corruption case.

China cancels events over Dalai Lamaupdated: Tue Sep 01 2009 14:58:00

China -- showing its displeasure with the Dalai Lama's visit to Taiwan this week -- has canceled upcoming trips to the island by top state officials, state-run media reported.

In Taiwan, Dalai Lama disputes China's claimsupdated: Tue Sep 01 2009 03:29:00

The Dalai Lama -- on a visit to Taiwan that includes prayers for recent typhoon victims -- has rebutted China's claims that he is there for political reasons.

Dalai Lama arrives in Taiwanupdated: Sun Aug 30 2009 20:32:00

The Dalai Lama arrived in Taiwan on Sunday on a visit that will include prayers for victims of Typhoon Morakot, but which has raised the ire of neighboring China.

Dalai Lama to arrive in Taiwan on Sundayupdated: Fri Aug 28 2009 07:58:00

The Dalai Lama will arrive in Taiwan on Sunday for a trip that will include praying for victims of Typhoon Morakot, his spokesman told CNN.

Typhoon death toll in Taiwan climbs higherupdated: Thu Aug 27 2009 21:43:00

The number of people killed by a typhoon that slammed into Taiwan and China earlier this month continues to rise, Taiwan announced Thursday.

Searching for typhoon survivorsupdated: Thu Aug 27 2009 21:43:00

Rescuers try to reach villages cut off by mudslides in typhoon-stricken Taiwan. CNN's John Vause reports.

China opposes Dalai Lama's Taiwan visitupdated: Thu Aug 27 2009 21:41:00

China "resolutely opposes" a planned trip by the Dalai Lama to Taiwan, the official Chinese news agency Xinhua reported Thursday, hours after Taiwan's president announced the visit.

Taiwan death toll 'higher than feared'updated: Wed Aug 26 2009 13:51:00

A typhoon that struck Taiwan and China earlier this month killed more people in Taiwan than previous estimates, the government announced.

President Ma says sorry again for typhoon responseupdated: Tue Aug 18 2009 07:28:00

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou apologized again today for the slow response to Typhoon Morakot and said he plans sweeping changes to the country's rescue agencies and may punish some government officials.

Hundreds stranded in typhoon-hit Taiwanupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 14:46:00

Hundreds of people await evacuation in Taiwan more than a week after Typhoon Morakot pummeled the island, a government Web site said Monday.

Taiwan's leader takes blame for typhoon responseupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 10:25:00

Taiwan's leader Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday he accepts responsibility for the government's slow response after Typhoon Morakot slammed into the island killing at more than 120 people and unleashing floods, mudslides and misery.

Taiwanese call for souls to come homeupdated: Mon Aug 17 2009 02:55:00

Grieving Taiwanese families held roadside memorial services Saturday to honor those killed by Typhoon Morakot.

1,300 still trapped after Taiwan typhoonupdated: Sun Aug 16 2009 04:28:00

More than 1,300 people are still trapped in remote mountainous villages in southern Taiwan, victims of treacherous mudslides and floods from Typhoon Morakot, the country's semiofficial Central News Agency said Saturday.

Taiwan village buried in mudupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 04:10:00

A survivor from the typhoon that devastated Taiwan told how she and her grandson were surrounded by rising water in their mountain village.

Thousands need rescuing in Taiwanupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 04:10:00

ITN's Rohit Kachroo reports on efforts to help those in need in Taiwan.

Countries pledge aid to Taiwanupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 02:09:00

More countries pledged aid to Taiwan on Friday, days after Typhoon Morakot battered the island and left dozens of villages deluged with floodwaters, killing 116 people.

Mountain rescues under wayupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 09:51:00

Rescue efforts are under way in Taiwan's mountainous regions as many remain stranded by flooding from Typhoon Morakot.

Typhoon survivors find sanctuary in schoolupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 09:51:00

In the foothills of the Central Mountain chain in southern Taiwan, a rescue helicopter lowers itself onto an athletic field in the town of Nei Pu.

Raging water topples hotelupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 22:54:00

A six-story hotel that is part of a hot springs resort in Taiwan crashes into floodwaters caused by Typhoon Morakot.

Deadly mudslides strike across East Asiaupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 22:54:00

The wrath of Typhoon Morakot has affected nearly 9 million people across four coastal China provinces and killed dozens in Taiwan, officials said Tuesday.

Report: Hundreds survive typhoon in Taiwanupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 10:22:00

Military rescue teams in Taiwan found hundreds of villagers stranded by Typhoon Morakot along the island's mountainous regions, media reported.

Deadly typhoon causes Taiwan's worst flooding in decadesupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 17:02:00

A mudslide triggered by torrential rains may have buried up to 800 villagers in southern Taiwan, media reports said Monday, as the country counted the cost of its worst flooding in decades.

Typhoon slams Taiwanupdated: Sat Aug 08 2009 23:21:00

Typhoon Morakot bore down on Taiwan, packing strong winds and causing roads to flood.

Typhoon Morakot lashes Taiwanupdated: Fri Aug 07 2009 17:26:00

Typhoon Morakot dumped heavy rain on Taiwan early Saturday and threatened to further soak the recently drought-stricken island.

Brand Taiwan in the spotlightupdated: Wed Jul 22 2009 15:43:00

CNN's Andrew Stevens reports Taiwanese electronics firms are among the fastest-growing brands in the world.

Taiwan: The biggest brands you've never heard ofupdated: Wed Jul 22 2009 15:43:00

The fastest growing names in the electronics world are companies few consumers know.

Earthquake strikes Taiwan regionupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 21:03:00

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck the Taiwan region early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

China's economy, Taiwan top Wen's addressupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 00:16:00

China's National People's Congress convened Thursday in Beijing, with Premier Wen Jiabao saying China's economy eyed an 8 percent growth target and that the nation was ready to end "a state of hostility" with Taiwan.

Taiwanese economy slumps into recessionupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 05:50:00

Taiwan's economy slumped 8.36 percent during the last three months of 2008, the government said Wednesday.

Taiwan citizens get vouchers to go shoppingupdated: Mon Jan 19 2009 03:30:00

More than 90 percent of eligible Taiwan residents took up the government's offer of 3600 New Taiwan Dollars (USD $108) to go shopping, government officials said Monday.

China sends goodwill pandas to Taiwanupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 18:19:00

Two giant pandas arrived in Taiwan Tuesday after leaving China's Sichuan province for their new home, in a sign of improving ties between the cross-strait neighbors.

Giant pandas arrive in Taiwanupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 18:19:00

Two pandas reach Taiwan, as Beijing practices panda diplomacy across the Taiwan Strait. CNN's Hugh Riminton reports.

Envoy attackedupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 01:16:00

Shouting "Taiwan does not belong to China," activists scuffle with China's envoy Zhang Mingqing.

China, Taiwan reopen regular linksupdated: Sun Dec 14 2008 23:33:00

Regularly scheduled commercial flights, shipping, and mail between Taiwan and China resumed Monday for the first time since the 1949 revolution that brought the Communist Party to power on the Chinese mainland.

Court orders detention of Taiwan ex-presidentupdated: Tue Nov 11 2008 22:26:00

A judge ordered the former president of Taiwan detained Wednesday on corruption charges, just hours after he was taken to a hospital after he accused police of pushing and rough-handling him before he appeared in court in Taipei, according to state-run media.

Taiwanese leader meets Chinese envoyupdated: Thu Nov 06 2008 01:03:00

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou met Thursday with the most senior Chinese official to visit the island in nearly 60 years, state-run media reported.

China envoy arrives in Taiwan on rare visitupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 20:33:00

The most senior Chinese official to visit Taiwan in nearly 60 years arrived on the island Monday for economic talks -- a sign of improving relations.

Time.com: Taiwan President Faces Growing Oppositionupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 07:00:00

As the market meltdown hits Taiwan's shores, president Ma Ying-jeou faces slipping approval ratings and hundreds of thousands taking to the streets in protest. Will his controversial policy of mending ties with China survive?

China nixes U.S. meetings over Taiwan arms dealupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 23:03:00

China has canceled or postponed several military exchanges with the U.S. in reaction to last week's announcement that the U.S. is selling weapons to Taiwan, a Defense Department spokesman said Monday.

U.S. to sell $6.4 billion in weapons to Taiwanupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 20:37:00

In a move bound to anger China, the United States intends to sell $6.4 billion in arms to Taiwan, the State Department said Friday.

Time.com: Taiwan: Melamine Found in Nestle Milk Powderupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 06:00:00

Tests in Taiwan have found minor doses of the industrial chemical melamine in milk powders produced in China by the European food giant Nestle, and those products are being withdrawn

Typhoon hits Taiwanupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 00:35:00

High winds and rain pummeled Taiwan on Sunday when a typhoon struck the country.

Punishment for 15 senior officials in Taiwan nuke mishapupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 20:31:00

The Air Force disciplined 15 senior officers, including six generals and nine colonels, for their roles in the mistaken shipment of nuclear weapons components to Taiwan, Air Force officials announced Thursday.

Typhoon cleanup, rescueupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 20:54:00

Cleanup and rescues are under way in Nantou, Taiwan after Typhoon Sinlaku caused torrential rains and landslides.

Time.com: Typhoon Floods Low-Lying Taiwan Areasupdated: Sun Sep 14 2008 03:00:00

Typhoon Sinlaku slammed into Taiwan with heavy rain and strong winds Sunday, flooding low-lying regions

Typhoon Sinlaku dumps rain on Taiwanupdated: Sat Sep 13 2008 03:46:00

Typhoon Sinlaku was moving slowly toward the northern shores of Taiwan on Saturday, promising to dump heavy rain on on the region as it crawls north.

Time.com: Another Political Storm Hits Taiwan updated: Wed Aug 27 2008 00:00:00

In a major blow to his DPP party, the family of Taiwan's former president Chen Shui-bian is accused of misusing millions of campaign dollars

Time.com: Taiwan Ex-Pres Alleged $ Laundering updated: Mon Aug 25 2008 01:00:00

Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian's son and daughter-in-law returned home Monday from the United States, insisting they are innocent of any criminal role in an alleged money laundering scandal involving their family

Time.com: Talking to Taiwan's New Presidentupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 00:00:00

TIME talks to Taiwan's new leader Ma Ying-jeou about making friends with Beijing -- and how Taiwan could change China

View of typhoonupdated: Tue Jul 29 2008 12:37:00

iReporter Heather Correia shoots the passing of a typhoon from an apartment window in Taiwan.

Typhoon hits Taiwanupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 06:20:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton speaks with journalist Jonathan Lai about Typhoon Fung Wong.

Taiwan's changing courseupdated: Sun Jul 20 2008 19:22:00

CNN's Anjali Rao talks with popular new Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou about the change of course for Taiwan's policy.

Ma Ying-jeou: Creating closer tiesupdated: Sun Jul 20 2008 19:22:00

Elected with the largest margin of victory in the history of Taiwan's presidential elections, President Ma Ying-jeou is aiming to bring the good times back to Taiwan while looking to a friendlier future with China.

Storm surge slams Taiwanupdated: Sun Jul 20 2008 02:57:00

Journalist Andrew Lee describes the damage and government reaction after Tropical Storm Kalmaegi came ashore.

Tropical storm 'kills 14' in Taiwanupdated: Fri Jul 18 2008 12:03:00

A tropical storm that lashed Taiwan on Friday killed at least 14 people, according to Taiwanese media reports.

Coffee reunites sistersupdated: Fri Jul 04 2008 20:38:00

A shared cup of coffee brings together long-lost sisters adopted by separate families 40 years ago.

Historic China-Taiwan flights beginupdated: Fri Jul 04 2008 20:38:00

The first regular charter flights between China's mainland and Taiwan began Friday in a sign of warming relations between Beijing and Taipei.

Time.com: Taiwan to Welcome Chinese Touristsupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 04:00:00

Taiwan's tourist attractions have a fresh coat of paint and restaurants are laying on special buffet lunches in anticipation of a surge in visitors from China when regular commercial flights between the old foes start Friday

China and Taiwan reopen talksupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 02:58:00

Chinese and Taiwanese officials agreed Thursday to set up permanent offices in each other's territories, in the first formal talks between the two sides in almost a decade.

China, Taiwan seek talks as relations warmupdated: Thu May 29 2008 08:12:00

Chinese President Hu Jintao called for a resumption of talks "as early as possible" with Taiwan during a meeting with the island's ruling party's chairman in Beijing, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.

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