A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
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.
CNN's Stan Grant looks into the upcoming presidential election in Taiwan and its impact on Chinese-U.S. relations.
Jobs and money, national identity and political stability.
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 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's health department is investigating how the organs of an HIV-positive donor were cleared for transplant for five recipients at two hospitals.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 responded coolly to China's offer to hold military talks, saying that Beijing should offer to remove its military deployment targeting Taiwan.
Typhoon Fanapi blasts into Taiwan bringing giant waves and knocking down powerlines. Journalist Andrew Lee reports.
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 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 officers in central Taiwan arrested a man for stealing a bicycle this week and originally planned to lock him up for theft charges.
"Love 99, Happiness forever" was the theme as 163 couples married in Taiwan's capital on Thursday.
A 5.0 earthquake struck northern Taiwan Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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.
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.
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 President Ma Ying-jeou speaks to CNN's Christiane Amanpour about what he calls a historic juncture.
Aftershocks rattled southern Taiwan in the hours after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook the island, but left it relatively unscathed.
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked southern Taiwan, causing buildings to shake.
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 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 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.
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.
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's premier resigned over criticism of the government's response to Typhoon Morakot, which slammed into the island last month.
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 -- 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.
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.
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.
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.
The number of people killed by a typhoon that slammed into Taiwan and China earlier this month continues to rise, Taiwan announced Thursday.
Rescuers try to reach villages cut off by mudslides in typhoon-stricken Taiwan. CNN's John Vause reports.
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.
A typhoon that struck Taiwan and China earlier this month killed more people in Taiwan than previous estimates, the government announced.
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 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 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.
Grieving Taiwanese families held roadside memorial services Saturday to honor those killed by Typhoon Morakot.
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.
A survivor from the typhoon that devastated Taiwan told how she and her grandson were surrounded by rising water in their mountain village.
ITN's Rohit Kachroo reports on efforts to help those in need in Taiwan.
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.
Rescue efforts are under way in Taiwan's mountainous regions as many remain stranded by flooding from Typhoon Morakot.
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.
A six-story hotel that is part of a hot springs resort in Taiwan crashes into floodwaters caused by Typhoon Morakot.
The wrath of Typhoon Morakot has affected nearly 9 million people across four coastal China provinces and killed dozens in Taiwan, officials said Tuesday.
Military rescue teams in Taiwan found hundreds of villagers stranded by Typhoon Morakot along the island's mountainous regions, media reported.
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 Morakot bore down on Taiwan, packing strong winds and causing roads to flood.
Typhoon Morakot dumped heavy rain on Taiwan early Saturday and threatened to further soak the recently drought-stricken island.
CNN's Andrew Stevens reports Taiwanese electronics firms are among the fastest-growing brands in the world.
The fastest growing names in the electronics world are companies few consumers know.
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck the Taiwan region early Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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.
Taiwan's economy slumped 8.36 percent during the last three months of 2008, the government said Wednesday.
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.
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.
Two pandas reach Taiwan, as Beijing practices panda diplomacy across the Taiwan Strait. CNN's Hugh Riminton reports.
Shouting "Taiwan does not belong to China," activists scuffle with China's envoy Zhang Mingqing.
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.
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 President Ma Ying-jeou met Thursday with the most senior Chinese official to visit the island in nearly 60 years, state-run media reported.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
High winds and rain pummeled Taiwan on Sunday when a typhoon struck the country.
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.
Cleanup and rescues are under way in Nantou, Taiwan after Typhoon Sinlaku caused torrential rains and landslides.
Typhoon Sinlaku slammed into Taiwan with heavy rain and strong winds Sunday, flooding low-lying regions
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.
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
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 talks to Taiwan's new leader Ma Ying-jeou about making friends with Beijing -- and how Taiwan could change China
iReporter Heather Correia shoots the passing of a typhoon from an apartment window in Taiwan.
CNN's Hugh Riminton speaks with journalist Jonathan Lai about Typhoon Fung Wong.
CNN's Anjali Rao talks with popular new Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou about the change of course for Taiwan's policy.
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.
Journalist Andrew Lee describes the damage and government reaction after Tropical Storm Kalmaegi came ashore.
A tropical storm that lashed Taiwan on Friday killed at least 14 people, according to Taiwanese media reports.
A shared cup of coffee brings together long-lost sisters adopted by separate families 40 years ago.
The first regular charter flights between China's mainland and Taiwan began Friday in a sign of warming relations between Beijing and Taipei.
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
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.
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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