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Taiwan air force stages drill to intercept Chinese planes amid tensions

Jan 06 2022

CHIAYI, Taiwan Taiwan air force jets screamed into the sky on Wednesday in a drill simulating a war scenario, showing its combat readiness amid heightened military tensions with China, which claims the island as its own. | Video

In subtropical Taiwan, two women vie for spots at Beijing Winter Games

Nov 22 2021

TAIPEI Over the past six years, Taiwanese luger Li Sin-rong has sped down sloping roads and mountain highways on her duct-taped green sled - using wheels, not blades - in hopes of securing a place at the 2022 Winter Olympics. | Video

Mayor sets up task force to probe Taiwan's deadliest fire for decades

Oct 15 2021

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan The mayor of a Taiwanese city launched a task force on Friday to look into whether negligence played a part in a fire at a residential building that killed 46 people.

Taiwan's president leads way in first domestic COVID-19 vaccine

Aug 23 2021

TAIPEI (Reuters) -President Tsai Ing-wen got vaccinated with Taiwan's first domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, giving her personal stamp of approval as the island begins rolling out the shot whose approval critics say has been rushed.

Taiwan to start contested roll out of first domestic COVID-19 shot

Aug 22 2021

TAIPEI, Aug 23 Taiwan will on Monday begin administering its first domestically-developed COVID-19 vaccine with President Tsai Ing-wen leading the way in getting the shot, as the government casts aside objections they have rushed the approval process.

Taiwan's COVID-19 curbs drive spike in food packaging waste

Jul 23 2021

TAIPEI Taiwan has become inundated with waste after a surge COVID-19 cases prompted movement curbs that led to a spike in online shopping and food deliveries and that is threatening to set back efforts to reduce the consumption of single-use plastic. | Video

Taiwan, China argue over flights for stranded Taiwanese in Wuhan

Feb 06 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan and China are embroiled in a new dispute over the fate of Taiwanese stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, after Taiwan said a citizen sent back on the first flight was infected with the disease.

Taiwan, China argue over flights for stranded Taiwanese in Wuhan

Feb 06 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan and China are embroiled in a new dispute over the fate of Taiwanese stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, after Taiwan said a citizen sent back on the first flight was infected with the disease.

Taiwan, China argue over flights for stranded Taiwanese in Wuhan

Feb 06 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan and China are embroiled in a new dispute over the fate of Taiwanese stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, after Taiwan said a citizen sent back on the first flight was infected with the disease.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan, China argue over flights for stranded Taiwanese in Wuhan

Feb 06 2020

TAIPEI, Feb 7 Taiwan and China are embroiled in a new dispute over the fate of Taiwanese stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, after Taiwan said a citizen sent back on the first flight was infected with the disease.

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