Update: Taiwanese march in support of HK protests

Asia & Pacific 09/29/19, 05:32

The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Thousands of people have marched in Taiwan in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests. Protestors run as police use tear gas in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Riot police fired ...

Taiwan reinforces ban on Huawei network equipment

Business 12/10/18, 23:45

Taiwan is reinforcing its five-year-old ban on network equipment produced by Chinese companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp. amid security concerns.Officials sought over the weekend to reassure lawmakers and the public that such measures have been effective and the threat ...

Analysis: Strong opposition showing challenges Taiwan’s Tsai

World 11/26/18, 00:03

A strong showing by Taiwan's opposition Nationalist Party in this weekend's local elections presents a major challenge to independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen as she grapples with growing economic, political and military pressure from rival China.While Saturday's polls were largely decided ...

Update: China says Taiwan vote a desire for better ties

World 11/24/18, 19:47

The Latest on local elections in Taiwan (all times local):8:45 a.m.China says the results of local elections in Taiwan, where President Tsai Ing-wen's independence-leaning party suffered a major defeat, reflect a desire for better relations between the mainland and the ...

Taiwan train derailment kills 17, injures 120

World 10/21/18, 03:37

Seventeen people were killed and 120 others injured on Sunday after an express train traveling to Taiwan's southeast coast went off the tracks, officials said.The Puyuma express train was carrying more than 300 passengers to Taitung city when it derailed ...

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