World  /  Published 20.09.20

Taiwan wary of China’s wider threat

Two days of Chinese military aircraft approaching Taiwan demonstrate that Beijing is a threat to the entire region and have shown Taiwanese more clearly the true nature of China’s government, Pr...
By Reuters in Taipei

World  /  Published 18.09.20

Taiwan scrambles jet amid China drill

Taiwan scrambled fighter jets on Friday as 18 Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, crossing the sensitive mid-line of the Taiwan Strait, in response to a senior US official holding talks in Taipei. Ch...
By Reuters in Beijing, Taipei

World  /  Published 16.09.20

China-wary US to arm Taiwan

The US plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones, to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as the Trump administration ra...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 31.08.20

Toddler dragged by kite into the sky

A 3-year-old girl was swept high into the sky after a streamer became tangled around her neck during a kite-flying festival in northern Taiwan this weekend. The child hovered above throngs of spectat...
By Tiffany May in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 31.07.20

Taiwan’s former President Lee Teng-hui dead

Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, who died on Thursday aged 97, was dubbed “Mr Democracy” for burying autocratic rule in favour of freewheeling pluralism, and thrived on defying China&...
By Reuters in Taipei

World  /  Published 17.05.19

Taiwan yes to gay union

As tens of thousands of demonstrators filled the rainy streets of Taipei on Friday, lawmakers in Taiwan voted to legalise same-sex marriage, a first for Asia.“We want to marry!” supporters outside...
By Austin Ramzy/ New York Times News Service in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 17.05.19

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia

Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
By Reuters in Taipei

World  /  Published 28.12.19

News that made us hopeful

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By in Kolkata

World  /  Published 05.01.19

Unification offer impossible, says Taiwan

President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan called on Saturday for domestic and international support of the island’s de facto independence, days after China’s leader, Xi Jinping, warned that unification wit...
By Chris Horton/New York Times News Service in Taipei

North East  /  Published 23.10.18

Taiwan tastebuds take to strong Assam flavours

The flavours of Assam tea took Taiwan, known across the world for its mild oolong tea, by surprise.On Tuesday, tea experts of the state showcased tea and interacted with faculty members and students o...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati


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