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Stories with place: Taiwan
  • Taiwan, Thailand join deal to end tariffs on tech products 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 12:19 pm

    BERLIN - The World Trade Organization says Taiwan and Thailand have joined an agreement reached last week to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products.

  • China dissident Wu'er Kaixi running for Taiwan's parliament 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 10:41 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Prominent exiled Chinese dissident Wu'er Kaixi announced his candidacy Friday for a seat in Taiwan's parliament, saying he wants to serve as a check on the ruling Nationalist Party and help shore up the island's global status.

  • Burn victim recovering, happy to have love sent his way 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 1:49 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - A New Hampshire man recovering in Taiwan after being severely burned in an explosion at a water park there last month says he's grateful for all the get-well wishes.

  • 2 women to vie in Taiwan presidential election for 1st time story has photos
    Updated: Jul-19-15 7:01 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's top two political parties have each nominated a woman for president in 2016, a historic first signaling acceptance of female leadership and kicking off a campaign highlighted so far by clashing views on ties with rival China.

  • Taiwan promotes its island claim in South China Sea 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 3:34 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - As China builds artificial islands in a vast resource-rich South China Sea and neighbors in Southeast Asia brace for possible conflict, Taiwan is cutting carbon emissions and offering a hospital for humanitarian aid on the sea's largest natural islet to seek international approval for easing tension.

  • Taiwan stands up to China with World War II military parade story has photos
    Updated: Jul-04-15 3:34 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed imperial Japan from China 70 years ago.

  • Taiwan pilot in February TransAsia crash described as hasty story has photos
    Updated: Jul-02-15 8:20 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - A pilot described by colleagues as nervous and hasty mistakenly throttled down a still-running engine following a glitch with the other engine in an airline crash that killed 43 people in Taiwan in February, flight safety officials said Thursday.

  • Pianist Chi-Chen Wu brings new skills to UW 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 5:02 am

    LARAMIE, Wyoming - After more than 30 years of piano experience and world-wide studies, assistant professor Chi-Chen Wu ended her trek three years ago at the University of Wyoming Department of Music, ready to teach students skills not easily found.

  • 2nd person dies in Taiwan water park fire 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 2:52 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - The death toll from a blaze at a Taiwan water park party over the weekend rose to two on Thursday, with more than 200 injured still in intensive care.