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Stories with place: Taipei
  • 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.

  • 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.