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  • new storyStrong quake hits Taiwan; 160 pulled alive, many trapped story has photos
    Updated: Feb-05-16 7:13 pm

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling a complex of two high-rise residential buildings where rescuers pulled out more than 160 people. More are still believed to be trapped inside.

  • Sovereignty, legacy factors in Taiwan leader's island visit story has photos
    Updated: Jan-28-16 7:55 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Seeking to assert Taiwan's sovereignty and build his legacy, President Ma Ying-jeou paid a visit Thursday to an even smaller island also claimed by China.

  • Cold snap hits east Asia, blamed for more than 65 deaths story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 8:44 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Unusually cold weather in eastern Asia has been blamed for more than 65 deaths, disrupted transportation and brought the first snow to a subtropical city in southern China in almost 50 years. Here is a look at the worst cold weather to hit the region in years:

  • Dozens of deaths blamed on rare cold snap in Taiwan story has photos
    Updated: Jan-25-16 7:23 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan officials have blamed an unusually cold weather front for the deaths of at least 57 mostly elderly people in the greater Taipei area.

  • China, economy tests for Taiwan presidential winner Tsai story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-17-16 6:05 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan's presidential election victor Tsai Ying-wen will enjoy a broad mandate from her commanding victory and her independence-leaning party's new legislative majority, but managing the island's delicate relations with China will be tricky.

  • Taiwan presidential race showcases women's increasing role 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 6:04 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan - Taiwan appears all but certain to elect a female president on Saturday, underscoring the vast political gains women have made over the island's decades-long transition from authoritarianism to thriving democracy.