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    1. June 13, 2016

      Taiwan’s new president blocks predecessor’s Hong Kong trip

      Many world leaders sign up to the lucrative international speaking circuit after leaving office but Taiwan’s Ma...

    2. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Taiwan's industrial output lumbers lower

      Taiwan’s industrial output contracted well beyond expectations in April after flirting with improvement a month prior,...

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    1. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Charges dropped against 126 student protesters in Taiwan

      The new administration in Taipei is wasting no time in distancing itself from its predecessor. In the first...

    2. April 12, 2016

      Taiwan calls for release of citizens ‘abducted’ by Beijing

      Taiwan has accused China of abducting more than 40 of its citizens from Kenya as cross-strait relations come under...

    3. March 11, 2016

      Buddha’s return belies tensions between Beijing and Taipei

      The head of a Buddha statue stolen from northern China 20 years ago has been given back to Beijing by a religious...

    4. February 7, 2016

      Hunt for survivors after Taiwan earthquake

      Buildings collapse after 6.4 quake hits Taiwan Rescuers were racing to find more than 100 missing people in southern...

    5. January 24, 2016

      Taiwan poses generational challenge to China

      Ma Ying-jeou, Taiwan’s outgoing president, made history late last year by meeting China’s President Xi Jinping, the...

    6. November 22, 2015

      Taiwan considers lifting China semiconductor ban

      Taiwan’s government is seeking to lift a ban on Chinese investment in its crucial semiconductor design industry, a...

    7. November 11, 2015

      Taiwan officials puncture China detente

      Top officials in Taiwan have hit out at “unfair” Chinese competition and Beijing’s moves to isolate the island just...

    8. November 9, 2015

      China is sailing into a sea of troubles

      Nothing can separate us. We are one family”. So said Xi Jinping after becoming the first president of China to shake...

    9. November 8, 2015

      Xi-Ma meeting puts focus on US rift with presidential contender

      Saturday’s carefully choreographed first meeting between the presidents of China and Taiwan in neutral Singapore made...

    10. November 7, 2015

      Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou meet in Singapore

      The presidents of China and Taiwan met on Saturday afternoon in the first such encounter between two sides that have...

    11. November 6, 2015

      Taiwan: China’s ever tighter embrace

      On the same day the student-led “umbrella revolution” erupted in Hong Kong in September 2014, Chinese President Xi...

    12. November 5, 2015

      China-Taiwan meeting: 4 steps to tête-à-tête

      The leaders of China and Taiwan are to meet on Saturday, a summit unprecedented since Taiwan broke away from the rest...

    13. November 4, 2015

      President Xi’s historic gesture to Taiwan

      Often overused, the word “historic” richly applies to the upcoming meeting between Xi Jinping, China’s president, and...

    14. November 4, 2015

      It will take more than a meeting to reconcile China and Taiwan

      The meeting between the presidents of China and Taiwan will be a genuinely historic moment — but nobody should expect...

    15. November 4, 2015

      Taiwan and China leaders to hold historic summit

      The leaders of Taiwan and China are to hold their first cross-strait meeting since Taiwan broke away from the rest of...

    16. November 30, 2014

      Taiwan election results threaten to derail China rapprochement

      The sweeping victory of Taiwan’s opposition party in local elections this weekend has thrown a wrench into what looked...

    17. March 30, 2014

      Thousands of Taiwanese rally against closer ties with China

      Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in central Taipei on Sunday in support of students who have occupied...

    18. March 24, 2014

      Anti-China trade protest ends in violence

      Riot police cleared Taiwan’s Cabinet offices of scores of protesters opposed to a trade pact with China on Monday after...

    19. November 15, 2013

      Taiwan loses African ally as Gambia cuts ties

      The west African nation of Gambia says it has cut off relations with Taiwan, deepening the small island’s diplomatic...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      October 10, 2013

      Show and turmoil in Taiwan

      Mandy Cheng/AFP Students perform during celebrations to mark National Day in Taipei on Thursday. In a speech on the...

    21. October 10, 2013

      Ma calls for closer China ties amid protest

      Taiwan’s embattled president Ma Ying-jeou has urged the nation to improve its co-operation with China and liberalise...

    22. beyondbrics

      May 21, 2013

      Taiwan mulls tax cut to boost stock market ...and perhaps economy

      embed1 Rain washed out the inaugural anniversary celebration for Taiwan’s president Ma Ying-jeou; forecasts for...

    23. May 13, 2013

      Taiwan warns Philippines over fisherman’s death

      Taiwan has rejected an apology from the Philippines over the death of one of its fishermen raising fears of further...

    24. April 29, 2013

      China rejects allegations it hacked Taiwan networks

      A senior Chinese official has rejected allegations from Taiwan’s government that Beijing is increasing its attempts to...

    25. beyondbrics

      April 18, 2013

      China Mobile: Taiwan hangs up

      Since 2009, state-owned telecom China Mobile had been trying to get regulatory approval to buy 12 per cent of Taiwan’s...

    26. April 9, 2013

      Taiwan: Time to change gear

      Taiwan is one of Asia’s great success stories. Its 23m people have more purchasing power than the Japanese or the...

    27. March 31, 2013

      Taiwan president warns on China spying

      Chinese spying on Taiwan has intensified even as relations between Beijing and Taipei have improved, according to...

    28. March 19, 2013

      Taiwanese spies ‘undermine US confidence’

      A former senior US diplomat in Taiwan has warned that the island’s security relationship with Washington is being...

    29. March 14, 2013

      Xi Jinping selection shrouded in secrecy

      Over a period of just 12 hours two of the world’s most powerful institutions, the Roman Catholic Church and the Chinese...

    30. February 28, 2013

      Taiwan’s hunger for renminbi grows

      When Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou was a child, the streets echoed with the government’s pledge to eliminate China’s...

    31. beyondbrics

      February 19, 2013

      Tourists are mixed blessing for Taiwan

      Photo: Bloomberg Taiwan’s exports in January may have stalled but at least one important source of income has continued...

    32. beyondbrics

      February 4, 2013

      Taiwan: shuffling the deck, again

      Taiwan’s unpopular president Ma Ying-jeou (left) has overhauled his cabinet to try to counter criticism that his...

    33. November 21, 2012

      Taiwan prepares for end of conscription

      Hsu Ruei-buo is one of the last Taiwanese men to be drafted to serve a year in the military and the college student...

    34. November 9, 2012

      Taiwan’s high hopes

      The apartment complex that could finally lure mainland Chinese buyers to Taiwan is on a mountainside north of Taipei,...

    35. October 29, 2012

      Ex-Taiwan military accused of spying

      Three former Taiwanese military officials have been arrested by Taiwan on suspicion that they were spying for China,...

    36. September 26, 2012

      China courts Taiwan in dispute with Japan

      The Sino-Japanese dispute over a contested group of islands in the East China Sea took another turn on Wednesday when...

    37. September 10, 2012

      Taiwan and US to restart trade talks

      Taiwan and the US will restart their talks over a potential trade agreement, a sign of how relations between Taiwan and...

    38. September 7, 2012

      Hu assures Taiwan over leadership change

      Beijing has assured Taipei that China’s next government, expected to be headed by Xi Jinping, will not overturn Hu...

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