|Aaron Case |||Mar 15, 2016 07:34 PM EDT|
Spring training 2016 sees three pitchers from Taiwan competing for roster spots. Wei-Yin Chen is hoping for a place in the Miami Marlin's starting rotation, while Chien-Ming Wang is fighting for a spot on the Kansas City Royals' pitching staff and Wei-Chung Wang is taking his chances for a place in the Milwaukee Brewers team.
|Cybelle Go |||Mar 15, 2016 12:24 PM EDT|
Huang An, a Taiwanese singer based in China, is currently under fire for having a heart surgery that can cost the Taiwanese taxpayers thousands of dollars, according to Strait Times.
|Aaron Case |||Mar 14, 2016 03:31 PM EDT|
In response to potential sanctions from the European Commission - which is responsible for setting international fishing regulations - the Taiwanese government is working on a bill that includes fines of up to NT$30 million ($910,470) for members of the country's fishing industry. Industry leaders, however, are planning to protest, citing unfair treatment by the EU.
|Girish Shetti |||Mar 11, 2016 12:45 PM EST|
China on Friday lodged a protest with U.S over its decision to approve the sale of two surplus U.S. Navy frigates to Taiwan for $190 million. The decision is subject to U.S. congressional approval. However, it comes amid rising tension between Beijing and Washington in the South China Sea.
|Girish Shetti |||Feb 26, 2016 07:38 AM EST|
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, during his recent visit to Washington, said that Taiwan's President-elect Tsai Ing-wen must acknowledge the island's own constitution, which explicitly states that Taiwan and the mainland are both part of one China.
|Girish Shetti |||Feb 25, 2016 03:16 AM EST|
In a move that has been touted as 'anti Taiwanese', China has made several changes to its tourism policy regarding Taiwan - potentialy causing severe problems for the Taiwanese industry. These changes allegedly came into effect after pro-independence leader Tsai Ing-wen won the island's presidential election earlier this year.
|Alexis Villarias |||Feb 14, 2016 08:53 AM EST|
The remains of the final person reported missing after a building collapsed in Taiwan last week following a powerful earthquake that shook the city has been discovered, bringing the rescue mission to an end. A total of 116 people have been confirmed dead in the aftermath of the incident.
|Alexis Villarias |||Jan 24, 2016 10:06 AM EST|
The newly elected president of Taiwan faces a great challenge as the entire cabinet members resigned Monday. In an apparent move to force the newly-elected president to assume responsibility, all 44 members of the cabinet left their positions.
|Desiree Sison |||Jan 18, 2016 12:02 PM EST|
Following the landslide victory of Taiwan's pro-independence opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the polls this past weekend, China has made it clear to the winning candidates -- starting from President-elect Tsai lng-wen -- that Taiwan should abandon its 'hallucinations' of striving for independence and that any moves to pursue such an end would be 'poisonous.'
|Cybelle Go |||Jan 17, 2016 08:28 AM EST|
Taiwan's president-elect Tsai Ing-Wen has made history after being declared the first female leader of the island nation.
|Carlos Castillo |||Jan 16, 2016 06:43 PM EST|
With the presidency and the fate of their democracy at issue, the people of Taiwan took to the polls Saturday to give Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) a convincing testimonial of approval.
|Carlos Castillo |||Jan 15, 2016 10:54 AM EST|
With elections just hours away, crucial economic issues have come to dominate political discourse in Taiwan, and -- as always -- the key question for both candidates and voters alike is whether Taiwan's economic future lies in closer ties with China or an autonomous national identity.
|Charissa Echavez |||Jan 02, 2016 06:07 AM EST|
Replicas of the 12 Zodiac antiquities of the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, donated by Rush Hour star Jackie Chan for display at the Taipei Palace Museum, have been spray painted by two unidentified suspects, according to Chinese state media.
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