A court in Taiwan sentenced former president Ma Ying-jeou to four months jail over a leak of information related to national security, legal documents showed, but he vowed to appeal, and could avoid jail altogether by paying a fine.
Seven people -- five of them firefighters -- died in a fire that broke out late Saturday in an electronics factory in northern Taiwan, the local fire department said.
Over the past year or so, China has ramped up military drills around democratic Taiwan, including flying bombers and other military aircraft around the island.
Chinese naval forces have passed through waters south of Taiwan and carried out military exercises in the western Pacific, the latest in a series of military drills that self-ruled Taiwan ...
Taiwan's president watched naval drills simulating an attack on the island Friday, days before Beijing is set to hold live-fire exercises nearby in a show of force.
Taiwan sent aircraft on Monday to shadow China air force fighter jets as they flew through the Bashi Channel to the south of the island, its defence ministry said, the latest such incident to add to tension between Taipei and Beijing.
China's sole aircraft carrier has passed through the Taiwan Strait, the island's defence ministry said Wednesday, as Beijing warned against any move to ‘separate the country’.
Protesters including senior military veterans pushed down a gate to Taiwan's parliament building Tuesday and clashed with police as they tried to storm in over pension cutbacks.
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The toll from a deadly 6.4-magnitude quake in Taiwan rose to 14 Saturday as rescuers searching for a missing family of Chinese tourists discovered two more bodies in a partially toppled building.
Agencies reported that the dog discovered one survivor who had been trapped in the rubble for 15 hours, and another person who subsequently died.
Scores of aftershocks hampered rescue efforts on Thursday as emergency personnel combed through collapsed buildings in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 10 ...