Four Taiwan ex-intelligence officers charged with spying for China

Four Taiwan ex-intelligence officers charged with spying for China

Four retired Taiwanese military intelligence officers -- including a major general -- have been indicted for spying for China, prosecutors said Saturday.

Taiwan says China "out of control" as it loses El Salvador to Beijing

Taiwan says China "out of control" as it loses El Salvador to Beijing

Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China's "increasingly out of control" behaviour after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year.

Nine killed in hospital blaze in Taiwan, 15 injured

Nine killed in hospital blaze in Taiwan, 15 injured

The fire broke out on the 7th floor of the building, which was used for hospice care.

Taiwan's 'forest bus' offers leafy ride to passengers

Taiwan's 'forest bus' offers leafy ride to passengers

With moss-covered seats and an explosion of lush plants and flowers throughout its interior the "forest bus" offers a fragrant leafy ride for passengers used to crammed public transport in Taiwan's capital.

Distraught relatives mourn victims of Taiwan bus crash

Distraught relatives mourn victims of Taiwan bus crash

Distraught relatives in Taiwan gathered to mourn loved ones on Tuesday after a bus carrying elderly local tourists flipped on its side and left 33 dead in one of the island's worst-ever road accidents.

Taiwan prosecutors seek 12-year jail for ATM thieves

Taiwan prosecutors seek 12-year jail for ATM thieves

Taiwan prosecutors are seeking a 12-year prison term for each of three foreigners accused of stealing 83mn Taiwan dollars ($2.6mn) from hacked cash machines in Taiwan in July, state media reported on Tuesday.

Six killed, 28 hurt in Taiwan nursing home fire

Six killed, 28 hurt in Taiwan nursing home fire

A fire that tore through a nursing home killed five people and injured another 29 in Taiwan on Wednesday.

Transasia crash: Litany of errors led pilot to shut off engine

Transasia crash: Litany of errors led pilot to shut off engine

A catalogue of errors led the pilot of a passenger plane that crashed in Taiwan to shut down the only working engine, exclaiming: "Wow, pulled back wrong throttle," a damning report said Thursday.

Taiwan party organiser jailed for fireball that killed 15

Taiwan party organiser jailed for fireball that killed 15

The organiser of a party which saw a fireball rip through a Taiwan waterpark, leaving 15 dead and hundreds injured, was jailed for almost five years Tuesday as the court cited the ‘excruciating pain’ of the bereaved.

Thirteen dead after powerful Taiwan quake fells buildings

Thirteen dead after powerful Taiwan quake fells buildings

Relatives of missing residents from a 16-storey apartment complex felled by a powerful earthquake in Taiwan that killed 13 people were praying for miracles Saturday as rescuers scoured the rubble for survivors.