9 Oct 2021
Taiwan has said 149 sorties by Chinese air force planes into its air defense zone in recent days are dangerous for regional stability. The increased military activity has also drawn international concern.
24 Sep 2021
Taiwan has formally filed to join the trans-Pacific trade deal initially negotiated by the US. Intended to freeze China out, Trump walked away from the deal but now China and Taiwan want in.
19 Sep 2021
Taiwan is urging residents to stay indoors and brace for torrential rain and heavy winds as Typhoon Chanthu approaches. Gusts of wind reached up to 250 kph (155 mph) over the Philippines.
15 Aug 2021
US Congress has yet to approve the arms deal. It also includes munition, spares, training, ground stations, and upgrades for Taiwan's previous generation of Howitzers.
24 Jul 2021
A Taiwan zoo is helping cooped up families cope with Covid restrictions by producing weekly online shows to connect them to the animals even when zoos are shuttered. Schools, entertainment venues, libraries, sport facilities and community centres across the island have been closed since mid-May due to a sudden surge of domestic infections.
18 Jul 2021
The Japanese government warned that the military balance between China and Taiwan was tilting in China's favor. Tokyo said the situation was critical to its national security.
19 Jun 2021
It's an unorthodox approach, but Taiwan's Chou Tien-chen is hoping his decision to go without a coach will help him win badminton gold at the Tokyo Olympics.
11 Jun 2021
A team of bipartisan US senators has arrived in Taiwan, and is expected to meet President Tsai Ing-wen later. The US will give 750,000 doses of COVID vaccines to the island, they said.
3 Jun 2021
A Taiwan restaurateur and his friends dress up as spiderman and ninja turtle while they deliver donations of lunch boxes to frontline medical staff, in an effort to put a smile on the island's healthcare workers as they deal with a sudden surge of infections.
19 May 2021
After successfully containing the pandemic for more than a year, Taiwan is now facing its worst local outbreak yet. Authorities have closed borders and businesses to stop the spread.
16 May 2021
Blackouts across Taiwan trapped people in elevators after a fault at a coal- and gas-fired electricity plant before power was eventually restored.
18 Apr 2021
US envoy Christopher Dodd and his delegation meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen at the presidential building in Taipei. The former senator says Taiwan will find President Joe Biden's administration to be "a reliable, trusted friend".