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Japanese prodigy looks to challenge chinese


Twelve-year-old Japanese table tennis prodigy Mima Ito has set her sights on challenging China’s hegemony at the next Olympics after once again wowing audiences in Taiwan.

Two dead, 100 injured as typhoon Soulik hits Taiwan


Typhoon Soulik battered Taiwan with torrential rain and powerful winds on Saturday that left two people dead and at least 100 injured.

Tearful 'Pride of Taiwan' seeks home comfort

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An emotional world number one Yani Tseng is hoping home advantage at the Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship can help break a demoralising, seven-month winless streak that moved her to tears this week.

iPhone manufacturer closes China plant after workers brawl

Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, which assembles Apple’s iPhones and makes components fortop global electronics companies, closed a plant in China on Monday after about 2,000 workers were involved in a brawl at a company dormitory.

Bhullar wins Asian Tour title in Taipei


Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar on Monday claimed his third Asian Tour title at the weather-hit Yeangder Tournament Players Championship after turning in a fine closing card of three-under 69 here.


Taiwan’s HTC files patent suit against Apple


Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC said on Thursday it was suing technology giant Apple in the United States, claiming it has infringed on its patents.

Rapid series of shallow quakes rock Taiwan


Seven shallow earthquakes hit eastern Taiwan in rapid succession on Sunday afternoon, sparking panic, causing damage to buildings and shaking the capital Taipei.

The quakes were recorded between 3:33

Taiwan city to offer dog poop lottery

A city in northern Taiwan will run an innovative scheme to keep its streets clean by encouraging residents to collect dog poop for a chance to win gold.

New Taipei City, which surrounds the capital,

Taiwan teen gives birth in school toilet

A 14-year-old Taiwanese pupil has given birth in a school toilet after her teachers apparently failed to notice she was pregnant, police said on Thursday.

The girl, who complained of a stomach ache d

North Korea missile carrier likely from China


The enormous, 16-wheel truck that North Korea used to carry a missile during a recent parade likely came from China in a possible violation of UN sanctions meant to rein in Pyongyang's missile program

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