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Taiwan police chief jailed for 16 years

Taipei: A former military police chief in Taiwan has been sentenced to 16 years in jail on graft charges in the latest scandal to hit the island's top brass, the defence ministry said on Wednesday.

Taiwan missile drill tainted by flows

Chiupeng: Taiwan held a major missile drill on Tuesday just days after rival China unveiled an aircraft that uses stealth technology, but several misses marred the exercise.

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China resumes exchanges after Taiwan election: report

Two delegations of Chinese entrepreneurs will visit Taiwan this week, resuming exchanges halted in the tense run-up to the island's mayoral polls, local media reported on Sunday.

LGBT bookstore has see-through loo walls


Nov 01: A gay and lesbian bookstore in Taiwan, which is the first to have been opened more than 11 years ago, has a restroom with transparent walls.

Lai Jeng-jer, 44, who himself is gay, is the owne

Taiwan court extends former President's detention

Taiwan's high court ruled on Friday that former President Chen Shui-bian should be held in custody for another two months while he appeals a 20-year jail term for graft.

China typhoon flooding kills 13, many missing

Flooding and landslides from Typhoon Fanapi has killed 13 people in southern China and left at least 33 missing, an official said on Wednesday, as the strongest storm to hit the country this year cont

Six quakes strike off Taiwan, no tsunami

Six earthquakes including one with a magnitude of 5.4 struck off Taiwan's east coast early on Sunday, the Seismology Centre said, but there were no reports of damage or casualties and no tsunami warni

India finish with 30 medals in Skating Championship

New Delhi, Jul 28: Chitikela Akhil won two gold and a silver medal in the Artistic Skating category as India finished with a tally of 30 medals in the 14th Asian Roller Sports Championship in Kaohsiun

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