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Taiwan: State in East Asia
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia. Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. Taiwan is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations (UN).

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Foxconn says it remains committed to Wisconsin investment project

Taiwan's Foxconn said on Friday it remains committed to its contract to build a display plant and tech research facilities in Wisconsin, days after the U.S. state's governor said he wanted to..
Reuters - Published

Foxconn's Gou's close China links could weigh on Taiwan election chances

While Foxconn chairman Terry Gou enters Taiwan's rancorous political arena free of any political baggage, he could yet find himself weighed down by connections to Beijing forged during his pragmatic..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Taiwan

China Has Elevated Its Missile Capabilities Posing Unprecedented Challenge To The U.S. [Video]China Has Elevated Its Missile Capabilities Posing Unprecedented Challenge To The U.S.

According to a report by Reuters, Chinese President Xi Jinping elevated his country's missile forces to a level where they pose an unprecedented challenge to the aircraft carriers and bases that form..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

New missile gap leaves U.S. scrambling to counter China [Video]New missile gap leaves U.S. scrambling to counter China

Under Xi Jinping, Beijing has elevated its missile forces to a point where many rockets in the Chinese arsenal now rival or outperform those of the United States. This dramatic shift could render..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:52Published

Earthquake with 6.1 magnitude hits Taiwan's east coast [Video]Earthquake with 6.1 magnitude hits Taiwan's east coast

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast on Thursday (April 18), shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital, Taipei.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits newsroom in Taiwan [Video]Magnitude 6.1 quake hits newsroom in Taiwan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 has struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien, shaking buildings with no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:32Published

Foxconn's Gou to follow 'order of sea goddess' as he weighs Taiwan election run [Video]Foxconn's Gou to follow 'order of sea goddess' as he weighs Taiwan election run

Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn 2317.TW, says he "will follow the instruction" of a sea goddess who has told him to run in Taiwan's presidential election next year. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

Foxconn chief Gou weighs run for Taiwan president [Video]Foxconn chief Gou weighs run for Taiwan president

Foxconn's Chairman Terry Gou said he is considering whether to run for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, a day after Reuters reported the tycoon planned to step down from the world's largest..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:51Published

Prostate Cancer Drug Leads To Increased Risk Of Another Dangerous Condition [Video]Prostate Cancer Drug Leads To Increased Risk Of Another Dangerous Condition

A new study reveals a common prostate cancer drug has been linked to type 2 diabetes. According to UPI, researchers from the University of Edinburgh found that men taking 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Bees found living in woman's eye [Video]Bees found living in woman's eye

A Taiwanese woman is recovering after having four living bees removed from one of her eyes. Doctors say the tiny bees were feeding off the tears inside her eye. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:34Published

Woman Has Insects In Her Eyes [Video]Woman Has Insects In Her Eyes

According to CNN.com, "Doctors treating a Taiwanese woman for a swollen eye were shocked to find four tiny bees living under her left eyelid. The miniscule insects, known as sweat bees, are 3 to 4..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Trump Admin. Puts Hold on Sale of Jet Fighters to Taiwan [Video]Trump Admin. Puts Hold on Sale of Jet Fighters to Taiwan

The sale was unofficially approved at the end of March.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

Duterte Says Military Action Possible in Island Dispute [Video]Duterte Says Military Action Possible in Island Dispute

President Rodrigo Duterte says he will tell his troops to prepare for a "suicide mission" to defend Thitu Island.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Taiwan Accuses China of 'Reckless' Action [Video]Taiwan Accuses China of 'Reckless' Action

Taiwan says China flew two air force jets across a border between the island and the mainland.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Euro zone factory activity contracts faster in March [Video]Euro zone factory activity contracts faster in March

Factories in the euro zone had their worst month for almost six years in March and forward looking indicators pointed to gloomy times ahead, a survey found, grim reading for European Central Bank..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Chinese Jets Cross Border, Taiwan Scrambles Jets In Response [Video]Chinese Jets Cross Border, Taiwan Scrambles Jets In Response

Taiwan has accused China of "reckless and provocative" action, after two Chinese air force jets crossed a maritime border separating the island from the mainland. CNN reports The island's military..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Taiwan Condemns Beijing After Chinese Jets Cross Maritime Line [Video]Taiwan Condemns Beijing After Chinese Jets Cross Maritime Line

According to Reuters, Taiwan on Sunday condemned what it called a “provocative” move by China after two Chinese fighter jets crossed a maritime border. The self ruled island's defense ministry said..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Foxconn rejects Microsoft patent lawsuit [Video]Foxconn rejects Microsoft patent lawsuit

Taiwan's Foxconn on Tuesday responded to a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by Microsoft, saying as a contract manufacturer, it has never needed to pay royalties for the U.S. company's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

China raises defense spending as military builds up [Video]China raises defense spending as military builds up

China's 2019 defence spending will rise 7.5 percent from 2018, according to a budget report issued at the opening of the country's annual meeting of parliament this week, a slower rate than last year..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:20Published

 

U.S. says China steps up campaign to influence Taiwan, including vote

China was stepping up a campaign to exert influence over Taiwan, including its upcoming presidential election, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, at a time of heightened tension between the..
Reuters - Published

Schools evacuated, subway services halted as quake rocks Taiwan

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of..
Reuters - Published

Buildings shake, schools evacuated as quake hits east Taiwan

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily suspending subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate..
Reuters - Published

Foxconn's Gou throws hat in ring for Taiwan presidency, with blessing of sea goddess

Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan's Foxconn boss Terry Gou says sea goddess inspired presidential bid

taiwan's foxconn boss terry gou says sea goddess inspired presidential bid
Foxconn's Terry Gou says goddess Mazu encouraged him to promote peace between Taiwan and China.
BBC News - Published

Foxconn's Gou announces bid to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential race

Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the..
Reuters - Published

Foxconn's Gou to 'follow order of sea goddess' in Taiwan vote; yet to declare presidential run

Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he "will follow the instruction" of a sea goddess who has told him to run in Taiwan's presidential election next year.
Reuters - Published

Foxconn's Gou says will follow order of sea goddess to run for Taiwan presidency

Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will follow the order of a sea goddess who has told him to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, although he added he has not..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan president says Chinese drills a threat but not intimidated

Taiwan has not been intimidated by China's military drills this week, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, after the latest Chinese maneuvers were denounced by a senior U.S. official as "coercion"..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan president says island not intimidated by Chinese military drills

Taiwan is not intimidated by China's military drills this week, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, after the latest Chinese military maneuvers were denounced by a senior U.S. official as..
Reuters - Published

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