Taiwan

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Carolyn Kaster/AP
August 19, 2019 - 8:00 am
HONG KONG (AP) — China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement, a day after hundreds of thousands of people marched peacefully in the latest massive demonstration in the Chinese territory. The government of...
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Same-sex marriage supporters hug outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019, after Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.
Chiang Ying-ying/AP Photo
May 17, 2019 - 7:18 am
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organizations...
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Doctors shared these images of the four tiny sweat bees they found in a woman's eye.
CNN/ETTV
April 11, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By Alex Stambaugh and Nanlin Fang, CNN (CNN) -- 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 millimeters (0.12-0.16 inches) in length, according to CNN affiliate CTS. "I...
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 A man walks past the day's losses, of Nikkei stock index, left, and of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, right, on an electronic stock board at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018.
Yohei Fukai/Kyodo News via AP
December 25, 2018 - 6:39 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Japanese stocks plunged Tuesday and other Asian markets declined following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by President Donald Trump's criticism of the U.S. central bank. The Nikkei 225 fell by an unusually wide margin of 5 percent to 19,155.14...
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Protesters wore yellow vests and marched to Taiwan's presidential office on Wednesday, in what organizers said was a rally inspired by the French movement.
Tax and Legal Reform League via CNN
December 21, 2018 - 10:06 pm
By Eric Cheung, CNN (CNN) - - Inspired by the French movement, Taiwan's own "yellow vest" protests are expected to continue on Saturday, with anti-tax demonstrators preparing to take to the streets again. Supporters of the Taiwanese Tax and Legal Reform League -- each donning a trademark "gilet...
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Nick Wass/ AP Photo, File
December 19, 2018 - 9:24 pm
HAVANA (AP) — Major League Baseball, its players' association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island to sign big league contracts without defecting, an effort to eliminate the dangerous trafficking that had gone on for decades. The agreement,...
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Voters line up at a ballot station to vote for the city mayor in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. Taiwanese began voting in midterm local elections Saturday seen as a referendum on the independence-leaning administration of President Tsai Ing-wen, amid growing pressure from the island's powerful rival China. (AP Photo)
November 24, 2018 - 10:33 pm
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Voters in Taiwan passed a referendum asking that marriage be restricted to one man and one woman, a setback to LGBT couples hoping their island will be the first place in Asia to let same-sex couples share child custody and insurance benefits. The vote on Saturday, organized...
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An-Tso Sun
Upper Darby Police Department
Steve Tawa
November 19, 2018 - 2:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A foreign exchange student from Taiwan has been sentenced and will be deported in connection with his school shooting threat in Delaware County earlier this spring. An-Tso Sun appeared before a judge at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, who gave the 18-year-old...
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An-Tso Sun
Upper Darby Police Department
Steve Tawa
August 28, 2018 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Taiwanese foreign exchange student who said he was "just joking" about a planned shooting at a Delaware County high school earlier this spring has pleaded guilty in federal court. The federal charge came in June, a few days after An-Tso Sun pleaded guilty to state...
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A Delta Airlines 767 airplane touches down.
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
July 24, 2018 - 9:29 am
By Daniel Shane (CNN Money) -- Big US airlines could soon hit political turbulence in China. Major carriers including United, American and Delta are among those that were given a Wednesday deadline by Beijing to change how their global websites refer to Taiwan. The showdown has been looming for...
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