A taxi driver died from COVID-19 in Taiwan, officials say marking first such death on island and fifth fatality outside mainland China from an epidemic that IMF says could damage global growth.
Taiwan's termination of relations with the Solomon Islands comes after the pacific nation's decision to switch diplomatic recognition to China. Taipei is accusing Beijing of using "dollar diplomacy" to buy off its few remaining allies.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has insisted her country won't accept a 'one country, two systems' policy favoured by China.
Beijing's pressure to unify Taiwan with mainland China is something more serious than mere displeasure.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as leader of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after it suffered major defeats in key mid-term polls.
Addressing a parade to mark Taiwan's 107th national day, President Tsai Ing-wen urged China to be a responsible country, rather than a "source of conflict."
Thousands across the world have celebrated the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year by lighting incense sticks and praying at temples to wish for an auspicious start to the Year of the Dog.
Activist Li Ming-che was secretely arrested while visiting China in March and was charged with subverting state power.
The three landfills used to hold the trash of seven million Hong Kong residents are expected to reach capacity in two years due to poor economic and waste management policies.
US president-elect Donald Trump says the One China policy is "under negotiation". The Chinese are angry because it means that the US may recognise China and Taiwan as separate entities.
Call between U.S. president-elect and Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-Wen threatens to upset diplomacy over disputed South China Sea
Taiwan elects its first female president, who is also pro-independence.
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