Taiwan has banned the eating of dogs and cats, lawmakers said on Wednesday, as pressure grows to improve animal welfare after a spate of cruelty cases that stirred public outrage.
China's foreign ministry on Sunday again rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use American policy on Taiwan as a bargaining chip between the two sides.
Two US spy aircraft were dispatched last week to closely follow a fleet of at least 10 Chinese warplanes as they flew close to Taiwan’s airspace, a Taiwanese official has revealed.
Almost a hundred thousand people have flocked to the streets of Taiwan’s capital in protest at the introduction of a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the island country.
China and Russia will commence eight-day naval drills in the disputed South China Sea on Monday, Beijing has announced.
A landslide buried a tour bus carrying 23 Taiwan tourists in east China's Fujian Province on Saturday morning, leaving one woman dead and the other 22 injured.
A powerful typhoon slammed into Taiwan's eastern coast on Friday, bringing ferocious winds and torrential rains to the area, killing one person and injuring 66 others.
Twenty-five passengers were injured after an explosion hit a commuter train in Taipei on Thursday night, said the city’s fire department early Friday.
US naval officials say American warships have sailed close to Chinese-controlled islands in the disputed South China Sea in recent weeks, patrols likely to fuel tensions between Washington and Beijing.
A prominent Chinese daily run by the state says Beijing should be ready for potential “military confrontation” in the South China Sea as an international court is due to decide in a case over a territorial row between the Philippines and China next week.