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Taiwan

# taiwan - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Over 40 feared dead in plane crash near Taiwan airport

TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 reportedly crashed and caught fire during a second landing attempt.

# taiwan - Monday 21 July, 2014

“Although he is our child…he should be sentenced to death”, say parents of Taiwan attack suspect

Student Cheng Chieh, 21, could be executed if convicted of the fatal mass stabbing attack at a subway in Taipei in May.

# taiwan - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Four killed, 21 wounded during subway stabbing spree in Taiwan

A 21-year-old student was arrested over the incident.

# taiwan - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge This baby and his dog are the most fashionable pair on the internet Zoey And Jasper

# taiwan - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge There’s a fast food place in Taiwan called ‘Ireland’s Potato’ Spud U Like

# taiwan - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu

The WHO say that so far there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission.

Dutch artist and Taiwanese stall holder fight over a 59-foot rubber duck

The artist who created the iconic 59-foot rubber duck is upset that someone is selling knock-offs.

# taiwan - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch the moment a giant rubber duck burst horribly in Taiwan Out For A Duck

# taiwan - Thursday 14 November, 2013

How did a woman get the world’s first human case of H6N1 bird flu?

A 20-year-old woman was found with the virus after presenting to hospital with flu-like symptoms.

# taiwan - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge The luckiest scooter rider in the world Aaaargh

# taiwan - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Flights cancelled and nuclear power plant on alert as typhoon hits China

Hong Kong International Airport said 370 arriving and departing flights were cancelled and another 64 delayed.

# taiwan - Friday 20 September, 2013

Giant yellow duck descends on Taiwan Down In Taiwan... This post contains images

Giant yellow duck descends on Taiwan

Thousand flocked to catch sight of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman’s 60 foot tall bath toy yesterday. “It’s not all it’s quacked up to be,” said no-one.

# taiwan - Monday 2 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Giant boulder almost crushes car in dashcam video Lucky Escape

Giant boulder almost crushes car in dashcam video

Heart-stopping footage of a landslide.

# taiwan - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Now you can drink your selfie on a latte Steaming Selfies

Now you can drink your selfie on a latte

If that sounds like something that would be remotely appealing to you…

# taiwan - Friday 22 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Woman divorces man because of his small penis Size Matters

Woman divorces man because of his small penis

For some people size does matter.

# taiwan - Friday 22 February, 2013

From The Score ‘Never say never pays off eventually’ – Irvine savours double medal success Reaction

‘Never say never pays off eventually’ – Irvine savours double medal success

The cyclist also discussed yesterday’s news that the Giro d’Italia was coming to Ireland.

# taiwan - Thursday 21 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Why you shouldn’t drive up somebody’s a*** Drive

VIDEO: Why you shouldn’t drive up somebody’s a***

Because they might do this.

# taiwan - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Taiwan confiscates 435 dog penises at illegal abattoir

Officials discovered a number of collars, indicating some of the dead animals could have previously been pets.

# taiwan - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# taiwan - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun Human Rights This post contains videos

Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun

Taiwanese man wrongfully on death row is one of 12 the human rights abuse cases that Amnesty International wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.

# taiwan - Sunday 4 November, 2012

From The Score Chinese wonder-kid, 14, wins Masters berth Prodigy This post contains videos

Chinese wonder-kid, 14, wins Masters berth

Guan Tianlang held on for a one-stroke win at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship today.

# taiwan - Saturday 29 September, 2012

VIDEO: What’s happening with protests in Spain? Taiwanese animation explains it all Oh... This post contains videos

VIDEO: What’s happening with protests in Spain? Taiwanese animation explains it all

It’s a slightly surreal take on what’s happening across Spain.

# taiwan - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Protests across China after Japanese swimmers ‘invade’ disputed islands

Ten Japanese people – including five councillors – landed on the main island of an archipelago also claimed by China and Taiwan.

# taiwan - Monday 13 August, 2012

Taiwan holds first same-sex Buddhist wedding Taiwan This post contains images

Taiwan holds first same-sex Buddhist wedding

You Ya-ting and Huang Mei-yu married in a historic ceremony at a monastery in Taoyuan on Saturday.

# taiwan - Saturday 26 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: Is this the cutest plane in the world? Hello Kitty This post contains images

In pictures: Is this the cutest plane in the world?

Or is it all a bit too much?

# taiwan - Monday 26 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Taiwanese animators let you watch Dick Cheney’s heart transplant What The... This post contains videos

Taiwanese animators let you watch Dick Cheney’s heart transplant

…except the Taiwanese version also involves a Frankenstein’s Monster, a zombie rabbit, and Darth Vader. Riiiight.

# taiwan - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

From The Score Linsanity: How a Knicks benchwarmer became a star in a New York minute Super Lintendo

Linsanity: How a Knicks benchwarmer became a star in a New York minute

The former Harvard student has scored more points in his first four NBA games than Michael Jordan and Shaq.

# taiwan - Friday 3 February, 2012

Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers

Chen Jung-yu died during a 23-hour gaming session at a cafe in Taiwan.

# taiwan - Friday 30 December, 2011

From The Score YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year Virals This post contains videos

YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year

If exposure to digital media and 24-hour news has all but erased your memory: don’t panic. We’ve gathered all the valuable stuff in one place.

# taiwan - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

From Business ETC Apple scores first victory in patent disputes with ruling against HTC Patent Wars

Apple scores first victory in patent disputes with ruling against HTC

The International Trade Commission has ruled that Taiwanese phone maker HTC has infringed on one Apple patent, a key win for the Californian tech giant.

# taiwan - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Vladimir Putin wins peace prize in China

But the Chinese administration has distanced itself from the award.

# taiwan - Thursday 6 October, 2011

In pictures: Today’s tributes to Steve Jobs Steve Jobs This post contains images

In pictures: Today’s tributes to Steve Jobs

Fans of the Apple co-founder have been making their emotions heard and felt in personal tributes around the world.

# taiwan - Monday 29 August, 2011

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants

A hospital in Taiwan has admitted to transplanting HIV-infected organs from one donor into five different patients.

# taiwan - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: first jail sentences following UK riots, is a bailout on the way for Cyprus, the Lord Mayor in a poncho, and creating a beard out of thin air…

China tests first aircraft carrier as Taiwan unveils an ‘aircraft carrier killer’ China This post contains videos

China tests first aircraft carrier as Taiwan unveils an ‘aircraft carrier killer’

China’s new ship is a refurbished former Soviet carrier. Taiwan meanwhile has unveiled a missile today which it says can destroy aircraft carriers.

# taiwan - Monday 8 August, 2011

Scientists unveil reusable electronic paper

Researchers in Taiwan envisage that the e-paper will replace paper signs and posters and save huge numbers of trees.

# taiwan - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

72 global organisations hit by world’s ‘biggest ever cyber-attacks’

The UN, US and Canadian governments are among six dozen high-profile targets of the largest ever hacking attack.

# taiwan - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

From Business ETC Apple turns up the heat on HTC in the patent war Patent War

Apple turns up the heat on HTC in the patent war

The iPad and iPod maker claims that smartphone and tablet maker HTC has copied aspects if its design.

# taiwan - Friday 24 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge “Too salty”: Jail time for blogger after negative restaurant review Taiwan

“Too salty”: Jail time for blogger after negative restaurant review

Blogger’s review crossed the line, according to a Taiwanese judge.

# taiwan - Saturday 4 June, 2011

China rounds up more critics on anniversary of Tiananmen protests China This post contains videos

China rounds up more critics on anniversary of Tiananmen protests

22 years on from the “counter-revolutionary riot” of Tiananmen Square, demonstrators are silenced once more.

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