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# taiwan - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Man suspected of beheading four-year-old girl beaten by angry mob Taiwan This post contains videos

Man suspected of beheading four-year-old girl beaten by angry mob

The case has led to a debate about the death penalty.

# taiwan - Monday 28 March, 2016

Young girl decapitated in random attack

Police report that the incident appears to be a random attack.

# taiwan - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Photos: Race to free 120 people still buried under rubble

An investigation into the cause of the collapse has been launched.

# taiwan - Saturday 6 February, 2016

10-day-old baby among five killed as powerful earthquake brings down apartment complex

The 6.4-magnitude quake struck Taiwan in the middle of the night.

# taiwan - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This town built a church shaped like a shoe to attract female worshippers Glass Slipper

This town built a church shaped like a shoe to attract female worshippers

Someone’s been watching too much Sex and the City.

# taiwan - Friday 16 October, 2015

“Is there a doctor on board?” – Watch this woman give birth in a plane over the Pacific

Six flight attendants wearing surgical masks can be seen

# taiwan - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

From The Daily Edge This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting Whoopsie

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

# taiwan - Saturday 8 August, 2015

PHOTOS: Mother and daughter swept out to sea by powerful typhoon Taiwan This post contains images

PHOTOS: Mother and daughter swept out to sea by powerful typhoon

Torrential rain and high wind of up to 147 miles per hour battered the island.

# taiwan - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Pilot in plane crash that killed 43 “mistakenly turned off engine”

“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle.”

# taiwan - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people Taiwan This post contains videos

Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people

They were attending a ‘colour party’ and were covered in green and yellow powder which caught fire.

# taiwan - Sunday 8 March, 2015

Ship with 49 crew disappears in South Atlantic … and no-one knows what happened

The ship was equipped with a system that automatically emits a ‘mayday’ call when under water – but no such signal was sent.

# taiwan - Friday 6 February, 2015

Black box reveals TransAsia pilot called ‘mayday’ just seconds after engine failed

Today it emerged that the left engine was shut down manually by the crew “for unknown reasons”.

# taiwan - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Twelve people still missing from scene of Taiwan plane crash

The pilot of the aircraft is being hailed as a hero.

# taiwan - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

At least 22 killed as plane crashes into Taiwan river

Amateur video footage showed the plane hit a road bridge as it banked towards the water, leaving a trail of debris.

# taiwan - Thursday 22 January, 2015

The €216 million treehouse that Taiwan wants to be its Eiffel Tower

The building of the banyan tree-inspired structure has been faced opposition from Taichung mayor Lin Chia-lung.

# 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

This baby and his dog are the most fashionable pair on the internet

And the most adorable pair, too.

# 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

Watch the moment a giant rubber duck burst horribly in Taiwan

What a terrible way to go.

# 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

The luckiest scooter rider in the world

Wait for it…

# 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 The42 ‘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 The42 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.

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