Taiwan

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China v Russia v America: is 2021 the year Orwell’s 1984 comes true?
With Putin and Xi moving into an ever closer alliance, Joe Biden’s untested US administration may be pushed to the brink

Simon Tisdall

11, Apr, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Taiwan train crash: new footage released as experts piece together last moments
Train hit vehicle at more than 120km/h, about a minute after the truck rolled onto the tracks, crash experts say

Helen Davidson in Taipei

07, Apr, 2021 @5:18 AM

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The Guardian view on the pandemic: a universal crisis is revealing our divisions | Editorial
Editorial: The UK must tread carefully. While some countries seem to be emerging from the shadows, no one is safe when Covid spreads so freely

Editorial

06, Apr, 2021 @6:10 PM

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Taiwan train crash: dozens dead after express service derails in tunnel
At least 50 people die as train crashes near Hualien City at the start of holiday weekend

Helen Davidson in Taipei

02, Apr, 2021 @3:35 PM

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'I couldn't bear to look': Taiwan train crash survivors tell of escape
Passengers crawl from carriages and walk along train roof to emerge from tunnel after deadly derailment

Helen Davidson in Taipei

02, Apr, 2021 @3:18 PM

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US has 'enormous respect' for how Australia is standing up to China's 'economic coercion'
Washington’s top diplomat in Canberra says the countries are discussing how they would respond to a range of scenarios including conflict in the Taiwan Strait

Daniel Hurst

31, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Palau to welcome first tourists in a year with presidential escort
Palau is opening up to visitors from Taiwan under strict Covid-safe measures, but locals still have doubts

Bernadette Carreon in Koror and Erin Hale in Taipei

30, Mar, 2021 @11:45 PM

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China denies offer of 'vaccine diplomacy' deal to Paraguay
Brokers allegedly offered Paraguay Covid vaccine supplies in exchange for country cutting ties with Taiwan

Emma Graham-Harrison

24, Mar, 2021 @7:57 PM

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How Taiwan triumphed over Covid as the UK faltered
Taipei’s success shows how lives might have been saved had the UK government acted differently

Emma Graham-Harrison and Helen Davidson in Taipei

24, Mar, 2021 @10:17 AM

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China returns eight activists jailed for trying to flee Hong Kong
Group were among 12 people detained over attempt to reach Taiwan by speedboat last August

Erin Hale

22, Mar, 2021 @11:08 AM

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China could invade Taiwan in next six years, top US admiral warns
Asia Pacific commander Philip Davidson says Beijing wants to take Washington’s world leadership role by 2050

Helen Davidson in Taipei, and agencies

10, Mar, 2021 @3:51 AM

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China calls on US to drop Trump-era sanctions and warns against 'bullying'
Foreign minister Wang Yi calls for cooperation and signals that Beijing will stand firm against criticism

Helen Davidson in Taipei

07, Mar, 2021 @12:27 PM

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