Stories By Victoria Jen
127 Aug 2014 Wed
In a case that has shocked Taiwan, police are hunting for a man believed to be behind the kidnap, failed extortion and grisly murder of a high-profile gambling millionaire. Shih Chia-chin's body was found in a ditch, and the main suspect - his chauffeur - has fled the island on a false passport.
226 Aug 2014 Tue
Taiwan's ousted deputy head of China affairs Chang Hsien Yao, accused of leaking classified information to Beijing, said he would cooperate with an ongoing investigation. Analysts fear the case could stall cross-strait relations.
325 Aug 2014 Mon
A proposal to reduce the number of required mathematics credits in Taiwan's education programme has been criticised by leading business leaders and academics.
413 Aug 2014 Wed
Taiwan is not taking the threat of an Ebola virus outbreak lightly. It has held its first Ebola detection exercise at Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei.
512 Aug 2014 Tue
More and more Taiwanese are growing weary of the island's political wrangling between the ruling and opposition parties that has stalled the island's major economic policies.
627 Jul 2014 Sun
Volatile weather patterns which downed TransAsia Flight GE222 are a way of life for residents in Taiwan's Penghu Island, where strong monsoon winds can last for up to six months every year.
724 Jul 2014 Thu
Taiwanese authorities have defended their decision to allow TransAsia flight GE222 to fly in bad weather, as angry relatives question if that is what caused the plane to crash.
822 Jul 2014 Tue
Thousands of tourists have evacuated the outlying islands of Taiwan as the territory prepares for its first major tropical storm of the year. Typhoon Matmo is expected to make landfall on the northeast coast early Wednesday, and is currently packing gusts of 173 kilometres per hour.
901 Jul 2014 Tue
Taiwan's pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has said it is ready to engage in dialogue with Beijing.
1025 Jun 2014 Wed
China's top official in charge of Taiwan affairs, Zhang Zhijun, has held talks with his Taiwanese counterpart on a landmark visit to the island.