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Fabian Hamacher

Absence of China a 'loss' at Chinese-language 'Oscars' in Taiwan

24 Nov 2019

TAIPEI The absence of China was a "loss" at this year's Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-speaking world's version of the Oscars, director Ang Lee said on Saturday, after Beijing ordered a boycott following controversy last year.

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown 'becomes serious'

07 Nov 2019

TAIPEI Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world's second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party, the island's foreign minister has said.

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown "becomes serious"

07 Nov 2019

TAIPEI, Nov 7 Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world's second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party, the island's foreign minister has said.

Taiwan church collects more than 4,000 gas masks to send to HK protesters

25 Sep 2019

TAIPEI A church in Taiwan said on Wednesday it had collected more than 4,000 gas masks and 600 helmets to send to anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, saying the fight for democracy was crucial in the face of increased meddling by Beijing.

Taiwan church collects more than 4,000 gas masks to send to HK protesters

25 Sep 2019

TAIPEI, Sept 25 A church in Taiwan said on Wednesday it had collected more than 4,000 gas masks and 600 helmets to send to anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, saying the fight for democracy was crucial in the face of increased meddling by Beijing.

A small, but growing group of Hong Kong people find a new life in Taiwan

30 Jun 2019

TAINAN, Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Yim, both from Hong Kong, are finalising work on a hostel in Taiwan's southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors to holiday-makers next month.

CORRECTION-In Taiwan, Hong Kong immigrants despair over future back home

30 Jun 2019

TAINAN, Taiwan, June 30 Kitty Wong and Adolf Yim are tightening the screws on their future in Taiwan as they make the final touches to a hostel in the southern city of Tainan, that they hope will open its doors to holiday-makers next month.

Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

25 Feb 2019

HANOI An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 hours before the real Kim was due to arrive for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes - Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

25 Feb 2019

HANOI An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 hours before the real Kim was due to arrive for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Taiwan president joins naval drill a day after huge China exercise

13 Apr 2018

SUAO, Taiwan Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen presided over a military drill by the self-ruled island's navy on Friday for the first time since she took office in 2016, a day after diplomatic rival China held a large-scale naval display.

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