Several people missing in China as typhoon rains trigger mudslide

More than two dozen people were missing in China's eastern Zhejiang province after torrential rains from Typhoon Megi triggered a large mudslide that buried dozens of homes on Wednesday, local...

Four dead, scores injured by Typhoon Megi in Taiwan

Typhoon Megi hit Taiwan's east coast and travelled across the island Tuesday, causing at least four fatalities and nearly 170 injuries as well as major power outages, flooding and damage,...

Taiwan premier tells China "no more political conditions"

Taiwan's national sovereignty and dignity should not be compromised for the sake of concessions from China, Taiwanese Premier Lin Chuan said Tuesday, two days after opposition officials bypassed...

Typhoon Meranti kills seven in China, Malakas to hit Taiwan and Japan

Super Typhoon Meranti has left seven people dead and another nine missing in China's eastern Fujian province, officials said Friday. 

Taiwan premier orders inquiry into Mega Bank after hefty US fine

Taiwan's premier has ordered an investigation into Mega International Commercial Bank, one of the island's biggest banks, after US regulators fined its New York branch 180 million dollars for...

Two dead as typhoon hits Taiwan

Severe rain and wind brought by Typhoon Nepartak killed at least two people and injured dozens in Taiwan, authorities said Friday.

Taiwan nursing home fire kills six

At least six people died in a fire at an elderly care centre in northern Taiwan on Wednesday, a news report said.

Taiwan navy's accidental missile launch kills fisherman

A Taiwanese navy patrol boat accidentally launched a supersonic anti-ship missile on Friday, killing a local fisherman, the military said.

Foxconn puts 6-billion-dollar bid for Sharp on hold

Taiwan's Foxconn puts on hold its 6-billion-US-dollar offer for beleaguered Japanese electronics maker Sharp, citing new information of possible risk.

34 dead, more than 100 missing after earthquake in Taiwan

More than 100 people were missing a day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake killed at least 34 in southern Taiwan, authorities said Sunday.

23 dead, dozens missing after earthquake in Taiwan

More than 70 people were missing one day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake killed at least 23 in southern Taiwan, authorities said Sunday.

Polls open, Taiwanese expected to elect first female president

Taiwanese went to the polls Saturday in an election widely expected to produce the island's first female president.