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2017/05/27 | Central News Agency

Beijing Finally Announces 'Threat to National Security' Charges for Missing Taiwan Human Rights Activist

China claims a Taiwanese man worked with Chinese nationals to develop plans of action and establish an illegal ring that aimed to subvert Beijing.

2017/06/19 | Central News Agency

Zinc Fingers: Taiwanese Uncover Potential Alzheimer's Treatment

The team acknowledged that whether the discovery can actually lead to a breakthrough in battling Alzheimer's may still be quite a ways off.

2017/06/27 | Central News Agency

China's Taiwan Squeeze Continues: Trade Office in Ecuador Forced to Change Name

The name changes are widely seen as part of China's stepped-up efforts to pressure Taiwan since the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen took office.

2017/07/27 | Central News Agency

Driverless Bus Coming to Taipei

Taipei will test driverless busses in a bid to improve traffic.

2017/07/17 | Central News Agency

Nearly One in Three Taiwanese Kids Suffer Mental Disorders - Study

Among 100,000 children in Taiwan, 3,100 have thought of taking their own lives, according to the findings of the three-year study.

2017/06/13 | Central News Agency

Experts React: Panama Switches Allegiance from Taiwan to China

'Formal relations with a microstate may be consistent with Taiwan’s claims of sovereignty, but it does little to prevent conflict with China in the future. Unofficial support from countries like the US provide such assurance.'

2017/06/02 | Central News Agency

Humans Need Not Apply: Taiwan Company at Forefront of Automation Age with 60,000 Robots Making iPhones

The world's largest contract electronics maker has five "lights-out" factories that are fully automated and require no onsite human presence.

2017/06/23 | Central News Agency

UPDATE: Shooting Near Taipei - 4 Dead

The suspect attempted suicide and was pronounced dead at 11:38 this morning.

2017/07/21 | Central News Agency

Taiwan Temples Incensed: Online Rumor of Incense Burning Ban Sparks Protest

Temples have accepted a 'one burner, one incense stick' proposal to help protect the environment, and have agreed to burn ghost money collectively in an incinerator.

2017/06/08 | Central News Agency

Taiwan's Indigenous People Win Back Hunting Rights

In a win for Taiwan's indigenous people, wild animals may be caught as food for the hunters and their families or for sharing with others.

2017/05/17 | Central News Agency

China Not a Factor in Fiji's Taiwan Office Closure - Officials

The Fiji office closure was a question of resources and not related to China - Taiwan officials say.