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Taiwan top court rules in favor of gay marriage

The island becomes the first place in Asia to legalize same sex marriage.

Taiwanese garment firm to get $18 mln compensation after fire at Vietnam factory

The incident engulfed the company's main factory and a major amount of machinery and materials.

Taiwanese police arrest Vietnamese man for illegally logging, CNA says

The police said he ran away from his legal job more than two years ago.
April 03, 2017 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Vietnam labels Taiwan drills on disputed island 'serious violation'

Vietnam labelled the drills a serious violation of its sovereignty and a threat to maritime security.
March 30, 2017 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

Taiwanese garment firm faces $6 mln loss in Vietnam's fire-ravaged plant

A look inside the five-storey building of Kwong Lung - Meko Company in Can Tho City, where a massive fire broke out Thursday and raged for 24 hours straight and consumed ...
March 24, 2017 | 07:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman sworn in as head of immigrant committee in Taiwan

Increased participation of immigrants in the territory’s decision-making process would spur their creativity, said the newly appointed chairwoman.
February 23, 2017 | 09:34 pm GMT+7

Taiwan bans euthanasia of stray animals

'Animal protection in Taiwan has moved towards a new milestone.'
February 06, 2017 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s casinos report slow business before lifting of gambling ban for locals

The numbers cast doubt on whether the industry, set to soon benefit from eased restrictions, has been as lucrative as many have thought.
February 02, 2017 | 02:06 pm GMT+7

Vietnam punishes four officials over Formosa environmental disaster

None of the four was named; but they are to be transferred, face administrative action, warnings or rebukes.
January 26, 2017 | 08:58 pm GMT+7

Taiwan to teach Vietnamese in elementary schools from 2018

A growing number of immigrants has prompted Taiwan to add several languages to its school curriculum.
January 12, 2017 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Taiwan courts Central America after US visit angers China

Beijing considers Taiwan a renegade province ineligible for state-to-state relations.
January 10, 2017 | 08:43 am GMT+7

Taiwan president heads to US as Beijing watches

But Trump himself appeared to have ruled out meeting Taiwan's president.
January 07, 2017 | 10:33 pm GMT+7

China's Xi says won't let anyone make 'fuss' about its territory

China's increasingly assertive moves to push its territorial claims in flashpoint waters have unnerved its neighbors.
January 01, 2017 | 04:43 pm GMT+7

Chinese carrier enters South China Sea amid renewed tension

The move comes amid renewed tension over Taiwan.
December 26, 2016 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

Formosa spill spikes Vietnam's labor exports

Half of the country's labor exports headed to Taiwan this year.  
December 23, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7