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Residents in Taiwan are changing their name to ‘salmon’ to get free sushi

Residents in Taiwan are going extraordinary lengths to get their hands on it for free Sushi, by officially renaming themselves “salmon” to take advantage of a restaurant promotion. Taiwan’s Ministry of the Interior stepped in on Wednesday and urged people to think carefully before changing their names after a surge in applications. According to the […]

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Taiwan revoke Covid quarantine fine for man after discovering he was kidnapped

Taiwanese authorities revoked an hefty fine on a man for breaking quarantine because investigators discovered he was kidnapped in an unfortunate case of mistaken identity. The man, whose surname is Chen, had arrived from Hong Kong in late October 2020 and was quarantining at a friend’s house in the central city of Nantou, according to […]

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‘Taiwan independence means war’: China toughens language towards Taiwan

China warned Taiwan of ‘war’ on Thursday after stepping up military activities near the island to respond to provocation and foreign interference. Taiwan, claimed by China as its territory, reported multiple Chinese fighter jets and bombers entering the island’s south-western air defence identification zone over the weekend. “The military activities carried out by the Chinese […]

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Taiwan reports large incursion by Chinese warplanes

Taiwan reported a large incursion by Chinese warplanes for the second straight day. Taiwan’s defence ministry said eight Chinese bomber planes capable of carrying nuclear weapons, four fighter jets and one anti-submarine aircraft entered its self-declared south-western air defence identification zone on Saturday. On Sunday 12 fighters, two anti-submarine aircraft and a reconnaissance plane violated […]

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Airline fires New Zealand pilot responsible for transmitting coronavirus in Taiwan

New Zealand pilot blamed for causing Taiwan’s first domestic coronavirus transmission has been fired by the island’s Eva Air.

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Man who left hotel room and stood on the hallway for 8 seconds fined $3,500 for breaching quarantine

A Taiwanese man who stepped out of his mandatory 14-day Covid-19 quarantine for mere seconds has been slapped with a hefty fine of 100,000 Taiwanese dollars or USD $3,500. According to reports, public health officials in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung have imposed a fine on a Filipino migrant worker when he briefly exited for eight seconds in his […]

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Wife FORCES husband to sell PS5 after she found out that it was not an AIR PURIFIER

A Taiwanese man was lucky to purchase a new Sony PlayStation 5 console at a discounted rate just while the world is fighting hard to get their hands on the next-gen console. Jin Wu, the buyer in a detailed Instagram post said the first buyer had picked up the Sony PlayStation 5 and essentially fooled […]

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Taiwanese lawmakers throw pig guts, punches at each other on parliament floor

Lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other on Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef. Premier Su Tseng-chang was due to give a policy report to lawmakers on Friday morning about the pork policy when opposition party lawmakers from […]

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Taiwan launches programme to domestically build submarines amid China tensions

Taiwan on Tuesday officially began work on its first domestically produced submarine in an effort to beef up its coastal defences against an invasion from China. Taiwan’s new programme will see the island build eight new diesel-powered attack submarines, which will substantially rejuvenate its fleet of two World War II-era vessels and two Dutch-made submarines […]

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Taiwan grounds 140 US-made F-16 fighter jets after one jet goes missing

Taiwan grounded its entire fleet of US made F16 fighter jets for safety checks after one went missing during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday. The air force said a single-seat F16 flown by a 44-year-old pilot disappeared from radar at an altitude of some 6,000 feet two minutes after taking off from Hualien air […]

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Chinese president Xi Jinping asks troops to ‘prepare for war’

Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, has called on troops to “put all minds and energy on preparing for war” in a visit to a military base in the southern province of Guangdong on Tuesday, according to state news agency Xinhua. During an inspection of the People’s Liberation Army Marine Corps in Chaozhou City, Xinhua said […]

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37 Chinese warplanes breach Taiwan Strait median line that separates Taiwan and China

Taiwan has accused China of purposefully inflaming tensions in East Asia, after Chinese warplanes crossed the sensitive median line across the narrow strait that separates the mainland and the self-governing island almost 40 times on Friday and Saturday. The repeated incursions came from multiple directions and involved a combination of sophisticated fighter jets and heavy bombers. “What […]