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Typhoon Mangkhut barrels towards China as Philippines toll rises

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels towards China as Philippines toll rises

Typhoon Mangkhut hurtled towards Hong Kong on Sunday, lashing its coastline and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing dozens in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction ...

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut -- the biggest storm of the year -- smashed through the Philippines on Saturday, and claimed its first death as a woman was swept out to sea off Taiwan.

Evacuations start as Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

Evacuations start as Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

A super typhoon roared toward the Philippines on Thursday, prompting thousands to evacuate ahead of its heavy rains and fierce winds that are set to strike at the weekend before moving on to China.

Six dead, thousands evacuated in Taiwan floods

Six dead, thousands evacuated in Taiwan floods

Six people have been killed by floodwaters in Taiwan, officials said Saturday, after days of heavy rain forced thousands to evacuate their homes.

Taiwan says China "out of control" as it loses El Salvador to Beijing

Taiwan says China "out of control" as it loses El Salvador to Beijing

Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China's "increasingly out of control" behaviour after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year.

Taiwan coffee chain vanishes from China food platforms

Taiwan coffee chain vanishes from China food platforms

85C Bakery Cafe found itself in the crosshairs following a visit to one of its stores in Los Angeles this week by Tsai Ing-wen, the president of self-ruled Taiwan.

Nine killed in hospital blaze in Taiwan, 15 injured

Nine killed in hospital blaze in Taiwan, 15 injured

The fire broke out on the 7th floor of the building, which was used for hospice care.

Taiwan targets former gang leader over 'China funding'

Taiwan targets former gang leader over 'China funding'

Investigators in Taiwan have searched the home and party offices of a pro-China former gang leader known as "White Wolf" in a probe over donations ahead of key elections.

US airlines' changes to Taiwan references 'incomplete': China

US airlines' changes to Taiwan references 'incomplete': China

China has demanded that foreign firms, and airlines in particular, do not refer to self-ruled Taiwan as a non-Chinese territory on their websites.

American, Delta revise websites to change Taiwan reference

American, Delta revise websites to change Taiwan reference

Reports stated on Tuesday that the three major US carriers were set to change how they refer to Taiwanese airports on their websites.

Taiwan steps in after China turns off tourist taps to Palau

Taiwan steps in after China turns off tourist taps to Palau

Taiwan has stepped in to help its ally Palau attract more tourists after an airline from the Micronesian nation said it was forced to shut under pressure from China.

Thousands evacuated as Taiwan braces for Typhoon Maria

Thousands evacuated as Taiwan braces for Typhoon Maria

Taiwan evacuated thousands of residents in mountainous areas while offices and schools were closed and flights cancelled Tuesday as Typhoon Maria ...