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Dozens killed in building fire in Taiwan

Dozens killed in building fire in Taiwan

At least 46 reportedly killed in fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2021 12:11
Biden: China promised not to invade Taiwan

Biden: China promised not to invade Taiwan

Talks between Biden and Chinese leader come 2 days after the biggest incursion into Taiwan airspace, seen as a provocation by analysts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 13:29
New JCC to open in Taiwan: 'I want this to be something that we all can be proud of'

New JCC to open in Taiwan: 'I want this to be something that we all can be proud of'

A gold mikveh, a Judaica museum and a ballroom: Taiwan to get its Jewish community center.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 29/07/2021 08:08
With Chinese attack looming, Taiwan says its 'ready to fight to the death'

With Chinese attack looming, Taiwan says its 'ready to fight to the death'

Taiwan's Foreign Minister issues a stern warning that his island nation was the 'West's last barrier' from the Chinese threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 12:05
Taiwan: Train crash leaves at least 51 dead

Taiwan: Train crash leaves at least 51 dead

Truck falls into train's path, causing it to derail and killing at least 51 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2021 15:08
Report: Taiwan shot down Chinese fighter jet

Report: Taiwan shot down Chinese fighter jet

Taiwan denies claims it shot down Chinese jet, while China maintains silence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2020 15:27
What did Italy do wrong and Taiwan do right?

What did Italy do wrong and Taiwan do right?

Will US become second Italy, or even worse? Can lives and economy be saved at same time? What did Taiwan do to keep the CCP virus in check?Mordechai Sones, 02/04/2020 20:50
Leading rabbi's book to be translated into Chinese

Leading rabbi's book to be translated into Chinese

Rabbi Amichai Eliyahu meets Taiwanese representatives, who express appreciation and promise to translate his father's book into Chinese.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2019 12:05
Watch: 20 hurt in Taiwan bridge collapse

Watch: 20 hurt in Taiwan bridge collapse

Bridge collapses hours after town struck by typhoon, multiple people still missing.Gary Willig, 01/10/2019 20:00
Taiwan gets its first-ever Jewish studies workshop

Taiwan gets its first-ever Jewish studies workshop

Israel's Bar-Ilan University initiates first-of-its-kind Jewish studies workshop in Taiwan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/09/2019 12:49
Material sensing technology differentiates between objects

Material sensing technology differentiates between objects

Boaz Arad, CEO of HC-Vision, participates at Computex Taipei.Hezki Baruch, Taipei, 06/06/2018 02:06
'Making the desert bloom'

'Making the desert bloom'

Rabbi Shlomi Tabib, wife Racheli and five children live in Taipei for seven years. They talk about challenge in role they took on.Hezki Baruch - Taipei, 05/06/2018 22:52
Taiwan: 'We welcome Israeli innovation'

Taiwan: 'We welcome Israeli innovation'

Arutz Sheva present for opening of Computex Taipei 2018. Co-organizer: 'We want to establish better connection with Israeli industry.'Hezki Baruch, Taipei, 05/06/2018 09:38
Israel and Taiwan growing closer and closer

Israel and Taiwan growing closer and closer

A high-level delegation from Taiwan visited Israel in order to promote cooperation and explore business opportunities.Yoni Kempinski, 02/05/2018 03:12
Albert Einstein heads to Taiwan

Albert Einstein heads to Taiwan

Einstein’s Nobel Prize, Theory of Relativity, and other papers held by Hebrew University to be displayed in first-ever Asia exhibit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2018 14:27
Watch: Guatemalan Christian sings 'Shalom Aleichem'

Watch: Guatemalan Christian sings 'Shalom Aleichem'

'Today, a Christian named Jose came up to me and told me how highly in his country they regard Jews in general, and Israel in particular.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/10/2017 13:35
Taiwanese school principal resigns over mock Nazi rally

Taiwanese school principal resigns over mock Nazi rally

Principal of Taiwanese school resigns after students hold a mock Nazi rally on Christmas, raising the ire of the Israeli delegation.Ben Ariel, 27/12/2016 03:40
Trump lashes out at China on Twitter

Trump lashes out at China on Twitter

President-elect accuses China of currency manipulation. Unclear if rant is related to China's complaint over call with Taiwan president.Ben Ariel, 05/12/2016 03:11
Trump speaks with Taiwan president

Trump speaks with Taiwan president

China expresses concern over Trump's conversation with Taiwan president.Chana Roberts, 03/12/2016 18:14
Israel makes humanitarian donation to Taiwan

Israel makes humanitarian donation to Taiwan

Israel made a very special humanitarian contribution to Taiwan in memory of the 117 victims of the February earthquake.ILTV, 26/10/2016 06:04
Taiwan swears in its first ever female president

Taiwan swears in its first ever female president

In Taiwan, a key Israeli ally, Tsai Ing-Wen becomes second DDP president indicating a stronger stance on Chinese hostility.Ari Yashar, 20/05/2016 11:38
IsraAid to send team to Taiwan following quake

IsraAid to send team to Taiwan following quake

Following 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan on Saturday, IsraAid decided to send a search and rescue team to locate victims and survivors.Raphael Poch, 06/02/2016 19:06
Taiwanese Christian to Religious Jew in Samaria

Taiwanese Christian to Religious Jew in Samaria

Chance encounter with French Jew on Taiwan taxi ride led Batsheva to Paris, lottery ticket led to conversion, then on to Eli in Samaria.Ari Yashar, 03/06/2015 13:49
Israel's Newest Ally in Asia - Taiwan

Israel's Newest Ally in Asia - Taiwan

Taiwan follows Japan's footsteps to choose Israel as its first partner in key R&D agreement, as Israel solidifies Asia coalition.Ari Yashar, 16/04/2015 20:31
Watch: Close-up Footage of Taiwanese Plane Crash

Watch: Close-up Footage of Taiwanese Plane Crash

Motorist catches crash into bridge and river on film, as at least 12 dead, 16 wounded and 30 missing in accident outside Taipei.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2015 09:33
Taiwan Translates First Report on Auschwitz

Taiwan Translates First Report on Auschwitz

Chinese-language edition of the first account of Auschwitz, by Polish hero Witold Pilecki, to be released Wednesday.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/01/2014 02:12
Taiwan Quake Sends Schoolchildren Running

Taiwan Quake Sends Schoolchildren Running

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake in central Taiwan sent school children running for cover Wednesday as buildings swayed across the island. Chana Ya'ar, 27/03/2013 12:16
China, US Relieved Over KMT Victory

China, US Relieved Over KMT Victory

The victory of the KMT in the Taiwan election may either appease Beijing or encourage China to accelerate pressure on the island.Amiel Ungar, 16/01/2012 06:37
KMT Cites Cross-strait Ties, DPP Blasts Economy

KMT Cites Cross-strait Ties, DPP Blasts Economy

With the Taiwan elections approaching, Beijing is hoping to pull strings for its favored candidate.Amiel Ungar, 29/12/2011 04:46
China Policy Economy Dominate Taiwan Election Race

China Policy Economy Dominate Taiwan Election Race

The neck and neck race in Taiwan means a great deal to the powers in the regionAmiel Ungar, 08/12/2011 21:34
Both Chinas Observe 100 Anniversary of October 10

Both Chinas Observe 100 Anniversary of October 10

China sought to push the idea of peaceful reunification with Taiwan by emphasizing the legacy of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen.Amiel Ungar, 10/10/2011 04:44
Obama Diplomacy Tied up in Knots Over Taiwan

Obama Diplomacy Tied up in Knots Over Taiwan

By scaling down the arms deal with Taiwan, Obama has not assuaged Beijing and created animosity with Taiwan's government and opposition.Amiel Ungar, 21/09/2011 07:52
Taipei Apologizes For Nazi Photo

Taipei Apologizes For Nazi Photo

A Taipei government summer “battle camp” photo ad has ignited a real explosion; it featured three young males dressed as Nazis.Chana Ya'ar, 11/07/2011 02:39
China Backs KMT in Taiwan

China Backs KMT in Taiwan

In Taiwan both parties have picked their candidates for the 2012 elections that this year may be decided on domestic issue.Amiel Ungar, 28/04/2011 22:46
China Causes Dire Taiwan Straits

China Causes Dire Taiwan Straits

A military balance between China and Taiwan is on the verge of unravelingAmiel Ungar, 19/01/2011 15:31