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Worker dies on Taiwan film lot to be used for Scorsese movie

By Fri, Jan 30, 2015 11:17AM UTC Police inspect a demolished film set where a worker died in an accident at a film lot during preparations for the shooting of a new Martin Scorsese movie titled "Silence," in Taipei, Taiwan, Thursday. Pic: AP.

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A worker has died in an accident at a Taiwanese film lot during preparations for the shooting of a new Martin Scorsese movie.

6 firefighters killed in Taiwan after rescuing 2 from fire

By Tue, Jan 20, 2015 6:03PM UTC

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A report says six firefighters were killed in Taiwan when a metal roof collapsed on them in a bowling alley where two people were rescued. The official Central News Agency said firefighters had rescued two brothers in the bowling alley early Tuesday morning. But the victims

China says new air routes needed to ease its flight delays

By Fri, Jan 16, 2015 10:39AM UTC Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Foreign Ministry says that new commercial flight routes off China’s southeast coast that Taiwan objects to are part of an effort to ease the country’s chronic flight delays.

Flag-raising by Taiwan in Washington riles China

By Tue, Jan 06, 2015 10:47AM UTC Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department is saying it was not given advance notice about a New Year’s flag-raising ceremony at the residence of Taiwan’s representative to Washington that has angered China.

Imprisoned Taiwanese ex-President Chen given medical parole

By Mon, Jan 05, 2015 5:11PM UTC

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s Justice Ministry says former President Chen Shui-bian has been granted medical parole, about four years into his 20-year sentence for corruption.

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