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She beat closest challenger Han Kuo-yu, who is more conciliatory towards Beijing.
Christmasland sees a laser light displays on an 8,800 square-metre area of New Taipei City.
More than 100,000 people thronged the streets of Taiwan's capital Taipei on Saturday (October 26) for East Asia's largest Pride march, months after the self-ruled island began formally allowing same-sex marriage, the first place in Asia to do so.
The earthquake caused minor damage in northeastern Taiwan early on Thursday morning as the island braced for the arrival of a severe typhoon
Taiwan's parliament passed a bill last week that endorsed gay marriage, after years of heated debate.
"I feel very lucky that I can say this out loud to everyone: I am gay and I am getting married," said Shane Lin, a 31-year-old baker who with his partner were the first couple to register in the Taipei office.
In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage
Hundreds of LGBT rights supporters gathered outside Taiwan's parliament on Tuesday (May 14) demanding for their rights as the parliament votes on three proposed bills
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's east coast on Thursday (April 18), shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capital, Taipei.
Taiwan says "no" to same-sex marriage after 7 million voted in advisory referenda on Saturday
An 87-year-old man teaches puppetry to prevent the ancient art from dying.
Taiwan grandpa plays Pokémon Go on 15 mobile phones at once, while riding his bike
Taiwan’s National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts is said to be the largest performing arts centre in the world.
More than 90 volunteers from the seaside township of Donggang helped to build the intricately-decorated boat over the course of three months.
The mayor of Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, has released a rap video as part of his re-election bid, in which he repeatedly urges voters to “do the right thing”.
The parade comes just weeks ahead of a referendum that is set to decide whether same-sex marriages will be recognised on the island.
Local and foreign visitors gathered to celebrate the mid-autumn festival in Pinghsi, Taiwan, on Monday, releasing hundreds of flying lanterns that lit up the night sky.
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WATCH: The street artist learnt his skills when travelling the world, learning kung fu at the Shaolin temple in China and acrobatics at a circus performance school in Denmark and Russia.
WATCH: Isaac Hou became famous in Taiwan's capital for using a giant spinning hoop during his gymnastic street shows.
A social media campaign saw a camera that washed up on a Taiwanese beach returned to its owner three years after she lost it in Japan.
Shoppers have been clearing the shelves amid fears of a steep price hike
Latest confirmed victims include members of a family trapped in a building left leaning on its side
The search for survivors has been hampered by more than 200 aftershocks.
Many are believed to be trapped in the tilting Yun Men Tusi Ti building, which has been propped up with 10 steel bars.
Strong aftershocks restrict rescue workers' efforts.