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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Taipei

All time
# Tzu-Pao Yang
Taiwan official urges Ireland to reopen representative office in Taipei amid 'new EU relationship'
Tensions between Beijing and Taipei have spiked to their highest level in years.
# Taipei
5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of Taiwan
The earthquake struck 104 kilometres off the coast of Hualien city.
# luxury apartments
Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower
Trees and plants outside the building will absorb 130 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.
# Taiwan
Man suspected of beheading four-year-old girl beaten by angry mob
The case has led to a debate about the death penalty.
# Whoopsie
This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting
Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.
# hero in a half shell
This tortoise rescuing its overturned pal is the meaning of friendship
“Nnnnnggg. Nnnnnnggg. There.”
# Taiwan
"Although he is our child...he should be sentenced to death", say parents of Taiwan attack suspect
Student Cheng Chieh, 21, could be executed if convicted of the fatal mass stabbing attack at a subway in Taipei in May.
# Taipei
Four killed, 21 wounded during subway stabbing spree in Taiwan
A 21-year-old student was arrested over the incident.
# out for a duck
Watch the moment a giant rubber duck burst horribly in Taiwan
What a terrible way to go.
# baby love
This mama panda cuddling her baby is almost lethally adorable
They had been apart since the cub’s birth a month ago.
# Macabre
Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers
Chen Jung-yu died during a 23-hour gaming session at a cafe in Taiwan.
# Health
Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants
A hospital in Taiwan has admitted to transplanting HIV-infected organs from one donor into five different patients.
# China
China tests first aircraft carrier as Taiwan unveils an 'aircraft carrier killer'
China’s new ship is a refurbished former Soviet carrier. Taiwan meanwhile has unveiled a missile today which it says can destroy aircraft carriers.