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# taiwan - Thursday 22 January, 2015

The €216 million treehouse that Taiwan wants to be its Eiffel Tower
# You Wooden Believe It
# You Wooden Believe It

The €216 million treehouse that Taiwan wants to be its Eiffel Tower

Jan 22nd 2015, 1:55 PM 789 Views 0 Comments

The building of the banyan tree-inspired structure has been faced opposition from Taichung mayor Lin Chia-lung.

# taiwan - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Over 40 feared dead in plane crash near Taiwan airport
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Over 40 feared dead in plane crash near Taiwan airport

Jul 23rd 2014, 4:25 PM 17,930 Views 7 Comments

TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 reportedly crashed and caught fire during a second landing attempt.

# taiwan - Monday 21 July, 2014

"Although he is our child...he should be sentenced to death", say parents of Taiwan attack suspect
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

"Although he is our child...he should be sentenced to death", say parents of Taiwan attack suspect

Jul 21st 2014, 2:00 PM 23,625 Views 26 Comments

Student Cheng Chieh, 21, could be executed if convicted of the fatal mass stabbing attack at a subway in Taipei in May.

# taiwan - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Four killed, 21 wounded during subway stabbing spree in Taiwan
# Taipei
# Taipei

Four killed, 21 wounded during subway stabbing spree in Taiwan

May 21st 2014, 3:34 PM 7,010 Views 2 Comments

A 21-year-old student was arrested over the incident.

# taiwan - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

This baby and his dog are the most fashionable pair on the internet
# Zoey And Jasper
From The Daily Edge
# Zoey And Jasper

This baby and his dog are the most fashionable pair on the internet

Apr 15th 2014, 4:09 PM 2,179 Views 0 Comments

And the most adorable pair, too.

# taiwan - Monday 27 January, 2014

There's a fast food place in Taiwan called 'Ireland's Potato'
# Spud U Like
From The Daily Edge
# Spud U Like

There's a fast food place in Taiwan called 'Ireland's Potato'

Jan 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,579 Views 7 Comments

And that’s not all…

# taiwan - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

Chinese man in hospital with confirmed case of bird flu

Jan 7th 2014, 3:03 PM 10,580 Views 30 Comments

The WHO say that so far there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission.

Dutch artist and Taiwanese stall holder fight over a 59-foot rubber duck
# Duck You Pal
# Duck You Pal

Dutch artist and Taiwanese stall holder fight over a 59-foot rubber duck

Jan 7th 2014, 7:10 AM 10,562 Views 22 Comments

The artist who created the iconic 59-foot rubber duck is upset that someone is selling knock-offs.

# taiwan - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Watch the moment a giant rubber duck burst horribly in Taiwan
# Out For A Duck
From The Daily Edge
# Out For A Duck

Watch the moment a giant rubber duck burst horribly in Taiwan

Jan 1st 2014, 3:59 PM 4,033 Views 4 Comments

What a terrible way to go.

# taiwan - Thursday 14 November, 2013

How did a woman get the world's first human case of H6N1 bird flu?
# Health
# Health

How did a woman get the world's first human case of H6N1 bird flu?

Nov 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 14,913 Views 28 Comments

A 20-year-old woman was found with the virus after presenting to hospital with flu-like symptoms.

# taiwan - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

The luckiest scooter rider in the world
# Aaaargh
From The Daily Edge
# Aaaargh

The luckiest scooter rider in the world

Nov 5th 2013, 8:35 AM 2,214 Views 1 Comment

Wait for it…

# taiwan - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Flights cancelled and nuclear power plant on alert as typhoon hits China
# Asia
# Asia

Flights cancelled and nuclear power plant on alert as typhoon hits China

Sep 22nd 2013, 3:53 PM 7,842 Views 2 Comments

Hong Kong International Airport said 370 arriving and departing flights were cancelled and another 64 delayed.

# taiwan - Friday 20 September, 2013

Giant yellow duck descends on Taiwan
# Down In Taiwan...
# Down In Taiwan...

Giant yellow duck descends on Taiwan

Sep 20th 2013, 7:45 AM 8,383 Views 14 Comments

Thousand flocked to catch sight of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman’s 60 foot tall bath toy yesterday. “It’s not all it’s quacked up to be,” said no-one.

# taiwan - Monday 2 September, 2013

Giant boulder almost crushes car in dashcam video
# Lucky Escape
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky Escape

Giant boulder almost crushes car in dashcam video

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:47 AM 6,804 Views 26 Comments

Heart-stopping footage of a landslide.

# taiwan - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Now you can drink your selfie on a latte
# Steaming Selfies
From The Daily Edge
# Steaming Selfies

Now you can drink your selfie on a latte

Aug 15th 2013, 3:01 PM 2,995 Views 3 Comments

If that sounds like something that would be remotely appealing to you…

# taiwan - Friday 22 March, 2013

Woman divorces man because of his small penis
# Size Matters
From The Daily Edge
# Size Matters

Woman divorces man because of his small penis

Mar 22nd 2013, 12:20 PM 43,053 Views 96 Comments

For some people size does matter.

# taiwan - Friday 22 February, 2013

'Never say never pays off eventually' - Irvine savours double medal success
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'Never say never pays off eventually' - Irvine savours double medal success

Feb 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 598 Views 0 Comments

The cyclist also discussed yesterday’s news that the Giro d’Italia was coming to Ireland.

# taiwan - Thursday 21 February, 2013

VIDEO: Why you shouldn't drive up somebody's a***
# Drive
From The Daily Edge
# Drive

VIDEO: Why you shouldn't drive up somebody's a***

Feb 21st 2013, 9:00 PM 26,189 Views 88 Comments

Because they might do this.

# taiwan - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Taiwan confiscates 435 dog penises at illegal abattoir
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Taiwan confiscates 435 dog penises at illegal abattoir

Jan 16th 2013, 9:53 AM 7,657 Views 20 Comments

Officials discovered a number of collars, indicating some of the dead animals could have previously been pets.

# taiwan - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Dec 16th 2012, 10:30 AM 7,908 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# taiwan - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Write for Rights: The story of Chiou Ho-Shun

Dec 8th 2012, 11:30 AM 2,560 Views 2 Comments

Taiwanese man wrongfully on death row is one of 12 the human rights abuse cases that Amnesty International wants to highlight – and get help with – before 2012 is out.

# taiwan - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Chinese wonder-kid, 14, wins Masters berth
# Prodigy
From The42
# Prodigy

Chinese wonder-kid, 14, wins Masters berth

Nov 4th 2012, 12:50 PM 10,550 Views 11 Comments

Guan Tianlang held on for a one-stroke win at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship today.

# taiwan - Saturday 29 September, 2012

VIDEO: What's happening with protests in Spain? Taiwanese animation explains it all
# Oh...
# Oh...

VIDEO: What's happening with protests in Spain? Taiwanese animation explains it all

Sep 29th 2012, 1:08 PM 5,791 Views 4 Comments

It’s a slightly surreal take on what’s happening across Spain.

# taiwan - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Protests across China after Japanese swimmers 'invade' disputed islands
# Asia
# Asia

Protests across China after Japanese swimmers 'invade' disputed islands

Aug 19th 2012, 3:33 PM 5,942 Views 7 Comments

Ten Japanese people – including five councillors – landed on the main island of an archipelago also claimed by China and Taiwan.

# taiwan - Monday 13 August, 2012

Taiwan holds first same-sex Buddhist wedding
# Taiwan
# Taiwan

Taiwan holds first same-sex Buddhist wedding

Aug 13th 2012, 2:12 PM 16,333 Views 29 Comments

You Ya-ting and Huang Mei-yu married in a historic ceremony at a monastery in Taoyuan on Saturday.

# taiwan - Saturday 26 May, 2012

In pictures: Is this the cutest plane in the world?
# Hello Kitty
From The Daily Edge
# Hello Kitty

In pictures: Is this the cutest plane in the world?

May 26th 2012, 5:00 PM 10,888 Views 10 Comments

Or is it all a bit too much?

# taiwan - Monday 26 March, 2012

Taiwanese animators let you watch Dick Cheney's heart transplant
# What The...
From The Daily Edge
# What The...

Taiwanese animators let you watch Dick Cheney's heart transplant

Mar 26th 2012, 7:19 PM 2,395 Views 11 Comments

…except the Taiwanese version also involves a Frankenstein’s Monster, a zombie rabbit, and Darth Vader. Riiiight.

# taiwan - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Linsanity: How a Knicks benchwarmer became a star in a New York minute
# Super Lintendo
From The42
# Super Lintendo

Linsanity: How a Knicks benchwarmer became a star in a New York minute

Feb 14th 2012, 8:25 AM 1,010 Views 1 Comment

The former Harvard student has scored more points in his first four NBA games than Michael Jordan and Shaq.

# taiwan - Friday 3 February, 2012

Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers
# Macabre
# Macabre

Dead gamer in internet cafe ignored for hours by other customers

Feb 3rd 2012, 9:13 PM 15,194 Views 43 Comments

Chen Jung-yu died during a 23-hour gaming session at a cafe in Taiwan.

# taiwan - Friday 30 December, 2011

YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year
# Virals
From The42
# Virals

YouTube top ten: because 2011 was a very good year

Dec 30th 2011, 10:30 AM 985 Views 1 Comment

If exposure to digital media and 24-hour news has all but erased your memory: don’t panic. We’ve gathered all the valuable stuff in one place.

# taiwan - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Apple scores first victory in patent disputes with ruling against HTC
# Patent Wars
# Patent Wars

Apple scores first victory in patent disputes with ruling against HTC

Dec 20th 2011, 11:30 AM 3,301 Views 28 Comments

The International Trade Commission has ruled that Taiwanese phone maker HTC has infringed on one Apple patent, a key win for the Californian tech giant.

# taiwan - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Vladimir Putin wins peace prize in China
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

Vladimir Putin wins peace prize in China

Nov 16th 2011, 1:53 PM 1,402 Views 11 Comments

But the Chinese administration has distanced itself from the award.

# taiwan - Thursday 6 October, 2011

In pictures: Today's tributes to Steve Jobs
# Steve Jobs
# Steve Jobs

In pictures: Today's tributes to Steve Jobs

Oct 6th 2011, 8:30 PM 837 Views 6 Comments

Fans of the Apple co-founder have been making their emotions heard and felt in personal tributes around the world.

# taiwan - Monday 29 August, 2011

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants
# Health
# Health

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants

Aug 29th 2011, 3:46 PM 518 Views 7 Comments

A hospital in Taiwan has admitted to transplanting HIV-infected organs from one donor into five different patients.

# taiwan - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 10th 2011, 8:04 PM 1,429 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: first jail sentences following UK riots, is a bailout on the way for Cyprus, the Lord Mayor in a poncho, and creating a beard out of thin air…

China tests first aircraft carrier as Taiwan unveils an 'aircraft carrier killer'
# China
# China

China tests first aircraft carrier as Taiwan unveils an 'aircraft carrier killer'

Aug 10th 2011, 2:47 PM 532 Views 3 Comments

China’s new ship is a refurbished former Soviet carrier. Taiwan meanwhile has unveiled a missile today which it says can destroy aircraft carriers.

# taiwan - Monday 8 August, 2011

Scientists unveil reusable electronic paper
# E-paper
# E-paper

Scientists unveil reusable electronic paper

Aug 8th 2011, 3:07 PM 1,080 Views 4 Comments

Researchers in Taiwan envisage that the e-paper will replace paper signs and posters and save huge numbers of trees.

# taiwan - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

72 global organisations hit by world's 'biggest ever cyber-attacks'
# Cyberterrorism
# Cyberterrorism

72 global organisations hit by world's 'biggest ever cyber-attacks'

Aug 3rd 2011, 6:56 PM 428 Views 2 Comments

The UN, US and Canadian governments are among six dozen high-profile targets of the largest ever hacking attack.

# taiwan - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Apple turns up the heat on HTC in the patent war
# Patent War
# Patent War

Apple turns up the heat on HTC in the patent war

Jul 12th 2011, 1:42 PM 403 Views 9 Comments

The iPad and iPod maker claims that smartphone and tablet maker HTC has copied aspects if its design.

# taiwan - Friday 24 June, 2011

"Too salty": Jail time for blogger after negative restaurant review
# Taiwan
From The Daily Edge
# Taiwan

"Too salty": Jail time for blogger after negative restaurant review

Jun 24th 2011, 10:45 AM 324 Views 3 Comments

Blogger’s review crossed the line, according to a Taiwanese judge.