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Taiwan: Country in East Asia
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is a country in East Asia. Neighbouring countries include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the northwest, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. The main island of Taiwan has an area of 35,808 square kilometres (13,826 sq mi), with mountain ranges dominating the eastern two-thirds and plains in the western third, where its highly urbanised population is concentrated. Taipei is the capital and largest metropolitan area. Other major cities include New Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan and Taoyuan. With 23.7 million inhabitants, Taiwan is among the most densely populated countries, and is the most populous country and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations (UN).

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Taiwan kickstarts domestic tourism after containing coronavirus spread [Video]

Taiwan kickstarts domestic tourism after containing coronavirus spread

Taiwan's transportation and health ministers removed a face mask from a sand sculpture at a ceremony in Taipei to kickstart a domestic tourism initiative. View on euronews

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Taiwan opposition protests 'tyranny' in parliament [Video]

Taiwan opposition protests 'tyranny' in parliament

A group of over 20 opposition lawmakers occupied the Taiwanese legislature overnight on Monday, protesting "government tyranny" and Democratic Progressive Party President Tsai Ing-Wen. Gloria Tso..

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Hundreds take part in Taiwan Pride march [Video]

Hundreds take part in Taiwan Pride march

The heavy rain did not stop activists in Taiwan, the only Asian country where same-sex marriage is legal.View on euronews

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New study suggests Pluto started out with a liquid ocean [Video]

New study suggests Pluto started out with a liquid ocean

New research published in the journal Nature Geoscience suggests Pluto started out with a liquid ocean that has been slowly freezing over time.

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Japan asserts Senkaku Islands claim in dispute with China, Taiwan [Video]

Japan asserts Senkaku Islands claim in dispute with China, Taiwan

Japanese local authority has approved a measure changing the status of disputed islands which are also claimed by China and Taiwan.

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Astronomers find youngest known magnetar [Video]

Astronomers find youngest known magnetar

Astronomers at NASA and the ESA have discovered a star in the constellation Sagittarius that is the youngest known magnetar ever recorded.

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Scientists claim they can see how the brain express loneliness: report [Video]

Scientists claim they can see how the brain express loneliness: report

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Chinese vessels enter waters near the Senkaku Islands for a record 66th day in a row [Video]

Chinese vessels enter waters near the Senkaku Islands for a record 66th day in a row

Chinese government vessels were spotted in waters near the Japan-controlled Senkaku Islands for a record 66th consecutive day on June 18.

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Why you should put the toilet lid down before flushing: study [Video]

Why you should put the toilet lid down before flushing: study

Researchers from Yangzhou University have shown that an uncovered toilet can eject infected aerosol droplets up to three feet, or one meter, in the air, according to a study published on June 16 in the..

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CERN approves proposal for €21 billion successor to Large Hadron Collider [Video]

CERN approves proposal for €21 billion successor to Large Hadron Collider

On June 19, the CERN Council in Geneva Switzerland approved the construction of a new 100-kilometer circular supercollider called the Future Circular Collider.

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Company wants to send tourists into the stratosphere using high-altitude balloon [Video]

Company wants to send tourists into the stratosphere using high-altitude balloon

A new company called Space Perspective wants to send tourists and research payloads up into the stratosphere in a pressurized capsule elevated by a large balloon.

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China finds heavy coronavirus contamination at Beijing food market [Video]

China finds heavy coronavirus contamination at Beijing food market

China has published the preliminary report on the Xinfadi market, a major food distributor that is linked to Beijing's latest surge in coronavirus cases.

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Chinese warplanes enter Taiwanese airspace for fourth time in nine days [Video]

Chinese warplanes enter Taiwanese airspace for fourth time in nine days

Taiwan's air force on Wednesday warned off Chinese warplanes that approached the country in the fourth such intrusion in just nine days.

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North Korea says it will send troops to the DMZ [Video]

North Korea says it will send troops to the DMZ

North Korea said on June 17 that it will deploy troops to the tourist resort of Mount Kumgang and the city of Kaesong on the border.

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More than 600 new cases of coronavirus emerge at German slaughterhouse [Video]

More than 600 new cases of coronavirus emerge at German slaughterhouse

More than 600 people at a slaughterhouse located in Rheda-Wiedenbruck, Germany have tested positive for coronavirus.

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North Korea destroys north-south joint liaison office: report [Video]

North Korea destroys north-south joint liaison office: report

North Korea blew up the joint liaison office in the border city of Kaesong used for bettering ties with South Korea after days of rising tensions on June 16.

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COVID-19 may infect brain cells: study [Video]

COVID-19 may infect brain cells: study

A new study from Johns Hopkins University suggests the coronavirus may infect the brain and replicate in brain cells.

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Astronomers say fast radio burst detected in the Milky Way produced by highly magnetized star [Video]

Astronomers say fast radio burst detected in the Milky Way produced by highly magnetized star

The first fast radio burst to be discovered in the Milky Way has been traced back to a magnetar known as SGR 1935+2154 located 32,616 light-years away from Earth, astronomers researching the phenomena..

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Ancient crocodiles may have walked on two feet [Video]

Ancient crocodiles may have walked on two feet

Experts have found evidence which indicates that ancient crocodiles may have been bipedal.

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Beijing reports fresh coronavirus cluster centered on wholesale food market [Video]

Beijing reports fresh coronavirus cluster centered on wholesale food market

China has put Beijing on alert as a rash of 59 domestic COVID-19 cases was reported in the city as of Monday.

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Anti-protest weapons, explained [Video]

Anti-protest weapons, explained

American police officers have been using a variety of crowd-control weapons against Black Lives Matter demonstrators. Here is how they work.

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Explainer: What is teargas? [Video]

Explainer: What is teargas?

Tear gas is a chemical weapon used for crowd control that causes irritation to the eyes, mouth, throat, lungs and skin.

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Pentagon war games included squashing domestic insurrection by young activists: report [Video]

Pentagon war games included squashing domestic insurrection by young activists: report

The Pentagon conducted a war game in 2018 that pitted armed forces against a youth uprising dubbed Zbellion.

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