Taiwan

An A320 from Shanghai to Taiwan is seen on the tarmac at Shanghai Pudong International Airport before a humanitarian rescue mission Jan. 23, 2007, in Shanghai, China.  (Getty Images)

Plane Crash Lands In Taiwan, Killing 51 People

Taiwan’s Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.

07/23/2014

Website advertising "birth tourism" in the Bay Area. (CBS)

Women From China, Taiwan Pay $30,000 To Give Birth In Bay Area, Get U.S. Citizenship For Child

A growing number of women from China and Taiwan are coming to the Bay Area to have their babies and get U.S. Citizenship for their children. So-called “maternity homes” have popped up in Foster City, Fremont, and San Jose.

05/09/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Leland Yee, ‘Shrimp Boy’ Reach International Scandal Milestone With Taiwanese Animation Parody

Much has been made of the Holywood-like drama circling around the indictment of now-suspended State Senator Leland Yee, but it appears folks in Taiwan are way ahead of Tinseltown in getting the story on screen.

03/28/2014

A member of the Grandriders gives a thumbs up sign as he hitches a ride with a member of the BMW Club of Northern California on August 19, 2013. (CBS)

Seniors On Motorcycles Begin Tour Of California Coast

Nine men from Taiwan men ranging in age from 76 to 89 caught motorcycle rides Tuesday with American riders in San Jose to start a three-day highway trip to Los Angeles.

08/20/2013

A man tries out Google Glass.

Google Invests In Taiwanese ‘Glass’ Chip Maker

Google Inc. has invested in a Taiwanese microchip maker that makes chips used in its Google Glass, the eyeglass-enabled devices it was testing that can shoot photos and video and access the Internet.

07/22/2013

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Deadly Earthquake Strikes Central Taiwan

A strong earthquake struck central Taiwan on Wednesday, killing at one person and injuring 19 as it damaged buildings on the quake-prone island.

03/27/2013

Oakland Athletics vice president and general manager Billy Beane and Hiroyuki Nakajima of Japan joke with each other at a press conference where Beane introduced Nakajima to the Oakland Athletics at the O.co Coliseum on December 18, 2012 in Oakland, California. Nakajima signed a two-year contract through 2014 with a club option for 2015. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Latest Signing Gets Bizarre Video Animation Treatment From Taiwan

A few days ago news broke that Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s had signed Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima. After the Tuesday signing, a bizarre viral video appeared from Next Media Animations out of Taiwan.

12/21/2012

Apple Senior VP of iPhone Software Scott Forstall demonstrates the new map application featured on iOS 6 during the keynote address during the 2012 Apple WWDC keynote address at the Moscone Center on June 11, 2012. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Taiwan Asks Apple To Blur Image Of New Radar Station On Map

Taiwan is asking Apple Inc. to blur a map image of its new $1.4 billion early warning radar station that can detect aircraft and missiles coming from as far as western China.

10/09/2012

Eye On The Bay: Taiwan

Eye On The Bay: Taiwan 2012 Part 2

It’s part 2 of our trip to the heart of Asia… Taiwan! Tonight we travel all over the island to taste the amazing local cuisine, tour the incredible sights… and taste the local cuisine!

06/19/2012

Eye On The Bay: Taiwan

Eye On The Bay: Taiwan 2012 Part 1

We’ve left our heart in San Francisco for the heart of Asia… Taiwan!! Come with us as we explore the hidden treasures, the culture, and the flavors of the beautiful island of Taiwan!!

06/18/2012

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