The Burj Dubai becomes the world's tallest building overtaking Taipei 101 in Taipei.
A 197 ft (60 m) spire is inserted on Taipei 101 in Taipei, Taiwan, unseating Malaysia's Petronas Towers as the world's tallest building.
2003-10-17, with context: Taipei, Taipei 101
At least 34 people are killed after a tour bus, carrying mostly local elderly tourists, overturns on a freeway in Taipei, Taiwan.
2017-02-13, with context: Taipei
A three-year-old girl is decapitated in an apparently random killing by a man with a cleaver in Taipei, Taiwan. The man was arrested shortly afterwards.
2016-03-28, with context: Taipei
The Republic of China (Taiwan) holds a large military parade in Taipei to commemorate World War II in support of its claims that Kuomintang forces led by Chiang Kai-Shek played a leading role in the defeat of the Empire of Japan with the Chinese Communist Party under Mao Tse-Tung playing a minor role.
2015-07-4, with context: Taipei
A TransAsia Airways ATR 72 turboprop aircraft with 58 people on board en route from the Taiwanese capital Taipei to Kinmen, Taiwan crashes into the Keelung River near Taipei just after liftoff killing at least 31 people with several injures and missing.
2015-02-4, with context: Taipei
In Taiwan, 600 people are evacuated from a high-speed train en route to Zuoying from Taipei after timed explosives are found in a restroom.
2013-04-12, with context: Taipei
2013 Nantou earthquake: At least one person is killed and 19 others are injured when a 6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes near Taipei, Taiwan, causing a fire and shaking buildings.
2013-03-27, with context: Taipei
Around 1,000 people protest in Taipei, demanding that the government make a weekly day off a legal right for Taiwan's 200,000 foreign live-in caregivers.
2011-12-11, with context: Taipei
Activists affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, which opposes economic inequality and corporate greed, take to the streets in numerous cities worldwide, including Sydney, Rome, Bucharest, Taipei, Tokyo, Toronto, Berlin, and Madrid, in a day of coordinated mass protests.
2011-10-15, with context: Taipei
Police investigate a blogger Teacher Wang for fraud after he predicts a magnitude-14 earthquake and 170m (560ft) high tsunami is to strike Taiwan on 11 May, toppling the Taipei 101 skyscraper and Presidential Office building. The prediction is removed from the internet.
2011-05-1, with context: Taipei 101