A dog is groomed at a pet shop in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday. The flat top hairstyle on small dogs takes about 2 hours to complete and is priced at NTD$1200 ($39), according to pet shop owner and groomer, Mo Ming-feng.
Participants in coordinated colours wave national flags during Taiwan’s National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei
An employee wearing a pair of wings waits for her shift to end in the Ximendin fashion district in Taipei, Taiwan
Rescue personnel survey the wreckage after an explosion in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, on Friday. The explosion, caused by a gas leak, killed 22 people, injured 270 and sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air
Taiwan Air Force AT-3 jets fly over Ching Chuan Kang air base (CCK) in central Taichung on Thursday during a rehearsal for the base opening to the public
A pro-democracy activist scuffles with police officers while Zhang Zhijun, director of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, meets with Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council minister Wang Yu-chi, in Taoyuan on Wednesday. Mr Zhang is trying to woo Taiwanese who remain suspicious about a pending trade pact.
Taiwan air force AT-3 jets fly in formation to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Taiwan’s military mcademy, previously known as the Whampoa Military Academy, in southern Kaohsiung
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Local workers lift a damaged US-made AH-64E Apache attack helicopter from a roof in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, on Friday
A protester shouts as police officers try to remove chairs blocking the entrance to the Taiwanese parliament which has been occupied by activists protesting moves by the ruling Kuomintang party to ratify a contentious trade agreement with China. About 200 students and activists broke through a security barrier and took over the main chamber in Taiwan‘s parliament.
Policemen set up barbed wire to block pro-Taiwan independence activists outside the Taipei Peace Park. It is the anniversary of the 1947 massacre, known as the 228 Massacre, during which thousands were killed by nationalist Kuomintang troops from China
Taiwanese children cover their heads to keep the sun off during a rehearsal for National Day celebrations, on October 10, in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei, Taiwan.
A giant rubber duck by Dutch conceptual artist Florentijin Hofman is pulled into Glory Pier on Thurday in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The rubber duck is travelling the world and will stop in Kaohsiung from September 19 to October 20
An innovative roadworks warning system in Taipei, Taiwan
Children in camouflage clothing attend a physical training session at a kindergarten in Taichung, central Taiwan. All kindergartens in the country provide physical training sessions that combine marine-style drills and gymnastics for pre-school and school-aged youngsters. The training helps children grow well in both mind and body, according to the principal.
A government employee inspects a lighthouse at Santiaochiao in New Taipei City as typhoon Soulik approaches northern Taiwan on Thursday.
Alizé Cornet of France hits a return to Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan in their women’s singles tennis match at the Wimbledon Championships in London on Wednesday.
Participants compete in a dragon boat race in Taipei, Taiwan on Wednesday.