Rescue workers and excavation vehicles carry out their rescue and search operation on what was the top (foreground) of the Wei-Kuan complex which collapsed in the 6.4 magnitude earthquake, in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan
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A member of the Taiwanese honour guard takes part in a change of duty ceremony at the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday
A man holding incense sticks as he prays at a temple in Taipei
A workman opens the smokebox door of a Japanese-made steam train at a train depot in Changhua, Taiwan, on Wednesday.
A woman burns incense sticks as people gather for morning prayers at Longshan temple in Taipei, Taiwan on Tuesday
A local resident collects stones from the Xindian river after Typhoon Dujuan passed in the New Taipei City on Tuesday. Super typhoon Dujuan killed two and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan before making landfall in China
People hold their umbrellas while walking against strong winds caused by Typhoon Dujuan in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday
Dancers from the “Legend Lin Dance Theatre” perform Li-chen Linís’ classic work “Hymne aux Fleurs qui Passent, Anthem to the Fading Flowers” during a rehearsal at the National Theater Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan.
Fishing boats are secured in a port in Yilan County, Taiwan, as Typhoon Soudelor approaches.
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