Basic facts about aircraft ATR-72:
A commercial flight with 53 passengers aboard clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and crashed into a river in Taipei.
The Hong Kong government said on Friday that its fiscal reserves stood at 781.2 billion HK dollars (about $100.8 billion) as of Dec 31, 2014.
A delegation led by the Chinese mainland's top Taiwan affairs official is scheduled to visit the island's Kinmen County on Feb. 7 and 8, a mainland spokesman said Wednesday.
Hong Kong universities have raised the bar for Chinese mainland students due to the increasing number of applications.
Although the "Occupy Central" campaign seriously affected daily life in Hong Kong for more than two months, it has not dampened mainland students' enthusiasm to study in Hong Kong universities.
Taiwan released its list of 10 Chinese mainland movies allowed to screen on the island in 2015, which is decided by drawing lots.
A total of 136 investment projects from mainland businesses were given the green light in Taiwan in 2014, a decrease of 1.45 percent year on year, the island's economic authority said Tuesday.
Chinese mainland will take active measures to create favorable conditions to expand agriculture and fishery cooperation with Taiwan, a senior official said Tuesday.
A man was shot dead in a shootout with police near Taichung Airport in central Taiwan on Monday.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, congratulated Eric Chu on his election as chairman of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang on Saturday.