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China targets Taiwan independence backers

November 26, 2020 5:00 AM

BEIJING • China confirmed it is compiling a global watch list of Taiwanese independence backers it plans to "punish", marking an escalation in Beijing's pursuit of its critics.

Taiwan says US official is visiting, but gives no details

November 23, 2020 5:00 AM

TAIPEI • A United States official has arrived in Taiwan, the island's Foreign Ministry said yesterday, adding that it could not provide details as the trip has not been made public, though it denied a media report that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief was in town.

Taiwan says diplomat sent to hospital after China spat in Fiji

October 19, 2020 11:28 AM

The incident happened on Oct 8 when Taiwanese diplomats tried to stop two Chinese diplomats from forcing their way into a Taiwan national day reception in Fiji.

Taobao Taiwan to close after China-registration row

October 15, 2020 4:28 PM

The move comes as relations between Taipei and Beijing have grown increasingly strained.

China dismisses call by Taiwan leader for 'meaningful talks'

October 11, 2020 5:00 AM

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen yesterday called for "meaningful talks" with China and appealed for the de-escalation of military tensions, but the overture was swiftly rebuffed by Beijing.

Taiwan military says it has right to counter attack amid China threats

September 21, 2020 1:21 PM

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - Taiwan said on Monday (Sept 21) its armed forces have the right to self-defence and counter attack amid"harassment and threats", in an apparent warning to China, which last week sent numerous jets across the mid-line of the sensitive Taiwan Strait.

Why is Taiwan-China tension rising and what are the risks?

September 21, 2020 12:02 PM

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - China sent numerous aircraft close to Taiwan during two days of drills from Friday (Sept 18), causing the island's air force to scramble, as Beijing expressed anger at the visit of a senior US official to Taipei.

China's rejection of Taiwan buffer zone raises risk of clash

September 21, 2020 7:57 AM

TAIPEI (BLOOMBERG) - China is ratcheting up the risk of military confrontation in the Taiwan Strait, as Beijing seeks to deter Taipei from continuing to deepen ties with the US and other like-minded democracies.

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