Tag Archives: Taiwan

  • NS Venkataraman World should give recognition to Taiwan and Tibet

    The starting point to initiate world-wide resistance to China’s territorial expansion plans is to recognize Taiwan and Tibet as independent and sovereign countries. This will show China its place. ...

  • Taiwan president rejects Beijing rule; China says ‘reunification’ inevitable

    Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its “one country, two systems” offer, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, strongly rejecting China’s sovereignty claims and likely setting the stage for an ever worsening of ties. ...

  • WHO to kick off international meet amid US-China tensions

    The World Health Organization will on Monday kick off its first ever virtual assembly, but fears abound that US-China tensions could derail the strong action needed to address the COVID-19 crisis. ...

  • US criticizes WHO for ignoring Taiwan virus warnings

    The United States on Thursday accused the World Health Organization of putting politics first by ignoring early coronavirus warnings by Taiwan, which voiced outrage over criticism from the UN body's chief. ...

  • Chinese military aircraft cross into Taiwan airspace: Taipei

    Taiwan said it scrambled fighter jets Monday after Chinese military aircraft briefly crossed into its airspace, the first major incursion since the island's Beijing-wary president was re-elected in January. ...

  • Dalai Lama congratulates Taiwanese President on re-election

    Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama congratulated Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on her landslide re-election victory on Saturday, hoping she would make further strides in bringing peace and prosperity to the people of Taiwan. ...

  • Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins reelection in blow to China

    Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen declared a landslide victory in Saturday's election as voters delivered a stunning rebuke of Beijing's campaign to isolate the self-ruled island and handed its first female leader a second term. ...

  • China warns of war in case of move toward Taiwan independence

    China warned on Wednesday it was ready for war if there was any move toward Taiwan’s independence, accusing the United States of undermining global stability and denouncing its arms sales. ...

  • Prague mayor Zdeněk Hřib defies China, shows support for Taiwan and Tibet

    Zdeněk Hřib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than a month when he came face to face with the Czech capital’s complex entanglement with China. ...

  • Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defence minister’s threats

    Taiwan lashed out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to "expan ...