Tag Archives: Taiwan

  • China begins military drills as senior US official visits Taiwan

    China began combat drills near the Taiwan Strait on Friday, the same day a senior US official began high-level meetings in Taipei, as Beijing denounced tightening ties between Chinese-claimed Taiwan and the United States. ...

  • China warns US against ‘playing with fire’ over Taiwan visit

    China warned Washington not to "play with fire" on Wednesday as a US delegation wrapped up a historic trip to the self-ruled island of Taiwan. Beijing has been infuriated by the highest-profile visit in decades to Taiwan. ...

  • Dalai Lama praises Lee Teng-hui for his contribution to Taiwan’s democracy

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama expressed his grief over the death of former President of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui, and said that Lee was an ally of the Tibetan people and did what he could to support them. ...

  • Khedroob Thondup Dalai Lama and Taiwan

    His Holiness has not been able to visit Taiwan as recent Taiwan governments have become sensitive to China's hardline position. Taiwan has more to gain by allowing His Holiness to visit as a religious leader. ...

  • Lee Teng-hui, who transformed Taiwan into democracy, dies

    Taiwan's former president Lee Teng-hui, who defied China and earned the nickname "Mr Democracy" for the part he played in the island's transition away from authoritarian rule, died Thursday aged 97. ...

  • If China Invades, Taiwan Could Target Shanghai And Beijing With Cruise Missiles

    If Beijing pulls the trigger and sends its forces streaming across the Taiwan Strait, the war could end quickly. Chinese rockets could pummel Taiwanese forces into submission, clearing the way for tens of thousands of Chinese marines. ...

  • 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. ...