Tag Archives: Taiwan

  • Taiwan says faces daily threat as US notifies of new arms sale

    Taiwan faces military threats on a daily basis from "authoritarian forces", President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, as the United States announced a new $280 million arms sale package to the Chinese-claimed island, the sixth this year. ...

  • US hits China with Hong Kong sanctions, OKs Taiwan arms sale

    The Trump administration on Monday approved a new major arms sale to Taiwan and slapped new sanctions on Chinese officials over the crackdown on pro-democracy advocates in Hong Kong. ...

  • Taiwan says unnamed US official is visiting, cannot give details

    A US official has arrived in Taiwan, the island’s foreign ministry said on Sunday, adding that it could not provide details as the trip has not been made public, though it did deny a media report that the CIA chief was in town. ...

  • Taiwan hopes for close US cooperation with Biden

    Taiwan hopes to continue its close cooperation with the United States, the island’s de facto US ambassador told Antony Blinken, a longtime confidant of President-elect Joe Biden, as Taiwan moves to shore up ties with the new administration. ...

  • China to impose sanctions on US firms over Taiwan arms sales

    China will impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, Boeing Defense, Raytheon and other US companies it says are involved in Washington’s arms sales to Taiwan, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. ...

  • Hundreds march in Taiwan to support 12 arrested Hong Kongers

    Hundreds of people marched in Taiwan's capital on Sunday to demand the release of 12 Hong Kong anti-government protesters who were arrested by mainland Chinese authorities in August. ...

  • China threatens retaliation over US-Taiwan arms sale

    China on Thursday threatened to make a "legitimate and necessary" retaliation over the US sale of $1 billion worth of missiles to Taiwan as Beijing becomes increasingly strident over its claims to the self-ruled island. ...

  • NS Venkataraman QUAD should accord recognition to Taiwan

    The Foreign Ministers of Japan, Australia, USA, and India have now met at Japan under the banner of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QUAD) to discuss the future strategies and plans to ensure security in the Asia-Pacific Region. ...

  • Taiwan’s leader hopes for reduced tensions with China

    Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday she has hopes for less tensions with China and in the region if Beijing will listen to Taipei’s concerns, alter its approach and restart dialogue with the self-ruled island democracy. ...

  • China tells Indian media not to call Taiwan a country, Taiwan says ‘get lost’

    China was accused by Taiwan of trying to impose censorship in India after its embassy in New Delhi advised journalists to observe the “one-China” principle after newspapers carried advertisements for Taiwan’s national day. ...