Beijing: The continuous breach of Chinese warplanes through the skies around Taiwan shows Chinese President Xi Jinping' aim to highlight Taiwan’s vulnerability while probing its defenses and testing the limits of the American commitment to ensure Taiwan’s self-defense.
Intensifying its tense relationship with Taiwan, China once again violated the region's airspace while the PLA Navy (PLAN) commissioned its fourth new Type 052D destroyer on July 4.
Tokyo: The Japan government has offered to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly islands in the Pacific, a move that can leave China irked.
Washington; The US government has said trade relationship will be strengthened with Taiwan in the upcoming times, a vow that has the potential to annoy China.
Beijing: China is firmly opposed to any form of official exchanges or military contacts between the US and Taiwan, said Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, a spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, on Tuesday.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday expressed sadness over the closure of the Apple Daily and said her nation will continue to support freedom for Hong Kong.
Taipei: Lithuania has donated 20,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Taiwan to combat COVID-19 pandemic which is still putting life across the globe in danger.
Beijing: The US is looking to set up a combat-ready standing force on Australia's doorstep, an effort seen as a move to counter China's increasing presence in the Indo-Pacific region.
Beijing: Seven Chinese air force warplanes flew into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Thursday, adding more fuel to the conflict between the two regions.
Washington: Top US officials have said the nation will use its global clout and alliances to strengthen Taiwan’s defence, international presence and economy, including its vital semiconductor industry, against China.
Taiwan: Taiwan's Ministry of Defence said as many as 28 Chinese military planes flew into the country's Air Defense Identification Zones (ADIZ) on Tuesday.
Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga recently referred to Taiwan as a country, drawing ire from China which considers the region as a rebel province.
United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai recently met virtually with Taiwan Minister-Without-Portfolio John Deng.
Washington: Former US deputy national security advisor Matt Pottinger has said Japan is likely to defend Taiwan if Beijing makes moves to reunify the island with its mainland by force.
Taiwan: The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) of Taiwan recently protested and expressed deep displeasure over the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities’ 'continued suppression and obstruction' of Taiwan's participation in this year's virtual World Health Assembly (WHA).