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Chinese challenge: Taiwan gearing up to welcome Mike Pompeo

Taiwan is gearing up to welcome former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo later this year, a development that might anger China further.

China protests US delegation's visit to Taiwan

Beijing/UNI: China has expressed protest to the United States in light of an unofficial delegation's visit to Taiwan, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesman, Zhao Lijian, said on Wednesday.

NASA calls Taiwan a 'nation', angers Beijing

Beijing: US space agency NASA has emerged as the latest international body to hurt China by calling Taiwan a country.

Taiwan: Forty-eight killed as train derails

Manila/UNI: At many as 48 people were killed and 118 injured after a train ferrying 490 passengers derailed in Taiwan's Hualien County on Friday.

Boycotting Xinjiang cotton is now a human rights issue: Taiwanese legislative speaker

Taipei: Taiwanese Legislative Speaker You Si-kun has said boycotting cotton from China’s Uyghur region of Xinjiang is no longer just a political issue now but it has turned to a human rights factor.

Taiwan-US coast guard agreement aims to halt Chinese military expansion, feels expert

Beijing: An analyst has said the Taiwan-U.S. coast guard cooperation memorandum of cooperation has been signed  to counter China’s expansion.

Taiwan authorities detain Chinese fishing boat with 13 crew members for fishing illegally

Taipei: Taiwan authorities have detained a Chinese fishing boat that was seized and its 13 crew members after they were caught fishing illegally near Pengjia Islet off the coast of Keelung, media reports said on Sunday.

Chinese Coast Guard could harass Taiwan soon, warns expert

Taipei: Experts believe that China's Coast Guard vessels could soon join People's Liberation Army's warplanes to harass Taiwan, media reports said.

Beijing urges US to cease support for pro-Taiwan independence forces, arms sales to island

Beijing/Sputnik: China has made strong appeals to the United States to refrain from sending false signals to the pro-Taiwan independence forces and stop selling arms to the island, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Tuesday, commenting on the recent statement by Washington on the matter.

China’s ‘gray zone’ warfare against Taiwan reaching high point: Expert

Being: Experts believe that Taiwan is facing increased threats from China through the expanded deployment of "gray zone conflict" tactics, media reports said.

Taiwan has right to interact with other countries, MOFA tells Beijing

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday stated that the country is an independent nation and China has no rights to dictate its exchanges with other nations.

Taiwan expresses concern on Beijing's aggressive and destabilizing actions near the Diaoyutai Islands

Taipei: Taiwan has expressed concern over Beijing’s aggressive and destabilizing actions near the Diaoyutai Islands.

Chinese jets enter Taiwanese air zone forcing it to deploy missiles

Taipei/UNI: As many as eight Chinese fighter jets entered Taiwan's southwestern part of the air defence identification zone forcing Taiwan to activates its missile system here on Friday.

Taiwan should join global semiconductor supply chain alliance against China, feels expert

Taipei: Taiwan should join any global semiconductor supply chain alliance against China to protect its technological advantage and national security, said assistant research fellow at the government-funded Institute for National Defense and Security Research Wang Che-jen.

Poland President signs agreement on legal cooperation on criminal matters with Taiwan

Warsaw: Poland and Taiwan have signed an agreement on legal cooperation on criminal matters.