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Chinese shows aggression to Taiwan by warplane breaching

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.

China again violates Taiwan airspace

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.

Pacific region: Japan offers to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly nations

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.

Our support for Taiwan is rock solid, says US vowing to strengthen trade ties

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.

China asks US to stop official exchange, military contacts with Taiwan

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 expresses sadness over Apple Daily closure

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.

Lithuania donates 20,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses to Taiwan to combat COVID-19

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.

Countering China: US planning to build combat-ready standing force on Australia's doorstep

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.

Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan air defence zone triggering tension

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.

Chinese aggression: US vows to use global clout to defend Taiwan

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 says 28 Chinese military planes flew into its air defence zone

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.

Japanese PM calls Taiwan as a country, upsets China

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.

US, Taiwan officials discuss trade during virtual meet

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai recently met virtually with Taiwan Minister-Without-Portfolio John Deng.

Japan may defend Taiwan if Beijing makes moves: Pottinger

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, excluded from World Health Assembly, blames Chinese interference

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).