December 01, 2021 03:13 (IST)
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US lawmakers meet with Taiwan president in surprise visit amid China tensions

Washington/Taipei/IBNS: A group of five US legislators have met with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen in a surprise one-day visit, defying warnings from China to "stay out of the contested island", according to reports.

Beijing irked as US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday criticized the United States for inviting Taiwan, claimed by China as it's territory, to the 'Summit for Democracy' which President Joe Biden will host virtually in December.

Countering military threats from China: Taiwan unveils new F-16V fighter jets

Taiwan has unveiled its upgraded F-16 fighter jets as a measure to counter China in case Beijing carries out an air attack, media reports said on Friday.

Joe Biden expresses 'concern' over China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong during virtual meet with Xi Jinping

Washington: US President Joe Biden raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly during his virtual meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Joe Biden expresses 'concern' over China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong during virtual meet with Xi Jinping

Washington: US President Joe Biden raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly during his virtual meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Encouraging Taiwanese independence would be playing with fire: Xi tells Biden during virtual meeting

Washington/Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping warned his US counterpart Joe Biden during his virtual summit that encouraging Taiwanese independence would be "playing with fire".

Blinken voices concern over Chinese treatment towards Taiwan during interaction with Wang Yi

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken interacted with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Friday when the American leader expressed concern regarding the PRC’s continued military, diplomatic, and economic pressure against Taiwan.

Taiwan appreciates US for expressing concerns over China's approach on Taipei

Taipei/UNI: Taiwan on Sunday thanked US Secretary of State Antony Blinken for expressing concerns on China's continuous military, diplomatic and economic pressure against Taipei during recent talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.

European Parliament delegation's visit to Taiwan irks China

China has 'opposed' the visit of an European Parliament team to Taiwan and said  the one-China principle is the political foundation for the establishment of China-EU diplomatic relations and development of ties.

Talks impossible amid Chinese threats: Taiwan NCB chief

Taiwan's National Security Bureau (NSB) Chief Chen Ming-tong has said talks with China are not possible as Beijing continues to threaten Taiwan with force.

Taiwan has no future but to reunify with China: Wang Yi

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said Taiwan has no other future but to  reunify with China.

European lawmakers to visit Taiwan soon, may irk China: Reports

Beijing: An European Parliament might soon be visiting Taiwan with an aim to push for closer ties with Taipei, a move that is sure to rattle China.

Blinken remark: China urges US to respect commitments on Taiwan

Beijing: The Chinese Embassy in the United States has called on Washington to comply with the "One China" principle and adhere to its commitments regarding Taiwan.

Joe Biden says US would come to Taiwan's defense if China attacked

Washigton: US President Joe Biden said in a CNN town hall meeting that his nation would come to Taiwan's defense if it came under attack by China.

Taiwan expresses concern over China testing hypersonic missiles, Beijing denies

Taiwan’s defense ministry has said it is monitoring China's suspected testing of hypersonic missiles.