May 21, 2022 08:42 (IST)
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China concludes military exercises close to Taiwan

Beijing: China has conducted three-day military drills east and south-west of Taiwan, said the Eastern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China.

Chinese Communist Party’s position on Taiwan is far from consistent: Dutch ex-diplomat

Beijing: Former Dutch diplomat Gerrit van der Wees has said  the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) leader Mao Zedong had refuted claims over Taiwan, a region which is engaged in a conflict with Beijing.

Taiwan slams China's 'cruel' Covid-19 lockdown

Taipei: Taiwan President Su Tseng-chang on Sunday slammed China for imposing a "cruel" lockdown and said that Taipei would instead tackle the surge in Covid cases with a new approach.

Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che freed from China

Beijing/Taipei: Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che has been freed from China and he returned to his homeland after serving a five-year prison sentence in China for “subversion of state power.”

U.S. House passes bill which prohibits maps depicting Taiwan 'inaccurately'

Washington: The United States House of Representatives passed an appropriation bill on Wednesday which is going to prohibit the use of any maps by the U.S. State Department and its foreign operations that "inaccurately" depict Taiwan.

Taiwan says its air force warned Chinese aircraft in air defence zone

Taipei, Taiwan: Taiwan's Defence Ministry has said its air force scrambled to warn away nine Chinese aircraft that entered its air defense identification zone on Thursday, media reports said on Friday.

China to impose sanction on US over Taiwan

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: China decided to take measures against the United States over the sale of weapons to Taiwan and impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Monday, adding that China would continue to take all necessary measures to protect its sovereignty.

Taiwan administration decides to ease Covid-19 quarantine policy

Taipei/UNI/Xinhua: Taiwan planned to ease its Covid-19 quarantine policy from next month, given that the local epidemic is stable and under control, the island's disease-monitoring agency said Monday.

Chinese military vows to thwart foreign interference

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: The Chinese military will take all necessary measures to firmly safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity, thwart any form of foreign interference and separatist attempts for "Taiwan independence," and continue to advance national reunification, a military spokesman said Wednesday.

Taiwan's outlying marine ecology damaged by Chinese sand dredging: Reports

Taipei, Taiwan: The National Academy of Marine Research (NAMR) has found that the Taiwan Banks, located southwest of the island county of Penghu, have been damaged by Chinese vessels which are dredging hundreds of millions of cubic meters of sand every year.

Five Chinese military planes breaches Taiwan’s airspace, 24th intrusion in month

Taipei, Taiwan: Five Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday, media reports said.

US, UK pitch for Taiwan's participation at WHO meeting

Taipei, Taiwan: Health officials from the United States and the United Kingdom have voiced the need for Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) during the agency's latest Executive Board meeting, media reports said on Monday.

Taiwan Vice President discusses security, Chinese issue with US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

San Francisco: Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te recently discussed security and economic issues as well as China with the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during his virtual interaction with her.

Slovenia’s move on Taiwan leaves China irked

Ljubljana, Slovenia: Slovenia is setting an example for the rest of the world in the fight against China as the country has decided to establish a representative office in Taiwan.

China is now trying to target Taiwan with disinformation plan

Beijing: China is trying to conduct disinformation campaigns that involve more than 400 fake accounts which aim to target Taiwanese on social media.