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China aiming to exhaust Taiwan’s defence budget by repeated incursions: observers

Beijing: Observers believe that mainland China’s repeated military incursions into Taiwan’s air defence zone are meant to drain the island’s air force and establish the PLA as a regular presence in the area, media reports said.

Global Times Editorial: Taiwan responds to China's warning

Taipei: Taiwan recently responded to China's threat to 'set off war' after Beijing was recently irked by the visit of a US State Department official to the region.

Taiwan scrambles fighters to repulse Chinese jets

Taipei/UNI: For the second consecutive day on Saturday, Taiwanese fighter jets scrambled as Chinese military aircraft crossed the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait and intruded Taiwan's air defence identification zone off its southwest coast.

Don't cross the line: Taiwan warns China

Taipei: Amid ongoing border standoff with India, Taiwan now warned China that it should not "cross the line".

They shall pay a heavy price: China warns Czech speaker Milos Vystrcil as he visits Taiwan

Beijing: The visit of a 90-member delegation led by Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil to Taiwan has angered China as Beijing said the group will pay a heavy price for their 'short-sighted behaviors and political opportunism'.

Chinese invasion drill: Taiwan's Marine 'Iron Force' sent to Dongsha Islands

Beijing: Amid COVID-19 pandemic when China has allegedly taken up an aggressive stance,  Taiwan's military has dispatched more Marines to the Dongsha Islands which Beijing is planning to invade, media reports said.

US state department condemns Taiwan’s exclusion from World Health Assembly

Washington/UNI:  The US State Department has expressed its disappointment at Taiwan's exclusion from the World Health Assembly calling it a politically motivated decision.

China firmly opposes US support for Taiwan's participation in UN

United Nations/Xinhua/UNI: The US UN mission has gravely interfered with China's internal affairs by openly supporting Taiwan's participation in the United Nations, said a spokesperson of the permanent mission of China to the UN.

Taiwan makes public December email to WHO showing caution about COVID-19 outbreak

Taipei/IBNS: Giving more fuel to the suspicion of the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s collusion with China over the COVID-19 outbreak, Taiwan has recently released an email which was sent to the organisation cautioning it of the pandemic virus.

Eleven injured in Taiwan tour bus accident

Taipei, Aug 11 (Xinhua/UNI) A total of 11 people, including five tourists from the Chinese mainland, were injured Sunday as a tour bus collided with a sport utility vehicle (SUV) in Ali Mountain, a famous tourist destination in central south Taiwan, authorities said.

China urges US to withdraw arms sales to Taiwan

Beijing, Jul 9 (Xinhua/UNI) China on Tuesday urged the United States to immediately withdraw arms sales to Taiwan and sever military ties with the island.

Taiwan creates history by legalising same-sex marriage

Taipei, May 17 (IBNS): After voting on Friday, Taiwan Parliament has legalised same-sex marriage in the nation. It is the first Asian nation's parliament to make such a move.

Experts doubt China’s ability to launch assault on Taiwan

Beijing, May 12 (UNI): China is gearing up its efforts to "reunify" Taiwan with it, but might lack the core assault landing capabilities to conquer the island, military experts have said.

Social media giant Facebook opens new headquarter in Taiwan

Taipei, Apr 14 (UNI) American online social media and social networking service company Facebook opened its new headquarter in Taipei's Xinyi district on Thursday.

Taiwan's 'Bikini Climber' Gigi Wu dies

Taipei, Jan 22 (IBNS):  Taiwan's "Bikini Climber" Gigi Wu died from suspected hypothermia after falling down from Yushan national park, media reports said on Tuesday.