Category: Taiwan

chinese-spokesperson-accuses-pompeo-of-‘lying-diplomacy,’-says-he-has-tarnished-us-reputation
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Jan
2021

Chinese Spokesperson Accuses Pompeo Of ‘Lying Diplomacy,’ Says He Has Tarnished US ReputationChinese Spokesperson Accuses Pompeo Of ‘Lying Diplomacy,’ Says He Has Tarnished US Reputation

A Chinese spokesperson said that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s legacy would be “lying diplomacy” in a tweet posted Monday. “@SecPompeo’s biggest legacy is nothing but ‘lying diplomacy.’ The damage he caused to U.S. foreign relations, credibility & reputation is greater than any previous U.S. administration,” the tweet said. .@SecPompeo‘s biggest legacy is nothing but […]

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Jan
2021

Beijing Snubs Taiwan’s ‘Meaningful Dialogue’ OfferBeijing Snubs Taiwan’s ‘Meaningful Dialogue’ Offer

China has dismissed Taiwan’s latest offer of talks Friday, saying the Taiwanese government was engaging in a “cheap trick” and regularly provoked China. In her New Year’s Speech earlier Friday, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen extended an olive branch to Beijing, saying the island country is willing to engage in talks with China, Reuters reported. (RELATED: ‘China Will […]

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‘china-will-expand-its-aggressive-stance’:-taiwan-a-red-line,-biden-must-be-strong,-japanese-deputy-defense-minister-says
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Dec
2020

‘China Will Expand Its Aggressive Stance’: Taiwan A Red Line, Biden Must Be Strong, Japanese Deputy Defense Minister Says‘China Will Expand Its Aggressive Stance’: Taiwan A Red Line, Biden Must Be Strong, Japanese Deputy Defense Minister Says

December 25, 2020 9:04 AM ET President-elect Biden should be firm in supporting Taiwan against Chinese aggression, a top Japanese defense official urged Friday, emphasizing that Taiwan’s safety is a red line. “We are concerned China will expand its aggressive stance into areas other than Hong Kong. I think one of the next targets, or […]

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Dec
2020

REPORT: Man Slapped With $3,500 Fine For Breaking Quarantine For 8 Seconds In TaiwanREPORT: Man Slapped With $3,500 Fine For Breaking Quarantine For 8 Seconds In Taiwan

December 07, 2020 1:23 PM ET A migrant worker from the Philippines who was quarantining in a Taiwanese hotel was reportedly fined $3,500 after breaking his quarantine for a mere 8 seconds. The man was quarantining in Kaohsiung City, where there are 56 quarantine hotels, when he stepped out of his hotel room and into […]

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‘please-return-to-reason’:-taiwanese-lawmakers-brawl-and-throw-pig-organs-over-us-pork-imports
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Nov
2020

‘Please Return To Reason’: Taiwanese Lawmakers Brawl And Throw Pig Organs Over US Pork Imports‘Please Return To Reason’: Taiwanese Lawmakers Brawl And Throw Pig Organs Over US Pork Imports

Taiwan’s lawmakers tossed pig organs and started brawling on Friday regarding a pending policy over U.S. pork imports, The Associated Press reported. Taiwan’s nationalist party leaders, the KMT, threw the organs onto the Parliament floor, preventing Premier Su-Tseng Chang from delivering his routine policy report, the AP reported. The brawl began after Taiwan’s ruling party […]

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Nov
2020

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Vows ‘Legitimate And Necessary Response’ To Reported US Visit To TaiwanChinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Vows ‘Legitimate And Necessary Response’ To Reported US Visit To Taiwan

November 23, 2020 7:14 PM ET Zhao Lijin, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, vowed a “legitimate and necessary response” to a reported visit by an officer of the United States Navy to the island nation of Taiwan on November 23, according to The Hill. Lijin stated that China “firmly” opposes any form of […]

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Oct
2020

China To Sanction US Military Contractor Companies Over Arms Sales To TaiwanChina To Sanction US Military Contractor Companies Over Arms Sales To Taiwan

China will sanction U.S. military contractor companies, including Lockheed Martin Corporation, over their arms sales with Taiwan, according to reports. China’s newly announced retaliatory regulations add tension between the two countries concerning security and China’s strategic pursuits. Other companies facing sanctions include Raytheon Technologies and Boeing’s defense sphere, according to the Associated Press. (Trump Administration […]

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Oct
2020

Trump Administration Moving Forward With New Missile, Drone Sales To TaiwanTrump Administration Moving Forward With New Missile, Drone Sales To Taiwan

October 13, 2020 4:20 PM ET The Trump administration announced Tuesday to Congress it will be selling new advanced military equipment to Taiwan, according to a Reuters report.  The White House plans to sell the island nation MQ-9 drones as well as a coastal defense missile system, Reuters reported, citing multiple sources familiar with the […]

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‘deliberate-provocation’:-china-sends-military-planes-into-taiwan’s-air-defense-identification-zone
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Sep
2020

‘Deliberate Provocation’: China Sends Military Planes Into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone‘Deliberate Provocation’: China Sends Military Planes Into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone

September 24, 2020 2:49 PM ET China sent two military surveillance planes towards Taiwan for three days in a row, which Taiwan called “deliberate provocation,” according to The Associated Press. Two planes were sent to Taiwan’s air defense identification zone and the country’s air patrols were sent as a response, Taiwan’s National Defense Ministry said, […]

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