Tag: Taiwan

The Taiwanese archive sheds light on key events in Chiang Ching-kuo’s presidency

The Taiwanese archive sheds light on key events in Chiang Ching-kuo’s presidency

Taiwan has set up an online archive of written records of the late Chiang Ching-kuo, who was the self-governing island's president during the volat ...
The $8 billion defense plan that Taiwan hopes will deter mainland China

The $8 billion defense plan that Taiwan hopes will deter mainland China

Taiwan will spend nearly NT$240 billion (US$8.71 billion) on eight types of weons to bolster its defenses in the face of mounting military threats ...
Taiwanese company buys Lithuanian rum for mainland China amid diplomatic disputes

Taiwanese company buys Lithuanian rum for mainland China amid diplomatic disputes

A Taiwanese state-owned liquor company said it stepped in to buy a shipment of Lithuanian rum destined for mainland China after it was told it woul ...
China reopens embassy in Nicaragua after the Ortega government cut ties with Taiwan

China reopens embassy in Nicaragua after the Ortega government cut ties with Taiwan

China reopened its embassy in Nicaragua a few weeks after the Central American country transferred diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing. ...

Chinese state media are sharpening their rhetoric, saying the People’s Liberation Army has sent more fighter jets over Taiwan than Taipei has admitted

As tensions between China and Taiwan continue to escalate, Taiwan has seen some 950 People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) int ...
US Senate supports $ 770 billion defense bill targeting China and Russia

US Senate supports $ 770 billion defense bill targeting China and Russia

A majority in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday backed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sent the $ 770 billion bill to President Joe ...
Morning Short Messages: Tension Between China and Taiwan, Mysterious Illness in Sudan, and More

Morning Short Messages: Tension Between China and Taiwan, Mysterious Illness in Sudan, and More

Here are some of the top stories to start your day. Nicaragua has become the eighth country to sever ties with Taipei since Tsai ...
Taiwan loses another ally to China, Nicaragua recognizes Chinese sovereignty

Taiwan loses another ally to China, Nicaragua recognizes Chinese sovereignty

Nicaragua on Thursday severed diplomatic ties with Taiwan and renewed ties with China, which Taiwan claims as part of its territor ...