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Xi touts China's sovereignty on war anniversary
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The hotel inspired by Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
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U.S. approves $1.8 billion Taiwan arms sale
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'Something close' to genocide in China's Xinjiang: WH
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Taiwan to strengthen defences as China tensions escalate
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Would you take a “flight to nowhere”? These passengers have by enjoying a roundtrip above Taiwan
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World leaders wish Trumps well
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Watch: Massive anti-China protest outside Chinese Consulate in Toronto
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Taiwan’s plant hunters race to protect biodiversity
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China conducts more exercises near Taiwan as US official visits
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Families urge China to release their relatives
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Girl lifted in air after getting tangled in large kite in Taiwan
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Little Girl Hurled in the Air After Terrifying Kite MishapA small child got the scare of her young life as she was lifted in the air -- WAY up in the air -- by a very large kite. Video captured the incident at a kite festival in Taiwan. A 3-year-old girl was..
Taiwan to set up office to help people fleeing Hong KongTaiwan said on Thursday it will set up a dedicated office to help those thinking of fleeing Chinese-ruled Hong Kong as Beijing tightens its grip on the former British colony.
Chinese fighter jets buzz Taiwan again, stoking tensionsChinese air force aircraft approached Taiwan on Thursday for the fifth time in 10 days, before being warned away by Taiwanese fighters, the island's air force said, in a further ratcheting up of..
China tells U.S. to stop interfering in its affairs, work to repair relationsChina's top diplomat told his U.S. counterpart that Washington needed to respect Beijing's positions on key issues, halt its interference in issues such as Hong Kong, Taiwan and Xinjiang and work to..
Taiwan warns off intruding Chinese aircraft for fourth time in nine daysTaiwan jets on Wednesday again had to warn off Chinese air force aircraft that approached the island, Taiwan's military said, the fourth such encounter in nine days as China steps up its activity near..
Taiwan to ease virus border controls to let in some business peopleTaiwan will from the start of next week ease border controls put in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and will allow in business travellers from some lower-risk countries, though they will..
Taiwan jets 'drive away' intruding Chinese fighter plane, third intrusion in daysTaiwan air force jets "drove away" a Chinese fighter plane that briefly entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone on Tuesday, the defence ministry said, reporting the third intrusion in a week.
Taiwan Black Lives Matter protest gets indigenous twistHundreds packed into a park in central Taipei on Saturday for a Black Lives Matter protest, with a group of indigenous Taiwanese given prominent billing to draw attention to discrimination against the..
China condemns 'provocative' U.S. military flight over TaiwanChina on Thursday condemned the U.S. military for the "provocative" flight of one of its aircraft over Chinese-claimed Taiwan, saying the move infringed upon China's sovereignty and contravened..
Taiwan scrambles to ready for influx from Hong Kong protestsTaiwan is gearing up to welcome Hong Kong people fleeing their city as China tightens its grip, but the island has little experience of handling refugees and is scrambling to prepare and to keep out..
Czech Senate speaker to visit Taiwan in trip that could irk ChinaThe speaker of the Czech upper house of parliament is to travel to Taiwan with a trade mission at the end of August, potentially further souring his country's relations with China which regards the..
Defeated China-friendly Taiwan mayor says he won't contest lossA high-profile, China-friendly Taiwan mayor who lost a recall election last week said on Tuesday he would not contest the vote in the courts, smoothing the way for an election for his replacement.
Taiwan warns off Chinese fighters which approached islandTaiwan's air force warned off several Chinese fighter jets that briefly entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone to its southwest on Tuesday, the defence ministry said.
Taiwan to further ease coronavirus restrictionsTaiwan will further ease its restrictions related to control of the coronavirus, the government said on Sunday, as the island has kept the pandemic well in hand with only 6 active cases and no local..
Taiwan opposition seeks distance from China after poll defeatTaiwan's main opposition party moved to distance itself from China after one of its most senior officials lost a highly charged recall election, as attitudes harden towards Beijing on the democratic..
City speaker jumps to death after Taiwan mayor recall voteThe speaker of the city council in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung jumped to his death late on Saturday after the mayor lost a highly-charged recall vote, casting a deep pall over what was an already..
Taiwan massage parlour struggles as coronavirus cripples tourismWith Taiwan's borders closed to tourists as part of coronavirus controls, the staff at Taipei's Dynasty massage parlour have little to do all day but pace the floors, the number of clients collapsing..
U.S. warship sails through Taiwan Strait on Tiananmen anniversaryA U.S. warship sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Thursday, the U.S. and Taiwanese militaries said, on the same day as the 31st anniversary of China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy..
Carnival's Princess Cruises extends suspension of some voyagesCarnival Corp's Princess Cruises on Thursday extended the suspension of some of its voyages in Australia, Canada and Taiwan as cruise ports around the world remain shut due to the coronavirus crisis.
Taiwan calls on China to apologise for Tiananmen crackdown, Beijing cries 'nonsense'Taiwan called on China on Wednesday to apologise for the bloody 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing, a call dismissed as "nonsense" by China's foreign ministry.
Taiwan recall vote stirs acrimony, brings new problems for KMTA recall vote for a high-profile mayor is stirring political acrimony in Taiwan, with accusations of voter intimidation and official interference, and could bring new problems for the main opposition..
Taiwan says its people won't choose dictatorshipTaiwan's people will neither choose dictatorship nor bow to violence, the government said on Friday, after a senior Chinese general said Beijing reserved the right to use force to prevent the..
Taiwan president visits bookshop to show solidarity with Hong KongersTaiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday visited a bookshop that has become a symbol of resistance to perceived Chinese encroachments on Hong Kong's liberties, vowing to give help to the city's citizens..
Attack on Taiwan an option to stop independence, top China general saysChina will attack Taiwan if there is no other way of stopping it from becoming independent, one of the country's most senior generals said on Friday, a rhetorical escalation between China and the..
China says non-peaceful action on Taiwan is last resortChina will use all means to prevent pro-independence forces separating Taiwan from China but non-peaceful action against the Chinese-claimed island is a last resort, the ruling Communist Party's third..
Top Chinese general says need to keep military option for TaiwanChina needs to keep both peaceful and military options to resolve the "Taiwan issue", a top Chinese general said on Friday.
China says wants 'peaceful reunification' with TaiwanThe head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office said on Friday that "one country, two systems" and "peaceful reunification" is the best way to bring China and Taiwan together.
Taiwan pledges help for fleeing Hong Kongers, riles ChinaTaiwan promised on Thursday to settle Hong Kongers who flee the Chinese-ruled city for political reasons, offering help from employment to counselling, and prompting angry condemnation from Beijing as..
Premier Li: China always opposes external interference on TaiwanChina always opposes external interference when it comes to the issue of Chinese-claimed Taiwan, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday as his annual news conference.
Taiwan eyes further U.S. arms purchases with new anti-ship missileTaiwan plans to buy land-based Boeing-made Harpoon anti-ship missiles as part of its military modernisation efforts, its defence ministry said on Thursday, the latest purchase from the United States to..
From settlement to counselling, Taiwan promises help for fleeing Hong KongersTaiwan on Thursday promised to settle Hong Kongers who flee the Chinese-ruled city due to political reasons, offering help from employment to counselling as China pushes new security legislation that..
Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong KongersTaiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday pledged to draw up a plan to give humanitarian relief to people involved in pro-democracy protests in Taiwan's most concrete intervention since a renewal..
Taiwan considers revoking Hong Kong's special status on law fearsChina's planned national security law may prompt Taiwan to revoke the special status it extends to Hong Kong, President Tsai Ing-wen said, a move that could anger Beijing and make it harder for Hong..
Taiwan promises 'necessary assistance' to Hong Kong's peopleTaiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with "necessary assistance", President Tsai Ing-wen said, after a resurgence in protests in the Chinese ruled territory against newly proposed national..
China diplomat says U.S. should not challenge China's red line on TaiwanThe United States should not challenge China's red line on Chinese-claimed Taiwan, the Chinese government's top diplomat Wang Yi said on Sunday.
China drops word 'peaceful' in latest push for Taiwan 'reunification'Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left out the word "peaceful" on Friday in referring to Beijing's desire to "reunify" with Chinese-claimed Taiwan, an apparent policy shift that comes as ties with Taipei..
Taiwan urges China to start dialogue with Hong Kong peopleTaiwan urged China on Friday to "sincerely start a dialogue" with people in Hong Kong after China proposed new national security legislation for the former British colony.
China to encourage Taiwan's people to promote 'reunification'China will encourage the people of Taiwan to join it in opposing the island's independence and promoting China's "reunification", Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, a move likely to worsen..
Taiwan urges China not to lead Hong Kong into 'bigger turmoil'Taiwan's government urged China on Friday not to lead Hong Kong into "bigger turmoil" due to wrong policy decisions, after China proposed new national security legislation for the former British..
U.S. to sell Taiwan $180 million of torpedoes, angering ChinaThe U.S government has notified Congress of a possible sale of advanced torpedoes to Taiwan worth around $180 million, further souring already tense ties between Washington and Beijing, which claims..
China complains to U.S. about planned Taiwan arms saleChina's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it had lodged "solemn representations" with the United States to complain about a planned U.S. sale of advanced torpedoes to Chinese-claimed Taiwan.
China says Pompeo's congratulations to Taiwan seriously damaged relationsChina's foreign ministry said on Wednesday U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo seriously damaged the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait and China-U.S. relations by making a congratulatory..
Taiwan president rejects Beijing rule; China says 'reunification' inevitableTaiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its "one country, two systems" offer of autonomy , President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, strongly rejecting China's sovereignty claims and likely..
China's Taiwan affairs office says reunification is natural trend"Reunification" of Taiwan with the mainland is the natural trend of history and efforts to seek independence for the island are a dead-end, China's Taiwan Affairs Office said on Wednesday.
Taiwan president rejects Chinese rule, calls for talks to coexistTaiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its "one country, two systems" offer of autonomy, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, in a strong rejection of China's sovereignty claim, but..
Taiwan president says wants talks with China, but not 'one country, two systems'Taiwan wants dialogue with China but cannot accept its proposal for "one country, two systems", President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday after being inagurated for her second and final term in office.
China protests at support of U.S. and others for Taiwan at WHOThe Chinese envoy to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday denounced the support shown by the United States and others to Taiwan during its annual ministerial assembly and said that was..
U.S. praises Taiwan's coronavirus response, hails 'shared vision'U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday congratulated Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-Wen on her recent re-election, praised its response to the coronavirus crisis and called Taiwan, claimed by..
After WHO setback, Taiwan president to press for global participationTaiwan will strive to actively participate in global bodies despite its failure to attend this week's key World Health Organization (WHO) meeting, and will not accept being belittled by China,..
Taiwan tells U.S. it is complying with North Korea sanctionsTaiwan is complying with international sanctions against North Korea, a senior Taiwanese security official told the United States' deputy representative for North Korea on Tuesday, having previously..