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US To Deepen Ties With Taiwan Amid China Scare

Oct 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The US support for Taiwan comes as tensions between China and the island are now at the highest in decades, with Beijing stepping up its military harassment by flying fighter jets toward Taiwan.

Taiwan Defence Minister Urges Country To Rely On Itself In Case Of Chinese Attack

Oct 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Tensions between Taiwan and China have risen to their highest level in decades, with China sending record-breaking numbers of fighter jets toward international airspace close to the island.


China Starts Vaccinating Toddlers Against Covid-19 As Cases Spread

Gansu, a northwestern province heavily dependent on tourism, closed all tourist sites Monday after finding new Covid-19 cases.

Taiwan Rejects China's 'Path' Amid Show Of Military Force

Oct 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

'We will continue to bolster our national defense and demonstrate our determination to defend ourselves in order to ensure that nobody can force Taiwan to take the path China has laid out for us,' President Tsai Ing-wen said


Chinese President Xi Jinping Calls For Peaceful Reunification With Taiwan

Xi spoke on at an official celebration in Beijing's Great Hall of the People that focused largely on the need for the ruling Communist Party to continue to lead China as the country rises in power and influence.

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06 October, 2021

French Senators Reach Taiwan Amid Heightened Tensions With China

Associated Press (AP)

China's ambassador to France Lu Shaye sent a warning letter in February calling on Richard to cancel the Taiwan visit, according to local media reports.


03 October, 2021

Chinese Warplanes Fly Toward Taiwan For 2nd Straight Day

Associated Press (AP)

Taiwan's Defense Ministry said 39 aircraft entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone in two sorties, one during the day and one at night.


25 September, 2021

Taiwan's Opposition Chooses Its New Leader Under China Pressure

Associated Press (AP)

China has threatened to use force to bring Taiwan under its control and has increasingly mobilized military, diplomatic and economic pressure.


23 September, 2021

Anguished Over Taiwan's Interest To Join Pacific Trade Group, China Displays Force

Associated Press (AP)

China sent 19 fighter jets towards Taiwan over its intention to join an 11-nation Pacific trade group that it has also applied to join.


12 September, 2021

Typhoon Chanthu Drenches Taiwan With Up To 5 Inches Of Rain

Associated Press (AP)

Airline flights and train service were suspended Saturday as the storm approached. The Central News Agency reported more than 2,000 people were evacuated from flood-prone areas of the east coast county of Hualien.


10 September, 2021

Taiwan Warns Ships, Expects Waves In South As Typhoon Chanthu Approaches

Associated Press (AP)

Chanthu was 580 kilometers (360 miles) southeast of Taiwan and northeast of the Philippines, the Central Weather Bureau said.


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23 August, 2021

Taiwan's President Receives Domestically Developed Covid Vaccine; Check Details

Associated Press (AP)

The vaccine, made by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp., was given emergency approval by regulators in July using a shortcut that prompted fierce opposition from parts of Taiwan's medical and scientific community.


14 August, 2021

Held For Archiving Censored News Articles In China, Two Coders Set To Be Released

Associated Press (AP)

The two young men had built an archive called Terminus2049 where they kept hundreds of censored articles that had been deleted from the Chinese internet.


06 August, 2021

China Pledges 2 Billion Vaccines Globally Through Year's End

Associated Press (AP)

President Xi Jinping, who made the announcement, also promised to donate USD100 million to COVAX, the program that aims to distribute vaccines to low- and middle-income countries.


04 June, 2021

Taiwan, Sparring With China, Receives Vaccines From Japan

Associated Press (AP)

The donation underscores how geopolitics have come to impact the global vaccination rollout, as countries scramble to secure enough vaccines for their populations.


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