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Foxconn To Rejig Local Team After Mass Food Poisoning At Tamil Nadu Apple iPhone Factory

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In a statement on Wednesday, Foxconn said that all employees will continue to be paid while necessary improvements are undertaken before restarting operations.

US Criticizes China's 'Aggressive Actions' In Indo-Pacific Region

Dec 14, 2021 Deutsche Welle

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken began a one-week regional tour, telling students in Jakarta the US would 'defend the rules-based order' and that Indo-Pacific countries should be able to 'choose their own path'.


US To Expand Its Military, Economic Relationships In Asia: Antony Blinken

US will forge alliances with its partners in Asia to push back China's increasing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region, said US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Nippon India Taiwan NFO Reviews: Should You Invest In It Or Not?

Nov 24, 2021 Kundan Kishore

Nippon India Taiwan NFO by Nippon Mutual Fund will invest in new technology trends based in Taiwan. The offer is open for subscription till 6 December 2021. The fund will follow a multi-cap investment strategy.


Joe Biden, Xi Jinping To Hold Their First Presidential Meeting Today

Monday's meeting — the two leaders' third engagement since Biden became president — comes amid mounting tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.

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14 November, 2021

US, China Trade Taiwan Warnings Ahead Of Biden-Xi Summit

Deutsche Welle

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke to his Chinese counterpart amid rising international concern over Beijing's recent military incursions into Taiwan's air defense zone.


09 November, 2021

China: Party Leaders Seem Set To Cement Xi's Hold On Power

Deutsche Welle

Top Communist Party officials meeting in Beijing are likely to issue a resolution putting the Chinese president on an equal footing with Mao Zedong. The way seems clear for Xi Jinping to claim a third term.


01 November, 2021

US Urges China To Refrain From Unilateral Action On Taiwan

Deutsche Welle

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on Beijing to deescalate tensions in the Pacific during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.


29 October, 2021

US To Deepen Ties With Taiwan Amid China Scare

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.


28 October, 2021

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

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.


22 October, 2021

China Vows No Concession On Taiwan After Biden Promises To Protect The Island

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China's longstanding claim that the island is its territory at a daily briefing after Biden made his comment a day before.


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22 October, 2021

China Vows No Concession On Taiwan After Biden Promises To Protect The Island

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin reasserted China's longstanding claim that the island is its territory at a daily briefing after Biden made his comment a day before.


22 October, 2021

US 'Committed' To Defend Taiwan If Attacked By China: Joe Biden

Deutsche Welle

The US president says the United States has a 'commitment' to protect Taiwan as China continues to impose its sovereignty on the island.


16 October, 2021

UN Extends Its Political Mission In Haiti After US-China Row

Associated Press (AP)

Haiti is one of just 15 countries -- and the second largest in population -- that continue to recognise self-ruling democratic Taiwan which China claims as part of its own territory.


13 October, 2021

Chinese Official Says Military Drills, Flights Were Needed To Defend Taiwan

Associated Press (AP)

What Taiwan and the US termed as provocative, was deemed necessary by the Chinese as it flew 56 military planes off the southwest coast of Taiwan on a single day earlier this month.


10 October, 2021

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

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


09 October, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping Calls For Peaceful Reunification With Taiwan

Associated Press (AP)

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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07 October, 2021

CIA Creates Top Level Working Group To Counter China's Influence

Associated Press (AP)

The CIA also announced that it would ramp up efforts to recruit Chinese speakers and create another mission center focusing on emerging technologies.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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