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Will China Invade Taiwan In 2022?

Jan 09, 2022 Seema Guha

In October 2021, a record 149 Chinese fighters roared through Taiwan’s identification zone, in a space of four days. The pattern of flying bombers to intimidate Taiwan has continued through the year. Will China invade Taiwan in 2022?

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

Dec 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

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.

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.

US Urges China To Refrain From Unilateral Action On Taiwan

Nov 01, 2021 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.

US To Deepen Ties With Taiwan Amid China Scare

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.

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.

14 October, 2021

US-China Conflict Intensifies As China's Tensions With Taiwan Raise

Associated Press (AP)

China recently sent a record number of military aircraft inside Taiwan's air defense zone. This started a row of diplomatic volleys as US termed China's actions 'provocative'.

05 October, 2021

Chinese Activity Near Taiwan Is 'Provocative', Says White House

Associated Press (AP)

'We have been clear, privately and publicly, about our concern about the PRC's pressure and coercion toward Taiwan, and we will continue to watch the situation very closely,' White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.

04 March, 2021

India-Taiwan Business Cannot Be Built On An Anti-China Platform

Seema Guha

Having said that, Taiwan and India should develop economic and political ties on their merit without bringing in the China factor, the experts also said

27 February, 2021

US Senators Introduce Legislation To Cease China's Access To Long-Term Visa

Outlook Web Bureau

It will prohibit Chinese nationals from receiving the visas until the Secretary of State certifies that China has ceased its campaign of economic and industrial espionage against the US

18 November, 2020

Taiwan Grounds All F-16 Fighter Jets For Checks After One Goes Missing

Associated Press (AP)

The plane's disappearance follows the crash of an F-5E fighter during a training mission last month that killed the pilot.


26 October, 2020

China Imposes Sanctions On Top US Defence Firms For Supplying Arms To Taiwan


The sanctioned firms included Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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