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China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions rise

China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions rise

China's sole aircraft carrier has passed through the Taiwan Strait, the island's defence ministry said today, as Beijing warned against any move to "separate the country". The Liaoning and accompanying vessels entered Taiwan's air defence zone on Tuesday and left around noon Wednesday, the ministry said.

Mar 21, 2018, 14:56 PM IST
Computex 2018 begins today with focus on AI

Computex 2018 begins today with focus on AI

The event will showcase Taiwan's smart technologies and products to a broad Indian audience.

Mar 07, 2018, 10:00 AM IST
China lashes out at US over bill promoting Taiwan ties

China lashes out at US over bill promoting Taiwan ties

China lodged an official protest with the United States today, saying it was "strongly dissatisfied" after the US Senate passed a bill promoting relations with self-governing Taiwan.

Mar 01, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
Taiwan earthquake toll rises to 14 dead

Taiwan earthquake toll rises to 14 dead

Search and rescue workers found the bodies of two people believed to be members of a Chinese family trapped in a partially collapsed hotel in Taiwan today, bringing the death toll from this week's earthquake to 14.

Feb 10, 2018, 13:13 PM IST
US bill on Taiwan ties threatens stability: China

US bill on Taiwan ties threatens stability: China

A U.S. bill that encourages reciprocal visits by U.S. and Taiwanese government officials threatens stability in the Taiwan Strait and the United States must withdraw it, China`s Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Feb 09, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
At least four killed, 145 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

At least four killed, 145 missing after quake rocks Taiwan tourist area

Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday, some using their hands as they searched for about 145 people missing after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnight.

Feb 07, 2018, 09:10 AM IST
Hotel crumbles after 6.4 quake strikes northeast Taiwan

Hotel crumbles after 6.4 quake strikes northeast Taiwan

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck just to the northeast of the city of Hualien in Taiwan late on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.

Feb 06, 2018, 23:07 PM IST
Pentagon report mistakenly labels Taiwan as part of China

Pentagon report mistakenly labels Taiwan as part of China

The US Department of Defence (DOD) was forced to correct several mistakes in its Nuclear Posture Review after an initial version of the report released last week labelled Taiwan as part of China, the media reported.

Feb 06, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
6.1-magnitude earthquake hits off Taiwan, no damage reported

6.1-magnitude earthquake hits off Taiwan, no damage reported

A shallow 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the eastern coast of Taiwan late today, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said.

Feb 04, 2018, 21:56 PM IST
Qualcomm to make first payment of $13.35 million for violating competition law

Qualcomm to make first payment of $13.35 million for violating competition law

As part of the agreement, the chipmaker will make monthly payments over the next five years to pay off the fine.

Jan 30, 2018, 10:09 AM IST

Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a 'severe threat'

The Taiwanese Army said this week that China had carried out at least 20 drills with warplanes around Taiwan and Japan

Dec 26, 2017, 18:41 PM IST
'Secret Superstar' doing steady business in Taiwan

'Secret Superstar' doing steady business in Taiwan

Aamir Khan's "Secret Superstar" has minted $700,681 in Taiwan since its release. The film, which also features Zaira Wasim and which lit up the box office in India on Diwali, opened in Taiwan on November 24.

Dec 15, 2017, 19:31 PM IST
China angered as US considers navy visits to Taiwan

China angered as US considers navy visits to Taiwan

Tensions have risen in recent days after a senior Chinese diplomat threatened China would invade Taiwan if any US warships made port visits to the island which China claims as its own territory.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat's invasion threat

China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat's invasion threat

China considers Taiwan to be a wayward province and has never renounced the use of force to bring it under its control. 

Dec 11, 2017, 09:51 AM IST
First nine-hour-long rainbow gives visual treat to people in Taiwan

First nine-hour-long rainbow gives visual treat to people in Taiwan

The rainbow shattered the previous record for the longest-lasting rainbow, which was in Yorkshire, England in March 1994 and lasted for a duration of six hours, as per the Guinness World Records.

Dec 05, 2017, 16:21 PM IST
China defends 5-yr prison sentence of Taiwan pro-democracy activist

China defends 5-yr prison sentence of Taiwan pro-democracy activist

The trial of Lee Ming-che was seen as a demonstration of how Beijing's harshest crackdown on human rights in decades has extended beyond the Chinese mainland.

Nov 29, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
Chinese court jails Taiwanese activist for five years for 'subversion'

Chinese court jails Taiwanese activist for five years for 'subversion'

Activist Lee Ming-cheh has also been deprived of his political rights for two years.

Nov 28, 2017, 08:38 AM IST
Designed for discomfort: China Air Force conducts combat patrols over South China Sea

Designed for discomfort: China Air Force conducts combat patrols over South China Sea

In one swoop, China tries to send message to three of its neighbours, all of whom it has disputes with.

Nov 24, 2017, 08:09 AM IST
iPhone 8 Plus screen split open while charging: Reports

iPhone 8 Plus screen split open while charging: Reports

The screen of the device bulged out five days after the user purchased it.

Sep 30, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Taiwan bans all trade with North Korea

The Taiwanese government on Tuesday banned all trade with North Korea, complying with various UN resolutions despite Taipei not being a member of the organisation.

Sep 26, 2017, 14:24 PM IST