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Five-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan sea area

Beijing: A 5.0-magnitude earthquake jolted the sea area off the coast of Taidong county in Taiwan on Sunday morning.

New China fears in Taiwan after Donald Trump snub

Taiwan`s fears that it will become a bargaining chip between China and the United States worsened Friday after a snub by President Donald Trump, who said he would not do anything to upset Beijing.

 

Donald Trump says "major, major" conflict with North Korea possible

Donald Trump says "major, major" conflict with North Korea possible

Donald Trump lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping for Chinese assistance in trying to rein in Pyongyang.

After Arunachal, China justifies tweaking Taiwan's name

After renaming six towns of Arunachal Pradesh, China has justified tweaking the name of Taiwan - a self-ruled island claimed by Beijing.

US police officer detained in Taiwan for flying with gun

An off-duty police officer from California has been detained in Taiwan for a week after alerting authorities that she had inadvertently flown there with a gun in her hand luggage.

Taiwan denies political asylum request from Chinese tourist

Taiwan said on Wednesday it has rejected a political asylum application from a Chinese tourist, reportedly an anti-corruption campaigner who has spent time in a mainland prison.

Taiwan reviews political asylum bid by Chinese tourist

Taiwan said today it was reviewing a request for political asylum by a Chinese tourist, reportedly an anti-corruption activist who was previously jailed on the mainland.

Taiwan detains Chinese asylum seeker, deciding whether to deport

Taiwan said on Tuesday it had apprehended a Chinese activist who had slipped away from his tour group last week, and authorities were deciding whether to deport him or risk fraying relations with Beijing by granting him sanctuary as a political refugee. 

Taiwan says ready to review Chinese activist's asylum request

Local media reported on Sunday that Zhang Xiangzhong, whose whereabouts remain unknown, has said he will make an asylum request on Tuesday with the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC).
 

Japan scrambles jet fighters at record pace as Chinese military activity rises

Japan's air force scrambled fighter jets to chase away foreign aircraft at record pace in the year to March 31, government figures showed on Thursday, as Chinese military activity in and around the East China Sea escalated.

Wife of Taiwan activist sees China 'conspiracy' behind husband's arrest

The wife of a Taiwan activist accused China of "political conspiracy" on Monday after she was barred from travelling to the mainland to support her husband who has been detained there on suspicion of endangering national security.

Rodrigo Duterte orders Philippines military to occupy disputed islands

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered military personnel to occupy all Philippines-claimed islands in the disputed South China Sea, a media report said.

Taiwan: US relations won't be harmed by Trump-Xi meeting

Taiwan: US relations won't be harmed by Trump-Xi meeting

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Eleanor Wang said at a news conference that the government was in close contact with Washington and was assured the island's interests would not be harmed.

Five issues for Xi Jinping and Donald Trump`s first meeting

Five issues for Xi Jinping and Donald Trump`s first meeting

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have been at odds over a range of issues since the billionaire businessman took office in November.

Taiwan to build 8 submarines under indigenous shipbuilding project

Taiwan plans to build eight submarines to bolster its current fleet of four ageing foreign-built vessels, a senior Taiwanese navy official said on Wednesday.

Donald Trump predicts 'very difficult' summit with China's Xi Jinping

Donald Trump predicts 'very difficult' summit with China's Xi Jinping

President Donald Trump today predicted that his first summit with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping next week would be a "very difficult" one as the US can no longer afford job losses and massive trade deficits with the Communist trading giant.

'Taiwan independence' can never be allowed: China

Declaring that the mainland and Taiwan belong to one China, a Chinese spokesman on Wednesday asserted that "Taiwan independence" can never be allowed.

China says Taiwan man investigated for harming national security

Relations between Beijing and Taiwan have worsened in the past year, largely because Beijing distrusts the Democratic Progressive Party, which took power last year.

Taiwan ex-leader Ma found not guilty in leaks case

A Taiwanese court today found former president Ma Ying-jeou not guilty in a political leaks case, one of a series of lawsuits brought against him since he stepped down last year.

Nepal to enhance cooperation with China

Nepal to enhance cooperation with China

Nepal and China have pledged to further develop their ties as Kathmandu expressed its willingness to join China`s Belt and Road initiative.