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Taiwan President appoints new Prime Minister

Lai Ching-te announced his resignation on Thursday night and made it effective on Friday morning after a cabinet meeting.

Jan 11, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

China urges US not to allow Taiwan president to stop over

China hopes the United States does not send any wrong signals to "Taiwan independence forces", the Foreign Ministry said in a statement sent to Reuters.

Dec 30, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

Taiwan mistakenly fires `carrier killer` missile towards China

The domestically developed Hsiung-feng III (Brave Wind) missile, with a range of 300 kilometres (around 200 miles), flew about 75 kilometres before plunging into waters off Penghu, a Taiwanese-administered island group in the Taiwan Strait.

Jul 01, 2016, 11:56 AM IST

China says has stopped communication mechanism with Taiwan

China, which regards Taiwan as wayward province, is deeply suspicious of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen as they suspect she will push for formal independence.

Jun 25, 2016, 10:34 AM IST