Taiwan

China targets Taiwan with new disinformation campaign

More than 400 fake accounts are targeting Taiwanese on social media and they specialise in posting fake news and disinformation to undermine the COVID-19 measures implemented by Taiwan`s health authorities.

Jan 24, 2022, 00:01 AM IST

Taiwan, where Netaji went missing, offers to open its national archives to 'rediscover his legacy'

Taiwan, which was under Japanese occupation in the 1940s, was the last country where Subhas Chandra Bose was seen alive.

Jan 23, 2022, 12:18 PM IST

China has become a threat to Taiwan

China has become a threat to Taiwan. However, Taiwan's President has given a warning to China. China was entering Taiwan's airspace for a while now. But now Taiwan has also activated its Air Defence System .

Jan 05, 2022, 15:08 PM IST

Taiwan president warns China against 'military adventurism' in New Year's speech

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen marked the new year with a message for China: military conflict is not the answer.

Jan 01, 2022, 09:11 AM IST

United States, European Union to discuss Taiwan during their high-level dialogue on China

"The discussion will focus on key areas, including technology, human rights, multilateralism, disinformation and security," the official said adding that Taiwan will be the topic of discussions.

Dec 02, 2021, 06:42 AM IST

Man called ambulance 39 times a year because he didn't want to walk home from supermarket

As his home is located right next to the hospital, this man from Taiwan would call ambulances and use them as free taxis to get a ride back after his shopping was done!

Nov 27, 2021, 16:34 PM IST

Abide by one-China principle: Beijing asks US to stop elevating relations with Taiwan

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said, "The US should earnestly abide by the one-China principle and the stipulations of the three China-US joint communiques, immediately stop elevating relations with Taiwan in essence, stop any form of official interaction and contact with Taiwan."

Nov 25, 2021, 09:27 AM IST

Schools, colleges shut in Delhi-NCR, India slams Pakistan at UNSC, here are top news headlines

Scroll down to read your news capsule for this morning!

Nov 17, 2021, 07:49 AM IST

US 'not going to change' Taiwan policy: Joe Biden hits back after China warning

Beijing claims full sovereignty over Taiwan, a democracy of almost 24 million people located off the southeastern coast of mainland China, despite the fact that the two sides have been governed separately for more than seven decades.

Nov 17, 2021, 06:24 AM IST

Joe Biden-Xi Jinping meet: China warns US of 'playing with fire' over Taiwan

"The China-US relationship has reached a crucial crossroads. We hope the US will work with China to implement the spirit of the two heads of state`s virtual meeting through concrete actions to bring bilateral relations back onto the track of sound & steady development," said Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Lijian Zhao.

Nov 16, 2021, 23:27 PM IST

Virtual meeting between Biden -Xi Jinping, both agreed on many issues

US President Joe Biden held a virtual meeting with Xi Jinping. In this meeting, both the countries discussed common issues, strategic issues including mutual relations. During this meeting, Chinese President Xi said that America and China should respect each other.

Nov 16, 2021, 09:48 AM IST

Joe Biden-Xi Jinping high-stakes virtual meet today; climate change, Taiwan, human rights on agenda

The meeting is likely to cover a range of topics including tensions over China`s military activity near Taiwan and human rights, as well as cooperation on climate change, reported The Hill.

Nov 15, 2021, 06:29 AM IST

Taiwan slams Beijing for `interference’ in internal matters, rejects 'one China' principle

The developments came a day after Beijing`s Taiwan Affairs Office spokesperson, Zhu Fenglian said that the "Taiwan region`s" participation in APEC activities must be based on the "one China" principle. 

Nov 11, 2021, 22:46 PM IST

China intrudes Taiwan again, 20 Chinese warplanes enter Taipei's ADIZ

16 warplanes penetrated the southwest corner of Taiwan`s ADIZ, just northeast of the Dongsha Islands (Pratas Islands). The incursions seen this weekend are the largest recorded in such a short timeframe.

Nov 07, 2021, 22:33 PM IST

US President Joe Biden vows to stand with Asia on freedom, hits out at China on Taiwan

Biden reiterated that the United States had a "rock-solid" commitment to Taiwan. "We are deeply concerned by China`s coercive ... actions," Biden said, charging that they "threaten regional peace and stability."

Oct 28, 2021, 10:53 AM IST

No compromise on Taiwan: China warns US after Biden comments

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 at a forum hosted by CNN.

Oct 22, 2021, 14:44 PM IST

China condemns joint US-Canada warship transit through Taiwan Strait

China claims democratically-ruled Taiwan as its own territory, and has mounted repeated air force missions into Taiwan`s air defence identification zone (ADIZ) over the past year, provoking anger in Taipei.

Oct 17, 2021, 23:27 PM IST

Amid looming China threat, Taiwan asks US to speed up delivery of F-16 jets

"US President Joe Biden`s "administration has discussed with Taiwanese officials the possibility of expediting the delivery of American-made F-16s to Taiwan," a report said. 

Oct 17, 2021, 08:51 AM IST

Fire in residential building in southern Taiwan leaves 46 people dead, dozens injured- In pics

The 13-story building caught on fire around 3 a.M., fire department officials in the city of Kaohsiung said.

Oct 14, 2021, 18:00 PM IST

46 dead, scores injured in fire at southern Taiwan

A fire in a residential building in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 46 people and injured another 41, the government said on Thursday. The fire broke out in the 40-year-old building in Kaohsiung`s Yancheng district in the early hours of the morning and was extinguished around dawn.

Oct 14, 2021, 14:20 PM IST