Japanese and Taiwanese Flags

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Taiwan Looks Forward To Welcoming Japanese Politicians

Taiwanese officials welcomed the upcoming visit of Japanese politicians to the self-governing island nation, amid rising tensions between China and Taiwan. Furuya Keiji, chairman of Japan ROC Diet Members’ Consultative Council and Secretary General Kihara Monuru are scheduled to visit Taiwan between August 22-24. The officials are expected to discuss multilateral ties with US and other nations, and also the ongoing military flex by China.

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 01:19 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Taiwan, Japan, China, nancy pelosi, Furuya Keiji

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Chinese Warplane

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21 Chinese Warplanes, 5 Warships Tracked Around Taiwan

Taiwan has reported that 21 Chinese warplanes and five warships have been tracked around the territory of Taiwan, with eight jets crossing Taiwan Strait Median line. Taiwan has asked its Combat Air Patrol (CAP), navy ships and air defence missile systems to monitor China’s military actions and respond. On the previous day, as many as 51 Chinese warplanes breached the territory boundaries.

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 11:55 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, Taipei, nancy pelosi, Xi Jinping

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Chinese Warplane

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China Breaches Taiwan’s Air Defence Identification Zone; Sends 51 Warplanes, 6 Warships

China has breached Taiwan’s Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) on August 19. Taiwan reported that China sent 51 warplanes and six warships into the zone. Also, China’s 25 fighter bombers flew east of Taiwan’s median line. Meanwhile, China is also performing military drills, as a flex of muscle. The incidents have transpired after the visit of US politicians to the island nation.

Fri, 19 Aug 2022 - 06:47 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, nancy pelosi, ADIZ, War

Courtesy: ANI

Taiwanese Army

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Taiwan Thanks India For Support Amid China Tensions, Continues To Strengthen Defence

Amid the raging tensions between China and Taiwan, Taiwan has conveyed its hearty thanks to India for support. Also, Taiwan stated that it will continue to strengthen the country's defence capabilities, while maintaining close coordination with like-minded nations. Notably, Taiwan's list of like-minded nations include India and 50 other counties. The tensions erupted between the China and Taiwan after US House of Representatives' speaker… read-more

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 07:40 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, nancy pelosi, India, Russia

Courtesy: ANI

Sun Weidong

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China's Ambassador Seeks India's Assistance Following Nancy Pelosi's Visit To Taiwan

Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong described US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's travel to Taiwan as a risky political provocation. He urged US to refrain from interfering in Taiwanese and Chinese domestic matters. Weidong stated Pelosi's visit gave incorrect signal to separatist groups. He said, “It is only natural that China makes a firm response. We are safeguarding our own sovereignty and territorial integrity which is lawful, legitimate… read-more

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 07:20 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Chinese, India, USA, Taiwan, nancy pelosi

Courtesy: India Today

Nancy Pelosi

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Pelosi's Taiwan Visit: North Korea Calls US Speaker Nancy Pelosi 'Worst Destroyer Of International Peace'

Following US House of Representatives' speaker Nancy Pelosi's controversial visit to Taiwan, North Korea has termed her "the worst destroyer of international peace and stability". North Korea further accused her for enraging China and inciting anti-North Korea sentiment. China claims ownership of Taiwan, and had warned against Pelosi visiting it. After her historical visit, China has initiated military excercise in the territorial waters of… read-more

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 05:55 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, North Korea, nancy pelosi, US Speaker

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Ou Lang Li-hsing

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Taiwan's Missile Production Head Found Dead In Hotel Room Amid Rising Tensions

The suspicious death of top Taiwanese defence official has raised eyebrows on August 6. Ou Lang Li-hsing, deputy head of Taiwan defence ministry's reasearch and development unit, was found dead in a hotel room, informed Taiwan's official Central News Agency. Ou Lang was reportedly supervising missile production projects, and the cause of his death is being investigated. Meanwhile, tensions are growing between China and Taiwan, following Nancy… read-more

Sat, 06 Aug 2022 - 01:20 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Taiwan, Ou Lang, China, nancy pelosi, Taiwan Defence Ministry

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

DF Ballistic Missile

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China Launches DF Ballistic Missiles & Performs Military Drills In Taiwan Waters

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has launched multiple Dongfeng ballistic (DF) missiles in Taiwan's northeast and southwest waters, informed Taiwan's defence ministry. China's has also commenced military drills in areas surrounding Taiwan's main island, a day after the departure of Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of US House of Representatives. Futhermore, Taiwan's defence ministry tweeted "our defence systems have been activated".

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 05:03 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, Taipei, nancy pelosi, Dongfeng Ballistic Missiles

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Jinping and Pelosi

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China Imposes Trade Ban On Taiwan Amid Pelosi's Visit; Halts Import Of Fish, Fruits & Others

Amid US House speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, China has issued a ban against Taiwanese imports, and has halted all trade-related activities with the island nation, on August 3. China's consul general in Karachi Li Bijian said that from August 3, China has suspended imports of citrus fruits, chilled white hairtail and frozen horse mackerel from Taiwan. China has also suspended two types of fish products from Taiwan.

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 - 02:49 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, nancy pelosi, Trade Ban, Import

Courtesy: ANI

Jinping and Pelosi

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China Warns US Of 'Very Grave' Consequences Ahead Of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan Visit

Ahead of US House speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, China warned United States of "very grave" consequences. Pelosi is scheduled to take part in high-level meetings with government officials of the island nation. China termed her visit as a "gross interference in China's internal affairs". For years now, China has claimed Taiwan to be its own,… read-more

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 06:00 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: China, Taiwan, nancy pelosi, US, Washington

Courtesy: ANI