Taiwan vows to fight against China’s reunification push

On Saturday, Chinese President Xi Jinping promised that his country's drive for a peaceful "reunification" with Taiwan under a "one country, two systems" policy will "definitely" be implemented. Taiwan's head Tsai Ing-wen has made it clear that Taipei hopes for easing the island’s tensions with China, but that it would not tolerate Beijing’s pressure.Speaking at … Continue reading Taiwan vows to fight against China’s reunification push

Report claims China has missiles and electronics to invade Taiwan

A report issued by the Taiwanese defense ministry claims China's armed forces can "paralyze" Taiwan's defenses and are able to fully monitor Taiwan army deployments. Beijing has recently increased military activities around the island, which it described as Chinese territory. Further, China has always been clear that it would retake Taiwan with force. In this … Continue reading Report claims China has missiles and electronics to invade Taiwan

China slams top US military personnel for ‘irresponsible’ remarks

China strongly opposes "irresponsible" remarks recently made by U.S. military personnel, a military spokesperson said on Friday.  Tan Kefei, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense, stressed that the U.S. should do more that is conducive to the development of relations between the two countries and militaries, in response to a speech by the commander … Continue reading China slams top US military personnel for ‘irresponsible’ remarks

China frowns at United States relations with Taiwan

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of 40 155mm howitzer artillery systems to Taiwan in a $750 million agreement, the Pentagon says. This follows last year's U.S. sales of drones and coastal missile defenses, meant to defend from a Chinese invasion. The Biden administration earlier approved other commercial sales of arms to Taiwan. … Continue reading China frowns at United States relations with Taiwan

Hong Kong ‘declares war’ against Taiwan

Hong Kong says it has closed its representative office in Taiwan. Further, officials said the closing of the Hong Kong Economic, Trade, and Cultural Office was caused by Taiwan's "gross" interference in Hong Kong's internal affairs, claiming it sought to assist "violent" protesters. Tension have increased between Hong Kong's Beijing-backed government and democratically-ruled Taiwan since … Continue reading Hong Kong ‘declares war’ against Taiwan

China sets new goals for Taiwan

China's top political advisor Wang Yang on Sunday stressed implementing the work arrangements on Taiwan affairs made by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and upholding the principles of "peaceful reunification" and "One Country, Two Systems." Wang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and chairman … Continue reading China sets new goals for Taiwan

Taiwanese actor Godfrey Gao dies at 35!

Chinese media outlets have reported the death of Taiwanese actor Godfrey Gao, who passed on earlier today (28.11.2019) The 35-year-old was said to have collapsed in the wee hours of the morning while filming a new episode of Chinese variety show Chase Me. The show focuses on two teams of guests competing to win races, using their … Continue reading Taiwanese actor Godfrey Gao dies at 35!

A look at Taiwan’s growing economy

Taiwan's economic growth has long been based on exporting intermediate goods to mainland China for final assembly, but this is now showing signs of change. Taiwan’s monthly exports to China and Hong Kong have registered negative growth since November 2018, according to Taiwan’s official statistics. In January–June 2019, Taiwan’s exports to China and Hong Kong … Continue reading A look at Taiwan’s growing economy

US-Taiwan Arms Deal: Everything you should know

What’s the background? After World War II, China went through a civil war. This ended with the communist forces of Mao Zedong forcing the nationalist forces of Chiang Kai-shek to retreat to Taiwan in 1949. Chiang and his supporters took over the island and set up a dictatorship. Since then, Taiwan has claimed its independence … Continue reading US-Taiwan Arms Deal: Everything you should know

Taiwan seeking global support against China

    Since revealing his invigorated quest to win control of Taiwan in his New Year speech, the Chinese President Xi Jinping has kept up the pressure on the self-ruled island. Image shows Chinese president Xi Jin Ping and his Taiwanese counterpart Tsai Ing-wen Since the end of a civil war on the mainland in … Continue reading Taiwan seeking global support against China