Taiwan

U.S. sails warships through Taiwan Strait

U.S. sails warships through Taiwan Strait

The U.S. Navy sailed two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, in the first such transit publicized since U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan earlier in August, at a time when tensions have kept the waterway particularly …

Five U.S. lawmakers arrive in Taiwan

Five U.S. lawmakers arrive in Taiwan

A U.S. congressional delegation led by Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ed Markey has arrived in Taipei on an unannounced two-day visit on Sunday, the second U.S. congressional delegation to Taiwan this month. The new …

Taiwan hails US for support against China

Taiwan hails US for support against China

The Taiwan authorities thanked the United States for its solidarity and support during tension in the Taiwan Strait area, the Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated.  "The Foreign Office expresses its sincere …

Why Europe needs Taiwan

Why Europe needs Taiwan

As China dials up pressure on Taiwan and the US, Europe’s tech supply chain is at risk in the crossfire

Russian airlines not flying in airspace near Taiwan

Russian airlines not flying in airspace near Taiwan

Russian air carriers do not make flights in Taiwan’s airspace, a source in Russian aviation authorities said. China closed the Taiwan Strait zone for civil aircraft earlier today on the back of the visit of the Speaker of the US …

China condemns Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

China condemns Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

China condemns and resolutely opposes the visit to Taiwan by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Tuesday. "On 2 August, in disregard of China's strong opposition and serious …

Nancy Pelosi arrives in Malaysia

Nancy Pelosi arrives in Malaysia

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Malaysia on Tuesday, having arrived after visiting Singapore as part of her Asian trip. The American lawmaker is expected to meet Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and her counterpart in the …

Pelosi's plane lands in Hawaii, its further route unknown

Pelosi's plane lands in Hawaii, its further route unknown

According to the Flightradar service, the plane of the chairperson of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, landed at the Honolulu airport in Hawaii. Later, access to the aircraft's location was restricted, …

Biden to speak with Chinese President Thursday

Biden to speak with Chinese President Thursday

U.S. President Joe Biden will speak Thursday with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a White House official said, as tensions between the two countries rise amid reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is considering a visit to Taiwan. …

Beijing to Washington: Taiwan is integral part of China

Beijing to Washington: Taiwan is integral part of China

China stands resolutely against the United States willingness to defend Taiwan militarily if needed as pledged by President Joe Biden, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Monday. "China expresses its acute …