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  • World Braced

    World Braced

    The fact is that the economic slowdown, domestic turmoil, and lurch to the Left within the People’s Republic of China – with some experts speculating that President Xi Jinping’s leadership is under pressure from a section of the Communist Party – needs to be taken more seriously than it has hitherto been.

    October 11, 2021
  • Three Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan air defence zone

    Three Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan air defence zone

    Taipei, on the other hand, has countered the Chinese aggression by increasing strategic ties with democracies including the US, which has been repeatedly opposed by Beijing

    October 11, 2021
  • US secretly training Taiwan forces

    US secretly training Taiwan forces

    US troops have not been permanently based on the island since 1979, when Washington established diplomatic relations with China.

    October 8, 2021
  • Stop interfering to Taiwan, HK, Xinjiang related matters: China asks US

    Stop interfering to Taiwan, HK, Xinjiang related matters: China asks US

    During the meeting, Yang expounded China's position on issues related to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Xinjiang, Tibet and human rights as well as on maritime issues, urging US to truly respect China's sovereignty, security and development interests

    October 7, 2021
  • Biden, Xi to abide by Taiwan pact

    Biden, Xi to abide by Taiwan pact

    The "One China" policy, which Biden and Xi are believed to have referred to, is a key cornerstone of Sino-US relations but is distinct from the One China principle, whereby China insists Taiwan is an inalienable part of one China to be reunified one day, the report said

    October 6, 2021
  • China vows to keep Taiwan out of Pacific Rim trade group

    China vows to keep Taiwan out of Pacific Rim trade group

    Zhu’s comments follow earlier remarks by Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian that China was “firmly opposed to any official contacts between Taiwan and other countries, as well as Taiwan’s accession to any agreements or organizations that are of an official nature.”

    September 29, 2021
  • Hackers threaten to leak data of Intel, AMD in Gigabyte attack

    Hackers threaten to leak data of Intel, AMD in Gigabyte attack

    According to a report in The Record, the RansomExx ransomware gang has hit Gigabyte

    August 10, 2021
  • HCL Tech appoints leadership team in 3 South Easter nation

    HCL Tech appoints leadership team in 3 South Easter nation

    HCL Technologies CEO C Vijayakumar said it has actively expanded its global footprint with its next-generation services and products.

    June 21, 2021
  • 28 Chinese jets ‘seen’ flying into Taiwan’s air defence zone

    28 Chinese jets ‘seen’ flying into Taiwan’s air defence zone

    The incident comes after Nato leaders on Monday warned of the military challenge posed by China. While democratic Taiwan sees itself as a sovereign state, Beijing views the island as a breakaway province.

    June 16, 2021
  • Taiwan reports largest daily incursion by Chinese air force

    Taiwan reports largest daily incursion by Chinese air force

    Previously 25 Chinese military planes had entered Taiwan

    June 16, 2021
  • Taiwan’s troubles

    Taiwan’s troubles

    Lastly, the political polarisation in the country has moved beyond Taiwanese versus Mainlanders, or even the ruling Democratic Progressive Party versus the opposition Kuomintang, and it now involves personalised factions within each group and party.

    June 9, 2021
  • Support for Taiwan

    Support for Taiwan

    If China does not care for India’s objection to China’s presence in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), why should India care for China’s objection to Taiwan’s bid for observer status in the World Health Assembly?

    May 23, 2021
  • China eyes Taiwan

    China eyes Taiwan

    By October 2020, Taiwan had scrambled 2,972 times against Chinese aircraft that year. The same is happening at sea. China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, had exercised off the coast of Taiwan in early April. By November 2020, Taiwanese vessels had intercepted Chinese ships 1,223 times ~ a 50 per cent increase over the previous year

    April 20, 2021
  • Taiwan thanks India for expressing solidarity over train disaster

    Taiwan thanks India for expressing solidarity over train disaster

    India and Taiwan do not have formal diplomatic relations but since 1995, both sides have maintained representative offices in each other’s capitals that function as de facto embassies.

    April 3, 2021
  • Taiwan: At least 41 people dead as train derails inside a tunnel

    Taiwan: At least 41 people dead as train derails inside a tunnel

    This is being considered as the island's worst rail disaster in at least four decades.

    April 2, 2021
  • Independence and War

    Independence and War

    China believes that Taiwan’s democratically-elected government is moving the island towards a declaration of formal independence. However, the Taiwan President, Tsai Ing-wen, has repeatedly stressed it is already an independent country called the Republic of China, its formal name.

    January 31, 2021
  • Mending fences?

    Mending fences?

    Historically, China has claimed that Taiwan, a democratic and separately ruled nation, as its own territory. This rather expansionist diplomacy is of a piece with Beijing’s anxiety to test the murky waters of Hong Kong, over which it regained control after Britain’s exit in 1997.

    January 13, 2021