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US warships sails through Taiwan Strait amid heightened China tensions

March 26, 2020 9:23 am

Taiwan is China's most sensitive territorial and diplomatic issue and Beijing has never ruled out the use of force to bring the island under its control.

Letter to the Editor: China Responds

February 28, 2020 12:34 pm

The Spokesperson of Embassy of China in India has responded to an article published in The Indian Express on February 20, 2020.

China must stop playing politics with global health, keeping Taiwan out of WHO constitutes clear danger to people globally

February 20, 2020 11:04 am

A democratic Taiwan benefits the world community. It is time for Taiwan to be included in the international efforts to contain the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus outbreak highlights: All Indians evacuated from Wuhan tested negative, says Health Ministry

February 07, 2020 7:39 am

Apart from those evacuated, 10 other Indians have indicated that they want to come back from China, but were unable to clear the health screening process, MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said. 

Borders sealed and flights banned as world works to contain coronavirus

February 02, 2020 3:46 pm

As the death toll increases and more countries cut off China, the economic and political crisis caused by the virus is only intensifying there, with authorities coming under scrutiny for their slow initial response.

Expect China to intensify pressure campaign after Tsai Ing-wen’s victory

January 13, 2020 7:23 pm

The question to consider going forward is whether Beijing will reorient its approach and seek talks with Tsai or will it double-down with greater intent. The latter, unfortunately, appears far more likely.

Taiwan's leader reelected as voters back tough China stance

January 11, 2020 7:53 pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping has sought to compel Tsai Ing-wen's government to endorse Beijing's insistence that Taiwan is a part of China. Tsai has refused to do so, maintaining that Beijing has no claim over Taiwan while calling for reopening talks between the sides without preconditions.

Taiwan military chief among eight dead as helicopter makes forced landing

January 02, 2020 1:58 pm

The main portion of the helicopter lay in a northern forest wreathed in mist, with its blades shattered into pieces, as dozens of rescuers combed the wreck for survivors, pictures released by emergency authorities showed.

Taiwan cancels flights, closes schools as typhoon nears

September 30, 2019 6:41 pm

Officials canceled over 160 flights, closed schools and shut down financial markets ahead of the powerful storm. Several highways were shut down for fear of floods and landslides and railway links were also set to be cut in the afternoon.

Foxconn billionaire Terry Gou drops Taiwan presidential bid

September 17, 2019 8:03 am

Gou’s withdrawal gives the two candidates from the main parties a clearer run in the election. Tsai leads with 49% of support, compared with 42% for Han, according to a survey released by TVBS last week.

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Accidental explosion at Taiwan water park injures over 500

June 28, 2015 1:02 pm

A fire sparked by the explosion of an unknown powder near the stage of a party at the Formosa Water Park in New Taipei City, Taiwan injured over 500 people.