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China to ramp up patrols near Taiwan’s islands

China to ramp up patrols near Taiwan’s islands

Local residents have complained of noise and sound pollution from the vessels, as well as losses to their livelihood in fishing

19 February,2024 07:33 AM IST | Bangkok | Agencies
Taiwan's new envoy to US offers assurances to Washington & Beijing

Taiwan's new envoy to US offers assurances to Washington & Beijing

Military action in the Taiwan Strait could draw in the United States, which has a security pact with Taiwan to deter any armed invasion from the mainland

19 January,2024 07:44 AM IST | Washington | AP
Taiwan lashes out at China for poll rant

Taiwan lashes out at China for poll rant

Lai’s victory means the Democratic Progressive Party will hold presidency for a third 4-year term.

15 January,2024 05:35 AM IST | Taipei | Agencies
US congratulates Taiwanese president-elect Lai Ching-te

US congratulates Taiwanese president-elect Lai Ching-te

This marks the historic third-straight victory for the DPP after Tsai Ing-wena completed her two terms as Taiwan President since 2016

14 January,2024 09:10 AM IST | Washington | ANI
Taiwan ruling-party candidate Lai Ching-te emerges victorious in election

Taiwan ruling-party candidate Lai Ching-te emerges victorious in election

Beijing strongly opposes Lai, the current vice president and a member of the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

14 January,2024 07:51 AM IST | Taiwan | Agencies
Taiwan’s Nationalist Party leader visits China

Taiwan’s Nationalist Party leader visits China

China claims Taiwan is part of its territory, to be brought under its control.

15 December,2023 06:24 AM IST | Taipei | Agencies
One dead, over 300 injured as Typhoon Koinu sweeps Taiwan

One dead, over 300 injured as Typhoon Koinu sweeps Taiwan

Gusts of wind downed trees and caused damage to some buildings

06 October,2023 09:30 AM IST | Taipei | Agencies
Flights cancelled, schools closed as Taiwan braces for Koinu

Flights cancelled, schools closed as Taiwan braces for Koinu

The typhoon may make landfall in the southeastern part of Taiwan overnight on Wednesday or Thursday morning, according to meteorologists

05 October,2023 08:14 AM IST | Taipei | Agencies
Australian lawmakers call for better ties with Taiwan

Australian lawmakers call for better ties with Taiwan

China in response had imposed tariff barriers on several Australian exports, such as barley

27 September,2023 08:04 AM IST | Taipei | Agencies
Death toll in Taiwanese golf ball factory fire rises to 10; 4 were firefighters

Death toll in Taiwanese golf ball factory fire rises to 10; 4 were firefighters

Search teams found the bodies of the last three missing people on Sunday at the site of a golf ball factory fire in southern Taiwan, bringing the death toll to 10, according to Taiwanese media reports.

24 September,2023 04:26 PM IST | Taipei | AP

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