UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2021 09:04 AM IST
Gray zone conflicts are activities by a state that are harmful to another state and are sometimes considered to be acts of war, but are not legally acts of war.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 04:30 PM IST
Overseas demand for chips used in smartphones, artificial intelligence and high-performance computing has helped fuel an appreciation of more than 7% in the Taiwan dollar versus the greenback over the past 12 months, even as the central bank worked to slow gains.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 06:12 AM IST
Beijing, which claims Taiwan as Chinese territory, has carried out repeated air missions in the southwestern corner of Taiwan's air defence identification zone in recent months, mostly near the Pratas Islands.
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 01:35 PM IST
He further said that President Tsai Ing-wen expects Chiu to complete the next stage of military reforms, including planning for "asymmetric warfare," focusing on high-tech, mobile weapons designed to make any Chinese attack as difficult as possible.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 11:46 AM IST
- The quartet were charged with developing a spying network and collecting confidential information for Beijing
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 04:08 PM IST
India has been slow to issue visas to Chinese engineers, who are needed to help Taiwanese companies set up factories in the South Asian nation, people with knowledge of the matter said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Taiwan’s government was making final preparations to sign a deal with Germany-based BioNTech in January but then “things changed,” minister Chen Shih-chung said in an interview on radio station Hit FM Wednesday.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:19 PM IST
A map provided by Taiwan's defence ministry showed that the Chinese aircraft, including a Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft, flew over the same waters where the most recent Chinese missions have been taking place. Taiwan's air force warned away the Chinese aircraft and deployed missiles to monitor them.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 09:10 AM IST
The US will continue to support a peaceful resolution of cross-strait issues, consistent with the wishes and best interests of the people on Taiwan, State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 01:13 PM IST
Craft's visit would have been highly symbolic as Taiwan is not a UN member due to China's objections. Beijing says only it has the right to speak for Taiwan on the world stage, something Taipei's democratically-elected government rejects.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 10:27 AM IST
US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft was due to begin a three-day visit Wednesday, which would have involved meetings with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen and Foreign Minister Joseph Wu.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 03:13 PM IST
Beijing says Taiwan is an inviolable part of China to be reclaimed, by force if necessary, and opposes any diplomatic recognition of the democratic island.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 05:29 PM IST
There was no immediate comment from the Chinese government on Pompeo's decision to end State Department restrictions on how US officials can interact with Taiwan.
By Reuters | Hong Kong/Taipei
PUBLISHED ON SEP 14, 2018 09:19 PM IST
From efforts to share intelligence on China’s military with India and the prospect of engaging Japanese experts in its submarine programme, Taipei’s push is gradually bearing fruit.