By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Beijing
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 11:33 AM IST
The Navy said the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS John S. McCain and USS Curtis Wilbur “conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit” in accordance with international law.
By Reuters| Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | Seoul
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2020 03:18 PM IST
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has made defence modernisation a priority in the face of a rising Chinese threat,particularly “asymmetric warfare”capabilities,which refers to making any Chinese attack difficult and costly
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 10:34 AM IST
Taiwan’s government reacted to the coronavirus outbreak early in put in place measures which were widely followed by the public.
By Sutirtho Patranobis | Hindustan Times, Beijing
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 09:01 PM IST
The Chinese aircraft carrier fleet passed through the narrow Taiwan Strait days after an UN warship took the same route: The passage of the Chinese unnamed carrier is said to be a message to self-ruled Taiwan, which Beijing claims is a breakaway province.
By Agence France-Presse | Singapore
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2019 12:33 PM IST
Washington and Beijing have been vying for influence in the region, which hosts potential flashpoints such as the South China Sea, the Korean Peninsula and the Taiwan Strait.
By Associated Press | Beijing
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 11:29 PM IST
Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters at a regular briefing that the sale violated international law and the “basic norms governing international relations.”
By HT Correspondent | Reuters, Shanghai
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 07:38 PM IST
The Chinese navy carried out live-fire drills in the Taiwan Strait in what state media said was a direct response to “provocations” by Taiwan.