Showing posts with label Taiwan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Taiwan. Show all posts

Monday, May 22, 2023

Beijing expresses protest to Japanese envoy over smearing of China during G7 summit

Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Sun Weidong summoned Japanese Ambassador Hideo Tarumi to express a protest "over inflation of China-related issues" during the G7 summit in Hiroshima, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement Sunday.

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Chinese mainland rebukes Taiwan's DPP for seeking foreign favor

A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Friday rebuked Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authorities for "leveraging all of the island's resources to win the favor of a foreign country," saying the "shameful act" is doomed to failure.

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

China to ramp up preparations for war amid Taiwan’s buying US weapons — top brass

 China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will thwart any attempts by Taiwanese separatists to isolate themselves from China by means of buying weapons from Washington, Chinese Defense Ministry Spokesperson Senior Colonel Tan Kefei said on Tuesday.

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Taiwan records approach of 12 Chinese aircraft, five ships

Taiwan has reported the approach of 12 aircraft and five ships of the People's Liberation Army of China (PLA) in the region near the island over the past 24 hours, Taiwan’s Defense Ministry said in a statement posted on Twitter on Thursday.

Friday, April 28, 2023

Taiwan says Chinese combat drone circled island

A new type of Chinese combat drone that China’s state media says can carry a heavy weapons payload has flown around Taiwan, the island’s defence ministry said on Friday, in the latest uptick in military tensions.

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Ukraine conflict helps prepare for potential China clash – Pentagon

The Pentagon will use the lessons learned from supplying military aid to Ukraine to help Taiwan in a potential conflict with China, US Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks has said.

Sunday, April 23, 2023

China lodges complaint over S Korean president’s Taiwan comments

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Sun Weidong has lodged a complaint with South Korea’s ambassador to Beijing over “erroneous” remarks by the South Korean president about Taiwan, China’s foreign ministry says.

Friday, April 21, 2023

Biden, Macron discuss French leader's recent trip to China to ease tensions

 US President Joe Biden and President Emmanuel Macron signaled efforts Thursday to ease tensions in the wake of the French leader's recent remarks on Taiwan and the European security relationship with Washington.

Both sides of Taiwan Strait belong to China: Foreign Minister

China’s Foreign Minister Qin Gang has told a forum in Shanghai that both sides of the Taiwan Strait belong to China and that Beijing must uphold that claimed sovereignty.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

China cannot pledge to abstain from using force against separatists on Taiwan, says envoy

China reserves the right to take all necessary measures to ensure its national security and territorial integrity, and makes no promises to abstain from using force against separatists on Taiwan, Liu Xiaoming, Special Representative of the Chinese Government on Korean Peninsula Affairs, said in an interview with TASS.

US military 'ready for any contingency' on Taiwan: Commander

The US military is prepared for any possible situation regarding Taiwan, Admiral John Aquilino, Commander of the US Indo-Pacific Command (INDO-PACOM), said Tuesday, stressing he is responsible for preventing a conflict with China.

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

EU Says Its "Fleet" Should Be In Taiwan Strait Due To Its Crucial Location For Trade

The fleet of the European Union needs to be present in the Taiwan Strait, as its location is "crucial" for trade, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Tuesday.

Monday, April 17, 2023

US warship sails through Taiwan Strait following China war games

A United States warship has sailed through the Taiwan Strait in what the country’s navy described as a routine transit, just days after China ended its latest war games around the island.

Saturday, April 15, 2023

China Says Hopes Germany Supports Peaceful Taiwan 'Reunification'

China's top diplomat Wang Yi "hopes and believes" Germany will support China's "peaceful reunification" with Taiwan, the Chinese foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

China Sanctions US Congressman over Taiwan Visit

The Chinese Commerce Ministry announced on Thursday it imposed sanctions on United States House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Michael McCaul over his visit to Taiwan earlier this month.

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Taiwan says eight Chinese warships in waters around island

Eight Chinese warships were still operating in waters around the island on Tuesday, Taiwan’s defense ministry said, a day after Beijing declared an end to its massive war games.

Monday, April 10, 2023

China Expects All Countries To Reject Any Form Of Taiwan Secession After Macrons Comment

China is hoping that all countries will understand the essence of the Taiwan issue and firmly oppose any form of the island's independence, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Monday, commenting on French President Emmanuel Macron's recent statement.

Sunday, April 9, 2023

China simulates ‘strikes on targets in Taiwan’ as drills continue

China’s military has staged “simulated joint precision strikes on key targets in Taiwan” during a second day of drills launched near the island in the wake of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s brief visit to the United States.

Saturday, April 8, 2023

China begins three days of military drills in Taiwan Strait

China has begun three days of military exercises around Taiwan amid anger in Beijing over Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s meeting in California with the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy.

Thursday, April 6, 2023

China voices anger after meeting between Taiwan leader and US House speaker

 China is vowing to defend its sovereignty just hours after a high-level meeting between Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen and Speaker of the US House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy.

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