Tuesday, May 30, 2023

taiwan

North Korea slams Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit, backs China’s position

North Korea strongly denounced US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan on Wednesday, calling it an "impudent interference" by Washington into another nation's internal affairs. The speaker of the US House of Representatives arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday night...

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit raises tensions with China

VIDEOS SHOW TANKS ROLL DOWN CHINA HIGHWAYS; CHINA PLANS ‘TARGETED’ MILITARY OPERATIONS Emerging footage from China appears to show tanks and missiles massing on a public beach as tensions over the situation with the US and Taiwan rise.The concerning video...

Pelosi in Taiwan despite China’s dire warnings

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday night despite threats from Beijing of serious consequences, becoming the highest-ranking American official in 25 years to visit the self-ruled island claimed by China.Pelosi’s visit has triggered increased tension...

Xi warns Biden on Taiwan; calls for cooperation

President Xi Jinping warned against meddling in China’s dealings with Taiwan during a phone call with his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, that gave no indication of progress on trade, technology or other irritants, including Beijing’s opposition to a top...

A richer, stronger China warns Pelosi not to visit Taiwan

Beijing grumbled but swallowed its irritation in 1997 when then-Speaker Newt Gingrich of the US House of Representatives visited Taiwan, the island democracy claimed by the mainland’s ruling Communist Party as its own territory.China had other priorities. President Jiang...

China could declare a no-fly zone over Taiwan ahead of visit by Speaker Nancy Pelosi

The Biden administration officials are concerned that China could seek to declare a no-fly zone over Taiwan ahead of a possible visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as an effort to upend the trip, potentially raising tensions even further...

5.9-magnitude earthquake jolts Taiwan

Taipei: A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan's Hualien county on Monday. According to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC), the epicentre of the quake that struck at 9.05 a.m. was monitored at 23.66 degrees north latitude and 121.52 degrees east longitude,...

5.9-magnitude quake jolts Taiwan

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted Taiwan’s Hualien county on Monday. According to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC), the epicentre of the quake that struck at 9.05 a.m. was monitored at 23.66 degrees north latitude and 121.52 degrees east longitude,...

US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan: Biden

President Joe Biden said Monday that the US would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, saying the burden to protect Taiwan is “even stronger” after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It was one of the most forceful presidential...

Taiwan says it cannot afford new US anti-submarine helicopters

Taiwan signalled on Thursday that it had abandoned a plan to buy advanced new anti-submarine warfare helicopters from the United States, saying they were too expensive.Taiwan had earlier said it was planning to buy 12 MH-60R anti-submarine helicopters, made...