How might China respond?
Key point: Taipei is looking for new technologies and weapons to deter Beijing, and that includes drones. China already has its own attack drones, so Taiwan might as well get its own too.
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PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The Czech capital, Prague, on Monday signed a partnership agreement with the capital of Taiwan, Taipei – three months after cancelling a similar deal with Beijing and angering the Chinese government.
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Washington has issued a warning to Beijing and is calling for the government to engage in dialogue with Taipei following the recent passage of the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s newest aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait.
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‘Taiwanese court should take Vietnamese human rights situation into consideration’Screenshot from a video on civic coalition press conference outside Taipei district court on October 24, 2019. Via Justice for Formosa Victims.
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Nearly two hundred thousand revellers marched through Taipei in a riot of rainbow colours and celebration on Saturday as Taiwan held its first pride parade since making history in Asia by legalising gay marriage. The island has long hosted the...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Taipei has cut ties with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati after the latter switched to diplomatic relations with Beijing, the Taiwanese Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
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The Oceanic country of the Solomon Islands might soon switch its recognition of the legitimate government of China from Taipei to Beijing, leaving the autonomous island with just 16 countries on its side of the dispute. A pro-Beijing Solomon Islands...
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Researchers at Taipei Tech created the haptic device, called LiquidMask, which hints at the future of design for virtual reality.
Virtual reality usually doesn’t feel particularly real, mostly because you can’t touch or feel anything...
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Dr Ching Chang, Research Fellow, Society for Strategic Studies, the Republic of China, based in Taipei. Dr Chang is the leading security expert specifically on military affairs and international relations in Taiwan.
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Opening ceremony of the 34th ASEAN Summit, June 2019 in Thailand. Source: ASEAN
This post is based on a keynote presentation delivered by the author at the first Global Voices Asia-Pacific Citizen Media Summit June 2, 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan.
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What are Taiwan’s military capabilities, and does Taiwan stand a chance of repelling a prospective Chinese invasion?
Taipei and Beijing are seemingly sliding into an escalatory spiral amid a flurry of...
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Apple's second retail store in Taiwan opens on Saturday, June 15, and today the company shared additional details of the kind of experience customers can expect when they enter Apple Xinyi A13.
Located in Taipei's bustling Xinyi District on an...
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Anther win for the US thanks to President Donald Trump!
President Trump’s tariffs are working:
Liu was speaking at Foxconn’s first investor conference in Taipei, where the company also said it was well positioned to tackle the...
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Taiwan reportedly has solved a problem that has prevented the island country from developing its own medium-altitude attack drones.
In signing a deal with an Australian company to provide American-designed engines,...
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Shares of microchip maker Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) were roaring ahead 11.5% (as of 1:55 p.m. EDT) on the first trading day following the company's weekend appearance at the Computex trade show in Taipei.At Computex, AMD announced its...
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An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Taiwan’s coastal city of Hualien Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily suspending subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) -The US Department of State has approved a half a billion dollar possible sale of F-16 pilot training, spare parts and supply equipment to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO), the...
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