Taiwan

Beijing Threatens "retaliation" Over Sale Of F-16s To Taiwan 

Beijing has been ratcheting up its rhetoric over Taiwan all year, ever since President Xi kicked off 2019 with a speech calling for the "reunification" of Taiwan with the mainland, which provoked a fiery response from Taiwanese President Tsai...
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China's Worst Nightmare: A U.s. Military Presence On Taiwan?

Stratfor Worldview Security, Asia Could it happen? Enhanced security cooperation between Taiwan and the United States could easily expand as the pair work to balance against China's increased military presence in the Taiwan Strait and the South...
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Us Reportedly Gives Tacit Ok To Taiwan’s Fighter Jet shopping List

A senior U.S. State Department official said arms sales to Taiwan are “a matter of a policy in the United States that Taiwan’s defensive needs are merited,” adding “China has been busy changing the status quo” that has maintained...
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Taiwan Leader Visits Pacific Allies, To Stop In Hawaii 

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left Thursday on a tour of diplomatic allies in the Pacific that will end with a stopover in Hawaii. Taiwan has struggled to shore up its dwindling roster of allies as countries are choosing instead to establish...

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Taiwanese Pokemon Grandpa Is Now An Asus Zenfone Spokesperson

Remember Grandpa Shark? Err, we mean, Pokemon Grandpa? The Taiwanese grandad that showed us the best way to play Pokemon Go by driving around Taiwan with 11 smartphones is now a spokesperson for Asus. We remember saying the Pokemon Go team should...

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Why China’s Financial Incentives For Taiwanese Flatlined

Just over a year ago the Chinese government announced 31 incentives for Taiwanese to work, study and invest in China, a market where salaries can run higher than in Taiwan and the number of consumers has no equal. The Taiwan government fretted then...
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How To Save Taiwan From Itself

Wendell Minnick Security, Asia Taipei’s political elites no longer heed warnings from their own military. This is why Washington should care. TAIPEI—Taiwan is not Israel. The frontline islands of Kinmen and Matsu are not the “frontline.”...
Related topics: Taipei, Military, Israel

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Taiwan, Us Plan New Talks This Year In Rebuke To Beijing

Taiwan and the U.S. will hold talks later this year as part of upgraded efforts to counter Beijing's growing pressure on the island for political unification.  The talks planned for September in Taipei will include a senior official from...
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Taiwan Wants New U.s. Fighter Jets: F-15s, F-16vs And Even F-35s Are "options"

WarIsBoring Security, China won't be happy. The island nation of Taiwan has requested a new batch of fighters from the USA- and the United States gets to advise on the type and number of aircraft they believe could best serve Taiwan. Constantly...
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Taiwan Firms Prepare To Mass-produce New Ipad, Airpods

A recent report from Taiwan claims that mass production for Apple's new iPad and next-generation AirPods is starting soon. The post Taiwan firms prepare to mass-produce new iPad, AirPods appeared first on Pocketnow.
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In Land-scarce Taipei, The True Dragon Tower Is A Vertical Home For The Dead

Nestled in the mountains near the northern coastline of Taiwan, just outside of its capital, is a tower that, once full, will house the ashes of 400,000 people. At 20 stories tall, the True Dragon Tower is the biggest columbarium in the world....
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Qualcomm, Mediatek, Hisilicon To Increase R&d Personnel In Taiwan

A recent report citing several sources reveals that key SoC players like Qualcomm, MediaTek, and HiSilicon are looking to increase R&D personnel in Taiwan. The post Qualcomm, MediaTek, HiSilicon to increase R&D personnel in Taiwan appeared...
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What The Latest Opinion Polls Say About Taiwan

Dennis V. Hickey Politics, Asia The polls reflect the complexity of Taiwan's relationship with Mainland China. On November 24, 2018, Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which came to power in 2016, suffered a crushing defeat in...
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Official: China Planning Series Of New Moves To Unify With Resistant Taiwan

China’s warning Tuesday that Taiwan should avoid the pursuit of political independence kicks off what a senior policymaker in Taipei predicts will be a series of new actions aimed at pulling the democratic island closer to Beijing’s...
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2 Us Navy Ships Sail Through Taiwan Strait -- Again -- 5th Time In 8 Months

Two U.S. Navy ships have, once again, sailed through the Taiwan Strait, which divides China and Taiwan, at a time of heightened tensions with China over trade.
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Official: China Will Step Up Military, Diplomatic Pressure Against Taiwan

China will increase military, diplomatic and other kinds of pressure against proudly self-ruled Taiwan to deliver on President Xi Jinping’s demand in January that the two sides unify, a China policy maker in Taipei told VOA Monday. “We believe...
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Why America Could Invite Taiwan's President To Washington

Gary Sands Security, Asia If Beijing is stopping other countries from recognizing Taipei, then perhaps it is time to invite President Tsai for a visit. American-Taiwanese relations are in the spotlight again, following the efforts of a group of...
Related topics: China, Beijing, Taipei

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Understanding Peppers And Chilis From Around The World

A comprehensive and multinational review of peppers/chilis (Capsicum species) with academic and scientific input from points across the globe, such as Argentina, Brazil, Taiwan, Mexico, Italy, Hungary, Austria, and the United States sets out to...
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Taiwan's Leader Says Threat Of Chinese Invasion "growing Every Day"

President Trump's at times warm, at times contentious relationship with his Chinese counterpart has been an exercise in cognitive dissonance that's reflective of a broader truth about the relationship between the world's two largest economies. The...

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Macro Briefing: 20 February 2019

House Dems launch investigation into Trump administration’s Saudi deals: The Hill Deputy Transportation Sec. Rosen to be nominated as dep. att. general: Politico U.K. Prime Minister heads to Brussels to save Brexit deal: MW Taiwan president...
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