Taiwan Seeks Entry Into Key Trade Pact Before China, Says Simultaneous Bid "Quite Risky"
China and Taiwan are increasingly entering a war of words as both are within the last week seeking to join the Comprehensive and Progressive...
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Shares of Dynavax Technologies Corporation DVAX jumped 26.5% on Sep 22 after its Taiwan-based partner, Clover Biopharmaceuticals announced positive data from a pivotal study evaluating the latter’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate.Clover was...
Taiwan On High Alert After 24 Chinese Jets Breach Defense Zone In Two Incidents
Taiwan has once again scrambled jets after a large group of Chinese military aircraft breached its air defense zone on two separate occasions on Thursday....
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Nuclear Submarines, China, United States, Taiwan
How troublesome is this?
Here's What You Need to Remember: China also has a wide range of nuclear weapon delivery systems. These are mostly ballistic missiles of various ranges, which can...
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My mid-week morning train WFH reads:
• Is Taiwan Next? In Taipei, young people like Nancy Tao Chen Ying watched as the Hong Kong protests were brutally extinguished. Now they wonder what’s in their future. (New York Times)
• What the Bloody...
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A cabinet-level commission in Taiwan has proposed removing a giant statue of its former president Chiang Kai-shek — the centerpiece of a memorial hall in Taipei dedicated to the military leader, who served as the island’s president from...
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A candidate for leader of the Chinese Nationalist Party, or Kuomintang (KMT), who supports peace talks with mainland China has pulled ahead in the polls just days before party elections are to be held, meaning one of Taiwan’s two major parties...
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Examples from throughout history provide a road map for how Taiwan could successfully defeat China.
Here's What You Need to Know: Beijing probably fears outsiders will come to Taiwan’s aid when forced to choose. All...
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In his recent commentary titled “Reimagining A More Resilient UN System With Taiwan In It,” Taiwan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu presented a case for Taiwan’s meaningful participation in the global body.
Futures Slide, Europe Tumbles As Evergrande Contagion Shockwave Goes Global
In retrospect, China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan picked a great day to take a holiday, which as we noted last night hammered Hong Kong stocks more than 3%,...
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The US-China tensions over Taiwan, seen by Beijing as its breakaway province, began escalating again shortly after President Joe Biden's inauguration in January. Both China and the US have repeatedly deployed naval and air power to the Taiwan Strait...
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In place of an existing position on Taiwan, the Quad’s heads of state should consider adopting America’s position of strategic ambiguity.
Testifying in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee in early...
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South China Sea, Asia
China aims to incorporate Taiwan as a sign of reclaiming its full power in the same way that the Austrian Anschluss announced that Germany is back and with a vengeance.
Is the occupation of the...
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Last month, the Chinese Foreign Ministry called on the US to stop official contacts with and end arms sales to Taiwan and fully abide by the One China policy in order to avoid further damaging relations between Beijing and Washington.
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Taiwan's government called on the European Union to quickly begin trade talks after the bloc pledged to seek a trade deal with the tech-heavyweight island, something Taipei has long angled for.
The EU included Taiwan on its list of trade partners...
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Taiwan's air force recently demonstrated that its fighter jets can take off and land from unconventional runways.
Here's What You Need to Remember: Advanced fighter radar won’t do much good if the...
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Taiwan FM Says The Island Is A "Sea Fortress" Blocking Chinese Expansion
Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com,
On Wednesday, Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu told an online forum on US-Taiwan relations that Taiwan is a "sea...
China Lodges Formal Protest With US Over Possible Taiwan Diplomatic Office Name Change
China has lodged a formal protest with the United States over the possibility that Taiwan might change the name of its diplomatic representation...
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The Taiwan issue has snowballed into one of the most acute sources of tension between China and the US in recent months, starting with Biden officials’ decision to invite Taipei’s de facto ambassador in Washington to the president’s...
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China, East Asia
Chinese media are already warning Taiwan to look carefully at the shocking collapse of the U.S.-supported Afghan government.
Should the stunning Taliban conquest of Afghanistan strike fear in the hearts of...
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