World Health Experts Assess Global Risk of Deadly China Virus

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An employee of the virology department of the Charite hospital prepares a test for the new coronavirus in Berlin, Germany, Jan. 21, 2020. GENEVA – Experts meeting in emergency session at the World Health Organization will look at the spreading … Read More

Taiwan’s democracy ‘threatened’ by China, President says

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Taipei: Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says the self-governing island’s democracy remains under direct threat from China, underscoring her calls for closer ties with the US and other allies. Tsai took a lead in polls in recent months as a crackdown on … Read More

As Taiwan stands up to big brother China, it deserves the world’s support

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For the second time in less than three months, Taiwan has hosted a conference on religious freedom, with President Tsai Ing-wen delivering a speech on the issue. Last week President Tsai told the Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum that “Taiwan’s religious freedom … Read More

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks — a move that has … Read More

Kill the Carriers: How China Plans to Win a Superpower Showdown Against America

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A scary concept. The Third Taiwan Crisis was a brutal lesson for a China. More than twenty years ago, a military confrontation in East Asia pushed the United States and China uncomfortably close to conflict. Largely unknown in America, the … Read More

US Experts Call on Trump Administration to Stand up For Taiwan

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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (C) arrives at a polling station to vote during local elections in Zhongho, New Taipei City, Nov. 24, 2018 – AFP Scholars and experts at the Asia Society have called for a ‘course correction’ in U.S.-China policy, … Read More

Taiwan prepares to hold large-scale military drills to deter China

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Amid heightened tensions in cross-strait relations, Taiwan’s military is starting a series of newly designed large-scale military drills. Taiwanese analysts say the island should enhance its combat preparedness. Taiwan’s armed forces are on Thursday holding their first live-fire drill for … Read More

Be ready for war, crisis: Chinese President Xi Jinping tells army

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China’s armed forces should be ready for combat and be prepared for unexpected crisis and war, President Xi Jinping said on Friday in his first meeting with the military top brass in Beijing in 2019. The massive and rapidly modernizing, People’s … Read More

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits western Taiwan

Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck western Taiwan at 7:57 a.m. Monday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The earthquake’s epicenter was located at sea about 101.9 kilometers west of Penghu County Hall, at a depth … Read More

China’s President Orders Military ‘PREPARE FOR WAR’

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Tensions are now growing around the future of the South China Sea and Taiwan. Tensions are now growing around the future of the South China Sea and Taiwan As China continues to battle the escalating trade war with the US, … Read More

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