Posts Tagged ‘Taiwan’

Chronicle of the Taiwan Issue: the Role of the “Glass of Water”

The Taiwan cluster, i.e. one of the most important and dangerous in the current phase of the Great Game, and it’s a highly dynamic one. Remarkable events follow one after the other, and at least the most significant ones cannot be overlooked. The level of “significance”, in the author’s view, is determined by the extent […]

GOP Rep. Palmer Warns of ‘Worldwide Depression’ if China Invades Taiwan

During an interview with Mobile, AL radio FM Talk 106.5, Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL) said there was a “bigger picture” justification for his “yes” vote on the $40 billion.

Taiwan, First to Warn of Chinese Coronavirus, Says W.H.O. Is Ignoring It Again

Taiwan on Thursday accused the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) of failing to remain politically neutral by declining to offer Taipei an “observer status” seat at an upcoming W.H.O. assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, implying that the United Nations (U.N.) public health body has expressed anti-Taiwan bias encouraged by Beijing.

Taiwan combines vaccine passport with digital ID number

Taiwan’s digital COVID-19 certificate, used to verify testing and vaccination status, will now include the individual’s national ID number, reported the Taipei Times.

Taiwan Asks U.S. Reps to Help Secure Its Citizens After Chinese Nationalist Church Shooting

The government of Taiwan on Monday extended condolences to the families of Dr. John Cheng, who was killed in Sunday’s attack on a Taiwanese church in California by a Chinese nationalist gunman, and the five others wounded in the shooting. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen asked her government’s representatives in the United States to “help ensure […]

The Speech Delivered by Truss and the Taiwan Issue

It makes sense to start telling another chronicle of the Taiwan issue with the sensational speech of the UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss at the residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London on April 27. The topic of Taiwan in this speech (undoubtedly a keynote statement with a rather obvious personal and […]

As in Ukraine, so Too in Taiwan

Just as the the United States and its allies created an existential threat to Russia through the transformation of Ukraine into a highly militarized proxy of Western military power – so too is such a threat being deliberately and systematically created on the island of Taiwan vis-a-vis Beijing. From 2014 onward, the United State had […]

US is Now Provoking Taiwan

Expansionism knows no bounds. After taking Europe to the verge of a major war by pushing for NATO’s expansion further into Eastern Europe to encircle Russia, the US is now increasingly focusing on Taiwan for what the US officials have been, for over a year now, calling an ‘increasing possibility’ of a Chinese invasion of […]

On Speculations about the Similarities between Taiwan and Ukraine

There is a growing discourse about the striking parallels in the situations around Taiwan and Ukraine. Proponents of geopolitics revive the basic tenet of its modern edition, which was originated by Alfred Thayer Mahan and Halford Mackinder. With certain variations, both of them had, over a hundred years ago, proposed the hypothesis of an irreducible […]

Taiwan Issues Official Statement: ‘Lol We Are So Screwed’

TAIPEI CITY—Having watched as Russian tanks rolled through Ukraine while nobody came rushing to their defense, the Taiwanese government today released an official statement acknowledging that they are “totally screwed”.  “I mean, why lie?” said the President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen. “We were hoping America would use diplomacy and a strong military as a deterrent against […]

US Plans to Destroy Taiwan to “Save” It

Tensions between the United States and China exist across a wide spectrum of areas, from economics to geopolitics. Among the many flashpoint issues defining this growing confrontation is the “Taiwan question.” Officially, the United States recognizes what is known as the “One China Policy.” The US State Department’s own webpage regarding US-Taiwan relations explicitly states: […]

A Referendum that was Held in Taiwan

On December 18, a referendum was held in Taiwan, to which four questions were submitted. Since both leading parties of the country, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party and the Chinese National Party (Kuomintang), in increasingly tough opposition to each other in almost all aspects of domestic and foreign policy, called for directly opposite answers to […]

Taiwan, Japan Agree to Boost Cooperation on Economic Security

The ruling parties of Taiwan and Japan agreed to boost economic security cooperation, with a focus on supply chain resilience for semiconductors and other crucial items. Although Chinese-claimed Taiwan and Japan do not have formal diplomatic connections, they maintain close unofficial ties and share concerns about China, particularly its increased military activities near the two. […]

Even More Chronicles of the Taiwan Issue

Last time the author left the Taiwan problem with a sense of faint hope for possible glimpses into the general gloom which has been lingering for a long time. But nothing particularly reassuring happened either then or as a result of subsequent contradictory events, which have been flowing around the almost central point of the […]

Woke NFL Caves to Communist China: ‘Taiwan Belongs to You’

The woke executives at the National Football League (NFL) have come under fire for caving to Communist China and declaring that Taiwan belongs to them. NFL published a map on Wednesday showing that Taiwan belongs to China. The map was released in conjunction with an announcement that “18 teams have been granted access to 26 […]

NFL Publishes Map Falsely Showing Taiwan as Part of China

The National Football League (NFL) published a map on social media Thursday incorrectly depicting the sovereign nation of Taiwan as part of China. The map was meant to illustrate the debut of “International Marketing Areas” for different teams; the Los Angeles Rams were designated to promote their brand in China. As American football is largely […]

Exclusive—Rep. Tom Tiffany: Time for U.S. to Recognize Reality by Recognizing Taiwan

America’s “One China Policy,” which acknowledges Communist China’s claim of authority over Taiwan, was conceived nearly a half-century ago by President Richard Nixon as a way to drive a wedge between Mao’s China and the now-defunct Soviet Union. It became a reality under President Jimmy Carter, who recognized Beijing in 1979 and cut off formal […]

Taiwan an Indispensable Strength to CPTPP’s Future Success

Commentary More than two decades ago, I ran an import business of home appliances in Taiwan. It was in the midst of the Taiwan Economic Miracle Era when it was named one of Four Asian Tiger nations. I came to Australia with my family and continued managing my import business. From my experiences in Australia, […]

More Chronicles of the Taiwan Issue

In another chronicle of current events related to the Taiwan issue, it bears drawing the reader’s attention to those that followed the November 16 US-China video summit. One of the main topics discussed there was the mentioned problem precisely. Judging by the official statement of the more than three-hour conversation, the positions of the sides on […]

Disney Digitally Alters Bart Simpson’s Catchphrase From ‘Cowabunga!’ To ‘Taiwan Is Not A Sovereign State!’

Disney Digitally Alters Bart Simpson’s Catchphrase From ‘Cowabunga!’ To ‘Taiwan Is Not A Sovereign State!’ BURBANK, CA—At the entertainment giant’s world headquarters, Disney Imagineers showed off new technology that uses artificial intelligence to scan the more than 700 episodes of “The Simpsons” and replace Bart Simpson’s probably-offensive catchphrase “Cowabunga!” with the much less problematic and […]

Tension Escalates: US Destroyer Sails through Taiwan Strait

Posted on November 23, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians Nov 23, 2021 By Staff, Agencies An American warship has again sailed through the disputed Taiwan Strait, a move sure to enrage Beijing after repeat warnings over previous transits, which Washington deems “routine” missions to ensure a “free and open” Pacific. A US guided-missile destroyer made its way […]

China downgrades relations with Lithuania over Taiwan ’embassy’ spat

China reduced the level of its diplomatic relations with Lithuania to below ambassador level Sunday in retaliation for the Baltic nation allowing Taiwan, the island democracy claimed by Beijing as part of its territory, to open a representative office. China earlier expelled the Lithuanian ambassador, reflecting its intense sensitivity over the status of Taiwan, which […]

Taiwan: Post-Vaccination Deaths in 3 Days Exceed Covid Deaths Over 14 Months

At the end of October, we wrote that there had been 830 Covid deaths after the launch of Taiwan’s Covid injection campaign.  Additionally, 982 people died after receiving a Covid injection.  According to Worldometer, there has been one Covid death since our previous article, making the total Covid deaths since the launch of the injection campaign 831.  But […]

Chronicles of the Taiwan Issue

The various developments accompanying the Taiwan issue, the most dangerous one on today’s political map of the world, require constant attention and as accurate a description as possible. That is, without distortion, and with the minimum author’s comments. Their simple chronological presentation speaks for itself. It depicts the relations between the two leading world powers, […]

Blinken Voices Concerns About Taiwan in Talk With China’s Foreign Minister

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the Chinese regime’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi locked horns over Taiwan in a phone call on Nov. 12, just three days before the leaders of the two nations hold a virtual meeting. “The Secretary emphasized longstanding U.S. interest in peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait and expressed […]

Federal Judge Slaps Down Biden Vax Mandate, Taiwan Stops Child Pfizer Injections Over Heart Inflammation

Above: Judge Kurt D. Englehardt Ticker November 2021: CDC Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System, COVID “vaccine” possibly linked deaths: 18,000+. Hospitalizations: 88,000+. Permanent disabilities: 28,000+.  Unleashing one rhetorical salvo after another, a federal judge has ruled in a lawsuit joined by five states that the Biden injection mandate constitutes a clear overreach of Executive Branch power. In […]

Taiwan Halts 2nd Dose Of Pfizer Jabs For 12-17 Year Olds

Renegade Editor’s Note: The rates of myocarditis and “breakthrough cases” reported here appears to be a severe lowball. (Zero Hedge) Taiwan has become the latest country to halt or restrict the use of a Covid-19 vaccine due to concerns over adverse reactions. On Wednesday, Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced the suspension of 2nd […]

Here Comes China: Taiwan, RCEP, Earth-science satellite and The Plenum

November 08, 2021 By Amarynth for the Saker Blog Taiwan. In this article, Taiwan crossing the Red Line when the leader of the Taiwan region, Tsai Ing-wen, admitted to the presence of US military trainers on the island for the first time, was discussed. This was an open secret but the admission in public made it necessary […]

On the 50th Anniversary of PRC’s Membership in the UN; the Taiwan Factor

The eve of the 50th anniversary of PRC’s membership in the UN served as a pretext for another propaganda attack by Washington against its primary geopolitical opponent. Recall Resolution No. 2578, “Restoration of the lawful rights of the People’s Republic of China in the United Nations,” adopted by the General Assembly on October 25, 1971, […]

Biden’s Taiwan gaffe meant no harm

China-Russia naval exercise Joint Sea-2021 kicked off in Russia’s Peter the Great Bay on October 14 focusing on mine countermeasures, air defence, live-fire shooting, maneuvering & anti-submarine mission The probability is that the US President Joe Biden committed yet another diplomatic gaffe at a CNN town hall last Thursday that Washington had a commitment to […]

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