Posts Tagged ‘Taiwan’

US Postpones Passage of “Taiwan Policy” Bill

In this author’s latest article on the Taiwan issue, it is important to note the development of its central point to date, namely the apparent strengthening in the last year or two of that faction of the US establishment which stands for abandoning the so-called “strategy of uncertainty” in its approach to Taiwan. Unlike the […]

‘Blind Engagement’ With China Must End, Says Pompeo During Taiwan Visit

The United States should bolster ties with democratic Taiwan and pursue “strategic decoupling” with China’s communist regime after decades of “naive engagement,” according to former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “China’s aggressive conduct, diplomatically, militarily, economically … have changed this region. And it brought those who prefer peace and commerce even more closely together,” […]

US Hard at Work Preparing Taiwan for War with China

The years leading up to World War I and World War II are often referred to by historians as “diplomatic fever,” because of active mobilization of several powers around the world in both overt and covert alliances. However, such activity was not aimed at preventing conflict, but solely at strengthening their position ahead of the […]

China On Taiwan: ‘External Interference’ Won’t Be Tolerated

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China underscored its commitment Saturday to its claim to Taiwan, telling world leaders that anyone who gets in the way of its determination to reunify with the self-governing island would be “crushed by the wheels of history.” The language was forceful but, for Chinese leadership, well within the realm of normal. […]

China On Taiwan: ‘External Interference’ Won’t Be Tolerated

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China underscored its commitment Saturday to its claim to Taiwan, telling world leaders that anyone who gets in the way of its determination to reunify with the self-governing island would be “crushed by the wheels of history.” The language was forceful but, for Chinese leadership, well within the realm of normal. […]

Apple Helps Taiwan Export Orders Resume Growth in August, Outlook Mixed

TAIPEI—Taiwan’s export orders unexpectedly expanded in August on strong demand for technology and new consumer electronics product launches like iPhones even as the island’s largest market China faced continued headwinds. But the government said the outlook was mixed due to a series of uncertainties including high global inflation, increasing geopolitical risks and new COVID-19 strains. […]

Apple Helps Taiwan Export Orders Resume Growth in August, Outlook Mixed

TAIPEI—Taiwan’s export orders unexpectedly expanded in August on strong demand for technology and new consumer electronics product launches like iPhones even as the island’s largest market China faced continued headwinds. But the government said the outlook was mixed due to a series of uncertainties including high global inflation, increasing geopolitical risks and new COVID-19 strains. […]

Apple Helps Taiwan Export Orders Resume Growth in August, Outlook Mixed

TAIPEI—Taiwan’s export orders unexpectedly expanded in August on strong demand for technology and new consumer electronics product launches like iPhones even as the island’s largest market China faced continued headwinds. But the government said the outlook was mixed due to a series of uncertainties including high global inflation, increasing geopolitical risks and new COVID-19 strains. […]

Apple Helps Taiwan Export Orders Resume Growth in August, Outlook Mixed

TAIPEI—Taiwan’s export orders unexpectedly expanded in August on strong demand for technology and new consumer electronics product launches like iPhones even as the island’s largest market China faced continued headwinds. But the government said the outlook was mixed due to a series of uncertainties including high global inflation, increasing geopolitical risks and new COVID-19 strains. […]

A Chinese Blockade of Taiwan Will Trigger International Response, US Navy Says

The U.S. Navy’s frontline fleet commander warned that China’s military is capable of imposing a blockade around Taiwan, but doing so would trigger a concerted effort by the international community to intervene. Vice Adm. Karl Thomas, commander of the U.S. Seventh Fleet, said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday that China […]

Biden: U.S. Troops Would Defend Taiwan in Event of Attack from China

President Joe Biden said Sunday on CBS’s “60 Minutes” that U.S. military forces would defend Taiwan if there were “an unprecedented attack” from China. Anchor Scott Pelley said, “On the same day we spoke to the President, Putin met with China’s leader Xi Jinping. There’s concern that Russia’s attempt to force reunification with Ukraine could […]

Biden: U.S. Troops Would Defend Taiwan in Event of Attack from China

President Joe Biden said Sunday on CBS’s “60 Minutes” that U.S. military forces would defend Taiwan if there were “an unprecedented attack” from China. Anchor Scott Pelley said, “On the same day we spoke to the President, Putin met with China’s leader Xi Jinping. There’s concern that Russia’s attempt to force reunification with Ukraine could […]

Homemade flying machine competition during the “Flugtag” in Taiwan.

In a harbour in central Taiwan, many competitors took off from a three-storey high ramp in their homemade flying machines. Their goal was to fly as far as possible. The event, called “Flugtag”, is organised every year by the energy drink Red Bull. “Everyone dreams of flying,” says the pilot of this year’s winner’s flying […]

Victims rescued in Taiwan after earthquake

A strong earthquake shook much of Taiwan on Sunday, toppling a three-story building, trapping about 400 tourists on a mountainside and derailing part of a passenger train. No serious injuries were reported immediately. The 6.8-magnitude quake was the largest of dozens that have shaken the island’s southeast coast since Saturday night, when a 6.4 quake […]

Victims rescued in Taiwan after earthquake

A strong earthquake shook much of Taiwan on Sunday, toppling a three-story building, trapping about 400 tourists on a mountainside and derailing part of a passenger train. No serious injuries were reported immediately. The 6.8-magnitude quake was the largest of dozens that have shaken the island’s southeast coast since Saturday night, when a 6.4 quake […]

Joe Biden, the US Military-Industrial Complex, and Arms Supplies to Ukraine and Taiwan

It is an open secret that money plays a decisive role in US presidential election campaigns – all those advertisements and consultancy and PR services have to be paid for. Moreover, as the Democrats’ strategy has made clear, organizing street protests and media and other Information campaigns is an expensive business – and a lot […]

Biden NSA Sullivan: China Invading Taiwan ‘a Distinct Threat’ — We’re Concerned about Legislation Boosting Support for Taiwan

During a portion of an interview with Bloomberg released on Wednesday, White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said that China invading Taiwan “remains a distinct threat” and China has been taking a more aggressive posture towards Taiwan. Sullivan also stated that the administration has concerns with parts of legislation in Congress to bolster American […]

China’s ‘Military Overmatch’ with Taiwan Growing: Expert

China’s ruling communist regime is pursuing a historic military buildup despite the nation not facing any military threats, according to one expert. “China doesn’t face any enemies,” said Grant Newsham, a senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy, during an Aug. 18 interview with NTD, a sister media outlet of The Epoch Times. “There’s […]

Taiwan’s Reservoir Water Levels Rise After Typhoon-Induced Rainfall

Two major reservoirs in northern Taiwan, Shimen and Feitsui, have seen an increase in water levels as a result of heavy rain associated with Typhoon Hinnamnor, relieving water shortage in the areas. Feitsui reservoir’s water level increased to 76.2 percent of its capacity, as of Sept. 1, accumulating 60 million tons of water sufficient for […]

Powerful typhoon Hinnamnor hits eastern China, Taiwan and Japan

Cities in eastern China suspended ferry services and flights were cancelled on Sunday in Japan as Typhoon Hinnamnor, the strongest global storm this year, blew its way past Taiwan and the Koreas with fierce winds and heavy rains. Hinnamnor has moved gradually through the East China Sea with maximum sustained winds of 175 kilometres per […]

China Warns US to Stop Arms Sales, Military Interactions With Taiwan

China has warned the United States to cease its arms sales and military interactions with Taiwan after Washington agreed to sell anti-ship and air-to-air missiles worth billions of dollars to Taiwan. Liu Pengyu, a spokesperson for the Chinese Embassy in Washington, warned that China will “resolutely take legitimate and necessary countermeasures” in light of the […]

China Warns US to Stop Arms Sales, Military Interactions With Taiwan

China has warned the United States to cease its arms sales and military interactions with Taiwan after Washington agreed to sell anti-ship and air-to-air missiles worth billions of dollars to Taiwan. Liu Pengyu, a spokesperson for the Chinese Embassy in Washington, warned that China will “resolutely take legitimate and necessary countermeasures” in light of the […]

China Threatens US With ‘Counter Measures’ Over $1 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan

China has warned the United States that there will be “counter-measures” unless the Biden administration revokes it $1.1billion arms sales deal to Taiwan. On Friday the US on announced the arms package for Taiwan, including […] The post China Threatens US With ‘Counter Measures’ Over $1 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan appeared first on News […]

World again on brink of war: Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone for first time amid rising tensions in the Indo-Pacific

(Natural News) Tensions that were already high between China and Taiwan rose yet again earlier this week following the downing of a drone sent by Beijing’s military into Taiwan’s territorial waters. The incursion took place near an islet off China’s coast as the Taiwanese military fired upon the reportedly unarmed civilian drone, The Guardian reported. “Beijing, […]

World again on brink of war: Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone for first time amid rising tensions in the Indo-Pacific

(Natural News) Tensions that were already high between China and Taiwan rose yet again earlier this week following the downing of a drone sent by Beijing’s military into Taiwan’s territorial waters. The incursion took place near an islet off China’s coast as the Taiwanese military fired upon the reportedly unarmed civilian drone, The Guardian reported. “Beijing, […]

World again on brink of war: Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone for first time amid rising tensions in the Indo-Pacific

(Natural News) Tensions that were already high between China and Taiwan rose yet again earlier this week following the downing of a drone sent by Beijing’s military into Taiwan’s territorial waters. The incursion took place near an islet off China’s coast as the Taiwanese military fired upon the reportedly unarmed civilian drone, The Guardian reported. “Beijing, […]

World again on brink of war: Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone for first time amid rising tensions in the Indo-Pacific

(Natural News) Tensions that were already high between China and Taiwan rose yet again earlier this week following the downing of a drone sent by Beijing’s military into Taiwan’s territorial waters. The incursion took place near an islet off China’s coast as the Taiwanese military fired upon the reportedly unarmed civilian drone, The Guardian reported. “Beijing, […]

World again on brink of war: Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone for first time amid rising tensions in the Indo-Pacific

(Natural News) Tensions that were already high between China and Taiwan rose yet again earlier this week following the downing of a drone sent by Beijing’s military into Taiwan’s territorial waters. The incursion took place near an islet off China’s coast as the Taiwanese military fired upon the reportedly unarmed civilian drone, The Guardian reported. “Beijing, […]

How US converted Taiwan into a launch pad for war with China

When the US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan on 2 August 2022, it predictably enraged China because the island is part of China. The visit was thus a condescending challenge to China especially when it was backed up by a U.S. aircraft carrier battle group and military jets. Pentagon provided fighter jets as escorts […]

Taiwan asserts its right to defend itself and to COUNTER-ATTACK if China invades

(Natural News) Taiwan said on Wednesday, Aug. 31, that it would exercise its right to defend itself and to counterattack if China’s armed forces ever invaded. The island nation’s statement of defiance comes as Beijing increases its military activities near the island that it has claimed since the communist nation’s founding, a claim which Taipei […]

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