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09/28/2022

Taiwan Semiconductor Stock: Apple's Stunner Could Force The Final Capitulation (NYSE:TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor looks closer to the bottom than the top, and the next down move could be the final one. Read why we reiterate our Buy rating on TSM.

Source: Seeking Alpha

09/27/2022

Trump warns of possible World War III over Ukraine, Taiwan

Former President Donald Trump warned Tuesday that World War III could erupt over Ukraine or Taiwan during an appearance on 77 WABC radio.

Source: New York Post

09/24/2022

China on Taiwan: 'External interference' won't be tolerated

China has underscored its commitment to its claim on Taiwan

Source: ABC News

09/21/2022

US and Canadian warships sail through Taiwan Strait after Biden vows to defend island

US and Canadian warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday following weekend remarks from President Joe Biden that the US would defend Taiwan in the event it is attacked by China.

Source: CNN

09/20/2022

Biden leaves no doubt: 'Strategic ambiguity' toward Taiwan is dead

The president's remark that the U.S. would defend Taiwan against a Chinese attack “doesn't really have the hallmark of an off-the-cuff remark,” one expert said.

Source: Politico

09/19/2022

Samsung to acquire more OLED display drivers from Taiwan's UMC - SamMobile

Samsung has reportedly addressed one of its OLED supply bottlenecks for 2023 through a new partnership with Taiwan's UMC. In ...

Source: SamMobile

09/19/2022

China lodges complaint after Biden says U.S. would defend Taiwan in a Chinese invasion

The Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday that China has lodged "stern representations" with the United States, after U.S. President Joe Biden said<a href="https://www.reuters.com/world/biden-says-us-forces-would-defend-taiwan-event-chinese-invasion-2022-09…

Source: Reuters

09/19/2022

Biden again says US would defend Taiwan if China attacks

The US president says troops would defend the island, but the White House downplays the comments.

Source: BBC News

09/19/2022

Biden says U.S. troops would defend Taiwan in event of attack by China

In an interview with « 60 Minutes, » Biden once again said that the United States would intervene militarily in the event China attacked Taiwan.

Source: The Washington Post

09/19/2022

Biden says U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion

Asked to clarify if he meant that, unlike in Ukraine, U.S. forces, men and women, would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion, Biden replied: "Yes."

Source: CNBC

09/18/2022

Strong earthquake hits southeastern Taiwan, 146 injured

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit the sparsely populated southeastern part of Taiwan on Sunday, the island's weather bureau said, derailing train carriages, causing a convenience store to collapse and trapping hundreds on mountain roads.

Source: Reuters

09/18/2022

6.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Taiwan, killing 1 and leaving damage behind - KABC

A strong earthquake has shaken much of Taiwan, killing one person and injuring nine others.

Source: KABC-TV

09/18/2022

Tsunami warnings issued after 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Taiwan

Hazardous tsunami waves are possible along coastlines within a 300 kilometer radius of a 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit south-eastern Taiwan on Sunday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has said.

Source: CNN

09/18/2022

Start your week smart: Queen Elizabeth II, Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Japan, Pelosi

Here's what you need to know to Start Your Week Smart.

Source: CNN

09/13/2022

Putin and Xi to discuss Ukraine and Taiwan, Kremlin says

Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's Xi Jinping will discuss Ukraine and Taiwan at a meeting in Uzbekistan on Thursday which the Kremlin said would hold "special significance" given the geopolitical situation.

Source: Reuters

09/06/2022

Taiwan offers to send emergency responders to China after devastating 6.8 magnitude earthquake

Taiwan offered to emergency responders to aid China's rescue efforts after an earthquake Tuesday, the first olive branch amid weeks of heightened military tensions.

Source: Fox News

09/06/2022

Taiwan offers condolences over China quake, ready to send rescuers

Taiwan's government expressed its condolences to China on Tuesday for an earthquake in Sichuan province and said it was ready to send rescuers, in a sign of goodwill to Beijing despite weeks of military tensions.

Source: Reuters

08/31/2022

Taiwan forces fire at drones flying over island near China - The Associated Press

Taiwan’s military fired warning shots at drones from China flying over its outposts just off the Chinese coastline, underscoring heightened tensions and the self-ruled island's resolve to respond to new provocations.

Source: Associated Press

08/30/2022

Taiwan fires warning shots at Chinese drone near offshore island

Taiwan's military on Tuesday fired warning shots at a Chinese drone which buzzed an islet controlled by Taiwan near the Chinese coast, a military spokesperson said.

Source: Reuters

08/28/2022

US warships transit Taiwan Strait, first since Pelosi visit

Two US Navy warships have entered the Taiwan Strait.

Source: New York Post

08/28/2022

US sends two warships through Taiwan Strait, in first transit since Pelosi trip

Two United States Navy warships have entered the Taiwan Strait in what is the first US naval transit in the waterway since US-China tensions spiked this month over a visit to the island by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Source: CNN

08/20/2022

Chinese leader asked Biden to prevent Pelosi from visiting Taiwan

The trip exposed tensions between the House Speaker and administration officials, who had warned of China’s potential response. Pelosi felt the trip was an important statement to make.

Source: The Washington Post

08/19/2022

Sonic Frontiers Could Be Getting DLC According To Taiwanese Promo Material

And a few more characters appear

Source: Nintendo Life

08/18/2022

U.S. to Begin Formal Trade Talks With Taiwan

The announcement comes amid tensions with China over the self-governing island, which several American lawmakers recently visited.

Source: New York Times

08/18/2022

U.S., Taiwan to Begin Formal Talks for Trade, Investment Pact This Fall

The aim is to deepen ties on a range of issues including digital trade, agriculture and trade facilitation, and comes amid fresh tensions over Taiwan between the U.S. and China.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/18/2022

U.S., Taiwan to start formal trade talks under new initiative

The United States and Taiwan on Wednesday agreed to start trade talks under a new initiative, saying they wanted to reach agreements with "economically meaningful outcomes", in another sign of stepped up U.S. support for the island.

Source: Reuters

08/15/2022

Angry China stages more drills near Taiwan as U.S. lawmakers visit

China's military said it carried out more exercises near Taiwan on Monday as a group of U.S. lawmakers visited the Chinese-claimed island and met President Tsai Ing-wen, who said her government was committed to maintaining stability.

Source: Reuters

08/15/2022

China Restarts Military Drills in Response to Latest U.S. Lawmakers’ Visit to Taiwan

China’s military organized joint war patrols and combat drills in the sea and airspace around Taiwan following a surprise visit led by Democratic Sen. Ed Markey.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/15/2022

China announces new Taiwan drills as US delegation visits - The Associated Press

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China announced more military drills around Taiwan as the self-governing island’s president met with members of a new U.S. congressional delegation on Monday, threatening to renew tensions between Beijing and Washington after a similar r…

Source: Associated Press

08/15/2022

A second US congressional delegation visits Taiwan

A US congressional delegation led by Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Ed Markey has arrived in Taipei on an unannounced two-day visit, the second US congressional delegation to Taiwan this month.

Source: CNN

08/14/2022

U.S. lawmakers visit Taiwan after Pelosi trip angers China

Five members of Congress, led by Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), will discuss U.S.-Taiwan relations as well as investments such as semiconductors.

Source: The Washington Post

08/14/2022

More U.S. lawmakers visiting Taiwan 12 days after Pelosi trip

The five-member delegation is led by Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts.

Source: Politico

08/14/2022

U.S. lawmakers arrive in Taiwan with China tensions simmering

A delegation of U.S. lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Sunday for a two-day trip during which they will meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to visit while there are military tensions between the self-ruled island and China.

Source: Reuters

08/14/2022

More US lawmakers visiting Taiwan 12 days after Pelosi trip - The Associated Press

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A delegation of American lawmakers is visiting Taiwan just 12 days after a visit by U.S.

Source: Associated Press

08/11/2022

China Fumes Over Somaliland’s Warm Ties With Taiwan

Few African regions have the nerve to say no to China. Independence-minded Somaliland is one. “We’re not going to allow anyone to dictate who we can have a relationship with,” said its foreign minister.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/11/2022

Does China own Taiwan? Or is the island an independent nation? Americans weigh in

As tensions rise between the U.S. and China following Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, people in Wisconsin answer the question: Is Taiwan an independent country?

Source: Fox News

08/11/2022

Taiwan rejects China's 'one country, two systems' plan for the island

Taiwan rejects the "one country, two systems" model proposed by Beijing in a white paper published this week, the self-ruled island's foreign ministry said on Thursday.

Source: Reuters

08/11/2022

In Taiwan’s Kinmen, people hope for calm amid China tensions

On the outlying islands, mainland China is less than five kilometres away and memories of bombardment strong.

Source: Al Jazeera English

08/10/2022

Exclusive: U.S. rethinks steps on China tariffs in wake of Taiwan response -sources

China's war games around Taiwan have led Biden administration officials to recalibrate their thinking on whether to scrap some tariffs or potentially impose others on Beijing, setting those options aside for now, according to sources familiar with the deliber…

Source: Reuters

08/09/2022

Taiwanese foreign minister says China drills part of a game-plan for invasion

Taiwan's foreign minister said China was using the military drills it launched following Nancy Pelosi's visit as a game-plan to prepare for an invasion.

Source: CNBC

08/09/2022

Taiwanese foreign minister says China drills part of a game-plan for invasion

Taiwan's foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit as a game-plan to prepare for an invasion of the self-ruled island.

Source: Reuters

08/08/2022

Tech Talk: Apple asks Taiwanese suppliers to follow China custom rules | World News

Apple has reportedly asked Taiwan-based suppliers to label their products as being produced in China, in an effort to avoid disruption from strict Chinese cu...

Source: YouTube

08/08/2022

Apple asks Taiwanese suppliers to label products as 'Made in China' | Latest World News | WION

Apple is asking its suppliers in Taiwan to label its products that are bound for Mainland China as Chinese, Taipei or Taiwan China. The labeling suggests tha...

Source: YouTube

08/08/2022

China extends threatening military exercises around Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it was extending threatening military exercises surrounding Taiwan that have disrupted shipping and air traffic and substantially raised concerns about the potential for conflict in a region crucial to global trade.

Source: Associated Press

08/08/2022

China launches long-range airstrike drills around Taiwan on fourth day of military exercises

Chinese forces took part in drills focused on land attacks and long-range airstrikes around Taiwan on Sunday, its military said, on what was expected to be the final day of extensive exercises rolled out in response to a visit to the island by US House Speake…

Source: CNN

08/08/2022

Taiwan Vows to Resist Pressure as China Announces More Drills

Source: Bloomberg

08/07/2022

China’s Military Exercises Showcase Modern Fighting Force Preparing for Possible War in the Taiwan Strait

The exercises kicked off as an angry Beijing protested the visit to Taipei earlier last week by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/07/2022

'China is watching': Senators push for more support for Ukraine, Taiwan

They see a connection between the situations thousands of miles apart.

Source: Politico

08/07/2022

China expands military drills, escalates threats against Taiwan

China announced additional live-fire drills in the Bohai and Yellow Seas, as Beijing broadcasts its fury over a visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Source: The Washington Post

08/07/2022

Pelosi’s ‘reckless’ Taiwan visit deepens US-China rupture – why did she go?

The speaker insisted she was promoting democracy but critics suggest a last hurrah before she loses the gavel in November

Source: The Guardian

08/07/2022

Taiwanese Apple supplier battles activists over $4bn cash pile

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication

Source: Financial Times

08/06/2022

Beijing Simulates Attack on Taiwan as Chinese Exercises Extend Into Third Day

Chinese military aircraft and ships crossed the halfway mark of the Taiwan Strait, in a simulated land strike on the self-governing island that Beijing claims as its own.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/06/2022

Dan Bongino: US picked the ‘worst’ option sending Pelosi to Taiwan

"Unfiltered" host Dan Bongino casts doubt on Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan, calling it the "worst" foreign policy option to deal with Chinese tensions.

Source: Fox News

08/06/2022

Taiwan scrambles jets as officials say China rehearsing attack: report

Amid a surge in regional tensions, Taiwan's defense ministry said 14 Chinese aircraft crossed the median line on Saturday afternoon, per Reuters.

Source: Business Insider

08/06/2022

Taiwan says multiple Chinese aircraft and vessels spotted in possible simulated attack

Taiwan says it detected "multiple" Chinese aircraft and naval vessels taking part in military drills around the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, in what could be a possible simulated attack against the island.

Source: CNN

08/06/2022

Taiwan scrambles jets as Chinese aircraft cross median line

Taiwan scrambled jets on Saturday to warn away 20 Chinese aircraft including 14 that crossed the Taiwan Strait median line, Taiwan's defence ministry said.

Source: Reuters

08/06/2022

Taiwan says China military drills appear to simulate attack

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan said Saturday that China’s military drills appear to simulate an attack on the self-ruled island, after multiple Chinese warships and aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait following U.S.

Source: Associated Press

08/06/2022

The last time there was a Taiwan crisis, China’s low-tech military was badly outmatched by U.S. forces. Not now.

China’s military has undergone a transformation since the mid-1990s when a crisis erupted over Taiwan’s president visiting the U.S., NBC News reports.

Source: CNBC

08/06/2022

House Minority Leader McCarthy reveals how Biden and House Speaker Pelosi should have gone about Taiwan visit

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy responded to President Biden’s handling of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit on "Jesse Watters Primetime."

Source: Fox News

08/05/2022

China halts military, climate talks with U.S. after Pelosi's visit to Taiwan

China is livid that the U.S. House speaker stopped on the island nation China claims as its own. It also conducted more military drills and sanctioned her.

Source: CBS News

08/05/2022

Pentagon chiefs' calls to China go unanswered amid Taiwan crisis

Officials and experts say Beijing's silence is a dangerous move.

Source: Politico

08/05/2022

Diplomatic and military tensions continue to rise in wake of Pelosi's Taiwan visit

The White House "summoned" China's ambassador Qin Gang over China's provocative actions, spokesperson John Kirby said in a statement.

Source: ABC News

08/05/2022

China suspends cooperation with US on range of issues, sanctions Pelosi over Taiwan trip

China's Foreign Ministry announced new countermeasures against Washington on Friday, including the suspension of climate talks, in response to Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, hours after it announced sanctions against the US House speaker.

Source: CNN

08/05/2022

China Boasts of Ability to Blockade Taiwan as Military Exercises Continue

China touted its military exercises around Taiwan as proof of its ability to blockade the self-ruled island in the event of a war, as the operations entered a second day.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/05/2022

China Set to Give U.S. the Silent Treatment After Pelosi's Taiwan Trip

The Chinese foreign ministry said it would stop talking to America on issues ranging from climate change to military relations.

Source: Daily Beast

08/05/2022

Chinese Missiles Show Japan Lies in ‘Same War Zone’ as Taiwan

China’s firing of missiles near Japan has left little doubt that Tokyo would be pulled into any potential war over Taiwan.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/05/2022

U.S. calls China's military action over Taiwan unjustified, Beijing sanctioning Pelosi

China's firing of missiles during military drills around Taiwan was an unjustified escalation, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, as Beijing said it would impose sanctions on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi for visiting the island.

Source: Reuters

08/05/2022

China halts climate, military ties over Pelosi Taiwan visit

BEIJING (AP) — China says it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the U.S. on issues from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for a visit this week to Taiwan by U.S.

Source: Associated Press

08/05/2022

Pelosi says China "will not isolate Taiwan" as drills ramp up near island

Japanese officials estimate 5 ballistic missiles landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone during China's launches.

Source: Axios

08/05/2022

Pelosi: China cannot stop US officials from visiting Taiwan - The Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that China will not isolate Taiwan by preventing U.S. officials from traveling there. She made the remarks in Tokyo on the final leg of an Asia tour highlighted by a visit to Taiwan that infuriated Chin…

Source: Associated Press

08/05/2022

China will not isolate Taiwan, Pelosi says, as second day of military drills set to begin – live

US House speaker repeats defiant tone during Japan visit as region prepares for second day of China’s live-fire exercises

Source: The Guardian

08/05/2022

Taiwan crisis: China begins second day of military exercises in face of US condemnation

White House spokesman says Beijing has used Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei as ‘a pretext to increase provocative military activity’

Source: The Guardian

08/04/2022

Pelosi leaves Taiwan safely, angering Chinese social media users

Many Chinese social media users are disappointed in their government for not immediately...

Source: SFGate

08/04/2022

From 7-11s to train stations, cyber attacks plague Taiwan over Pelosi visit

As U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a brief visit to Taiwan this week that enraged Beijing, the welcome she received from government officials and the public was in sharp contrast with a different sort of message that began popping up e…

Source: Reuters

08/04/2022

The Coming War Over Taiwan

With its global power at a peak and domestic problems mounting, China is likelier than ever before to make good on its threats.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/04/2022

China begins military exercises near Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi's visit

Chinese state TV said the Eastern Theater Command of the People’s Liberation Army had carried out “precision strikes” on the eastern parts of the strait.

Source: The Washington Post

08/04/2022

China fires missiles in largest ever drills in waters off Taiwan

China fired multiple missiles around Taiwan on Thursday, launching unprecedented military drills a day after a visit by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the self-ruled island that Beijing regards as its sovereign territory.

Source: Reuters

08/04/2022

China fires missiles near Taiwan in live-fire drills as PLA encircles island

China fired multiple missiles toward waters near northeastern and southwestern Taiwan on Thursday, the island's Defense Ministry said, as Beijing makes good on its promise that Taipei will pay a price for hosting US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Source: CNN

08/04/2022

In S. Korea, Pelosi avoids public comments on Taiwan, China - The Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After infuriating China over her trip to Taiwan, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met South Korean political leaders in Seoul on Thursday but avoided making direct public comments on cross-Strait relations that could have further incr…

Source: Associated Press

08/04/2022

Chinese military begins 'strategic' drills around Taiwan - state media

China's People's Liberation Army has begun military exercises including live firing on the waters and in the airspace surrounding the island of Taiwan, Chinese state television reported on Thursday.

Source: Reuters

08/04/2022

Pelosi’s Taiwan trip puts the world's biggest chipmaker back in the spotlight of U.S.-China rivalry

Semiconductors have become a key part of the rivalry between the U.S. and China with TSMC, which dominates chipmaking, caught in the middle.

Source: CNBC

08/04/2022

China expected to begin live-fire military exercises near Taiwan coast in wake of Pelosi visit – live

Beijing to begin a series of live-fire drills near Taiwan’s coastline after vowing ‘consequences’ following Pelosi’s trip to Taipei; Taiwan characterises drills as a violation of international law

Source: The Guardian

08/03/2022

Pelosi’s Offers Taiwan Support, China Plans Military Drills: Live Updates

The House speaker’s trip was celebrated on the island, but China warned of repercussions as it prepared for live-fire drills that would mark a direct challenge to Taiwan’s maritime claims.

Source: New York Times

08/03/2022

China holds 'live fire' drills during Pelosi's Taiwan visit

Source: YouTube

08/03/2022

As Pelosi Leaves Taiwan, China’s Military Looms Larger

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi left Taiwan after a whirlwind trip that raised military tensions over the island to their highest level in more than two decades, an escalation that is set to persist long after she returns home.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/03/2022

Pelosi hails Taiwan's free society as China holds military drills, vents anger

China furiously condemned the highest-level U.S. visit to Taiwan in 25 years as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed the self-ruled island as "one of the freest societies in the world" and pledged American solidarity.

Source: Reuters

08/03/2022

Pelosi says Taipei visit makes it 'unequivocally clear' US will not abandon Taiwan

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her trip to Taiwan was intended to make it "unequivocally clear" that the United States would "not abandon" the democratically governed island.

Source: CNN

08/02/2022

Pelosi-Taiwan Live Updates: House Speaker Arrives in Taiwan in Defiance of China

Full coverage of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

08/02/2022

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi lands in Taiwan amid threats of Chinese retaliation

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taipei on Tuesday, marking a significant show of support for Taiwan despite China's threats of retaliation over the visit.

Source: CNN

08/02/2022

Bloomberg Surveillance 8/02/2022 Pelosi in Taiwan

Tom Keene, Jonathan Ferro and Lisa Abramowicz have the economy and the markets "under surveillance" as they cover the latest in finance, economics and invest...

Source: YouTube

08/02/2022

Dow Jones Falls Amid Pelosi Taiwan Visit; AMTD Digital Stock Explodes, But Consider This; MPWR Stock Jumps

The Dow Jones fell as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan. China stock AMTD Digital exploded. Monolithic Power Systems surged.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

08/02/2022

Dow Jones Falls Amid Pelosi Taiwan Visit; AMTD Digital Stock Explodes, But Consider This; MPWR Stock Jumps

Source: Google News

08/02/2022

FOREX Yen extends recent gains as tensions over Pelosi visit to Taiwan grow

The yen was up slightly against the dollar Tuesday, adding to recent gains as increasing tensions over U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's planned visit to Taiwan made investors more risk averse.

Source: Reuters

08/02/2022

Apple chipmaker TSMC warns Taiwan-China war would make everybody losers

If China were to invade Taiwan, the most-advanced chip factory in the world would be rendered "not operable," TSMC Chair Mark Liu said.

Source: CNBC

08/02/2022

Nancy Pelosi's plan to visit Taiwan sends Chinese markets tumbling

Global markets fell on Tuesday as investors feared US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's expected visit to Taiwan could severely escalate tensions with China.

Source: CNN

08/02/2022

Chinese warplanes buzz line dividing Taiwan Strait before expected Pelosi visit - source

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was expected to arrive in Taipei later on Tuesday, people briefed on the matter said, as several Chinese warplanes flew close to the median line dividing the Taiwan Strait, a source told Reuters.

Source: Reuters

08/01/2022

U.S. Warns China Not to Turn Pelosi’s Expected Trip to Taiwan Into a ‘Crisis’

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime China hawk, has not confirmed that she plans to visit Taiwan, but all indications suggest that she will make a stop on the self-governing island without prior announcement.

Source: New York Times

08/01/2022

Pelosi expected to visit Taiwan, Taiwanese and US officials say

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan as part of her tour of Asia, according to a senior Taiwanese government official and a US official, despite warnings from Biden administration officials, who are worried about China's response to such …

Source: CNN

08/01/2022

Why Taiwan's semiconductor industry is so important | DW News

Taiwanese tech giant TSMC warns an invasion of the island would render its factory inoperable, devastating global supply. Tensions are rising ahead of a pote...

Source: YouTube

08/01/2022

Taiwan chip giant head warns war would devastate global supply

The head of Taiwanese tech giant TSMC warned an invasion of the island would render his factory "not operable" as tensions rise ahead of a.

Source: Insiderpaper.com

07/20/2022

Raimondo warns of 'deep and immediate recession' if U.S. were to be cut off from Taiwan chip manufacturing

Congress is nearing key votes on a bill to fund U.S. semiconductor manufacturing, known as the CHIPS Act.

Source: CNBC

07/19/2022

China warns of 'forceful measures' if U.S. House Speaker Pelosi visits Taiwan

China's government warned on Tuesday it would take "forceful measures" if U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan, after the Financial Times<a href="https://on.ft.com/3B0jKgc" target="_blank">said</a> she would go to the Chinese-clai…

Source: Reuters

07/15/2022

Taiwan accuses Chinese Apple supplier of stealing secrets, charges 14

Taiwanese prosecutors on Friday accused a Chinese Apple Inc <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/AAPL.O" target="_blank">(AAPL.O)</a> supplier of stealing commercial secrets from a Taiwanese supplier and poaching its workforce to win orders from the U.S…

Source: Reuters

07/14/2022

TSM Stock: Taiwan Semiconductor Tops Q2 Targets, Guides Higher

Source: Google News

07/14/2022

TSM Stock: Taiwan Semiconductor Tops Q2 Targets, Guides Higher

Taiwan Semiconductor on Thursday beat analyst estimates for the second quarter and gave a better-than-expected forecast. TSM stock rose.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

07/07/2022

Why AMD, Nvidia And Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Shares Are Rising Today

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) and Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co.

Source: Benzinga

07/05/2022

Big Short Investor Says Inflation Will Persist Amid Tensions in Europe, Taiwan

Source: Bloomberg

06/28/2022

Taiwan's GlobalWafers to invest $5 bln in new silicon wafer plant in Texas

Taiwan's GlobalWafers Co Ltd <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/6488.TWO" target="_blank">(6488.TWO)</a> will spend $5 billion on a new plant in Texas to make silicon wafers used in semiconductors, switching to the United States after a failed Europea…

Source: Reuters

06/24/2022

Jim Cramer on U.S. semiconductor production: We have mortgaged our defense to Taiwan, South Korea

CNBC's Jim Cramer and the 'Squawk on the Street' team react to Intel's warning that its Ohio semiconductor facility could be delayed or scaled back if Congre...

Source: YouTube

06/15/2022

U.S. rebuffs China by calling Taiwan Strait an international waterway

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States on Tuesday backed Taiwan's assertion that the strait separating the island from China is an international waterway, a...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

06/12/2022

China calls U.S. a 'bully,' vows to 'fight to the end' for Taiwan

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe escalated a war of words with his U.S. counterpart, Lloyd Austin, at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.

Source: The Washington Post

06/12/2022

China Alarms US With New Private Warnings to Avoid Taiwan Strait

Source: Bloomberg

06/12/2022

China blasts US 'bully', says it will 'fight to the end' for Taiwan

Source: CNN

06/11/2022

China: If Taiwan goes independent, that means war

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe met with his US counterpart, Lloyd Austin, at an Asian security summit in Singapore.

Source: New York Post

06/11/2022

US: China's military activity around Taiwan threatens region

SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin stressed American support for Taiwan on Saturday, suggesting at Asia's premier defense forum that recent Chinese military activity around the self-governing island threatens to change the status quo.

Source: Associated Press

06/10/2022

U.S., China Defense Chiefs Dial Down Tensions Over Taiwan

In their first face-to-face meeting, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chinese counterpart Gen. Wei Fenghe also discussed Ukraine and North Korea.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

06/10/2022

US and Chinese defense chiefs trade barbs over Taiwan at first face-to-face meeting

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chinese Minister of National Defense Gen. Wei Fenghe held their first face-to-face meeting on Friday at a major defense summit in Singapore.

Source: CNN

06/04/2022

Tiananmen vigils move to Taiwan from Hong Kong

Taiwan has emerged as one of the last places in the Chinese-speaking world remembering the deaths of thousands at the hands of the Chinese Communist Party.

Source: The Washington Post

06/04/2022

Taiwan cheers 'Top Gun: Maverick' for defying Chinese censors

The flag used by the Beijing-claimed island was restored in the Tom Cruise blockbuster after being removed in an early trailer, NBC News reports.

Source: CNBC

06/03/2022

Cramer's lightning round: I like Lam Research over Taiwan Semiconductor

"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer rings the lightning round bell, which means he's giving his answers to callers' stock questions at rapid speed.

Source: CNBC

06/02/2022

Taiwan export ban limits Russia and Belarus to chips with frequencies under 25 MHz

DigiTimes reports that Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) published a list this week of strategic high-tech commodities banned from exportation to Russia and Belarus. The latter...

Source: TechSpot

06/01/2022

Biden Administration Begins Trade Dialogue With Taiwan

Talks with the self-governing island, which China claims as its territory, aim to challenge Chinese trade practices and are sure to irritate Beijing.

Source: New York Times

06/01/2022

Top Gun faces being BANNED in China over Taiwan flag on Maverick's leather bomber jacket

In the original 1986 classic, Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell wears a leather bomber jacket featuring patches on the back, commemorating his father's battleship tours to Japan and Taiwan

Source: Daily Mail

06/01/2022

US and Taiwan unveil new trade initiative after Taiwan was excluded from US Indo-Pacific economic initiative

The US and Taiwan unveiled a new trade initiative, Taiwan's trade representative announced Wednesday, after Taiwan was excluded from the US Indo-Pacific economic initiative that President Joe Biden formally announced in Asia last week.

Source: CNN

06/01/2022

U.S. Launches Initiatives to Boost Economic Ties With Taiwan

As tensions grow with China, the Biden administration is forging closer ties to Taiwan in areas such as trade and supply chains.

Source: The Wall Street Journal

06/01/2022

China says it conducted 'readiness patrol' around Taiwan

The Chinese military said on Wednesday it had conducted a combat "readiness patrol" in the seas and airspace around Taiwan in recent days, saying it was a necessary action to respond to "collusion" between Washington and Taipei.

Source: Reuters

05/31/2022

Taiwanese cheer as ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ restores Taiwan flag after alleged removal for Chinese censors

One of the changes previously made to “Top Gun: Maverick” to allegedly appease Chinese censors has been reversed, which means it may miss out on screening in...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

05/31/2022

Top Gun's Maverick Risks China's Anger With Taiwan Flag on Jacket

Source: Bloomberg

05/31/2022

Top Gun's Maverick Risks China's Anger With Taiwan Flag on Jacket

Source: Bloomberg

05/31/2022

Top Gun's Maverick Risks China's Anger With Taiwan Flag on Jacket

Source: Bloomberg

05/30/2022

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Trailer Restores Taiwan And Japan Flag Jacket Patches – Reports

The bomber jacket of Top Gun‘s Maverick is looking a bit more familiar in international trailers these days, according to a report in Fortune. Two flag patches on the back of the jacket – representing Taiwan and Japan – appear to have been returned to their o…

Source: Deadline

05/30/2022

Top Gun reinstates Taiwanese flag on Maverick's jacket after removing it for trailer, angering China

In the original 1986 classic, Lieutenant Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell wears a leather bomber jacket featuring patches commemorating tours to Japan and Taiwan in 1963 to 1964.

Source: Daily Mail

05/26/2022

After Biden's Taiwan remark, Blinken insists US 'remains committed' to One China policy

Secretary of State Antony Blinken insisted that the U.S. does not support Taiwanese independence and that any disputes should be "resolved by peaceful means."

Source: Fox News

05/25/2022

What you need to know about China-Taiwan tensions

US President Joe Biden's warning the US would defend Taiwan against Chinese aggression has made headlines around the world -- and put growing tensions between the small democratic island and its neighboring autocratic superpower back under the spotlight.

Source: CNN

05/25/2022

China would only use force as a 'last resort' for Taiwan reunification, former PLA official says

Force is a "last resort" for Taiwan reunification, said Zhou Bo, senior fellow at Tsinghua University's Center for International Strategy and Security Studies.

Source: CNBC

05/24/2022

Biden says his Taiwan comments don't reflect a change in U.S. policy after drawing ire from China

President Joe Biden insisted on Tuesday that the U.S. has made no change to its strategic policy on Taiwan.

Source: CNBC

05/24/2022

Biden at Quad Summit: US 'strategic ambiguity' toward Taiwan and China has not changed

President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit clarified the U.S. strategy toward a potential Chinese invasion of Taiwan, saying the "strategic ambiguity" has not changed.

Source: Fox News

05/24/2022

Biden's Latest Taiwan Gaffe Hikes Suspicion, Tensions in Beijing

Source: Bloomberg

05/24/2022

Biden Veers Off Script on Taiwan. It’s Not the First Time.

Offhand remarks that vary from the official talking points have become a feature of the Biden presidency, even as they leave his staff scrambling to spin them away afterward.

Source: New York Times

05/23/2022

Biden's Taiwan defense pledge inflames U.S.-China relations

The president’s “strategic ambiguity” backtrack may hasten Taiwan Strait conflict, observers say.

Source: Politico

05/23/2022

Biden says US willing to respond 'militarily' in event of Chinese attack on Taiwan

President Joe Biden said Monday that the United States would intervene militarily if China attempts to take Taiwan by force, a warning that appeared to deviate from the deliberate ambiguity traditionally held by Washington.

Source: CNN

05/23/2022

In Tokyo, Biden says would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, in a series of critical comments about China he made in Tokyo that an aide said represented no change in U.S. policy on the self-ruled island.

Source: Reuters

05/19/2022

China Warns US a 'Dangerous Situation' Is Forming Over Taiwan

Source: Bloomberg

05/17/2022

California gunman locked doors before firing at Taiwanese worshippers – police

Officials say David Chou, 68, was motivated by anti-Taiwan hatred in attack on mostly elderly congregation, killing doctor who tackled him

Source: The Guardian

05/17/2022

Authorities: Hate against Taiwanese led to church attack

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. (AP) — A gunman motivated by political hatred against Taiwan chained shut the doors of a California church and hid firebombs inside before shooting at a gathering of mostly elderly Taiwanese parishioners, killing a man who tackled him and…

Source: Associated Press

05/17/2022

California church shooter upset over Taiwan-China tensions -police

The man accused of killing a doctor and wounding five other people in a shooting at a Taiwanese-American church banquet in California methodically planned the attack because he was upset over Chinese-Taiwanese tensions, authorities said on Monday.

Source: Reuters

05/16/2022

Hate against Taiwanese led to California church shooting: Authorities

Authorities said a deadly shooting at a Southern California church was a "politically motivated hate incident" against the Taiwanese community.

Source: USA Today

05/11/2022

Asia technology stocks slide as markets in Hong Kong and Taiwan fall more than 2%

The U.S. consumer price index surged 8.3% in April as compared with a year ago, near the highest level in more than 40 years.

Source: CNBC

05/03/2022

Taiwan flags risk of Stinger missile delays, says pressing U.S.

Taiwan's Defence Ministry on Tuesday said deliveries of shoulder-fired Stinger anti-aircraft missiles could be delayed, saying they were pressing the United States to deliver on schedule as the war in Ukraine pressures supplies.

Source: Reuters

04/22/2022

Taiwan's 'biggest offshore wind farm' generates its first power

It's hoped that construction of the project will wrap up this year.

Source: CNBC

04/20/2022

Taiwan news channel accidentally airs false report of Chinese invasion

CTS apologises for panic caused by broadcast of mocked-up captions it says it created for security drills

Source: The Guardian

04/20/2022

Taiwan TV station apologises after mistakenly reporting Chinese attack

A Taiwan government-backed television station apologised and urged people not to panic on Wednesday after mistakenly reporting a Chinese attack in Taipei, amid rising military tensions with Beijing.

Source: Reuters

04/14/2022

Six U.S. lawmakers arrive in Taiwan on unannounced trip

A group of six U.S. lawmakers, including chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Menendez, landed in Taiwan on Thursday for a previously unannounced visit, in a show of support to the island in the face of Chinese pressure.

Source: Reuters

04/14/2022

TSM Stock: Taiwan Semiconductor Crushes Q1 Targets

Source: Google News

04/05/2022

Taiwan's 'baby Tesla' of scooters heads to Wall Street

Gogoro, a Taiwanese electric scooter startup that's backed by Al Gore and one of Apple's biggest suppliers, is about to have its day on Wall Street.

Source: CNN

03/14/2022

Metroidvania 'FIST: Forged In Shadow Torch' Rated For Switch In Taiwan

Is a port imminent?

Source: Nintendo Life

03/07/2022

China Warns U.S. Against Forming Pacific NATO and Backing Taiwan

Source: Bloomberg

03/01/2022

US delegation arrives in Taiwan amid tensions with China

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has drawn fresh attention to China’s threat to use force to annex Taiwan.

Source: Al Jazeera English

03/01/2022

War in Ukraine Hits Home for Taiwanese

Many in Taiwan see parallels with Ukraine. “We must use this time of peace to prepare for the worst,” says a nonprofit working to promote civil defense.

Source: New York Times

02/27/2022

Taiwan says chip companies complying with Russia export controls

Taiwan's semiconductor companies are complying with government export controls to Russia, put in place as part of sanctions on Moscow for invading Ukraine, the Economy Ministry said on Sunday.

Source: Reuters

02/26/2022

Taiwan sees limited impact from Ukraine war on chip supply chain

Taiwan expects little impact from the war in Ukraine on the supply of key raw materials for semiconductors, the government said on Saturday.

Source: Reuters

02/25/2022

Taiwan to join 'democratic countries' in sanctions on Russia

Taiwan will join "democratic countries" in putting sanctions on Russia over the invasion of Ukraine, the government said on Friday, with the world's largest contract chipmaker TSMC adding it would comply with all export control rules.

Source: Reuters

02/25/2022

Taiwan's TSMC says to comply with export control rules on Russia

Chipmaker TSMC is fully committed to complying with new export control rules, the company said on Friday, after Taiwan's government said it would join international sanctions on Russia for invading Ukraine.

Source: Reuters

02/24/2022

"Today Ukraine, Tomorrow Taiwan': Americans Fear China Will Copy Russia

Some in the United States, including former President Donald Trump, believe China will be emboldened by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Source: Newsweek

02/23/2022

The Street Fighter 6 Logo Also Looks Like A Taiwanese Retailer's Old Logo

The similarity between the two made the TV news in Taiwan

Source: Kotaku

02/23/2022

China says Taiwan is 'not Ukraine' as island raises alert level

Taiwan is "not Ukraine" and has always been an inalienable part of China, China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called for the island to beef up vigilance on military activities in response to the crisis.

Source: Reuters

02/21/2022

First Mover Asia: Taiwan, Singapore Are Not Stablecoin Fans; Major Cryptos Decline as Russia Invasion Looms

Taiwan, Singapore are wary of ceding control of their currencies; bitcoin, ether and most other major cryptocurrencies fell as Russian President Vladimir Putin made a defiant case for invading Ukraine.

Source: CoinDesk

02/20/2022

Taiwan premier wants 2022 Olympics speedskater punished for wearing Chinese suit

Taiwan’s premier wants a Taiwanese Olympic speedskater to be punished for wearing what appeared to be a suit from China’s team during training.

Source: New York Post

02/20/2022

Taiwan premier wants athlete punished for wearing China suit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s premier wants a Taiwanese Olympic speedskater to be punished for wearing what appeared to be a suit from China’s team during training. Symbols of the two sides are especially sensitive at a time when China's ruling Communist Par…

Source: Associated Press

02/17/2022

Beijing Olympics get political with Taiwan, Uyghur questions

BEIJING (AP) — For two weeks and more, China's stance on questions about its politics and policies has been straightforward: It's the Olympics, and we're not talking about these things. That changed Thursday at the Beijing organizing committee's last regularl…

Source: Associated Press

02/05/2022

Taiwan condemns ‘contemptible’ timing of China-Russia partnership

Taipei says Russia’s declaration that the island is part of China increases people’s ‘disgust’ of Beijing’s ‘arrogance’.

Source: Al Jazeera English

01/25/2022

China Scrambles Fighter Jets Near Taiwan in Wake of U.S. Carrier Exercises

Sorties are the most sent by the People’s Liberation Army since October; U.S. Navy was conducting joint drills with Japan

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/24/2022

Dozens of Chinese warplanes fly near Taiwan after US-Japan show of naval might

China sent 39 warplanes into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday, Taiwan's Defense Ministry said, the largest such incursion this year.

Source: CNN

01/14/2022

Taiwan's TSMC reports record quarterly profit, will boost chip spending in 2022

Taiwanese chip firm TSMC expects strong growth to accelerate in coming years due to booming semiconductor demand, as the tech giant on Thursday reported a record quarterly profit and said it plans to spend at least a third more than last year.

Source: CNN

01/13/2022

TSM Stock: Taiwan Semiconductor Beats Q4 Targets

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing on Thursday beat analyst estimates for the fourth quarter. TSM stock rose on the news.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

01/06/2022

China lashes out at U.S. for supporting Lithuania in feud with Beijing over Taiwan

China lashed out at the United States over its support for the Baltic nation of Lithuania in its feud with Beijing over relations with Taiwan.

Source: NPR

01/06/2022

Taiwan setting up $200m Lithuania fund amid China row

China downgraded its diplomatic relations with Lithuania after Taiwan opened a de facto embassy there.

Source: BBC News

01/01/2022

In New Year's speech, Taiwan president warns China against 'military adventurism'

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen marked the new year with a message for China: military conflict is not the answer.

Source: Reuters

12/15/2021

Taiwan will support Lithuania in face of intimidation from China, envoy says

Taiwan will deepen economic ties with Lithuania in a "cycle of goodwill" as it faces pressure from Beijing, Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States said on Wednesday, after Lithuania's diplomatic delegation hastily departed China.

Source: Reuters

12/11/2021

Taiwan's TSMC in preliminary talks to invest in Germany

Semiconductor maker already involved in projects in Japan, Arizona

Source: Taiwan News

12/10/2021

Who are Taiwan’s diplomatic allies?

Island left with only 14 allies, mostly small countries in Pacific, Caribbean, Latin America and Southern Africa.

Source: Al Jazeera English

12/10/2021

China and Nicaragua re-establish ties in blow to U.S. and Taiwan

China and Nicaragua re-established diplomatic ties on Friday after the Central American country broke relations with Chinese-claimed Taiwan, boosting Beijing in a part of the world long considered the United States' backyard and angering Washington.

Source: Reuters

12/10/2021

Nicaragua ends relations with Taiwan in diplomatic victory for China

Nicaragua's government has broken off diplomatic relations with Taiwan and embraced Beijing, declaring "there is only one China in the world."

Source: CNN

12/10/2021

Intel CEO to Visit Taiwan for Talks Crucial to Turnaround Bid

Source: Bloomberg

12/10/2021

Nicaragua cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan to align with Beijing

Taiwan expresses ‘great regret’ at move, which leaves it having formal ties with only 14 countries.

Source: Al Jazeera English

12/05/2021

Chinese Tariffs Fuel Boom in U.S. Trade With Tech Exporter Taiwan

Partnership expands as island and U.S. move toward formally strengthening ties despite objections from Beijing

Source: The Wall Street Journal

12/05/2021

Lloyd Austin says increased China activity near Taiwan 'looks like rehearsal'

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said Saturday that China's increased military activity near Taiwan seemingly indicates a “rehearsal” of the country's future intentions.

Source: Fox News

11/29/2021

Taiwan scrambles fighters to see off Chinese warplanes as Xi meets top brass

Taiwan's air force scrambled again on Sunday to warn away 27 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defense zone, Taiwan's Defense Ministry said, the latest increase in tensions across the Taiwan Strait as China's President met his top generals.

Source: CNN

11/28/2021

Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone

Taiwan said 27 Chinese aircraft entered its air defense buffer zone on Sunday, the latest in a long series of incursions.

Source: USA Today

11/28/2021

Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone

Source: ABC News

11/26/2021

US lawmakers defy warnings from China to make surprise trip to Taiwan

Four Democrats and one Republican arrived to meet President Tsai Ing-wen while the island’s tensions with China have risen.

Source: New York Post

11/26/2021

Five US lawmakers defy China by meeting with officials in Taiwan

Five US lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Thursday to meet with government officials, defying Beijing to visit the contested island.

Source: CNN

11/24/2021

U.S. invites Taiwan to its democracy summit; China angered

The Biden administration has invited Taiwan to its "Summit for Democracy" next month, according to a list of participants published on Tuesday, a move that infuriated China, which views the democratically governed island as its territory.

Source: Reuters

11/24/2021

Biden administration invites Taiwan to its 'Summit for Democracy,' infuriating Beijing

The Biden administration has invited Taiwan to its "Summit for Democracy" next month, according to a list of participants published on Tuesday, a move China has called a "mistake."

Source: CNN

11/24/2021

Biden administration invites Taiwan to the Summit for Democracy, a move likely to anger China

The Biden administration invited Taiwan to its "Summit for Democracy" next month, according to a list of participants published, a move likely to anger China.

Source: CNBC

11/21/2021

China downgrades diplomatic ties with Lithuania over Taiwan

China downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania on Sunday, expressing strong dissatisfaction with the Baltic State for allowing Taiwan to open a de facto embassy there and raising tensions in a row that has dragged in Washington.

Source: Reuters

11/21/2021

China downgrades ties with Lithuania over Taiwan

China reduces ties with Lithuania after Taiwan establishes a de facto embassy in Vilnius.

Source: Al Jazeera English

11/19/2021

China threatens Lithuania over Taiwan office opening

Source: ABC News

11/16/2021

Biden raises human rights, Xi warns of Taiwan 'red line' in three hour talk

U.S. President Joe Biden pressed his Chinese counterpart on Beijing's human rights practices, <a href="https://www.reuters.com/world/china/hours-talk-little-change-after-biden-xi-virtual-meeting-2021-11-16/" target="_blank">in an over three-hour call</a> on M…

Source: Reuters

11/15/2021

Taiwan in focus at Biden-Xi summit, as tariffs and supply chain issues take a back seat

Tariffs and supply chain woes will take a backseat when President Joe Biden holds a virtual summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping Monday.

Source: CNBC

11/13/2021

China warns U.S. not to support Taiwan independence - Chinese foreign ministry

Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken not to "send wrong signals" to Taiwan pro-independence forces, China's foreign ministry said in a statement on Saturday.

Source: Reuters

11/10/2021

US lawmakers make visit to Taiwan as Beijing conducts 'combat readiness patrol' close to island

A delegation of United States lawmakers arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday sparking immediate condemnation from China, with Beijing describing the trip as an "act of provocation."

Source: CNN

11/05/2021

Congress pressures Biden to defend Taiwan - POLITICO

China's aggressive behavior is worrying lawmakers, but a new U.S. strategy could fan the flames.

Source: Politico

11/05/2021

China to hold Taiwan independence supporters criminally liable

It is the first time that China has spelt out concretely punishment for people deemed to be pro-Taiwan independence.

Source: Al Jazeera English

11/05/2021

China says it will hold supporters of Taiwan's independence criminally responsible for life

China will make people who support Taiwan independence criminally liable for life, a spokeswoman for China's Taiwan Affairs Office said on Friday.

Source: Reuters

11/04/2021

China has debated attacking Taiwan-controlled islands, Taiwan official says

A top Taiwan security official told lawmakers on Thursday that China had internally debated whether to attack Taiwan's Pratas Islands but will not do so...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

11/04/2021

'You are not alone': EU Parliament delegation tells Taiwan on first official visit

The European Parliament's first official delegation to Taiwan said on Thursday the diplomatically isolated island is not alone and called for bolder actions to strengthen EU-Taiwan ties as Taipei faces rising pressure from Beijing.

Source: Reuters

10/31/2021

Blinken warns China against unilateral action regarding Taiwan

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken told his Chinese counterpart on Sunday that the United States opposed actions by China that have increased tensions across the Taiwan Strait, a senior State Department official said.

Source: Reuters

10/30/2021

Biden's vow to protect Taiwan, walked back by White House, could be sign of internal policy debate experts say

President Biden’s statement last week, later walked back by the White House, that the U.S would protect Taiwan in the case of an attack by Beijing, could be a window into an ongoing policy debate about the Biden administration’s strategy in the region, expert…

Source: Fox News

10/30/2021

Squid Game costumes steal the show at Taiwan Halloween parade

Costumes inspired by the popular Netflix series "Squid Game" stole the show at an annual Halloween parade in New Taipei, Taiwan, on Saturday.Revellers, among...

Source: YouTube

10/28/2021

Taiwan president confirms U.S. troops training soldiers on island - CNN

A small number of U.S. forces are in Taiwan to train with Taiwanese soldiers, President Tsai Ing-wen said in an interview with CNN, confirming the presence of U.S. troops on the self-governing island that China considers its own.

Source: Reuters

10/25/2021

John Oliver dissects Taiwan tensions: ‘Deeply weird, ambiguous status quo’

The Last Week Tonight host examines the territory’s not-quite-independence amid escalating pressure from China

Source: The Guardian

10/25/2021

John Oliver examines Taiwanese independence, in a segment nobody in China will get to see

Last Week Tonight continues to pick fights with the biggest bullies

Source: The A.V. Club

10/23/2021

Christopher Balding: Inside China’s Evergrande Crisis, the Buildup Against Taiwan, and the Inner Workings of China’s Financial System

“The risk is not Evergrande itself … This is metastasizing into other areas.” We sit down with China ...

Source: Theepochtimes.com

10/23/2021

Biden remarks on Taiwan leave administration scrambling | TheHill

President Biden’s public remarks Thursday that the United States would come to Taiwan’s defense i...

Source: The Hill

10/22/2021

Biden Taiwan remarks contradict a deliberately ambiguous US policy

Biden’s remarks on Taiwan’s defense clash with long-running U.S. policy of ‘strategic ambiguity.' Officials say there has been no policy change.

Source: The Washington Post

10/22/2021

After Biden says US would defend Taiwan from attack, China says there's 'no room for compromise'

Chinese state media reported Friday that a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson warned the United States against defending Taiwan.

Source: Fox News

10/22/2021

China vows no concessions on Taiwan after Biden comments

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday said there is “no room” for compromise or concessions over the issue of Taiwan, following a comment by U.S. President Joe Biden that the U.S. is committed to defending the island if it is attacked.

Source: Associated Press

10/22/2021

Biden says United States would come to Taiwan's defense

The United States would come to Taiwan's defense and has a commitment to defend the island China claims as its own territory, U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday, comments that appeared to be a break with official policy.

Source: Reuters

10/21/2021

‘Vile’: China threatens European Union over vote in support of Taiwan

European Union legislators voted overwhelmingly in favor of trade talks with Taiwan and other measures flouting China’s claims to sovereignty over the island...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

10/21/2021

Britain warns China against dangerous military moves around Taiwan

Britain's defence minister called on China on Thursday to find a peaceful way to settle its dispute with Taiwan, warning that Chinese incursions into the Taiwanese air defence zone were dangerous and could spark conflict.

Source: Reuters

10/21/2021

Chinese aggression toward Taiwan testing US resolve in wake of Afghanistan withdrawal, experts say

Recent aggression toward Taiwan by the Chinese communist regime shows that Beijing is looking to test the resolve of the Biden administration, particularly in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, experts tell Fox News.

Source: Fox News

10/20/2021

Biden’s pick for China ambassador says ‘we cannot trust the Chinese’ on Taiwan

Nicholas Burns calls Beijing an ‘aggressor’ and that US responsibility is ‘to make Taiwan a tough nut to crack’

Source: The Guardian

10/18/2021

Taiwan Couple Are Suspected of Negligent Homicide in Building Fire

Prosecutors accused a woman of leaving a burning incense coil unattended in the building in Kaohsiung. Her partner was accused of failing to remind her to douse the coil before leaving.

Source: New York Times

10/18/2021

Taiwan's Foxconn shows off three electric vehicle prototypes

Taiwan tech giant Foxconn <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/2317.TW" target="_blank">(2317.TW)</a> unveiled its first three electric vehicle prototypes on Monday, underscoring ambitious plans to diversify away from its role of building consumer elect…

Source: Reuters

10/16/2021

China isn't about to invade Taiwan. But the two sides are on a dangerous path

Beijing is piling military, economic and diplomatic pressure on Taiwan to achieve its longterm goal of "One China." But experts worry that if Chinese Communist Party leaders believe they have no hope of a peaceful "reunification," they may turn to more drasti…

Source: CNN

10/15/2021

China, Taiwan tensions spark debate inside Biden admin as Democrats push for more forceful response

The Biden administration is grappling with how to respond to China's ramped-up aggression against Taiwan without accidentally starting a war, as bipartisan lawmakers pressure the President to get tougher on Beijing -- and fast.

Source: CNN

10/15/2021

A Last-Chance ‘Ghost Building’ in Taiwan Becomes a Death Trap for Many

“I had no choice but to live here,” said one resident who survived a blaze that killed 46 of her neighbors and raised questions about lax safety standards.

Source: New York Times

10/14/2021

Dozens dead after fire at Taiwan 13-storey tower block - BBC News

At least 46 people have been killed and dozens more seriously injured in a fire at a 13-storey tower block in southern Taiwan, officials say.A residential an...

Source: YouTube

10/14/2021

Taiwan Fire in Aging Building Kills More Than 40

Partially abandoned 13-story tower in Kaohsiung was home to 120 households

Source: The Wall Street Journal

10/14/2021

A fire at a building in southern Taiwan has left 46 dead and dozens hurt

The 13-story building caught fire around 3 a.m. Thursday. The cause of the fire is still unclear.

Source: NPR

10/14/2021

Taiwan will not start war with China, top military official says

Taiwan’s top military official said Thursday that Taipei will not start a kinetic war with China as tensions in the region intensify after Beijing recently launched record numbers of military aircraft towards the island.

Source: Fox News

10/12/2021

Russia Says Taiwan is Part of China as Two Powers Further Align Against U.S.

"We believe more countries, with their eyes wide open, will oppose the U.S. hegemonic approach featuring politicization and a sense of supremacy in pursuit of self-interests at the expense of...

Source: Newsweek

10/12/2021

China says it held beach landing drills in province opposite Taiwan

China's military said on Monday it had carried out beach landing and assault drills in the province directly across the sea from Taiwan, though it did not link the exercises to current tensions with Taipei.

Source: CNN

10/11/2021

China says it carried out beach landing drills amid tensions with Taiwan | TheHill

China's military said Monday it has carried out beach landing and assault drills near Taiwan...

Source: The Hill

10/11/2021

China's military assertiveness over Taiwan will likely persist, says defense analyst

China this month sent a record number of military aircraft into Taiwan's air defense identification zone — raising concerns of a military accident.

Source: CNBC

10/10/2021

Instead of fighting China, US should help Taiwan defend itself

The best way to deter China from attacking Taiwan is to encourage Taiwan to invest in its own ability to make China pay if it ever resorts to force.

Source: Business Insider

10/10/2021

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen responds to Xi Jinping's vow of peaceful reunification with China

In a National Day speech, Tsai Ing-wen called on the Taiwanese people to renew their commitment to democracy.

Source: The Washington Post

10/10/2021

Taiwan will not bow to China pressure, president says after Beijing reunification call

After China's President Xi Jinping called for a 'reunification' with Taiwan, President Tsai Ing-wen said the island would not bow to pressure from Beijing.

Source: NBC News

10/10/2021

Taiwan won't be forced to bow to China, President Tsai says during National Day celebrations

Taiwan will not bow to pressure and nobody can force it to accept the path China has laid out for the self-governing democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday as the island celebrated its National Day amid heightened tensions with Beijing.

Source: CNN

10/09/2021

China’s Xi Emphasizes ‘Peaceful Reunification’ With Taiwan, Days After Record Show of Force

Remarks part of speech to mark 110th anniversary of revolution that overturned imperial rule

Source: The Wall Street Journal

10/09/2021

Chinese president insists on Taiwan 'reunification,' avoids threat of force

Chinese President Xi Jinping claimed Saturday that he would achieve "peaceful reunification" with Taiwan, but avoided addressing any use of force concerns following a week of tensions with the island.

Source: Fox News

10/09/2021

China's president vows 'peaceful reunification' with Taiwan | TheHill

Chinese President Xi Jinpi...

Source: The Hill

10/09/2021

Xi Jinping says he seeks peaceful 'unification' with Taiwan

Xi's move comes just days after a record number of Chinese military jets conducted drills close to the island, escalating tensions between the pair.

Source: The Washington Post

10/09/2021

U.S. and China Enter Dangerous Territory Over Taiwan

The self-ruled island has moved to the heart of deepening discord and rivalry between the two superpowers, with the potential to ignite military conflagration and reshape the regional order.

Source: New York Times

10/09/2021

China's Xi calls for peaceful reunification with Taiwan

Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Saturday that a “peaceful” reunification of Taiwan with China's mainland was in Beijing's interests, despite ratcheted up...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

10/09/2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping vows to pursue 'reunification' with Taiwan by peaceful means

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday vowed to pursue "reunification" with Taiwan by peaceful means.

Source: CNN

10/08/2021

Matt Milano, AJ Epenesa & Taiwan Jones are questionable for Bills at Chiefs

Three players are questionable for Sunday's primetime game.

Source: BuffaloBills.com

10/08/2021

China warns US following reports Marines are training Taiwanese forces

Chinese officials called for the United States to end military ties with Taiwan following reports that Marines have been stationed on the island to...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

10/08/2021

China warns U.S. over reports that American forces are stationed in Taiwan

The revelation threatens to set off a spiral of military tension as the United States and its allies counter Beijing’s efforts to gain a military advantage in the region.

Source: The Washington Post

10/08/2021

Taiwan does not seek military confrontation but will defend its freedom, President says

Taiwan does not seek military confrontation but will do whatever it takes to defend its freedom, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Friday, amid a rise in tensions with China that has sparked alarm around the world.

Source: CNN

10/06/2021

Tensions flare as Chinese flights near Taiwan intensify

With record numbers of military flights near Taiwan in the last week, China has been showing a new intensity and military sophistication as it steps up its harassment of the island it claims as its own.

Source: Fox News

10/06/2021

Biden says he and Xi have agreed to abide by Taiwan agreement amid tensions

President Biden said on Tuesday that he and Xi Jinping have agreed to abide by the Taiwan agreement as Beijing takes a more aggressive stance against the democratically-run island, according to reports.

Source: Fox News

10/06/2021

China could be ready to mount a 'full-scale' invasion of Taiwan by 2025, island's defense minister says

China could be capable of mounting a "full-scale" invasion of Taiwan by 2025, the island's defense minister said Wednesday -- days after record numbers of Chinese warplanes flew into Taiwan's air defense zone.

Source: CNN

10/06/2021

China could mount full scale invasion of Taiwan by 2025, island’s defence minister says

Comments come as Biden and Xi agree to stick to Taiwan agreements amid rising tension in the Indo-Pacific

Source: The Guardian

10/05/2021

Mounting tensions between U.S., China raise new fears of threat to Taiwan

Chinese military flights near Taiwan are nothing new, yet the size and frequency of the sorties have grown.

Source: Politico

10/04/2021

Why Is China Facing Energy Blackouts? It Could Be Designs On Taiwan

China runs on coal. Environmental pledges to foreigners mean little to the Middle Kingdom unless those promises can be leveraged for other purposes.

Source: The Federalist

10/03/2021

Chinese warplanes fly toward Taiwan for 2nd straight day

Taiwan’s Defense Ministry said 39 aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone.

Source: Politico

10/03/2021

Chinese warplanes fly toward Taiwan for 2nd straight day

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China flew more than 30 military planes toward Taiwan on Saturday, the second large display of force in as many days. Taiwan's Defense Ministry said 39 aircraft entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone in two sorties, one during …

Source: Associated Press

10/03/2021

China sends 77 warplanes into Taiwan defense zone over two days, Taipei says

Taiwan has reported a record number of incursions by Chinese warplanes into its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) for the second day in a row, Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense said on Saturday night.

Source: CNN

10/02/2021

China sends more aircraft toward Taiwan, one day after largest ever incursion

The Chinese air force has sent more aircraft into Taiwan’s air defense zone, Taiwan’s military said on Saturday, one day after the largest incursion ever into the zone.

Source: Fox News

10/01/2021

Taiwan reports largest ever incursion as 38 Chinese planes fly over air space

Taiwan defence ministry says its fighters were scrambled against Chinese jets, nuclear-capable bombers and anti-submarine aircraft

Source: The Guardian

09/30/2021

Reports: Lordstown Motors to sell Ohio plant to Taiwan’s Foxconn

(WJW) – Electric truck startup Lordstown Motors Corp. will announce a deal this week that the Ohio plant will be sold to Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, according to a report from Bloomberg. Lordstown Motors bought the plant from GM in late 2019. Foxconn i…

Source: fox8.com

09/28/2021

UK sends warship through Taiwan Strait for first time in more than a decade

The move challenges Beijing's claim to the sensitive waterway and marks a rare voyage by a non-US military vessel

Source: The Guardian