There is growing concern that shipping companies have become complacent about the risk of piracy.
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Asia Pacific11 Jan 2017 11:06 GMT
Chinese aircraft carrier sails into Taiwan Strait amid increasing tensions between mainland and island territory.
Asia Pacific07 Jan 2017 06:56 GMT
Tsai's US stopovers come after she incensed China by her phone call to Donald Trump to congratulate him on his victory.
United States22 Dec 2016 18:27 GMT
Peter Navarro, who accuses Asian superpower of wreaking havoc on US economy, described as "visionary" by new president.
Taiwan21 Dec 2016 10:35 GMT
"Abrupt" move to break diplomatic relations condemned by Taipei as main rival China gleefully welcomes the decision.
Donald Trump12 Dec 2016 10:40 GMT
President-elect Donald Trump says the US is ready to abandon the policy, unless China agrees to a trade deal.
Taiwan06 Dec 2016 12:50 GMT
Donald Trump's exchange with Taiwan's leader broke with nearly four decades of the 'one China' policy.
J Berkshire Miller
United States05 Dec 2016 04:30 GMT
US president-elect's direct contact with President Tsai might be hinting at changes in Washington's China policy.
Donald Trump03 Dec 2016 13:08 GMT
President-elect speaks with Taiwan' leader in a break from the US' "one China" policy triggering protest from Beijing.
Business & Economy22 Oct 2016 09:45 GMT
China's exports are falling and millions of jobs are at risk.
Weather27 Sep 2016 15:26 GMT
Third typhoon in two weeks hits island nation with heavy rains and damaging winds, injuring hundreds of Taiwanese.
Weather15 Sep 2016 11:25 GMT
Meranti, the third most violent typhoon on record, brings strong winds and rain to coastal cities as Taiwan cleans up.
Weather15 Sep 2016 04:36 GMT
Catastrophic typhoon grazes Taiwan but has China in its sights.
Taiwan25 Jul 2016 08:24 GMT
New president's stance on independence from China and territory disputes affecting life on the self-ruled island.
Weather08 Jul 2016 11:40 GMT
Wind and wave damage leave 400,000 without power and two dead after the first typhoon of the year.
Weather07 Jul 2016 10:57 GMT
Sandbags are being stacked and boats remain in harbour as inhabitants brace themselves for super typhoon's arrival.
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