Asia Pacific

US warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait

The move is likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing.

US warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait

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Can China become a military superpower?

Beijing has outlined its defence plans that include a modern and advanced army.

China

China warns US, allies on regional security, Taiwan

Defence white paper outlines China's military plans amid competing claims over territory including the South China Sea.

China warns US, allies on regional security, Taiwan

Asia Pacific

Taiwan leader willing to help Hong Kong protesters seeking asylum

Some protesters who stormed Hong Kong's legislature have reportedly fled to Taiwan, fearing they could face serious punishment.

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China says will cut ties with US firms selling arms to Taiwan

US companies vulnerable to sanctions include tank engine maker Honeywell and private jets maker Gulfstream.

China says will cut ties with US firms selling arms to Taiwan

Asia Pacific

China-friendly Taiwan mayor named opposition party's candidate

Kuomintang party's Han Kuo-yu will challenge President Tsai Ing-wen in the election scheduled for January.

China-friendly Taiwan mayor named opposition party's candidate

Taiwan

China holds military drills after US approves arms sale to Taiwan

Move comes as Taiwanese president seeks to bolster ties with Caribbean allies amid diplomatic struggle with China.

China holds military drills after US approves arms sale to Taiwan

China

China: US 'playing with fire' over Taiwan arms sale

Beijing says proposed $2.2bn sale 'violates' international law but Taipei defends deal saying it strengthens its forces.

China vows sanctions on US firms over Taiwan arms sale

Asia Pacific

Taiwan leader warns of threat to democracy before leaving for US

President Tsai Ing-wen said the island faced threats from 'overseas forces', in a veiled reference to China.

Taiwan leader warns of threat to democracy before leaving for US

China

China demands US cancel proposed $2.2bn arms sale to Taiwan

Beijing criticises potential sale as a 'crude interference', harming its sovereignty and security interests.

China demands US cancel proposed $2.2bn arms sale to Taiwan

Taiwan

US approves possible $2.2bn arms sale to Taiwan

The sale of weapons, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, announced despite Chinese opposition.

US approves possible $2.2bn arms sale to Taiwan

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Millions of pigs culled as swine fever spreads through Asia

UN body urges Asian states to tackle what's being described as the largest animal disease outbreak in history.

Millions of pigs culled as swine fever spreads through Asia

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World's top bicycle maker says 'Made in China' era is over

Giant began moving US-bound production from China back to its Taiwan plants as soon as Trump threatened trade action.

World's top bicycle maker says 'Made in China' era is over

Taiwan

Taiwan president gets party nod to run for re-election

Ruling DPP opts for Tsai Ing-wen, known for her hawkish stance on China, to run in January election.

Taiwan leader Tsai Ing-wen gets party nod to run for re-election

Asia Pacific

China concern after Taiwan confirms US arms purchase request

Beijing urges Washington to stop arms sales to the island after Taipei confirms request for tanks, air defense systems.

China concern after Taiwan confirms US arms purchase request