American aid and spending package to Taiwan and Tibet angers China

Beijing: China expressed anger on Monday after US President Donald Trump signed into law measures to further bolster support for Taiwan and Tibet, which had been included in a $2.3 trillion pandemic aid and spending package. China has watched with growing alarm as the United States has stepped up its backing for Chinese-claimed Taiwan and … Read more

Amid tension with China, Taiwan vows to defend sovereignty with new submarines

KAOHSIUNG: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday vowed to defend the democratic island`s sovereignty with the construction of a new fleet of domestically-developed submarines, a key project supported by the United States to counter neighbouring China. Taiwan, which China claims as its own territory, has been for years working to revamp its submarine force, some … Read more

Taiwan says is having 'good interactions' with Biden team

Taiwan has been having “good interactions” with US President-elect Joe Biden`s team, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement ties with the incoming administration after getting strong support from President Donald Trump`s government. Claimed by China but democratically ruled, Taiwan enjoyed unprecedented backing from Republican Trump`s administration, including stepped-up arms sales … Read more