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2022-06-14 Taiwan: Are the US and China heading to war over the island?

The two superpowers have escalated their rhetoric in recent weeks - is a conflict on the horizon?

2022-06-11 China warns Taiwan independence would trigger war

China's defence chief tells the US that Beijing will fight against any Taiwan independence bid.

2022-05-31 China sends 30 warplanes into Taiwan air defence zone

The incursions come days after US President Joe Biden issued a strong warning to China over Taiwan.

2022-05-23 Biden vows to defend Taiwan in apparent US policy shift

The US leader warned China against invading the island, likening such a move to Russia's war in Ukraine.

2022-04-25 Will Taiwan's banks stay stuck in a '1980s' time warp?

How the pandemic may have jolted an old-fashioned banking industry to make changes.

2022-03-03 Taiwan: Massive power outage affects five million households

The blackout reportedly happened after an accident at a power plant in southern Taiwan.

2022-02-11 China halts Lithuania beef, dairy and beer imports amid Taiwan row

The move may bolster a European Union case against China, which alleges discriminatory trade practices.

2022-01-12 A really simple guide to China-Taiwan relations

Tension between China and Taiwan has risen and what happens next matters to us all

2022-01-06 Taiwan setting up $200m Lithuania fund amid China row

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

2022-01-05 Taiwan buys 20,000 bottles of Lithuania rum destined for China

Taiwan later urged locals to buy rum, posting recipes for rum-infused cocktails.

2021-12-13 Nicaragua receives China vaccines after cutting ties with Taiwan

The Central American nation cut all diplomatic ties with Taiwan last week in favour of China relations.

2021-12-10 Nicaragua cuts ties with Taiwan in favour of Beijing

It comes as the US State Department called for democracies to "expand engagement with Taiwan".

2021-10-22 Biden says US will defend Taiwan if China attacks

His comments are an apparent departure from the long-held US policy of "strategic ambiguity".

2021-10-18 If China Invades Taiwan, Taipei Plans to Throw a Thousand Tanks at the Beachhead (2020)
2021-10-15 Ros Atkins on… China-Taiwan Tensions

Ros Atkins examines why tensions between China and Taiwan have increased over recent weeks.

2021-10-14 Kaohsiung: Firefighters battle Taiwan tower block blaze

At least 46 people have been killed in a fire at a tower block in the city of Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan.

2021-10-14 Kaohsiung: Fire at Taiwan tower block kills at least 46

Dozens of firefighters spend more than four hours to extinguish the blaze at the 13-storey building.

2021-10-10 China-Taiwan tensions: We will not bow to Beijing pressure, says leader

Tsai Ing-wen's speech comes a day after China's President Xi vowed to complete "reunification".

2021-10-09 China's Xi vows 'reunification' with Taiwan
2021-10-09 Is the United States Training Taiwanese Troops?
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