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2022-09-19 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.

2022-09-02 US approves $1.1bn Taiwan arms sale, angering China

Beijing called on the US to revoke the missiles-and-radar deal or face "counter-measures".

2022-08-31 Taiwan fires live rounds at drones near outlying islands

It comes as Taiwan has complained of repeated harassment by Chinese drones close to its islands.

2022-08-28 Two US warships sail through Taiwan Strait

It is the first US operation in the strait since China held large-scale military drills in the area.

2022-08-18 US and Taiwan announce formal bilateral trade talks

The talks come weeks after a controversial visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

2022-08-16 US 'must contest' Chinese missiles over Taiwan, says admiral

Firing missiles over Taiwan is a "gorilla in the room" that must be challenged, a top US commander says.

2022-08-14 US Taiwan: Congress team follows Pelosi with second high-level visit in a month

The trip comes just 12 days after a controversial tour by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

2022-08-10 China says Taiwan military drills are over after Pelosi visit

The sea and air exercises were in response to US politician Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island.

2022-08-09 China-Taiwan: What we learned from Beijing's drills around the island

Beijing redefines what is "acceptable" even as Taiwanese attitudes appear to be hardening further.

2022-08-08 China-Taiwan: Beijing conducts new military drills near island

The drills were due to end on Sunday but a statement said sea and air exercises were continuing.

2022-08-06 Taiwan: US hits out at 'irresponsible' China amid attack rehearsal claims

The US has accused Beijing of "provocative" actions after Taiwan said China rehearsed an attack.

2022-08-05 Taiwan tensions: China halts co-operation with US on key issues

Beijing has reacted angrily after senior US Democrat Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan earlier this week.

2022-08-05 China-Taiwan: Joseph Wu defends US Speaker Pelosi's visit

Joseph Wu tells the BBC he will continue inviting leaders to Taipei, as China sanctions Nancy Pelosi.

2022-08-04 Where does Taiwan crisis leave Biden's China policy?

Nancy Pelosi's visit was an explosive development in a brittle relationship. Many risks lie ahead.

2022-08-04 China fires missiles near Taiwan after Pelosi visit

Taiwan and Japan say Chinese missiles land in their seas with Beijing angered by the visit.

2022-08-04 Watch: China launches missiles in Taiwan drills

The move by Beijing is in response to a recent visit to the island by US Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

2022-08-04 Taiwan tensions: China condemns 'manic' visit as Pelosi continues tour

"Manic, irresponsible and irrational": China's foreign minister reacts to Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit.

2022-08-04 The view from Taiwan: 'We've had this for 70 years'

"They're a bunch of gangsters," says one man fishing on the dockside, as Chinese missiles fly nearby.

2022-08-04 Loud bangs as China begins Taiwan drills

Footage from Pingtan Island shows helicopters and smoke trails in the sky.

2022-08-03 China gears up for military drills after Pelosi visit to Taiwan

China is gearing up for five days of "necessary" military exercises following Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan.

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