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Biden says U.S. willing to use force to defend Taiwan — prompting backlash from China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Biden on Monday attended a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo, Japan. Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday said he would be willing to use force to......

California church shooting suspect appears in court

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here California church shooting suspect appears in court – CBS News Watch CBS News The suspect in a California church shooting made his first court appearance. Prosecutors say the suspect was motivated by his hatred against Taiwan and he chained......

China rebukes U.S. for changing Taiwan wording on State Department website

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Taiwan flags can be seen at a square ahead of the national day celebration in Taoyuan, Taiwan, October 8, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, May 10 (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday slammed the United States for changing the wording......

China says it conducted exercises near Taiwan

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Chinese and Taiwanese printed flags are seen in this illustration taken, April 28, 2022. Picture taken April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, May 9 (Reuters) – China’s armed forces carried out another round of exercises near Taiwan last week to improve......

U.S. Presses Taiwan to Buy Weapons More Suited to Win Against China

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is quietly pressing the Taiwanese government to order American-made weapons that would help its small military repel a seaborne invasion by China rather than weapons designed for conventional set-piece warfare, current and former......

Scientists are hoping to grow coral reefs at the base of wind turbines in Taiwan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alongside their natural beauty, coral reefs have an important role to play in the natural world. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, around one quarter of the ocean’s fish rely on healthy coral reefs. Reinhard Dirscherl | Ullstein......

Taiwan considers alternatives after U.S. informs of howitzer delay

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U.S. Army M109A6 Paladin self-propelled howitzers are seen during a military exercise in Pocheon, South Korea, March 10, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAIPEI, May 2 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s Defence Ministry said on Monday it was considering alternative weapons options after the......

Mixed picture for Taiwan firms in COVID-hit China manufacturing hub

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TAIPEI, April 20 (Reuters) – Taiwan firms making chip and electronic components reported a mixed picture on Wednesday on work resumption in the eastern Chinese city of Kunshan after COVID-19 curbs, with some warning deliveries would be postponed until next month. China has put Shanghai under a tight lockdown since......

Failure is not an option for Ukraine — and the West needs to send more military aid ASAP

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Harry J. Kazianis Failure is not an option for Ukraine with the entire world watching — including the Chinese Communist Party, which is hoping the West fails. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for......

China holds military drills around Taiwan as U.S. delegation visits

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Bob Menendez, chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and other members of the U.S. delegation arrive at Taipei Songshan airport in Taipei, Taiwan April 14, 2022. Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAIPEI/BEIJING, April 15 (Reuters) – China......

Taiwan issues first war survival handbook amid China threat

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A Taiwan flag is pictured during the national day celebration in Taipei, Taiwan, October 10,2021. REUTERS/ Ann Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAIPEI, April 12 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s military released a handbook on civil defence for the first time on Tuesday, giving citizens survival guidance......

There are big shake-ups in the latest list of Asia’s 100 ‘best’ restaurants

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Hong Kong is the top destination in Asia for foodies this year, according to new rankings released by the 50 Best organization. The city is home to 16 of the region’s “best” 100 restaurants, as shown in the list, released......

Chinese carrier sails through Taiwan Strait hours before Biden-Xi call

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Chess pieces are seen in front of displayed China and Taiwan’s flags in this illustration taken January 25, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAIPEI, March 18 (Reuters) – A Chinese aircraft carrier sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Friday, Taiwan’s Defence......

How the Ukraine crisis affects China’s view on Taiwan – “Intelligence Matters”

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell speaks with Chris Johnson, senior fellow at CSIS, about the Chinese perspective on the Russia-Ukraine War. Morell and Johnson talk about how the crisis in Ukraine affects China’s view on Taiwan......

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