Taiwan grounds Mirage fighters after jet crashes into sea

Taiwan grounds Mirage fighters after jet crashes into sea

Taiwan's air force grounded its fleet of Mirage 2000 fighter jets on Monday after one crashed into the sea, the second combat aircraft loss in the space of three months though this time the pilot was rescued.

Nicaragua switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

Nicaragua switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

Nicaragua inked a deal on Friday switching diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China in a political coup for Beijing as it seeks to isolate the democratic island it has vowed to one day seize.

China downgrades diplomatic ties with Lithuania over Taiwan row

China downgrades diplomatic ties with Lithuania over Taiwan row

China has officially downgraded diplomatic ties with Lithuania in protest, the foreign ministry in Beijing said Sunday, after Taiwan established a de facto embassy in Vilnius.

Strong quake strikes northern Taiwan

Strong quake strikes northern Taiwan

A strong earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan on Sunday, with residents reporting violent shaking in the capital Taipei but there were no immediate reports of widespread damage.

Taiwan says needs to be alert to 'over the top' military activities by China

Taiwan says needs to be alert to 'over the top' military activities by China

Taiwan needs to be on alert for China's "over the top" military activities, the premier said on Tuesday, after a record 56 Chinese aircraft flew into Taiwan's air defence zone, while the president said the island would do what it took to defend itself.

Dukhan Bank $500mn debut sukuk issuance oversubscribed 4.5 times

Dukhan Bank $500mn debut sukuk issuance oversubscribed 4.5 times

Dukhan Bank's $500mn debut sukuk issuance has been oversubscribed 4.5 times, confirming its financial strength and the confidence enjoyed by it and the Qatari economy amongst the global investors.

QP signs 15-year LNG supply deal with Taiwan's CPC

QP signs 15-year LNG supply deal with Taiwan's CPC

Qatar Petroleum (QP) Wednesday entered into a 15-year LNG, or liquefied natural gas, sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Taiwan's CPC Corporation, for the supply of 1.25mn tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG.

US boosts Taiwan's Covid-19 fight with vaccines as senators visit

US boosts Taiwan's Covid-19 fight with vaccines as senators visit

The United States will donate 750,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan as part of the country's plan to share shots globally, US Senator Tammy Duckworth said on Sunday, offering a much-needed boost to the island's fight against the pandemic.

Taiwan tightens curbs after surge in domestic Covid-19 cases

Taiwan tightens curbs after surge in domestic Covid-19 cases

Taiwan raised its coronavirus alert level on Saturday in the capital, Taipei, and the city around it, bringing curbs for a period of two weeks that will shut many venues and restrict gatherings in the wake of 180 new domestic infections.

 At least 51 dead as Taiwan train derails in tunnel

At least 51 dead as Taiwan train derails in tunnel

At least 51 people were killed in Taiwan on Friday when a packed train collided with a vehicle on the tracks and then derailed inside a tunnel, in the island's worst railway accident in decades.

Four Taiwan ex-intelligence officers charged with spying for China

Four Taiwan ex-intelligence officers charged with spying for China

Four retired Taiwanese military intelligence officers -- including a major general -- have been indicted for spying for China, prosecutors said Saturday.

US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

US envoy to UN to visit Taiwan; China says playing with fire

The US ambassador to the United Nations, Kelly Craft, will visit Taiwan next week for meetings with senior Taiwanese leaders, Taiwan's government and the US mission to the UN said, prompting China to warn they were playing with fire.