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Taiwan urges Solomons not to switch allegiance to Beijing

Taiwan urges Solomons not to switch allegiance to Beijing

Taiwan's president urged the Solomon Islands not to switch diplomatic allegiance to China Monday, as the Pacific nation deliberates whether to recognise the far more economically powerful Beijing instead.

Taiwan urged to join fight for Hong Kong democracy

Taiwan urged to join fight for Hong Kong democracy

Hong Kong activists urged Taiwan on Tuesday to help promote democracy in the Chinese-ruled city amid its worst political crisis in decades

Two killed in landslides, floods caused by storm Bailu in Philippines

Two killed in landslides, floods caused by storm Bailu in Philippines

Two people were killed in landslides and floods caused by tropical storm Bailu in the northern Philippines, local authorities said on Saturday.

China lashes Taiwan over offer to Hong Kong protesters

China lashes Taiwan over offer to Hong Kong protesters

China slammed Taiwan Monday for offering asylum to Hong Kong people facing prosecution for involvement in anti-government protests, telling the island's leaders to "stop meddling" in the territory's affairs.

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China's military is holding exercises this week in waters near Taiwan, China's maritime safety agency said days after Beijing reiterated it was ready to fight if there was any move towards independence ...

China warns of war in case of move towards Taiwan independence

China warns of war in case of move towards Taiwan independence

China's defence ministry warned on Wednesday that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence

Taiwan president leaves for US, warns of threat from 'overseas forces'

Taiwan president leaves for US, warns of threat from 'overseas forces'

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen headed for the United States on Thursday on a trip that has angered Beijing, warning that democracy must be defended and the island faced threats from "overseas forces"

Taiwan's president to visit US in July, angering China

Taiwan's president to visit US in July, angering China

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will spend four nights in the United States in July while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies, her government said on Monday, angering China, which urged Washington not to allow her to visit.

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Victims of Formosa spill in Vietnam seek compensation

Lawyers in Taiwan launched a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the industrial conglomerate Formosa on Tuesday, on behalf of thousands of Vietnamese whose livelihoods were ruined by a toxic spill ...

Taiwan to improve ties with India, official says, despite Chinese disfavour

Taiwan to improve ties with India, official says, despite Chinese disfavour

Taiwan will strengthen ties with India's new government, including more official visits, a top official of the self-ruled island said on Wednesday, despite China's continuing efforts to isolate what it considers to be a wayward province.

Taiwan's leader says Chinese drills a threat but not intimidated

Taiwan's leader says Chinese drills a threat but not intimidated

Taiwan is not intimidated by China's military drills this week, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, after the latest Chinese military manoeuvres were denounced by a senior US official as "coercion" and a threat to stability in the region.

Cathay Dragon flight makes safe emergency landing in Taiwan

Cathay Dragon flight makes safe emergency landing in Taiwan

A Cathay Dragon flight from Taiwan to Hong Kong made an emergency landing on Monday after experiencing a "technical issue" shortly after take-off with sparks reported coming from one of the Airbus A330's engine exhausts.