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Taiwan president says China interfering in election 'every day'

Taiwan president says China interfering in election 'every day'

China is interfering in Taiwan's elections "every day" as it seeks to damage the island's democracy, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday

China's defence minister says resolving 'Taiwan question' is national priority

China's defence minister says resolving 'Taiwan question' is national priority

China's defence minister, Wei Fenghe, said on Monday that resolving the "Taiwan question" is his country's "greatest national interest", and that no force could prevent China's "reunification".

Murder suspect linked to HK extradition protests plans to surrender

Murder suspect linked to HK extradition protests plans to surrender

The murder suspect whose extradition case led to reform plans that sparked months of anti-government protests in Hong Kong has said he will voluntarily surrender to Taiwanese authorities, according to the Hong Kong government.

Kiribati says national interest behind cutting Taiwan ties in favour of China

Kiribati says national interest behind cutting Taiwan ties in favour of China

The Pacific island nation of Kiribati acted in its best national interest when it severed ties with Taiwan and re-established diplomatic relations with China, the office of Kiribati's president said on Saturday.

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.