Tag: Taiwan

As Joe Biden’s emissaries go to Taiwan, China terms exercises ‘combat drills’

China described its military exercises near Taiwan as “combat drills” on Wednesday, upping the ante as senior former U.S. officials arrived in Taipei on a...

Global Chip Supply Chain Increasingly Vulnerable to Massive Disruption: Study

A new study from a US industry group found that the global semiconductor supply chain has become increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters and geopolitical disruptions...

Taiwan: On Taiwan’s new passport, the incredible shrinking ‘Republic of China’

By Livia Albeck-Ripka Taiwan on Monday released a new passport that puts a diplomatic spin on the concept of social distancing amid the pandemic. The...

India set to expand ties with Taiwan; focus on trade and investments, says envoy

NEW DELHI: India has signalled widening of ties with Taiwan amid the ongoing border crisis with China with its envoy indicating expanding scope of trade...

US ends curbs on official American contacts with Taiwan

WASHINGTON: The United States is ending restrictions governing official contacts with Taiwan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday, a move hailed by Taipei as...

US turns heat on China with tough new policy on Tibet and Taiwan

(This story originally appeared in on Dec 28, 2020) WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump and the US Congress have upped the ante on China, legislating new...

Australia ‘will always be Australia,’ PM Morrison responds to China grievances

SYDNEY: Australia’s Prime Minister has responded to China‘s list of grievances over his country’s human rights diplomacy, free media and investment policies by saying “we...

China’s ballistic missiles and uncertainty at sea

HONG KONG: On August 26, China fired two of its most capable conventional missiles – a DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) and DF-21D anti-ship ballistic...

India has no plans to launch dialogue on trade deal with Taiwan

NEW DELHI: Indian currently has no plans to launch talks with Taiwan for a trade deal contrary to speculations that Delhi may launch trade dialogue...

China air force video appears to show simulated attack on US base on Guam | India News

BEIJING: China’s air force has released a video showing nuclear-capable H-6 bombers carrying out a simulated attack on what appears to be Andersen Air Force...

US to provide military assistance if China attacks in South China Sea: Philippines

MANILA: In a strong message to China, the Philippines have made it clear that it would turn to the US for military help during ongoing...

National toy fair, toy labs, Indian-themed toys in the offing

New Delhi: Children could soon have access to toy labs, a national toy fair and innovative Indian-themed toys as the government chalks out a plan...

Taiwan in talks to make first purchase of sophisticated United States drones: Sources

WASHINGTON: The United States is negotiating the sale of at least four sophisticated aerial drones to Taiwan for the first time, according to six U.S....

Leverage China’s vulnerabilities in Tibet, Taiwan and Xinjiang | India News

The death of scores of Indian and Chinese soldiers at Galwan in eastern Ladakh this week on the disputed border between the two countries, have...

Japan shares hit 10-week peak, S&P 500 tests 3,000

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares forged ahead on Tuesday while U.S. stock futures challenged a major chart barrier as investors looked past Sino-U.S. trade tensions...

Hong Kong shares ease on China-U.S. rift, dollar firms

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Hong Kong shares extended losses and a gauge of Asian stocks was largely subdued on Monday, after China’s move to impose a...

Chinese reaction may be a warning so that India sides with it on Covid, Taiwan, says ex-foreign secy Shyam Saran | India News

Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran was PM’s Special Envoy, and as National Security Advisory Board chairman carried out three extensive surveys to upgrade India’s border...

Global stocks skid as Hong Kong returns as Sino-U.S. flashpoint

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global shares tumbled on Friday as Hong Kong’s political unrest returned as a flashpoint in fast-deteriorating U.S.-China relations, following Beijing’s moves to...

Shares lose footing, oil marches on

LONDON (Reuters) – Equity markets slipped on Thursday on concerns about the long-term impact of the new coronavirus and simmering U.S.-China tensions, though those worries...

Asia shares set for early gains as focus swings to recovery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Asian shares were poised to open higher on Thursday after global equities and crude prices rallied overnight on hopes of a rapid...

Senate Democrats call for Trump administration to unveil details of TSMC plant deal

FILE PHOTO – A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan August 31, 2018. Picture taken August...

U.S. gave no assurances to Taiwan’s TSMC for license to sell to Huawei: official

FILE PHOTO: A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan August 31, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo WASHINGTON...

U.S. moves to cut Huawei off from global chip suppliers as China eyes retaliation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday moved to block global chip supplies to blacklisted telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL], spurring fears of...

Taiwan’s TSMC to build Arizona chip plant as U.S.-China tech rivalry escalates

(Reuters) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, the biggest contract chipmaker, said it plans to build a $12 billion factory in Arizona in an apparent...

View: China’s flexing military muscles in the time of COVID-19

By Harsh V Pant The world is facing a global pandemic, a once in a lifetime crisis – one which is possibly the single biggest...