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China suspends Lithuanian beef imports as Taiwan row grows

China has suspended imports of beef from Lithuania since Wednesday, the General Administration of Customs said, amid a growing trade spat with the Baltic nation and its Western allies centred on Chine...

Australia, Lithuania to unite in countering China pressures

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The foreign ministers of Australia and Lithuania agreed Wednesday to step up cooperation on strategic challenges, in particular pressures from China. Lith...

China lambasts US arms deal to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. arms sale to Taiwan is a violation of the “one China” principle, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian (趙立堅) said Tuesday (Feb. 8), following...

Protestors hurl eggs at photo of Taiwanese skater who wore Chinese uniform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Protestors threw eggs at a photo of Taiwanese speed skater Huang Yu-ting (黃郁婷) on Monday (Feb. 7) to protest her selection as flag bearer despite having posted a video of ...

UK rebukes China for supporting Argentina's Falklands claim

BEIJING (AP) — Britain on Monday firmly rejected a statement from China that affirmed Beijing's support for Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands, as relations between London and Asia's leading po...

UK protests Chinese support for Argentina's claims over Falkland Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.K. Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs Liz Truss defended her nation’s sovereignty over the Falkland Islands after China backed Ar...

Putin denounces Taiwanese independence in joint statement with Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken out against the concept of political independence for Taiwan in a joint statement released with Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平)...

MOFA calls Russia-China joint statement an affront to Taiwan's sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday (Feb. 5) condemned the joint statement issued by Russia and China the same day, saying it attempts to delegitimize Taiwa...

Russia and China tell NATO to stop expansion, Moscow backs Beijing on Taiwan

MOSCOW, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Russia and China called in a joint statement on Friday for NATO to halt its expansion while Moscow said it fully supported Beijing's stance on Taiwan and opposed Taiwanes...

China 'deeply shocked' by planned Taiwan office in Slovenia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's foreign ministry stated that it was "shocked" to learn Slovenia is planning on allowing Taiwan to open a representative office. Slovenian Prime Mi...

China condemns plans by Slovenia to upgrade Taiwan ties

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday condemned plans by Slovenia to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan, a move likely to spark diplomatic and economic retaliation against the tiny Central Europ...

Beijing accuses US of inciting Lithuania over Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing on Monday accused Washington of inciting Lithuania to “contain China" in a feud over the status of self-ruled Taiwan after U.S. officials expressed support for the European Unio...

EXPLAINER: Why did China woo away Nicaragua from Taiwan?

BEIJING (AP) — Nicaragua’s decision to sever diplomatic links with Taiwan and recognize China leaves the self-governing island democracy with just 14 diplomatic allies. Most are smal...

Indian anchor mocks Chinese embassy’s ‘meltdown’ over her special on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s embassy in New Delhi released a flurry of anger on social media after Indian broadcaster WION did a special on Taiwan, highlighting the country's economy...

US lawmakers visit Taiwan; China conducts military patrols

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm America's “rock-solid” support for the self-governing isl...