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China launches third aircraft carrier Fujian

Chinese state media on Friday announced the launch of the country's third aircraft carrier, marking a major military advance for China. The launching ceremony for the carrier named Fujian was hel...

China accuses US of trying to 'hijack' support in Asia

SINGAPORE (AP) — China's defense minister accused the United States on Sunday of trying to “hijack” the support of countries in the Asia-Pacific region to turn them against Beijing, saying Washington ...

China's defense chief warns Beijing would 'fight to the end' to stop Taiwan's independence

The "pursuit of Taiwan independence is a dead end," China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe told the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, on Sunday. He said China would do anything in its powe...

US: China's military activity around Taiwan threatens region

SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin stressed American support for Taiwan on Saturday, suggesting at Asia's premier defense forum that recent Chinese military activity around the se...

US expands probe of schemes against Chinese dissidents

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. prosecutors are widening their case over alleged schemes to stalk and harass Chinese dissidents in the United States, including seeking to derail the election bid of a little-know...

Japan's Okinawa urges government to reduce China tensions

TOKYO (AP) — Japan should focus more on peaceful diplomacy with China instead of on military deterrence as tensions rise around Chinese-claimed Taiwan, the governor of the nearby southern Japanese isl...

CCP's 'historical claim' over Taiwan refuted by Mao Zedong, says Dutch ex-diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to recent statements by Chinese officials, a former Dutch diplomat has published a commentary pointing out the glaring historical inconsistencies in the Chines...

British man who tattooed Taiwan on forehead releases book

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British man who gained notoriety for tattooing Taiwan on his forehead, among other incidents, has released a memoir about his adventures and misadventures across Asia ov...

Chinese operatives accused of spying on dissidents in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five men accused of acting on behalf of the Chinese government have been charged with brazen and wide-ranging schemes to stalk and harass Chinese dissidents in the United States, inc...

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)...

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...

Where is the US-China relationship headed in 2022?

The US and China saw their rivalry reach new heights in 2021 as both countries embarked on trade, defense and diplomatic policies marked by increased suspicion and antagonism. This trend looks l...

Taiwan talks chips, Chinese 'coercion' in US meeting

TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Taiwan and the United States discussed chip shortages and how to respond to China's economic "coercion" during the second session of an economic dialogue launc...

Taiwan talks chips, Chinese 'coercion' in U.S. meeting

TAIPEI, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Taiwan and the United States discussed chip shortages and how to respond to China's economic "coercion" during the second session of an economic dialogue launc...

EXPLAINER: Will Xi-Biden talks repair US-China ties?

BEIJING (AP) — No breakthroughs were delivered during talks between Chinese leader Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden, but the cordial tone of the virtual meeting is an indication that relations ...