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Shutdown looms as US House Republicans again block own spending bill

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's attempt to restart his stalled spending agenda failed on Thursday when Republicans for a third time blocked a procedural vote on...

US House's McCarthy opens long-shot impeachment probe of Biden

WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday launched an impeachment inquiry into Joe Biden, propelling Congress toward a long-shot effort to remove the Demo...

Taiwan says China is bolstering coastline military bases facing the self-ruled island

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is continuously bolstering its military bases along the coastline facing Taiwan, the self-ruled island's Defense Ministry said in a report Tuesday, as Beijing steps up mili...

Ex-Singapore foreign minister calls Taiwan 'piece on chessboard' in US-China rivalry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is “only a piece on the chessboard” in the U.S.-China relationship, and it will not determine war and peace, Singapore’s former Minister of Foreig...

Japan's Kishida says China seafood ban contrasts with wide support for Fukushima water release

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister said that China’s blanket ban on Japanese seafood in reaction to the release of treated radioactive water from a tsunami-ravaged nuclear power plant contrasts stark...

China lodges complaint over US-Japan-South Korea joint Taiwan statement at Camp David

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China lodged complaints on Monday (Aug. 21) after the U.S., Japan, and South Korea criticized Beijing’s “aggressive behavior” in a joint statement follow...

Chinese military launches drills around Taiwan as a 'warning' after a top island official went to US

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese military launched drills around Taiwan on Saturday as a “stern warning” over what it called collusion between “separatists and foreign forces,” its defense ministry said, da...

Taiwan sees no Chinese military response to VP's US trip

TAIPEI, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Taiwan's defence ministry said on Tuesday it has not seen large-scale exercises or any other action by the Chinese military near the island after China condemned a brief...

China condemns visit of 'troublemaker' Taiwan vice president to US

BEIJING/TAIPEI, Aug 13 (Reuters) - China on Sunday condemned a brief U.S. visit by Taiwan Vice President William Lai, saying he was a separatist and "troublemaker through and through" and Be...

Biden signs first part of US-Taiwan trade pact into law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday (Aug. 7) signed the first part of a trade agreement with Taiwan but reserved his constitutional authority to not conform to certain requ...

US Speaker McCarthy hails Republican support of Taiwan as he signs trade pact

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday (Aug. 2) signaled further support of Taiwan by the Republicans after a trade agreement he signed was sent to U.S. President ...

As Taiwan prepares for anti-invasion exercises, China sends dozens of warplanes toward the island

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China sent dozens of warplanes, including fighter jets and bombers, toward Taiwan, the island's Defense Ministry said Saturday, marking a forceful display days before the democra...

China criticizes the upcoming US visit of Taiwan's presidential front-runner

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China is criticizing an upcoming stopover in the United States by Taiwan’s vice president and presidential front-runner William Lai as a challenge to its territorial integrity, w...

China accuses the US of turning Taiwan into a powder keg with its latest sales of military equipment

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Defense Ministry accused the United States of turning Taiwan into a powder keg on Wednesday with its latest sales of $440 million in military equipment to the self-governing isl...

Asian stocks sink before US Congress votes on deal to avoid debt default

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets sank Wednesday ahead of a vote by Congress on a deal to avert a government debt default, while a downturn in Chinese factory activity deepened, adding to signs globa...