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US: ‘Green Light’ for $1.1 Billion Arms Sale to Taiwan – China Threatens Countermeasures

LAST UPDATE: 08:11 The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $1.1 billion worth of military equipment, including 60 anti-ship missiles and 100 air-to-air missiles. The announcement came in the wake of Chinese military...

Taiwan: Armed forces shot down unidentified drone in Kinmen Islands

Taiwan's Defense Ministry announced today that the armed forces shot down a civilian drone, of unclear ownership, after it violated the airspace of the Kinmen Islands, a short distance from the Chinese cities of Xiamen and...

Guatemala will ‘always support’ Taiwan

Guatemala's Foreign Minister Mario Bucaro stressed in Taipei today that the Central American state will "always support" Taiwan, following China's extensive military gymnasiums — the largest in its history — around the island earlier this month. During...

US: US warships’ crossing of Taiwan Strait consistent with US one-China policy

Today's crossing of the Taiwan Strait by two US warships through international waters is "very consistent" with the US's "one China policy" and aims for a free and open Indo-Pacific, a White House official said. "It was...

China: Chinese military says it is monitoring US warships sailing through the Taiwan Strait

China's military said today it is monitoring US Navy vessels sailing through the Taiwan Strait, maintaining a high level of alert and standing ready to deal with any provocations. The US Navy said the guided-missile cruisers USS...

Taiwan: Opposition defends ‘brave’ approach to Beijing after official visits China

The head of Taiwan's main opposition party, the Kuomintang (KMT), defended his "brave" approach to Beijing on Sunday after a senior official visited China on a trip condemned by the Taipei government that upset even some...