President Tsai Ing-wen laid the blame squarely at Beijing's doorstep after the tiny African island nation of Sao Tome and Principe severed diplomatic ties with the R.O.C.1 Comment
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) has a full grasp of China's military activity, has made proper preparations, and has complete response measures in place, a Presidential Office spokesman said Tuesday.
Mainland China's People's Liberation Army Air Force posted a photo Saturday on its microblog allegedly showing a Xian H-6K jet bomber flying within visible range of Yushan (Jade Mountain, 玉山), Taiwan's highest mountain.
KMT Legislator Lee Yen-hsiu (李彥秀) on Saturday urged the government of President Tsai Ing-wen to stay alert in the face of lingering cross-strait tensions.1 Comment
President Barack Obama on Friday gave one of his most elaborate comments to date on U.S. relations with China and Taiwan, saying the status quo, although not completely satisfactory, "has kept the peace and allowed the Taiwanese to be a pretty successful economy and a people who have a high degree of self-determination."
The Republic of China (Taiwan) is a sovereign country committed to promoting peaceful and stable relations with mainland China, Taiwan's top China policy planner said Saturday, in response to comments by U.S. President Barack Obama on the U.S.-China-Taiwan triangular relationship.
Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force posted a photo on its microblog site that apparently showed a Xian H-6K jet bomber flying in an air space within visible range of Yushan, Taiwan's highest mountain, on Saturday, Dec. 16.
Following reports of Chinese military aircraft flying close to Taiwan airspace, questions as to whether Chinese Navy ships could follow suit in Taiwan's maritime zones were answered by Taiwan's coast guard head on Wednesday as "possible."
The Obama administration has reiterated its support for "one China," as speculation mounts over U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's plans to abandon the decadeslong policy.
The media in the U.S. has given a mixed response to Trump's latest foreign policy outburst, with some saying he may be trying to use Taiwan as a bargaining chip in negotiations with China.