BEIJING (REUTERS) – China on Monday (March 1) denied accusations by Taiwan that a ban on pineapples from the island was about politics, saying it…View More China says Taiwan pineapple ban not about politics as war of words escalates
Power Play is a weekly column that looks at various facets of the US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia. WASHINGTON – American officials and…View More Can the US deter China from attacking Taiwan?
TAIPEI (REUTERS) – Taiwan chipmakers are buying water by the truckload for some of their foundries as the island widens restrictions on water supply amid…View More Chipmakers in drought-hit Taiwan order water trucks to prepare for 'the worst'
TAIPEI (REUTERS) – Germany’s BioNTech SE plans to provide Covid-19 vaccine to Taiwan, the company said, after the island complained the firm in December pulled…View More BioNTech says will provide Covid-19 vaccines to Taiwan, talks ongoing
BEIJING • Chinese military exercises near Taiwan are a “solemn warning to external forces”, Beijing said yesterday, after the new United States government expressed strong…View More PLA drills near Taiwan a 'solemn warning', says China
TAIPEI (REUTERS) – Taiwan on Tuesday (Jan 19) cancelled a major festival during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday as the island reported four locally…View More Taiwan cancels major festival as domestic Covid-19 cases rise
TAIPEI (AFP) – Nearly a third of Taiwan’s corals are dying from bleaching caused by warming oceans, in an alarming phenomenon that poses a severe…View More 'Corals are being cooked': A third of Taiwan's reefs are dying
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – A cancellation of all travel by the US State Department this week includes a planned visit to Taiwan by US Ambassador…View More Ahead of Biden transition, US cancels UN envoy's trip to Taiwan
TAIPEI (REUTERS) – Taiwan rolled out a newly redesigned passport on Monday (Jan 11) that gives greater prominence to the island’s day-to-day name, aiming to…View More Taiwan rolls out new passport, hoping to banish confusion with China
TAIPEI (AFP) – Chinese jets made a record 380 incursions into Taiwan’s defence zone last year, a defence official said Tuesday (Jan 5) , as…View More Taiwan says Chinese jets made record 380 incursions in 2020
TAIPEI (REUTERS) – Taiwan’s EVA Airways Corp said on Tuesday (Dec 29) that it had sacked four pilots and four cabin crew members since March…View More Taiwan's EVA Air says 8 sacked since March for breaching Covid-19 rules
The labour authorities of Taiwan and Indonesia have failed to reach an agreement over the recruitment costs for Indonesians moving to Taiwan to work as…View More Taiwan, Indonesia to continue discussion on new recruitment fee policy for domestic workers
SHANGHAI/TAIPEI (REUTERS) – China’s military tailed a US warship as it passed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Saturday (Dec 19), the Chinese military said,…View More China tails US warship in Taiwan Strait
TAIPEI (AFP) – China sentenced a Taiwanese professor to four years in jail for spying, officials said on Wednesday (Nov 25), as cross-strait tensions deteriorate…View More China sentences Taiwanese professor to four years' jail for spying