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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen watches naval drill as tensions with China rise

April 13, 2018 1:10 PM<br>SUAO, TAIWAN (AFP) - Taiwan's President watched naval drills simulating an attack on the island on Friday (April 13), days …

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The End of the “End of History”

In the late 1990s, with the fall of the Soviet Union, the explosion of pro-capitalist euphoria, and the post–Cold War hubris of American empire, Bill …

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Taiwan accuses China of deliberately fueling brain drain by wooing away island's top talent

Just one year after founding his own interior design business in Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, Allen Wu decided it was time to pursue the bright lights of Shanghai in neighbouring China instead.<p>“The market in Taipei is just really small,” said Mr Wu, 36. “It’s not that I couldn’t survive, it’s just …

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Retired Chinese General: China Could Conquer Taiwan in 3 Days

Now that is a bold claim. A retired Chinese general has ruffled feathers in Taiwan again, this time telling the Beijing-based nationalist tabloid …

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A velvet fist in an iron glove? China talks tough about Taiwan, but shows signs of a softer policy

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged this month to punish self-ruled Taiwan for any moves toward legal independence from China. The next day a Chinese aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Strait that separates the two sides.<p>You might expect this thunder from a leader in Beijing who can rule …

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Inhofe, Cornyn ask Trump to support sale of F-35 fighter jets to Taiwan

Two senior Republican senators asked President Trump on Monday to commit to selling ally Taiwan advanced F-35 fighter jets to counter a growing …

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The Global Effect of John Bolton as National Security Adviser

John Bolton, who last year was blocked from regularly visiting the White House, will become President Donald Trump's third national security adviser …

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OPINION: Taiwan Has No Reason to Fear the Liaoning

<i>By Euan Graham</i><p>Measured in terms of Chinese rhetoric, the temperature of cross-strait relations has risen sharply this week. Addressing China’s National People’s Congress, President Xi Jinping warned Taiwan that it would be “punished by history” if it declares independence. This comes amid an …

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Cross-Strait Tensions Rise

Measured in terms of Chinese rhetoric, the temperature of cross-strait relations has risen sharply this week. Addressing China’s National People’s …

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China should prepare for military action over Taiwan - Chinese paper

By Ben Blanchard<p>BEIJING (Reuters) - China should prepare for military action over self-ruled Taiwan and pressure Washington over cooperation on North …

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Taiwan shadows China carrier through narrow strait after warning by Xi: report

Taiwan has sent ships and aircraft to shadow a Chinese aircraft carrier group through the narrow Taiwan Strait, its Defense Ministry said …

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Storm coming from Beijing despite calm: Taiwan spy chief

Taiwan’s top official responsible for counterespionage and national security admitted publicly this week that a more bellicose Beijing under …

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Xi Gives Stark Taiwan Warning in Hands-Off Message to Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned that efforts to widen divisions with Taiwan would be “punished by history” in a nationalistic speech to mark the …

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Xi warns Taiwan will face 'punishment of history' for separatism

© Reuters. Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the closing session of the NPC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing<p>By Philip Wen<p>BEIJING …

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With option to rule for life, China's Xi sets sights on Taiwan

<b>(CNN) —</b> Xi Jinping began his second term as China's president with a blunt warning for Taiwan, an island it views as a breakaway province.<p>"All acts and tricks to split the motherland are doomed to failure and will be condemned by the people and punished by history," Xi said Tuesday at the close of …

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China's president delivers nationalistic speech to Congress

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a nationalistic speech at the closing of the People's National Congress saying China was ready "to fight bloody battles against its enemies".<p>He reserved strong words for activists in Taiwan offering his toughest warning yet to the island claimed by China as …

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The world in brief, March 20th 2018 | Espresso

Britain and the EU conditionally agreed a post-<b>Brexit</b> transitional deal, thus avoiding a “cliff-edge” separation before a trade deal is struck. …

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China’s Xi begins second term with stark warning to Taiwan

(Bloomberg) — Chinese President Xi Jinping warned that efforts to widen divisions with Taiwan would be “punished by history” in a nationalistic …

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Second senior US official sent to Taiwan under new travel act

The United States sent another senior official to Taiwan on Thursday, the second such visit since Washington infuriated Beijing by passing a law …

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Beijing must prepare for military clash over Taiwan, state-run tabloid says

A widely read Chinese state-run newspaper said on Thursday Beijing should prepare for military action over self-ruled Taiwan, and pressure Washington …

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China warns Donald Trump against Taiwan military ties

The Chinese government has urged the US to "correct its mistake" regarding President Donald Trump's recently approved Taiwan Travel Act, which allows …

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China says resolutely opposed to new US law on ties with Taiwan

BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry on Saturday expressed its "resolute opposition" after US President Donald Trump signed legislation that encourages …

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'Most explosive issue in China-US relations': expert's warning over Taiwan

A former diplomat to the US and Senior Fellow at the China Institute of International Studies Yang Xiyu has warned that Trump’s attempt to leverage …

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China sends carrier through Taiwan Strait after Xi Jinping warns against separatism

Taiwan has sent ships and aircraft to shadow an aircraft carrier group from the Chinese mainland through the narrow Taiwan Strait, its defence …

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