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Republican Representatives Tom Tiffany and Scott Perry recently introduced legislation in the House seeking to end Washington’s recognition of the ‘One China’ policy.
Hundreds of Taiwanese Nationals Handed Over to Mainland China: Report
According to an investigation titled China’s Hunt for Overseas Taiwanese released on Nov. 30 by Safeguard Defenders, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has been arranging for Taiwanese citizens arrested abroad to be extradited back...
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US Lawmakers’ Visit to Taiwan Triggers ‘Combat Readiness Patrol’ by Beijing
Beijing deployed what it called “combat readiness” patrols over the Taiwan Strait last Friday in response to a visit by a delegation of U.S. lawmakers to Taiwan. The Congressional delegation’s arrival to the island is...
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Lithuania Defying China, Opens Taiwan Embassy
Tensions rose between Beijing and Vilnius on Nov. 18 after Lithuania opened a de facto diplomatic office for Taiwan, with Beijing decrying the move calling it an “extremely egregious act.” In retaliation, Beijing, with a...
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American Lawmakers Meet with Taiwanese Officials for Second Time in One Month
Five U.S. lawmakers arrived in Taipei on Thursday, Nov. 25 to meet with government officials in regards to security matters. This was the second meeting between the U.S. and Taiwan in a month, raising protests...
China Ramps Up Pressure on Taiwanese Companies
Taiwanese firms operating in China are now facing heightened pressure from Beijing, with the communist regime warning them not to support the island’s pro-independence activities. Beijing does not recognize Taiwan as a separate, democratic entity...
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Following Biden-Xi Virtual Meeting, White House Seeks Talks on ‘Strategic Stability’
During the Nov. 15 virtual summit held between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping and hosted by the Brookings Institution, Biden said their responsibility was “to ensure that the competition between our countries...
Amid Communist Pressure, EU Postpones Trade Plan With Taiwan
The European Union has decided to shelve a confidential trade plan that aims to increase trade relations with Taiwan. The postponement came at the last minute after Brussels was scheduled to announce the plan’s format...
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US Delegation Visits Taiwan While Beijing Conducts Nearby Military Drill
A delegation of American lawmakers visited Taiwan on Nov. 9. This has been met with strong opposition from Beijing, with the Chinese military conducting a “combat readiness” patrol nearby. The Chinese regime has termed the...
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Washington Discusses Possibility of Taiwan Returning to the United Nations
Representatives from Washington and Taipei recently met to discuss the possibility of Taiwan expanding its participation in the United Nations bloc along with other international forums. China has been blocking Taiwan’s participation in the United...
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EU Committee Plans to Visit Taiwan as Beijing Warns Against Deepening Ties
A delegation from the European Union (EU) is reportedly planning a visit to Taiwan in November. The European Parliament’s Special Committee on Foreign Interference in all Democratic Processes in the EU (INGE) will visit Taiwan...
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‘Solemn Warning’: China Executing Assault Drills in Province Across From Taiwan
The past few weeks have seen tensions between Communist China and Taiwan soar to alarming levels. A record number of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force warplanes have intruded into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone...
US Forces Secretly Training Taiwan Military as Threat From Beijing Grows
Approximately two dozen members of U.S. special-operations and support troops are engaged in training Taiwan’s military forces, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).  In addition, local maritime forces are working with...