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Beijing Warns of ‘Drastic Measures’ as Taipei Says Conflict ‘Not the Answer’
On Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, Beijing warned the government of Taiwan that it will take “drastic measures” if the latter attempts to fight for formal independence. In response, on Friday, Jan. 1, Taiwanese President Tsai...
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Future of Taiwan’s President Tsai Could Hinge on How She Handles a Vote on 4 Policies
While COVID-19 ravaged and devastated most of the world, Taiwan was praised and viewed as a model to follow in the way it kept the pandemic at bay, allowing its citizens to largely go about...
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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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Is NBA Player Enes Kanter Being Punished for Criticizing Communist China?
Boston Celtic player Enes Kanter has been in the news recently for his strong criticism of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). He’s spoken out about the CCP’s brutal persecution of minorities, such as Uyghurs and...
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China Sanctions Three Taiwanese Politicians
Three top politicians from Taiwan have been sanctioned by the Chinese regime. The sanctioned individuals, Legislative Yuan President You Si-kun, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, and Premier Su Tseng-chang, are now banned from entering the mainland...
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China Using Civilian Airport to Launch Military Aircraft into Taiwan’s ADIZ
Shantou-Waisha airport in the Guangdong province of China is located less than 220 miles from the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan. Opened in 1956 as a military airport for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA),...
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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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Fire Sweeps Through Taiwanese Building Killing at Least 46 and Injuring Dozens of Others
On Oct. 14, fire swept through a partially abandoned 13-story tower in the southern Taiwanese port city of Kaohsiung claiming at least 46 lives and injuring dozens of others. The blaze is being described as...
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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...
Beijing, Taking Over Taiwan, Would Lead to ‘Catastrophic’ Consequences Warns Taiwanese President
On Oct. 5, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen wrote in an essay for Foreign Affairs that Taipei, falling into the hands of Beijing, would bring about "catastrophic" consequences for peace in Asia. The President vowed that...
Record Number of PLA Aircraft Intrude on Taiwan’s ADIZ
On Oct. 1, Communist China, yet again, breached Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), sending in the largest ever contingent of aircraft into the area.  The People's Liberation Army (PLA) sent 38 aircraft into Taiwan’s...
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Taiwan and Allies Counter Mainland China’s Pineapple Ban
China Insights On March 1, Communist China imposed a ban on pineapple imports from Taiwan, having announced the action days prior. Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office, claimed that the ban was implemented...