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Taiwan addresses defense ties with US

June 1, 2022
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The Pentagon is “proactively planning” cooperation between the US National Guard and Taiwan’s defense forces, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen revealed on Tuesday, without specifying the details. | Read more|

China "Should Stop Spread Of Military Adventurism": Taiwan President

January 1, 2022
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Taiwan's president on Saturday urged China to curb its "military adventurism", with tensions between the two sides at their highest level in years. Beijing has ramped up military and diplomatic pressure on Taiwan since Tsai Ing-wen came to power in 2016, as she rejects the stance that the island is Chinese territory. | Read more|

The Curious Case Of Map And Disappearing Taiwan Minister At US Summit

December 13, 2021
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A video feed of a Taiwanese minister was cut during U.S. President Joe Biden's Summit for Democracy last week after a map in her slide presentation showed Taiwan in a different color to China, which claims the island as its own. Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters that Friday's slide show by Taiwanese Digital | Read more|

Biden Invites Taiwan To Democracy Summit, China Not Included In List

November 24, 2021
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Joe Biden has invited Taiwan to a virtual summit on democracy alongside more than 100 countries -- a move bound to anger China, which is not on the list. The conference was a campaign pledge by the US president, who has placed the struggle between democracies and "autocratic governments" at the heart of his foreign pol | Read more|