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Tsai Ing-wen

China looks at Taiwan after Hong Kong

Top China general says China will attack Taiwan if there is no other way of stopping it from becoming independent

29 May 2020 12:30 PM

Beijing watches as Taiwan led by assertive Tsai heads for Jan polls

Taiwan recently announced that trade between Taiwan and these 18 nations “amounted to US$ 117 billion in 2018, a 22 per cent increase from 2016”.

18 Nov 2019 1:52 AM

Taiwan to stage live-fire drill simulating China 'invasion'

Taiwan's five-day drill, codenamed 'Han Kuang', which means 'Han Glory', will start from 4 June.

24 Apr 2018 5:08 PM

Taiwan becomes first country to legalise same-sex marriage in Asia

The court said that if parliament does not make the change within 2 years, same-sex couples could register to marry regardless.

24 May 2017 3:07 PM

Taiwan says can hit China with missiles

The ministry has said in the past that it has produced cruise missiles, but has never publicly stated their capabilities.

17 Mar 2017 2:56 AM


70 years after Taiwan massacre, victims demand justice

Taiwan’s current government under President Tsai Ing-wen’s Democratic Progressive Party has promised to investigate the purges.

27 Feb 2017 1:33 AM

Beijing ‘irked’ as Taiwan President heads to America

The drills are seen as a show of strength by Beijing as its ties with the self-ruled island and the US deteriorate

08 Jan 2017 4:02 AM

Xi’s 2017 warning: No fuss about China territory

US President-elect Donald Trump angered China last month when he spoke to Tsai in a break with decades of precedent.

02 Jan 2017 1:35 AM

Beijing back to old ways of threatening Taiwan: Tsai Ing-wen

China maintains a standing threat to use force to achieve its goal of absorbing Taiwan.

01 Jan 2017 7:17 AM

Taiwan monitors China aircraft carrier, warships

Chinese media has reported that the aircraft carrier was headed for the Pacific on exercise for the first time.

27 Dec 2016 2:57 AM


Taiwan Prez using ‘transit to score points with US’

Tsai plans to stop in the US on her way to Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador, among the island’s handful of diplomatic allies.

08 Dec 2016 5:40 AM