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  World   Asia  10 Aug 2020

World, Asia, 10 Aug 2020

China sends fighter jets to Taiwan amid US health chief's visit

China, which considers Taiwan to be a part of its terriroty, had promised unspecified retaliation to the US' plan to visit Taiwan

10 Aug 2020 3:29 PM

US health chief offers Taiwan 'strong' support in landmark visit

Washington had broken off official ties with Taiwan in 1979 in favour of Beijing

10 Aug 2020 11:30 AM

Japan's legacy of forced labor haunts ties with neighbors

Survivors of the camps, their families and supporters are still seeking compensation and atonement for the labour and suffering

10 Aug 2020 11:01 AM

The US visit to Taiwan: What's all the fuss about?

China is sensitive to any move that could amount to official recognition of Taiwan, such as when Tsai spoke to Trump after his election

10 Aug 2020 9:23 AM

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security law

Lai owns the Apple Daily newspaper and Next Magazine, two outlets unapologetically pro-democracy and critical of Beijing

10 Aug 2020 8:49 AM