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Ben Blanchard

China threatens retaliation over new U.S. arms sales to Taiwan

22 Oct 2020

BEIJING/TAIPEI China threatened on Thursday to retaliate against the latest U.S. arms sale to Chinese-claimed Taiwan, as the island welcomed the weapons package but said it was not looking to get into an arms race with Beijing. | Video

UPDATE 1-Taiwan Sept export orders top forecast as new iPhone launched

20 Oct 2020

TAIPEI, Oct 20 Taiwan's export orders rose for the seventh consecutive month in September, helped by strong global demand for the island's tech products, with Apple Inc rolling out a new iPhone.

Taiwan says HK warned of ongoing danger after South China Sea flight blocked

16 Oct 2020

TAIPEI Hong Kong air traffic controllers told Taiwan there was danger until further notice on a flight path to Taiwanese-controlled islands in the South China Sea, Taipei said on Friday, a case that has raised fears Beijing may try and blockade the islets.

Taiwan says HK warned of ongoing danger after S.China Sea flight blocked

16 Oct 2020

TAIPEI, Oct 16 Hong Kong air traffic controllers told Taiwan there was danger until further notice on a flight path to Taiwanese-controlled islands in the South China Sea, Taipei said on Friday, a case that has raised fears Beijing may try and blockade the islets.

A bullish TSMC lifts revenue estimate as COVID transforms digital demand

15 Oct 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) hiked its revenue outlook after logging record quarterly profit, and painted a bullish picture of demand picking up over the next two years as advanced technologies are adopted more widely.

China uses new tactic in campaign against Taiwan with spy accusations

14 Oct 2020

TAIPEI China has opened a new front in its pressure campaign against Taiwan with a series of spying allegations and confessions aired on state television, denounced on the democratic island as entrapment and another reason for people to fear visiting China.

China uses new tactic in campaign against Taiwan with spy accusations

14 Oct 2020

TAIPEI China has opened a new front in its pressure campaign against Taiwan with a series of spying allegations and confessions aired on state television, denounced on the democratic island as entrapment and another reason for people to fear visiting China.

Taiwan president calls for 'meaningful dialogue' with China

10 Oct 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan wants to have "meaningful dialogue" with China on an equal basis, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Saturday, extending an olive branch at a time of heightened military tension with Beijing, which claims the island as sovereign Chinese territory. | Video

Taiwan president to pledge strong defences as China tensions rise

09 Oct 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen will pledge to strengthen the island's defences and work more with regional partners on security in a major speech on Saturday, at a time when tensions with its giant neighbour China have risen dramatically.

UPDATE 1-Huawei stockpiling drives Taiwan Sept exports up for second month

07 Oct 2020

* Govt sees continued uncertainty over pandemic, Sino-U.S. tension

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