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India

Fabian Hamacher

Taiwan, China argue over flights for stranded Taiwanese in Wuhan

07 Feb 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan and China are embroiled in a new dispute over the fate of Taiwanese stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, after Taiwan said a citizen sent back on the first flight was infected with the disease.

Taiwan, China argue over flights for stranded Taiwanese in Wuhan

07 Feb 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan and China are embroiled in a new dispute over the fate of Taiwanese stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, after Taiwan said a citizen sent back on the first flight was infected with the disease.

Taiwan, China argue over flights for stranded Taiwanese in Wuhan

07 Feb 2020

TAIPEI Taiwan and China are embroiled in a new dispute over the fate of Taiwanese stranded in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, after Taiwan said a citizen sent back on the first flight was infected with the disease.

Taiwan passes law to combat Chinese influence on politics

31 Dec 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan's parliament passed an anti-infiltration law on Tuesday to combat perceived threats from China as the island gears up for a presidential vote on Jan. 11 amid heightened tension with Beijing.

Absence of China a 'loss' at Chinese-language 'Oscars' in Taiwan

24 Nov 2019

TAIPEI The absence of China was a "loss" at this year's Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-speaking world's version of the Oscars, director Ang Lee said on Saturday, after Beijing ordered a boycott following controversy last year.

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown 'becomes serious'

07 Nov 2019

TAIPEI Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world's second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party, the island's foreign minister has said.

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China's slowdown "becomes serious"

07 Nov 2019

TAIPEI, Nov 7 Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world's second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party, the island's foreign minister has said.

Taiwan church collects more than 4,000 gas masks to send to HK protesters

25 Sep 2019

TAIPEI A church in Taiwan said on Wednesday it had collected more than 4,000 gas masks and 600 helmets to send to anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, saying the fight for democracy was crucial in the face of increased meddling by Beijing.

Taiwan church collects more than 4,000 gas masks to send to HK protesters

25 Sep 2019

TAIPEI, Sept 25 A church in Taiwan said on Wednesday it had collected more than 4,000 gas masks and 600 helmets to send to anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, saying the fight for democracy was crucial in the face of increased meddling by Beijing.

A small, but growing group of Hong Kong people find a new life in Taiwan

30 Jun 2019

TAINAN, Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Yim, both from Hong Kong, are finalising work on a hostel in Taiwan's southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors to holiday-makers next month.

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