Taiwan's parliament approves US$8.2 billion funding to buy 66 US F-16V warplanes

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23 February 2020
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Taiwan's parliament approves US$8.2 billion funding to buy 66 US F-16V warplanes
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan will deal with the release of Chan Tong-kai, the Hong Kong murder suspect who killed his girlfriend in Taiwan4 month ago
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan "will deal with" the release of Chan Tong-kai, the Hong Kong murder suspect who killed his girlfriend in Taiwan
4 month ago
Taiwanese media reporting HK murder suspect Chan Tong-Kai boarded a 20:10 flight to Taipei
4 month ago
Taiwan MFA: Our government requested judicial cooperation to bring Chan to justice but Carrie Lam refused. We want to send law enforcement officers to HongKong, & bring the suspect & evidence back to Taiwan for trial. Lam refused again. What a shame
Six officers equipped with anti-riot gear, one of which with a police dog, have been stationed at Pik Uk Prison in Clearwater Bay. Chan Tong-kai, who is wanted by Taiwan, is expected to be released at 9 am. @singtaodaily says he'll be transported to a safe house. antiELAB4 month ago
Six officers equipped with anti-riot gear, one of which with a police dog, have been stationed at Pik Uk Prison in Clearwater Bay. Chan Tong-kai, who is wanted by Taiwan, is expected to be released at 9 am. @singtaodaily says he'll be transported to a safe house. antiELAB
Chan Tong-kai walks out of Pik Uk Prison accompanied by Reverend Peter Koon4 month ago
Chan Tong-kai walks out of Pik Uk Prison accompanied by Reverend Peter Koon
Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council said it heard no substantial response from HK govt about proposal to let Taiwanese officers bring murder suspect Chan Tong-Kai back to Taipei tomorrow. MAC said Taiwan govt had already shown utmost sincerity and effort.4 month ago
Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council said it heard no "substantial response" from HK govt about proposal to let Taiwanese officers bring murder suspect Chan Tong-Kai back to Taipei tomorrow. MAC said Taiwan govt had already shown utmost sincerity and effort.
Taiwan Mainland Affairs Council made a new offer, asking HK to allow TW police/prosecutors coming to HK and bring Chan Tong-kai back. It also urged HK to hand over all relevant confession testimonies to TW authorities4 month ago
Taiwan Mainland Affairs Council made a new offer, asking HK to allow TW police/prosecutors coming to HK and bring Chan Tong-kai back. It also urged HK to hand over all relevant confession testimonies to TW authorities
Taiwan's Ministry of Justice & Mainland Affairs Council are holding a presser calling on HongKong to take responsibility on Chan Tong-kai's case.  They said HK should sit down with Taiwan to discuss matters on judicial cooperation, but not simply asking Chan to come himself4 month ago
Taiwan's Ministry of Justice & Mainland Affairs Council are holding a presser calling on HongKong to take responsibility on Chan Tong-kai's case. They said HK should sit down with Taiwan to discuss matters on judicial cooperation, but not simply asking Chan to come himself
4 month ago
TW Minister of justice Tsai Ching-hsiang denied Taiwan will reject to take in Chan Tong-kai, but stressed that should be done formal mutual legal assistance. He said the priority remain for HK authority to hold Chan in custody before he's freed
Taiwan's Ministry of Interior cites info circulated online in a Facebook post and notes that it is urged to be mindful of Hong Kong black policemen moving to Taiwan. It says its immigration department will stop all the crime and unlawfulness at the border4 month ago
Taiwan's Ministry of Interior cites info circulated online in a Facebook post and notes that it is urged to be mindful of Hong Kong "black" policemen moving to Taiwan. It says its immigration department will stop all the crime and unlawfulness at the border
At the IFC Mall, some people have distributed red flags in the sky and white, symbolizing the connection between Hong Kong and Taiwan.4 month ago
At the IFC Mall, some people have distributed red flags in the sky and white, symbolizing the connection between Hong Kong and Taiwan.
The ROC flag and paper cranes at Shatin's New Town Plaza — a frequent site of clashes over the past three months — on Thursday.  Photo: InMedia screenshot.4 month ago
The ROC flag and paper cranes at Shatin's New Town Plaza — a frequent site of clashes over the past three months — on Thursday. Photo: InMedia screenshot.
4 month ago
Authorities in Taiwan deported a Chinese tourist who destroyed the LennonWall on the campus of National Taiwan University. He will be banned from entering Taiwan in the next five years, while being listed as "individuals who are not welcomed."
4 month ago
Taiwan likely to ban mainland Chinese visitors for targeting supporters of Hong Kong protests or vandalising Lennon Walls
4 month ago
Taiwan condemns China's 'dictatorship' on 70th anniversary of communist rule
Aerial footage captures the scene after a towering arch bridge collapsed in Taiwan.  An air force helicopter and military personnel have been deployed to search for survivors, AP reports4 month ago
Aerial footage captures the scene after a towering arch bridge collapsed in Taiwan. An air force helicopter and military personnel have been deployed to search for survivors, AP reports
At least 10 people are injured as a bridge collapsed in Nanfangao, eastern Taiwan.  An oil tanker truck fell on boats below, with 6 people believed to be still trapped on a boat4 month ago
At least 10 people are injured as a bridge collapsed in Nanfangao, eastern Taiwan. An oil tanker truck fell on boats below, with 6 people believed to be still trapped on a boat
Taipei on the move in pouring rain.4 month ago
Taipei on the move in pouring rain.
Crowd chanting 香港加油 Hong Kong add oil - at the Taipei Rally today to support Hong Kong's democracy movement4 month ago
Crowd chanting #香港加油 Hong Kong add oil - at the Taipei Rally today to support Hong Kong's democracy movement
China says it is investigating 'missing' Taiwanese scholar Tsai Chin-shu on security grounds
5 month ago
The U.S. Navy's USS Antietam conducted "a routine Taiwan Strait transit September 20 in accordance with international law," per @US7thFleet
5 month ago
Taiwan cuts ties with Kiribati amid China tension
A rush of foreign money into Taiwan has pushed its stocks close to a record5 month ago
A rush of foreign money into Taiwan has pushed its stocks close to a record
5 month ago
Reuters: Taiwan President Tsai says Taiwan won't give up democracy and its support to Hong Kong
5 month ago
Taiwan says it has broken off ties with the Solomon Islands after the South Pacific nation decided to switch diplomatic recognition to Beijing
Solomon Islands officially switches diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China - The Solomon Islands has switched diplomatic ties from Taiwan to China, as Beijing gains a new strategic ally in the Pacific.
The Chinese Defense Ministry posted a statement in response to Friday's operation saying the US warship "trespassed into waters off China's Xisha Islands without permission of the Chinese government.Such actions have seriously undermined China's sovereign interests"
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The US Navy's USS Lake Erie conducted a "freedom of navigation operation" in the vicinity of Taiwan Tuesday, challenging what the US says are Taipei's "excessive straight baseline claims" off the Taiwanese coast
Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Ottawa is sailing through Taiwan Strait to the South China Sea with its AIS transponder turned on5 month ago
Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate HMCS Ottawa is sailing through Taiwan Strait to the South China Sea with its AIS transponder turned on
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