How Taiwan’s semiconductor dominance is protecting it from China – for now

How Taiwan’s semiconductor dominance is protecting it from China – for now

A Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) factory in Nanjing, in China’s eastern Jiangsu province, on Aug. 10.STR/AFP/Getty Images When a delegation of US lawmakers landed in Taiwan this week, after a hugely controversial visit by House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, one of their most important meetings was not with government or military officials but … Read more

China halts dialogue with the United States. What does this mean for Canada? – National

China halts dialogue with the United States.  What does this mean for Canada?  – National

China announced suspension of dialogue with the United States in a number of areas on Friday, countering the recent visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Not only has dialogue been cut on climate change and between theatre-level military commanders, cross-border crime and drug trafficking exchanges have also been ceased. Read more: China … Read more

Taiwan says China’s military drills appear to simulate attack

Taiwan says China’s military drills appear to simulate attack

A Chinese J-11 military fighter jet flies above the Taiwan Strait near Pingtan, the closest land of mainland China to the island of Taiwan on Aug. 5, 2022.Ng Han Guan/The Associated Press Taiwan said Saturday that China’s military drills appear to simulate an attack on the self-ruled island, after multiple Chinese warships and aircraft crossed … Read more

Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel

Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel

The deputy head of Taiwan defense ministry’s research and development unit was found dead on Saturday morning in a hotel room, according to the official Central News Agency. Ou Yang Li-hsing, deputy head of the military-owned National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology, was found dead in a hotel room in southern Taiwan on Saturday … Read more

China halts climate, military ties with US over Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

China halts climate, military ties with US over Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a Chinese military H-6K bomber is seen conducting training exercises on Nov 23, 2017.Wang Guosong/The Associated Press China on Friday said it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the United States on a range of issues from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation … Read more

China fires missiles near Taiwan in drills after Pelosi visit

China fires missiles near Taiwan in drills after Pelosi visit

A woman uses her mobile phone as she walks in front of a large screen showing a news broadcast about China’s military exercises encircling Taiwan, in Beijing on Aug. 4.NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images China deployed scores of planes and fired live missiles near Taiwan on Thursday in its biggest drills in the Taiwan Strait, a day … Read more

Taiwan cancels flights as China fires missiles after Pelosi visit – National

Taiwan cancels flights as China fires missiles after Pelosi visit – National

Taiwan canceled airline flights Thursday as China fired missiles near the self-ruled island in retaliation for a top American lawmaker’s visit, adding to the risk of disruptions in the flow of Taiwanese-made processor chips needed by global telecom and auto industries. China ordered ships and planes to avoid military drills that encircled Taiwan, which the … Read more

China lashing out over Pelosi visit, but experts say Taiwanese are ‘thrilled’ – National

China lashing out over Pelosi visit, but experts say Taiwanese are ‘thrilled’ – National

When US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday, she evoked a sharp response from Beijing. It announced multiple military exercises around the island shortly after she landed, which according to some Taiwanese scholars is an overreaction. They also say some citizens are actually thrilled by the visit. “I think (China) is way … Read more

Why China is not sanctioning Taiwan’s key chip industry | Business and Economy

Why China is not sanctioning Taiwan’s key chip industry |  Business and Economy

China has turned to the familiar playbook of trade restrictions following US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. After Pelosi proceeded with her trip to the democratically-ruled island in spite of Beijing’s warnings, Chinese authorities suspended imports of Taiwanese citrus fruits and fish, and exports of sand. State media also announced that … Read more

Taiwan warns Chinese military drills threaten ports, urban areas as Pelosi visits – National

Taiwan warns Chinese military drills threaten ports, urban areas as Pelosi visits – National

Taiwan’s military said Wednesday that Chinese military exercises around its main island are an attempt to threaten its ports and urban areas as US Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits the island. Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense said in a translated statement that China’s “announcement of its plan to conduct military drills in the sea and airspace … Read more