Taiwan’s air, sea and land forces conducted a drill to repel an invading force on Thursday, as its defence minister pledged to defend the self-ruled island against China’s rising military threat.
Taiwan displayed how its fighter jets can land, refuel and rearm on the island’s highways Tuesday as part of its largest annual exercise simulating defence against a Chinese invasion.
Taiwan braced for typhoon Bailu on Saturday, shutting businesses and schools as airlines cancelled hundreds of flights amid warnings of landslides, floods and high seas on the island.
Taiwan said on Friday it has cut official ties with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, losing another ally amid Chinese pressure on nations with diplomatic relations with the self-ruled island.
Hong Kong’s leader said on Saturday the murder suspect whose case inadvertently helped ignite the city’s protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan.
China’s defence minister, Wei Fenghe, said on Monday that resolving the “Taiwan question” is his country’s “greatest national interest,” and that no force could prevent China’s “reunification.”
A Murder suspect whose case was used by the Hong Kong government to push for a controversial extradition bill walked free from jail on Wednesday as the city’s authorities squabbled with Taiwan
"The bill stands suspended because it it had resulted in "conflicts in society," said Secretary for Security John Lee.
Badminton star Chou Tien-chen is heading into the 2020 Olympics coachless, but hopes for Tokyo gold with the help of his physiotherapist and expert consultations.