China’s trade restrictions on Taiwan after Pelosi’s visit fall into the ocean

Beijing’s new trade blocs against Taiwan affect about 0.04% of their bilateral trade, making them more political than economic. Beijing took action against Taiwan after Visit of United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island earlier this month despite warnings from Beijing. This included suspensions of imports of Taiwanese citrus fruits, frozen fish, candies … Read more

China’s trade restrictions on Taiwan after Pelosi’s visit fall into the ocean

Beijing’s new trade blocs against Taiwan affect about 0.04% of their bilateral trade, making them more political than economic. Beijing took action against Taiwan after Visit of United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the island earlier this month despite warnings from Beijing. This included suspensions of imports of Taiwanese citrus fruits, frozen fish, candies … Read more

Taiwan warns Chinese drills show ambitions beyond island

PINGTUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan warned on Tuesday that Chinese military exercises are not only a rehearsal for an invasion of the self-governing island, but also reflect ambitions to control large swaths of the western Pacific, as Taipei has conducted its own drills to underscore its readiness to defend itself. Angered by US House Speaker … Read more

Taiwan warns Chinese drills show ambitions beyond island

PINGTUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan warned on Tuesday that Chinese military exercises are not only a rehearsal for an invasion of the self-governing island, but also reflect ambitions to control large swaths of the western Pacific, as Taipei has conducted its own drills to underscore its readiness to defend itself. Angered by US House Speaker … Read more

China prolongs threatening military maneuvers around Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it was extending threatening military exercises around Taiwan that have disrupted sea and air traffic and raised significant concerns about the potential for conflict in a region crucial to global trade. The announcement increases uncertainty in the crisis that has developed over the past week with Speaker of the … Read more

President Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan made matters worse (ex-Singapore diplomat)

There are “smarter ways” to support Taiwan than for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi having visited the island, former permanent secretary of Singapore’s foreign ministry, Bilahari Kausikan, told CNBC. The move could undermine U.S. and other countries’ efforts to support Taiwan in the future. and further complicated Taiwan’s political relations with Chinahe told CNBC’s “Street … Read more

As tensions rise, Taiwan says Chinese military drills appear to simulate attack

Taiwan said on Saturday that Chinese military drills appeared to simulate an attack on the self-governing island, after several Chinese warships and planes crossed the center line of the Taiwan Strait following a visit by the Speaker of the House of Commons. United States, Nancy Pelosi, in Taipei, which infuriated Beijing. Taiwan’s armed forces issued … Read more

China fakes attack on Taiwan, retaliation for Pelosi arrest continues

The Chinese military repeated an attack on Taiwan on Saturday as tensions continued to rise following a island tour earlier in the week by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Live-fire drills by Chinese warplanes and warships, which began on Thursday, are expected to last until Sunday. The Taiwanese Ministry of Defense detected “several batches of communist … Read more

Taiwan says Chinese military drills appear to simulate attack

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan said on Saturday that China’s military exercises appeared to simulate an attack on the self-governing island, after several Chinese warships and planes crossed the center line of the Taiwan Straits following the president of the United States House. Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei which infuriated Beijing. Taiwan’s armed forces issued an … Read more

China halts military, climate talks with US after Pelosi visit to Taiwan

China has said it is canceling or suspending dialogue with the United States on issues ranging from climate change to military relations and anti-drug efforts in retaliation for a visit this week to Taiwan by the Speaker of the United States House. States, Nancy Pelosi. Beijing also imposed sanctions on him. The measures announced on … Read more