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Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion
by Ralph Jennings - August 18, 2018 - 11:03am
Taiwan is responding to China's arms buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing's military advantage over the self-ruled island, defense experts say.
Taiwan's president pledges stronger defense to counter China
by Ralph Jennings - December 30, 2017 - 2:21am
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen pledged yesterday to step up military spending to defend the self-ruled island's sovereignty in the face of China's growing assertiveness in the region.
Taiwan leader warns successor to keep status quo with China
by Ralph Jennings - October 10, 2015 - 2:43pm
Taiwan's China-friendly president warned his successor yesterday to continue to meet Beijing's condition for dialogue that the two sides see each other as parts of one country, despite growing discontent at home...
Taiwan leader warns successor to keep status quo with China
by Ralph Jennings - October 10, 2015 - 12:56am
Taiwan's China-friendly president warned his successor Saturday to continue to meet Beijing's condition for dialogue that the two sides see each other as parts of one country, despite growing discontent...
Taiwan simulates attacks by political rival China
by Ralph Jennings - September 10, 2015 - 12:07am
Taiwan's military is simulating attacks by political rival China this week, despite an overall warming of ties, after Beijing staged what appeared to be a strike against the presidential office in Taipei.
Death toll hits 31 in Taiwan plane crash, with 12 missing
by Ralph Jennings - February 5, 2015 - 9:47am
Rescuers were searching for 12 people Thursday morning after using a crane to hoist the fuselage of a wrecked TransAsia Airways plane from a shallow river in Taiwan's capital following a crash that killed at least...
Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei; 19 killed
by Ralph Jennings - February 4, 2015 - 7:45pm
A Taiwanese flight carrying 58 people banked sharply onto its side, clipped a highway bridge and careened into a shallow river Wednesday shortly after taking off from Taipei, killing at least 19 people and leaving...
China urges Taiwan to keep ties after poll loss
by Ralph Jennings - November 30, 2014 - 1:01pm
China urged Taiwan to protect the gains of landmark cooperation between the mainland and the self-ruled island after Taiwan's pro-Beijing ruling party was routed in local elections.
Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 48
by Ralph Jennings - July 24, 2014 - 9:29am
A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 48 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.
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