Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia. Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. Taiwan is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations (UN).
As Beijing grows wary of pro-independence groups seeking to forge closer ties in Hong Kong and Taiwan, activists say they are coming under increased surveillance and harassment from pro-China media.. Reuters - Published
China's 2019 defence spending will rise 7.5 percent from 2018, according to a budget report issued at the opening of the country's annual meeting of parliament this week, a slower rate than last year..
China dismissed comments from President-elect Nayib Bukele of El Salvador on Thursday after the leader accused Beijing of not playing by the rules and meddling in other nations' affairs, according to.. WorldNews - Published
El Salvador's highest court on Wednesday temporarily suspended the cancellation of a free trade agreement with Taiwan, after the Central American nation's sugar industry filed a request for an.. Reuters - Published
WASHINGTON: The US has accused China of blocking the Asean members accessing more than $ 2.5 trillion in recoverable energy reserves in the South China Sea by illegal construction activities. China.. WorldNews - Published
Taiwan's president will visit three diplomatic allies in the Pacific next week and could stop-over in U.S. territory, potentially angering China as it seeks to snatch away the self-ruled island's few.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. ambassador for religious freedom on Monday again urged China to give its people religious freedom, a move he said could help gain trust from self-ruled Taiwan, an island China considers its.. Reuters - Published