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China Unleashes "Island Encirclement" War Drills Over Taiwan

It is an uncomfortable time for Taiwan. China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) began a dangerous “island encirclement” war drill around the co.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 16th, 2018

China flies fighters and bombers around Taiwan in another threatening display

China media/PLA Bombers and fighter jets from China's air force conducted encirclement drills around Taiwan on Friday. China claims Taiwan as its sacred territory, and its hostility toward the island has grown since the 2016 election of P.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 11th, 2018

Taiwan Fights Off Chinese Invasion In Mock Warfare Drills

The annual drills come just after China conducted military exercises off the island......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 24th, 2018

Taiwan Loses Further Diplomatic Recognition as China Cheers

Taiwan lost its second diplomatic partner in less than a month as the West African state of Burkina Faso severed relations amid a Chinese campaign to suppress international recognition of the self-ruled island......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 24th, 2018

China fines Muji for packaging that lists Taiwan as a country

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Japanese retailer Muji has been fined 200,000 yuan (23,445 pounds) in Shanghai for using packaging that lists Taiwan as a country, underscoring China's growing sensitivity to how companies refer to the self-ruled island......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 23rd, 2018

China Releases Footage Of Bombers Landing On Disputed Island For The First Time

In the latest warning to its regional adversaries to stay away, China conducted military drills over - and on - contested islands in t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 19th, 2018

China Says War Drills Show There Is "No Way Out" for Taiwan

China says it has "the resolve, confidence and ability" to defend its territorial integrity by reuniting Taiwan with the mainland by force......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 16th, 2018

China Woos Another Taiwan Partner, Diluting Island"s Support

China established formal relations with the Dominican Republic, peeling away another of Taiwan’s dwindling diplomatic partners as Beijing tries to pressure Taipei to accept Chinese terms for political engagement......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 1st, 2018

China Woos Another Taiwan Partner, Diluting Island"s Diplomatic Support

China established formal relations with the Dominican Republic, peeling away another of Taiwan’s dwindling diplomatic partners as Beijing tries to pressure Taipei to accept Chinese terms for political engagement......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 1st, 2018

Taiwan calls Chinese military drills near its border "military intimidation" as tensions heat up

Wikimedia Commons China has conducted live-fire mili.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2018

China Launches War Games Near Taiwan, Sends Official to Tell Island You Belong to Us

Chinese President Xi Jinping appears to be losing patience with Taiwan's ideas of independence and he's turning up the heat with military exercises......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018

Taiwan is accusing China of using ‘cheap verbal intimidation and saber rattling’ as live-fire drills begin

Reuters Taiwan's defense m.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

Will China Invade Taiwan? Xi Jinping"s Plans for Island Nation May Not Include Full-Scale War

Beijing would be unlikely to take military action against the island without U.S. approval......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 13th, 2018

China announces live-fire military drills in Taiwan Strait amid tensions

China has also stepped-up air force missions in airspace around Taiwan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 12th, 2018

UMC to pour US$1.25 billion into China fab expansion

Taiwan-based pure-play foundry UMC plans to invest a total of US$1.25 billion in its China-based plants where production capacity will be expanded to meet local demand, said company co-president SC Chien at a recent event in Shanghai......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMay 25th, 2018

Taiwan Scrambles Fighter Jets As Chinese Bombers Encircle The Island

Taiwan jets shadowed the Chinese bombers just hours after Burkina Faso cut diplomatic ties with the self-governed island......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 25th, 2018

Air France is the latest airline to appease China by changing the way it describes Taiwan, as Beijing hands carriers an extension to mid-2018

REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes China has granted a number of airlines, including United Airlines and Qantas, an extension to mid-2018 to change references to Taiwan on their websites. Last month, China sent a letter to 36 foreign.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2018

China fines Muji over label calling Taiwan a country

One of Japan's most iconic retailers has run into trouble in China over the politically sensitive issue of Taiwan......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 24th, 2018

Foundries encouraging fabless chipmakers to switch to 12-inch wafers

Pure-play foundries in China and Taiwan intend to encourage their fabless firms to transition to 12-inch wafer manufacturing as their 8-inch fab capacity has been extremely tight, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMay 24th, 2018

Top China, Taiwan LED makers see alarming inventory levels

Sanan Optoelectronics and HC SemiTek - the two largest China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers - and Epistar, their biggest counterpart in Taiwan, have seen inventories piling up to alarming levels, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesMay 24th, 2018

China fines Muji over Taiwan label on packaging

One of Japan's most iconic retailers has run into trouble in China over the politically sensitive issue of Taiwan......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 24th, 2018