Friday, 17 August 2018
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China, Taiwan and a bakery: How a coffee sparked a diplomatic row

Added: 17.08.2018 12:25 | 5 views | 0 comments

The welcome given to Taiwan's president at a bakery in LA led to calls in China for a boycott.

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China police detain man for asking why can't Taiwan be called a country

Added: 17.08.2018 11:50 | 4 views | 0 comments

Police in China have detained a man who asked on social media what law prevented anyone calling self-ruled Taiwan a country, questioning a fundamental principle of China's sovereignty.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Two Chokepoints That May Soon Haunt The World: Straits of Hormuz And Taiwan

Added: 15.08.2018 12:12 | 16 views | 0 comments

Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling For thousands of years, countries and imperial powers have sought narrow channels which connect two larger bodies of water. They’ve also gone to war over these valuable waterways to boost imports or gain a strategic military and naval advantage. Known as chokepoints, the Straits of Hormuz and Taiwan are no exception. Given the ever-growing tensions between Iran and the U.S. over a nuclear treaty and sanctions, or China and the U.S. over Taiwan and tariffs and the South China Sea, these valuable trading routes that save vessels from traveling thousands of miles may be more than just an exception. They may soon, in fact, be the rule that haunts a...

Tags: Taiwan, USA, Iran
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This Grandpa Rigged His Bike with 11 Phones to Play 'Pokémon Go'

Added: 15.08.2018 0:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

Meet 69-year-old Chen San-yuan, a Taiwanese grandpa who's rigged his bike with multiple smartphones, creating himself a diabolical Pokémon-nabbing machine. Chen was first interviewed about his quest by Taiwanese YouTube channel EXP.GG, where he had tied nine phones to his bike to fuel his habit, but according to the BBC, he's now upgraded to 11.

From: n4g.com

China blasts US military bill as interference in its affairs

Added: 14.08.2018 12:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

China on Tuesday blasted a U.S. military spending bill that calls for development of plans to help self-ruled Taiwan improve its defenses and warned of possible damage to cooperation in other areas.

Tags: Taiwan
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South Korea marks first 'comfort women' day, joined by protestors in Taiwan

Added: 14.08.2018 10:58 | 5 views | 0 comments

People in South Korea and Taiwan unveiled monuments and staged protests on Tuesday to mark Japan's wartime use of "comfort women", a euphemism for girls and women forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels.

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No one can 'obliterate' Taiwan's existence, president says on departure for U.S.

Added: 13.08.2018 13:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Vowing that "no one can obliterate Taiwan's existence," President Tsai Ing-wen left on Sunday for the United States and two of Taipei's remaining diplomatic allies, amid pressure from China to try to stamp out references to the island internationally. 

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Blaze at Taiwan hospital kills 9; cause being investigated

Added: 13.08.2018 6:44 | 21 views | 0 comments

A fire at a hospital in Taiwan killed nine people on Monday and injured 15 and an investigation has been launched into the cause of the blaze, authorities said.

Tags: Fire, Taiwan
From: www.dnaindia.com

Deadly fire breaks out at Taiwan hospital

Added: 13.08.2018 4:25 | 2 views | 0 comments

The fire broke out in a ward in a Taipei hospital in the early hours of the morning.

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No one can 'obliterate' Taiwan's existence, president says on departure for U.S.

Added: 12.08.2018 9:33 | 4 views | 0 comments

Vowing that "no one can obliterate Taiwan's existence", President Tsai Ing-wen left on Sunday for the United States and two of its remaining diplomatic allies, amid pressure from China to try to stamp out references to the island internationally. 

From: feeds.reuters.com

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