Wednesday, 17 October 2018
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US v CHINA: American navy docks in Taiwan sparking major concerns in Beijing

Added: 17.10.2018 13:45 | 13 views | 0 comments

MILITARY tensions between America and China have escalated further after a US Navy ship docked in Taiwan.


National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts / Mecanoo

Added: 16.10.2018 13:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Designed by Dutch architects Mecanoo, the extraordinary architecture of Weiwuying is inspired by the sinuous canopy created by clusters of banyan trees commonly found in the region. The single sweeping building covers a surface area of 35 acres (141,000 sqm) and is set in the spectacular 116-acre (470,000 sqm) subtropical park in the heart of Kaohsiung, making it the world’s largest performing arts centre under one roof as well as Taiwan’s most significant cultural investment in a generation. It incorporates five state of the art performance spaces: a 2,236-seat Opera House, a 1,981-seat Concert Hall, a 1,210-seat Playhouse, a 434-seat Recital Hall and an Outdoor Theater linking the building to the park.

Tags: Taiwan, Seat, SPA

Taiwan invites Pope Francis to visit, following landmark China-Vatican pact

Added: 15.10.2018 6:00 | 11 views | 0 comments

Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit, its President Tsai Ing-wen said, just weeks after the Vatican reached a milestone deal on the appointment of bishops with China, which claims the self-ruled island as its own.


China says U.S. arms sales to Taiwan interfere in its affairs

Added: 14.10.2018 15:40 | 11 views | 0 comments

China accused the United States on Sunday of going on the offensive by sending U.S. Navy vessels into the South China Sea and described U.S. arms sales to Taiwan as interference in Chinese internal affairs.


Foxconn's Sept revenue jumps, buoys hopes for solid sales at Apple

Added: 11.10.2018 11:25 | 6 views | 0 comments

Taiwan's Foxconn, a key Apple Inc supplier, reported a 30 percent jump in September revenue on Thursday, boosting expectations for solid product sales for the American tech giant even as U.S.-China trade war escalates.

Tags: Taiwan

Taiwan pledges to boost national security amid Chinese pressure

Added: 11.10.2018 3:18 | 18 views | 0 comments

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen vowed on Wednesday to boost national security, saying her government would not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the self-ruled island.


Taiwan's President Criticizes China in Speech, Calls for Support for Island

Added: 10.10.2018 20:34 | 3 views | 0 comments

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen praised the island as a beacon of democracy and urged China to avoid conflict, in a speech Beijing criticized.

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