Taiwan

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Australia wants deeper energy ties to help Taiwan decarbonise, amid China tensions
Trade minister Dan Tehan sees ‘real opportunities’ to help Taiwan, as he hopes relationship with China has not become permanently adversarial

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

23, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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China warns against ‘wrong signals’ as Biden suggests US would defend Taiwan
Administration insists there is no change of policy after president says US has ‘a commitment’ to defend island

Vincent Ni and agencies

22, Oct, 2021 @9:52 AM

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Fearful but defiant: life goes on in Taiwan despite China’s threats
On the streets of Taipei, Beijing’s rhetoric is a hot topic but people are focused on a peaceful future

Helen Davidson in Taipei

22, Oct, 2021 @8:58 AM

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The Guardian view on China’s missile launch: the arrival of a peer competitor | Editorial
Editorial: Unlike the Soviet Union, China is an economic, technological and military challenger to the US. That raises questions – especially for Taiwan

Editorial

18, Oct, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Mr Abbott goes to Taiwan: an unofficial message of Australian solidarity?
Beijing was unimpressed but defence experts say the self-described ‘citizen Abbott’ has a point about the threat of conflict

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Taiwan national day: we will not bow to China, says president amid tensions
Tsai Ing-wen condemns China’s plans for Taiwan and says island will continue to build its defences

Helen Davidson in Taipei

10, Oct, 2021 @2:07 PM

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Dictators take a winning lead as Newcastle bend the knee to Saudi princes | Simon Tisdall
The Tyneside Premier League takeover, Putin’s gas pipeline and Xi’s disdain for US talks make an alarming hat-trick against the west

Simon Tisdall

10, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The Observer view on Xi Jinping’s increasing threats to Taiwan | Observer editorial
Joe Biden’s wavering over what to do about China’s ambitions are fuelling its president’s dangerous swaggering

Observer editorial

10, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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China lambasts Tony Abbott for ‘despicable and insane performance in Taiwan’
Embassy in Canberra describes former Australian PM as ‘a failed and pitiful politician’ after he raised concerns that Beijing ‘could lash out disastrously’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

10, Oct, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Xi Jinping vows to fulfil Taiwan ‘reunification’ with China by peaceful means
Taiwan reiterates it is a sovereign nation after Xi says its ‘separatism’ is biggest ‘danger to national rejuvenation’

Vincent Ni and agencies

09, Oct, 2021 @10:31 AM

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Tony Abbott raises fears China ‘could lash out disastrously’ as Taiwan tensions grow
The former Australian prime minister uses a speech in Taipei to call on Beijing to ‘scale back the aggression’

Daniel Hurst in Canberra and Helen Davidson in Taipei

08, Oct, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Secret group of US military trainers has been in Taiwan for at least a year
Small contingent of US special forces and marines training local forces in latest sign of rising US-China tensions

Julian Borger in Washington and Helen Davidson in Taipei

07, Oct, 2021 @6:07 PM

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