Taiwan

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Theresa May questions if Aukus pact could lead to war over Taiwan
Ex-PM asks Boris Johnson what UK’s obligations would be under deal if China attempted to invade island

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

16, Sep, 2021 @3:45 PM

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China sends 19 aircraft into Taiwan’s air defence zone
Sortie by People’s Liberation Army air force includes fighter jets and bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons

Helen Davidson in Taipei

06, Sep, 2021 @9:34 AM

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Speed, decisiveness, cooperation: how a tiny Taiwan village overcame Delta
Rural community with an under-resourced health system came together to take on the virus, but anger at the authorities remains

Helen Davidson in Pingtung

05, Sep, 2021 @9:31 AM

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‘Not open for humans’: Covid changes east Asia’s Ghost Month but free spirits remain
Households prepare offerings in prayer for their ancestors and gods, but many temples are closed

Helen Davidson and Chi Hui Lin in Keelung, Taiwan

30, Aug, 2021 @12:29 AM

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Recovery in global trade hit by Covid outbreaks in east Asia
Decline in exports from Taiwan combines with port closures in China and Japan to hinder growth

Phillip Inman

29, Aug, 2021 @6:33 PM

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China’s trade halt with Lithuania over Taiwan ties sends warning to Europe
Tough response to Baltic nation’s decision to exchange diplomatic offices with Taiwan puts under EU under pressure

Helen Davidson in Taipei

26, Aug, 2021 @12:00 AM

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Taiwan hits zero Covid cases for first time since outbreak in May
Acceleration of vaccine rollout and test-and-trace improvements credited for turnaround

Helen Davidson in Taipei

25, Aug, 2021 @7:43 AM

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First commercial rocket due to be launched from Australia later in 2021
Taiwanese company TiSPACE is planning three launches from South Australia in 2021, amid hopes the event will provide a boost to Australia’s space industry

Donna Lu

24, Aug, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Decision to euthanise 154 cats found in smuggling operation sparks outrage in pet-loving Taiwan
The pet-mad population reacted with fury after the animals were put down due to biosecurity concerns

Helen Davidson in Taipei

23, Aug, 2021 @5:02 AM

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‘Law and order collapsed’: Hong Kong artist Kacey Wong on finding freedom in Taiwan
A familiar face at pro-democracy rallies in the city, Wong felt forced to flee after being named in a hit list of cultural undesirables

Helen Davidson in Taichung

19, Aug, 2021 @10:07 PM

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China holds live-fire exercises near Taiwan in response to ‘provocations’
Army says warships, anti-submarine aircraft and fighter planes sent to the south-west and south-east of island

Helen Davidson in Taipei

17, Aug, 2021 @11:17 AM

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Expulsions lead BBC to fear for reporters in authoritarian regimes
Broadcaster says relations with China and Russia are fraught as its correspondent Sarah Rainsford is forced out of Moscow

Vanessa Thorpe and Andrew Roth

15, Aug, 2021 @8:30 AM

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