Taiwan

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Taiwan foreign minister: China may scapegoat us over Covid protests
Joseph Wu backs Chinese protesters but says Beijing ‘might try to create external crisis to divert domestic attention’

Helen Davidson and Chi Hui Lin in Taipei

07, Dec, 2022 @12:52 AM

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China threat looms in Taiwan’s local elections as voters weigh island’s future
Ruling DPP campaigns on rising Beijing threat while rival KMT steers clear, in first vote since tensions in the Taiwan Strait escalated

Chi Hui Lin in Taipei

25, Nov, 2022 @12:00 AM

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Terrawatch: storms can cause landslides days later, scientists find
Changes in atmospheric pressure can set soils in motion hours or even days after heavy rain

Kate Ravilious

23, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Five key takeaways from Biden and Xi’s first meeting as leaders
Taiwan, trade, Ukraine and the climate crisis among issues discussed when presidents of US and China met

Verna Yu and Oliver Holmes

14, Nov, 2022 @6:35 PM

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Xi Jinping tells China’s army to focus on preparation for war
President says China in an ‘unstable and uncertain’ security situation amid tensions over Taiwan

Verna Yu

09, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Rishi Sunak wants to await Gavin Williamson inquiry result before deciding whether to sack him – as it happened
Prime minister asked about minister’s future as judgment called into question over Williamson’s reappointment

Andrew Sparrow

07, Nov, 2022 @5:46 PM

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China criticises British minister’s visit to Taiwan for trade talks
Beijing ‘resolutely opposes’ official exchanges between Taipei and UK government, says foreign ministry

Verna Yu and Aletha Adu

07, Nov, 2022 @2:17 PM

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Taiwan museum admits breaking artefacts worth £66m
A bowl, teacup and plate – dating from 15th and 17th centuries – were broken in three separate incidents

Helen Davidson in Taipei

31, Oct, 2022 @1:29 PM

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Pokémon still going: Taiwan’s love affair with the game the world forgot
Global use of Pokémon Go has plummeted, but its popularity remains undimmed among Taiwan’s young and old

Helen Davidson and Chi Hui Lin in Taipei, photographs by An Rong Xu

28, Oct, 2022 @12:20 PM

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As Xi Jinping begins a third term, Australia must push to engage China on common interests | Jennifer Hsu
An overconfident Beijing and a Xi surrounded by yes-men poses a great risk to Pacific stability, making bilateral meetings all the more important

Jennifer Hsu

27, Oct, 2022 @3:48 AM

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‘We need to get China’: John Kerry calls for return to bilateral climate talks
Negotiations between world’s biggest emitters have stalled since House speaker’s visit to Taiwan

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

25, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Xi Jinping’s party purge prompts fears of greater Taiwan invasion risk
Observers wonder whether there is anyone left in CCP to stop Chinese president making a rash move

Helen Davidson in Taipei

25, Oct, 2022 @2:24 AM

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