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16 Oct
Joseph Wu, the current foreign affairs minister of Taiwan, was interviewed in Taipei by FRANCE 24’s Cyril Payen. In the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Taiwan fears a similar situation as China is determined to claim the island as part of its territory, like it did over a century ago.
1 Oct
Russia's war in Ukraine is raising concerns in Taiwan that China could carry out a similar invasion of the island. Many ordinary people are signing up for self-defense courses to ensure they are prepared.
27 Aug
US Senator Marsha Blackburn met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, expressing support for the island. She arrived after visiting Fiji, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea.
12 Aug
Despite China's large-scale military exercises around Taiwan, life across the island largely remains the same. The relative calmness is in stark contrast to how the international community views the situation.
6 Feb 2022
The German government has blocked a Taiwanese company from buying chip supplier Siltronic. The €4.3 billion deal would have had a major impact on the semiconductor industry. Germany – and the European Union – are trying to protect domestic producers from foreign takeovers, while boosting their own share of the chip market. Also in the show: eurozone unemployment hits a record low, and the overnight hit game Wordle gets sold to The New York Times.
24 Oct 2020
A violent altercation broke out between Chinese and Taiwanese diplomats at a Taiwan National Day celebration in Fiji. Taiwan said an official was hospitalized with a head injury after Chinese officials crashed the event.
10 Feb 2020
The SuperStar Aquarius carrying 1738 passengers including 1709 Taiwanese, was allowed to dock at Keelung Harbour Saturday despite a previous ban by Taiwanese authorities on port calls for all cruise liners. Passengers will have to pass health checks before disembarking. Health authorities have not ruled out mass quarantine on the ship if there are any confirmed cases of the coronavirus infection found among the passengers.
23 Nov 2018
Taiwanese voters will decide this weekend whether to change the name of the island’s Olympic team, a move that could bolster independence advocates and roil already fraught ties with China.
20 Aug 2017
Chinese and Taiwanese scam suspects took over an 11-storey building in Cambodia before police busted the group on a tip-off from mainland authorities.

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