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Taiwan blocks China flights after route row

Added: 19.01.2018 12:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Taiwan has blocked nearly 200 flights by Chinese airlines over the strait that separates the two rivals due to the carriers' use of controversial new travel routes introduced by China. Taipei has repeatedly called for four new flight paths to be cancelled since China launched them earlier in January, but their complaints have fallen on deaf ears on the mainland. China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Air have since requested to operate 176 additional flights between Taiwan and China during the Lunar New Year period in mid-February.

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Amid tension, China carrier group sails through Taiwan Strait

Added: 19.01.2018 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Chinese carrier group has sailed through the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the self-ruled island from its giant neighbor but no unusual activity was detected, Taiwan said on Wednesday, amid heightened tension with Beijing. Beijing has taken an increasingly hostile stance toward Taiwan since the election two years ago of President Tsai Ing-wen of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party. China suspects Tsai wants to push for formal independence, though she has said she wants to maintain the status quo and is committed to ensuring peace.

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Layoffs strike as Firefox's Mozilla reworks Asian operations

Added: 18.01.2018 20:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

The nonprofit's cuts focus the Taiwan office more on regional priorities like an Android browser in Indonesia and less on global work to improve Firefox.

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Tennis: Muguruza outfoxed by Hsieh in second-round defeat

Added: 18.01.2018 5:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Third seed Garbine Muguruza became the latest big-name casualty at the Australian Open as she lost 7-6(1) 6-4 in the second round to tricky Taiwanese doubles specialist Hsieh Su-wei on Thursday.

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China Demands Companies Stop Calling Taiwan A Country -- Here's What They'll Do

Added: 18.01.2018 3:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

Foreign companies will scramble to avoid calling self-ruled Taiwan a "country" so they can keep doing business in China, a rival to Taiwan and the world's second largest economy.

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Corporations Will Quickly Comply As China Pressures Them To Stop Calling Taiwan A 'Country'

Added: 18.01.2018 2:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

Foreign companies will scramble to avoid calling self-ruled Taiwan a "country" so they can keep doing business in China, a rival to Taiwan and the world's second largest economy.

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China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions grow

Added: 17.01.2018 20:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

China's sole operational aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Strait Wednesday, the island's defence ministry said, as Beijing steps up pressure on its democratic rival. It comes weeks after Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen warned against what she called China's "military expansion" -- the increase of air and naval drills around the island since she came to power in May 2016. Beijing views the self-ruling island as part of its territory, to be reunified at some point.

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China sails aircraft carrier past Taiwan after leader warns of military expansion

Added: 17.01.2018 18:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

CHINA has upped the pressure on neighbouring Taiwan by sailing an aircraft carrier through the strait which divides the two countries in an unmistakeable show of strength as tensions escalate in the region.

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Taiwan rocked by 5.7 earthquake

Added: 17.01.2018 6:35 | 1 views | 0 comments

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake has rocked parts of Taipei, according to the government, with several witnesses reporting a slight rocking of buildings in downtown Taipei.

From: www.news.com.au

Airbus ordered to pay S$167m to settle Taiwan missile dispute

Added: 14.01.2018 9:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Airbus said on Saturday (Jan 13) it had been ordered to pay 104 million euros (S$167 million) in fines over a missile sale to Taiwan in 1992, the latest French arms company to reach a settlement over disputes arising from one of France's biggest ever arms sales.

Tags: EU, Taiwan, France
From: www.straitstimes.com

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