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28 Dec 2016
An aircraft carrier in the Pacific and a newly upgraded combat aircraft: China's military is showing off its newest equipment less than a month before the swearing-in of US President-elect Donald Trump, who has raised tensions between Beijing and Taipei.
27 Dec 2016
Taiwan's defence minister warned Tuesday that threats from China were growing daily after Beijing's aircraft carrier and a flotilla of other warships passed south of the island in an exercise as tensions grow.
26 Dec 2016
Taiwan's parliament on Monday passed the first draft of a controversial marriage equality bill, moving the island a step closer to becoming the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex nuptials.
26 Dec 2016
China signed an agreement to restore diplomatic relations with Sao Tome and Principe Monday, just days after the small African nation announced it had cut ties with Taiwan.
21 Dec 2016
China on Wednesday welcomed Sao Tome and Principe's decision to sever ties with Taiwan, a move that comes after President-elect Donald Trump questioned long-standing US policy towards the self-ruled island.
13 Dec 2016
China offered its sternest rebuke yet to Donald Trump, saying anyone who challenges Beijing's interests in Taiwan will "lift a rock only to crush his own toes".
12 Dec 2016
Chinese media warned Donald Trump Monday that the one-China policy is "non-negotiable" and dropping it could lead to Beijing supporting US enemies, after the president-elect said he might do so unless Beijing made concessions.
7 Dec 2016
China has urged Washington to block Taiwan's president from passing through the US, after reports said she may stop in New York for talks with Donald Trump's team, following a protocol-smashing phone call between the pair.
6 Dec 2016
Donald Trump is a "diplomatic rookie" who must learn not to cross Beijing on issues like trade and Taiwan, Chinese state media said Tuesday, warning America could pay dearly for his naivety.
5 Dec 2016
China was muted Monday after Donald Trump's latest Twitter tirade, with analysts suggesting Beijing was scrambling to work out what the outburst could mean for relations with Washington.
5 Dec 2016
Taiwan urged China to stay calm Monday after the Taiwanese leader's unprecedented phone call to US President-elect Donald Trump angered Beijing, as residents and analysts in Taipei expressed fears at the possible fallout.
6 Oct 2016
A shiny new cohort joined the workforce in Taiwan Thursday -- a troop of mini robots all going by the name "Pepper", enlisted to entertain customers and give them the hard sell.

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