Taiwan criticises Hong Kong following expulsion of officials in ‘one China’ row

Taiwan criticised Hong Kong on Monday in an escalating row over China’s sovereignty claims over Taiwan, prompting it to pull out officials from its representative office in the Chinese-run city. Taiwanese staff working at the island’s representative office in Hong Kong started leaving the former British colony on Sunday, after Hong Kong’s government demanded that… Read More Taiwan criticises Hong Kong following expulsion of officials in ‘one China’ row

China threatens Taiwan with war over independence bid

China toughened its language towards Taiwan on Thursday, warning after recent stepped up military activities near the island that “independence means war” and that its armed forces were acting in response to provocation and foreign interference. Taiwan, claimed by China as its own territory, reported multiple Chinese fighter jets and bombers entering its southwestern air… Read More China threatens Taiwan with war over independence bid

Taiwan unveils new passport to further ties from China

Taiwan rolled out a newly redesigned passport on Monday that gives greater prominence to the island’s day-to-day name, aiming to avoid confusion with China amid the COVID-19 pandemic and Beijing’s stepped-up efforts to assert sovereignty. Existing Taiwanese passports have “Republic of China”, its formal name, written in large English font at the top, with “Taiwan”… Read More Taiwan unveils new passport to further ties from China