Chinese celebrities have become increasingly politically active on social media over the years – in part to help advance their careers.
Remarks by the US president come amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing and follow a contentious visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Chinese fighter jets buzzed the line separating China and Taiwan just hours before the US House speaker arrived on the island.
The White House has distanced itself from the US House speaker’s potential visit to Taiwan. But does it still signal a shift in policy over diplomatic ties with the island?
Biden’s suggestion that the US is prepared to intervene militarily if Taiwan was invaded was quickly walked back by White House officials.
Taiwanese authorities are allowing its tiny contingent to attend the opening ceremony in Beijing despite a long-running dispute over its name in the Olympics.
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Taipei’s military strategists plan to use ‘asymmetrical warfare’ in the hope of imposing crippling casualties and costs on any attacker.
With ideological issues such as Hong Kong and Taiwan, lecturers told of how a vocal minority of international Chinese students are attempting to police teaching materials and class discussions.
Tsai Ing-wen’s victory in Taiwan is more than just a rebuke to Beijing.
President Tsai Ing-wen is being challenged by populist mayor of Kaohsiung City, Han Kuo-yu, in Taiwan’s January 11 elections.