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Taiwan wants ‘status quo’, not China’s path, president says

TAIPEI (AP) — Taiwan's president on Sunday called for the maintenance of the political status quo in a forthright speech which acknowledged rising pressure...

China’s Xi calls for ‘peaceful’ reunification with Taiwan

TAIPEI (AP) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Saturday that a “peaceful” reunification of Taiwan with China's mainland was in Beijing's interests, despite...

Tensions flare as Chinese flights near Taiwan intensify

TAIPEI (AP) — With record numbers of military flights near Taiwan over the last week, China has been showing a new intensity and military...

President Tsai Ing-wen talks tough ahead of National Day

TAIPEI (The China Post) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) warned on Tuesday that Taiwan will do whatever it takes to defend itself if its...

Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday ahead of the planned Double Tenth celebrations marking...

French senators led by Alain Richard to visit Taiwan parliament Friday

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) announced Tuesday that a delegation of French senators led by Alain Richard is set...

China flies record 56 warplanes toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (AP) — China flew 56 fighter planes toward Taiwan on Monday in the largest show of force on record, continuing the three days...

China flies record 52 warplanes toward self-ruled Taiwan

TAIPEI (AP) — China flew 52 fighter planes toward Taiwan on Monday in the largest show of force on record, continuing the three days...

Chinese warplanes fly toward Taiwan for 2nd straight day

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China flew more than 30 military planes toward Taiwan on Saturday, the second large display of force in as many...

China sends 38 fighter planes toward Taiwan on National Day

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China sent 38 fighter jets toward self-ruled Taiwan in the largest display of force this year on China's National Day. The...