Taiwan risks being used as strategic pawn, analysts warn - The Straits Times

The United States' decision to sell weapons to Taiwan will help strengthen the latter's self-defence capabilities to "maintain peace in the Taiwan Strait", said the island yesterday, but analysts warned about the risk of Taiwan being used as a ...

US arms sales to Taiwan anger China - The Straits Times

Apache attack helicopters being displayed in a ceremony at a military base in Taoyuan County, northern Taiwan, on Wednesday. The latest arms sales, announced on Thursday, comes just one day after a proposal by a US Senate panel to allow American ...

US plans to sell Taiwan about $1.42bn in arms - Economic Times

WASHINGTON: The United States plans to sell Taiwan $1.42 billion in arms, the first such sale under the administration of Donald Trump and a move sure to anger China, whose help the president has been seeking to rein in North Korea. US State ...

KYLE BASS: America's relationship with China just took 'a major step for the worse' - Business Insider

Kyle Bass, the founder of hedge fund Hayman Capital Management, isn't optimistic about the United States' relationship with China, a market he is famously short on. "Yesterday kind of signified a tectonic shift in the US relationship with China," Bass ...

Saber-rattling: Naval drills, sanctions & weapon sales revive US tensions with China - Newsline

The US and Australian navies kicked off their biggest-ever joint amphibious drills, described as a message to friends and foes alike, as Washington sanctioned two Chinese businessmen and a bank over North Korea and announced a sale of weapons to ...

US preparing for WAR on China with £1BILLION missiles cache and troops 'ready for battle' - Daily Star

WAR between the US on China is on the brink of exploding after Donald Trump agreed to send missiles worth £1billion to Taiwan where troops have been told to start “preparing for battle”. 0. By Joshua Nevett / Published 30th June 2017. us sells arms to ...

China protests US bill on port visits - Taipei Times

Beijing has sent a protest to Washington after a US Senate committee approved a provision calling for the resumption of port visits to Taiwan by the US Navy for the first time since Washington adopted its “one China” policy in 1979. The call for the ...

Most view 'two systems' as failure: poll - Taipei Times

Taiwan Thinktank poll center director Chou Yung-hong yesterday in Taipei presents the results of an opinion poll on the “one country, two systems” framework. Photo: Wang Yi-sung, Taipei Times. More than half of Taiwanese view the “one country, two ...

Chinese authorities 'outraged' by US-Taiwan arms deal - DIGITALLOOK

Beijing has said it is 'outraged' by the decision of the US government to sign a $1.42bn arms deal with Taiwan. The proposed deal between the US and Taiwan includes the delivery of early warning radars and high-speed missiles, and represents the latest ...

China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan - India.com

Beijing, Jun 30 (PTI) China today firmly opposed USD 1.4 billion US arms sale to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be cancelled, asserting that the island is its “inalienable” part and the agreement will “damage” Sino-US relations. Chinese foreign ...

China strongly protests US arms sales to Taiwan - The Hindu

In this May 25, 2017, file photo, a line of U.S. M60A3 Patton tank fire at targets during the annual Han Kuang exercises on the outlying Penghu Island, Taiwan. Beijing has strongly protested a U.S. plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and ...

US turns screws on China over North Korea with Taiwan arms deal - South China Morning Post

Washington has ratcheted up the pressure on Beijing amid growing frustration over its inaction on North Korea, upping the ante on Taiwan just days ahead of a summit between the Chinese and US leaders. China at a Glance. Get updates direct to your inbox.

With Provocative Moves, US Risks Unraveling Gains With China - New York Times

The Friendship Bridge, left, which spans the Yalu River from Dandong, China, to Sinuiju, North Korea, and the Broken Bridge. The Trump administration recently announced sanctions on a Chinese bank and company over illicit dealings with North Korea.

China: We're 'Firmly Opposed' to US Weapons Sale to Taiwan - Fortune

China on Friday urged the United States to stop selling weapons to Taiwan, saying that any such deal would violate international law and harm "China's sovereignty and security interests." "The Chinese government and people are determined to defend ...

China firmly opposes US arms sale to Taiwan: embassy spokesperson - Xinhua

WASHINGTON, June 30 (Xinhua) -- China firmly opposes the U.S. arms sale to Taiwan and urges the United States to immediately revoke its decision, the spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy here said Friday. "The wrong move of the U.S. side runs counter ...

Taiwan and China trade criticism over US arms sales - Focus Taiwan News Channel (press release)

Taipei, June 30 (CNA) Taiwan and China engaged in a war of words Friday following an announcement by the Trump administration on a U.S. arms sales package to Taiwan, with the self-governing island saying the onus is on China to find ways to ease ...

US arms sales to Taiwan is more of a political than military issue - Global Times

The Trump administration on Thursday notified the US Congress of its plan to approve the sale of a $1.4 billion arms package to Taiwan. The plan, which requires Congressional approval, would be the first such sale under President Donald Trump.

US Proposal to Sell Taiwan Arms Risks China Backlash at Awkward Time - Voice of America

The U.S. government's approval Thursday of $1.42 billion in advanced weaponry for Taiwan risks a stiff backlash from China after a year of strained relations between Beijing and the self-ruled island, which sees the mainland as its chief military rival.

Trump's Honeymoon With China Is Coming To An End - The Daily Caller

The U.S. and China are not seeing eye to eye, as a number of issues that affected the bilateral relationship in the past resurface. Beijing expressed anger Friday over the Trump administration's approval of a $1.42-billion arms sale to Taiwan. “The ...

Trump reverses US policy on China - New Kerala

New York [U.S.], June 30 : President Donald Trump's honeymoon period with Chinese President Xi Jinping has ended abruptly as U.S. has entered into a $1.4 billion arms sale deal to Taiwan, labeled China one of the world's worst human traffickers and ...