Trump to Xi: The Honeymoon Is Over - The American Interest

Three months after their friendly Mar-a-Lago summit, the honeymoon between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping may officially be over. Signs of tension have been accumulating for weeks, from Rex Tillerson's threat of secondary sanctions over North Korea to ...

Government hails US arms sale - Taipei Times

US-made M60A3 Patton tanks fire at targets during the annual Han Kuang military exercises in Penghu County on May 25. Photo: AP. A proposed US arms sale would improve the nation's self-defense capabilities, the Ministry of National Defense said ...

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 ...

China's Not Too Thrilled With The US' Newest Arms Sale - Newsy

The Trump administration wants to sell a military arms package to Taiwan totaling about $1.4 billion. CNN reports the sale would include technical help for early warning radar as well as torpedoes and missiles. Continue Reading. Now, this sale is ...

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 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.