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: 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 ...

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 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 ...

With bank sanctions and arms sales, US hardens line on China - Manila Bulletin

Washington – The Trump administration hardened its approach to China on Thursday, blacklisting a small Chinese bank over dealings with North Korea while approving more than a billion dollars in military sales to Taiwan. The twin moves, both expected to ...