China Sends Aircraft Carrier Through Taiwan Strait - Wall Street Journal

BEIJING—China said Wednesday it was committed to promoting peace and stability in Asia, even as it sent an aircraft carrier battle group through the Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island. The statement in the ...

Rising uncertainty as Taipei sends ships, jets after Beijing's carrier enters Taiwan Strait - South China Morning Post

The risk of uncertainty in the Taiwan Strait is rising, both sides of the waterway said after Taipei scrambled navy ships and fighter jets in response to a passage through the area by Beijing's aircraft carrier. The mainland's Liaoning combat group ...

Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson, Afghanistan: Your Morning Briefing - New York Times

... • President-elect Donald J. Trump charged through his first news conference in months, offering strong words for Russia, China and the press and asserting that when he takes office, “All countries will respect us far more than under past ...

Guatemala president says expects Taiwan to deepen regional ties - Reuters

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (L) and her Guatemalan counterpart Jimmy Morales wave during a photo opportunity at the Presidential Palace in Guatemala City, Guatemala January 11, 2017. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria. 1/4. left. right. Taiwan's President ...

High tension as Chinese warships enter Taiwan Strait - The Straits Times

Yesterday was the first time that the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning had sailed through the Taiwan Strait. Analysts say it is China's way of putting pressure on Taiwan to acknowledge the "one China" principle.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE. Published.

Caught Between Trump and China, Taiwan Takes Checkbook Diplomacy to Central America - Foreign Policy (blog)

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen set off on a trip to Central America this week to shore up her country's remaining handful of friendly states with formal diplomatic ties. It's a checkbook offensive designed to reassure Tsai's few formal allies abroad ...

Taiwan Mobilizes Jets, Ships to Surveil Chinese Aircraft Carrier - Sputnik International

Relations between Beijing and Taiwan intensified Wednesday after China sent the Liaoning aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait. Taiwan sent a fleet of fighter jets and navy ships to "surveil and control" the Liaoning's journey through the strait ...

Taiwan's jets shadow China aircraft carrier - Hong Kong Standard (press release)

China's only aircraft carrier has entered the Taiwan Strait in a highly symbolic show of strength, but Taiwan insists there is no need for panic even as tensions boil over the island's diplomatic status. Beijing has upped its military drills near the ...

Taiwan Responds After China Sends Carrier to Taiwan Strait - New York Times

China's lone aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, with accompanying ships during a drill in the South China Sea in December. Credit China Stringer Network, via Reuters. HONG KONG — Taiwan scrambled F-16 fighter jets and dispatched a frigate to the Taiwan ...

Is Taiwan Part Of China? Conflict History About Far East Nations Explained - International Business Times

China sent its sole aircraft carrier to buzz the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday. In response, Taiwan scrambled jets and its own ships in the heavily disputed South China Sea. It's the latest incident in a back-and-forth conflict that may come off as ...

Liaoning passes through tense Taiwan Strait - China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The military reportedly scrambled jets and navy ships to monitor the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning as it passed through the Taiwan Strait, Wednesday. The Liaoning, leading a Chinese fleet, entered Taiwan's Air Defense ...

Officials monitor passage of 'Liaoning' - Taipei Times

Navy personnel stand next to missile launchers while inspecting a frigate at the Keelung navy base yesterday. Photo: AFP. Top government officials and military command centers yesterday closely monitored the passage of Chinese aircraft carrier the ...

No issues are off limits: MAC Minister Chang - Taipei Times

Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Katharine Chang (張小月) yesterday said no issues are off limits for cross-strait interactions as long as they are conducted without any political preconditions and based on the general principle of “seeking ...

Why did China just send an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait? - Christian Science Monitor

China released a Asia-Pacific security report underscoring its dedication to peace. But Taiwan-China relations have started 2017 on rocky footing. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Why Russian protests are making the Kremlin rethink 2018 presidential elections ...

Chinese Naval Group Ups The Ante As Trump Readies For The White House - Daily Caller

Taiwan scrambled fighters and naval vessels as China sent its sole aircraft carrier battle group into the Taiwan Strait early Wednesday morning. As the Chinese carrier group led by the Liaoning entered the strait, Taiwan dispatched several F-16s and a ...

Taiwan scrambles jets as Chinese aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait - UPI.com

The aircraft carrier Liaoning passed through an area Taiwan regards as a protected air defense identification zone. By Ed Adamczyk Contact the Author | Jan. 11, 2017 at 10:02 AM. Comments 0 Comments. share with facebook · share with twitter. Taiwan's ...

World View: China Threatens Trump with 'Revenge' over One-China Policy - Breitbart News

Ignoring demands that the U.S. forbid Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen from making “transit stops” in Houston and San Francisco en route to and from meetings with Central American leaders, Tsai met with both U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and Texas Governor ...

Top Stories: Contractors Claim Trump Owes Money; China In Taiwan Strait - NPR

Good morning, here are our early stories: — China Sends Aircraft Carrier Into Taiwan Strait, A Provocative Move. — Trump D.C. Hotel Contractors Say They're Owed Millions. — Student Painting Depicting Cops As Animals Sparks Tensions On Capitol Hill.

MAC to draw up, implement new model for cross-strait interaction - Focus Taiwan News Channel

Taipei, Jan. 11 (CNA) Taiwan's China policy maker, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), will draw up a new model for interaction between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait and will implement it this year, MAC head Chang Hsiao-yueh (張小月) announced ...

China's Liaoning carrier group enters Taiwanese ADIZ - IHS Jane's 360

The Chinese navy's Liaoning carrier group entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on 11 January while returning from exercises in the South China Sea, Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said in a statement. The carrier group ...