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China perceives India as ‘rival’, wants to constraint its partnership with America, allies, claims US State Department report
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China perceives India as ‘rival’, wants to constraint its partnership with America, allies, claims US State Department report

The report also claimed that China intends to displace the US as the world’s foremost power and also highlighted Beijing’s hard relations with Taiwan

Taiwan grounds F-16 fighter jets after one disappears shortly after take-off from Hualien air base
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Taiwan grounds F-16 fighter jets after one disappears shortly after take-off from Hualien air base

The decision to pull 150 planes from Taiwan's skies leaves the island reliant on a more limited fleet to ward off Chinese jets

Donald Trump administration announces plans for $2.37 billion sale of Harpoon missile systems to Taiwan
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Donald Trump administration announces plans for $2.37 billion sale of Harpoon missile systems to Taiwan

The Congress was notified of the plan hours after China said it was imposing sanctions on Boeing, Lockheed Martin and other US defense firms for providing weapons to Taiwan

China to impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and other US firms over Taiwan arms sales
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China to impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and other US firms over Taiwan arms sales

Foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said the sanctions were "to safeguard national interests" and would apply to those who have "behaved badly in the process of arms sales to Taiwan"

US approves over $1 bn in three weapons systems to Taiwan risking China backlash
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US approves over $1 bn in three weapons systems to Taiwan risking China backlash

Last week, China's foreign ministry had urged Washington to cancel the arms sales and warned that Beijing would 'make a necessary response according to how the situation develops'

India, Taiwan consider trade deal; Beijing asks New Delhi to respect 'One China policy'
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India, Taiwan consider trade deal; Beijing asks New Delhi to respect 'One China policy'

The recent Chinese transgressions along the Line of Actual Control have forced India to rethink its position on Taiwan, which China claims to part of its territory

Taiwan urges China to deescalate military tensions and to 'never seek hegemony'
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Taiwan urges China to deescalate military tensions and to 'never seek hegemony'

China has been recently piling on pressure by sending its warplanes into Taiwan's air defence zone at an unprecedented frequency and crossing the so-called 'median line' of the Taiwan Strait

'There's free media here': MEA on Chinese embassy issuing guidelines to journalists for covering Taiwan's national day
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'There's free media here': MEA on Chinese embassy issuing guidelines to journalists for covering Taiwan's national day

Chinese Embassy had issued a letter to Indian journalists in the wake of advertisements issued by the Taiwan government in a couple of leading newspapers ahead of Taiwan's national day on 10 October

New Zealand stamps out coronavirus for a second time, lifts restrictions after no new cases in Auckland
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New Zealand stamps out coronavirus for a second time, lifts restrictions after no new cases in Auckland

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who is facing re-election next week, called the reopening a validation of the country’s “go hard, go early” response. However, experts warned that an elimination strategy may not be viable in the absence of a vaccine

China flies 18 fighter jets, bombers near Taiwan as top US diplomat visits island nation
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China flies 18 fighter jets, bombers near Taiwan as top US diplomat visits island nation

According to Taipei's defence ministry, the planes entered Taiwan's southwest air defence identification zone on Friday and also crossed the so-called median line that divides the Taiwan Strait

US sends top-level diplomat to Taiwan for first time in 40 years; strongly oppose this, says China
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US sends top-level diplomat to Taiwan for first time in 40 years; strongly oppose this, says China

Keith Krach, undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, is visiting to attend a memorial service for late president Lee Teng-hui on Saturday

'Completely untrue': Taiwan dismisses reports of shooting down Chinese Sukhoi fighter jet
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'Completely untrue': Taiwan dismisses reports of shooting down Chinese Sukhoi fighter jet

The statement was in response to unverified videos circulating on social media of a Chinese Su-35 aircraft being shot down in Guanxi province in China.

Amid tensions with China, US overtures to Taiwan could give Beijing cause for concern; here's why
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Amid tensions with China, US overtures to Taiwan could give Beijing cause for concern; here's why

On Sunday, the United States sent China a message. Be concerned. Be very concerned.

US joins Taiwan as island nation observes battle anniversary with China: A timeline of roller coaster relations between Beijing and Taipei
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US joins Taiwan as island nation observes battle anniversary with China: A timeline of roller coaster relations between Beijing and Taipei

Economic relations continue to thrive with China being Taiwan’s top trading partner, having seen trade totalling $226 billion in 2018

US Health Secretary Alex Azar to visit Taiwan soon; move likely to worsen friction with China for Washington, Taipei
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US Health Secretary Alex Azar to visit Taiwan soon; move likely to worsen friction with China for Washington, Taipei

Azar’s will be the highest-level visit by a US Cabinet official since the break in diplomatic ties between Washington and Taipei in 1979

Lee Teng-hui, former president who brought direct elections to Taiwan, dies at 97
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Lee Teng-hui, former president who brought direct elections to Taiwan, dies at 97

Physically imposing and charismatic, former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui spanned Taiwan’s modern history and was native to the self-governed island

Vatican said to be hacked from China just weeks before embarking on talks with Beijing
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Vatican said to be hacked from China just weeks before embarking on talks with Beijing

The revelations are certain to anger the Vatican as its relationship with the Chinese government has been enormously delicate, especially over China’s crackdown on Hong Kong

As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying
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As US shuts down Chinese consulate in Houston, a look at how Washington-Beijing Cold War is intensifying

Donald Trump won office in 2016 partly on his accusations that China was exploiting the country’s trade relationship with the United States by selling the country far more than it purchased

Rise of a paranoid superpower: Xi Jinping’s China is making costly strategic blunders in pursuit of greatness
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Rise of a paranoid superpower: Xi Jinping’s China is making costly strategic blunders in pursuit of greatness

China has alienated regional players and given rise to a renewed push for Asian multilateralism underwritten by the US.

China's military provokes its neighbours, but the message is meant for the United States
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China's military provokes its neighbours, but the message is meant for the United States

China has not disclosed the number of casualties on its side of the LAC with India, though a report by India Today said Indian forces turned over the bodies of 16 Chinese soldiers