Taiwan

Country in East Asia

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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia. Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west, Japan to the north-east, and the Philippines to the south. The island of Taiwan has an area of 35,808 square kilometres (13,826Β sqΒ mi), with mountain ranges dominating the eastern two thirds and plains in the western third, where its highly urbanised population is concentrated. Taipei is the capital and largest metropolitan area. Other major cities include Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan and Taoyuan. With 23.7 million inhabitants, Taiwan is among the most densely populated states, and is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations (UN).

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Taiwan braced for typhoon Bailu on Saturday, shutting businesses and schools as airlines canceled hundreds of flights amid warnings of landslides, floods and..
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Taiwan braced for Typhoon Bailu on Friday, prompting cancellations of domestic flights amid warnings of floods and high seas on the island.
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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang warned Wednesday that the U.S. should ``immediately back away'' from the arms sale proposal and end its military..
4 days ago • WorldNews
The US government has approved the potential $8bn fighter plane sale, the largest in decades.
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Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following..
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Limiting marriage to between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring..
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The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an..
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The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an..
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China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement
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China has lashed out at Taiwan over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement, a day after hundreds of..
6 days ago • WorldNews
Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military..
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Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region, leading..
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has informally approved the proposed military sale of dozens of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, CNN reported on Friday...
1 week ago • WorldNews
Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend..
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Until now, Huawei has been in the spotlight for allegedly posing a national security risk, which the firm denies. But now users on Chinese social media Weibo..
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