Country in East Asia

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a country in East Asia. Neighbouring countries include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the northwest, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. The main island of Taiwan has an area of 35,808 square kilometres (13,826 sq 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 New Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan and Taoyuan. With 23.7 million inhabitants, Taiwan is among the most densely populated countries, and is the most populous country and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations (UN).

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Taipei: Taiwan sent COVID-19 assistance to foreign countries surreptitiously to avoid protests from China, its foreign minister said on Tuesday during a meeting..
10 hours ago • WorldNews
Shares China is trying to turn democratic Taiwan into another Hong Kong, the island's foreign minister warned Tuesday as he met with a senior US official making..
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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar met with the Taiwanese President on Monday during the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the..
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TAIPEI : Chinese air force jets briefly crossed the mid-line of the Taiwan Strait on Monday and were tracked by Taiwanese missiles, Taiwan's government said, as..
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Nearly 100,000 children tested positive in the last two weeks of July, according to a new report. During a visit to Taiwan, the U.S. health secretary praised the..
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China adamantly opposes Washington-Taipei ties and, Taiwan said, sent fighter jets on provocative path as U.S. HHS secretary began his visit.
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Health Secretary Alex Azar is the highest-ranking US politician to visit the island for decades.
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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is expected to meet Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday, threatening to further stoke tensions between the..
2 days ago • WorldNews
As tensions between Taiwan and China continue to escalate, satellite images reportedly show amphibious armoured vehicles and mobile missile launchers massing at..
3 days ago • New Zealand Herald
Shares The United States announced Wednesday its highest-level visit to Taiwan since it switched diplomatic recognition to China in 1979, a move Beijing blasted..
6 days ago • WorldNews
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar plans to visit Taiwan, officials announced Tuesday, as tensions between the U.S. and China continue. The..
6 days ago • WorldNews
In thinly veiled comments, coronavirus taskforce chair Alex Azar praises island as ‘model of transparency and cooperation’ during pandemic Coronavirus –..
1 week ago • WorldNews

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