US announces planned weapon sale to Taiwan

Credit: WorldNews- Published on October 27, 2020
The Trump administration on Monday notified Congress of plans for a multi-billion dollar sale of Harpoon missile systems to Taiwan just hours after Beijing announced sanctions on US defence contractors. The contractors included Boeing, the lead contractor on the Taiwan deal, which is worth 2.37 billion dollars (Β£1.82 billion)....
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Taiwan

Country in East Asia
The Chinese Communist Party's hawkish tabloid newspaper "Global Times" said the People's Liberation Army's frequent military drills were meant as more than just..
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A two-star Navy admiral overseeing U.S. military intelligence in the Asia-Pacific region has made an unannounced visit to Taiwan, two sources told Reuters on..
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Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Taipei in Taiwan.
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Boeing

Aerospace and defense manufacturer in the United States
In 2017, Zunum Aero was flying high. The Kirkland, Washington-based aviation startup came out of stealth mode with bold plans to build a fleet of 12-seat hybrid..
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CHICAGO (CBS) β€” Chicago-based Boeing’s 737 Max airplane is returning to the skies. The Federal Aviation Administration grounded the plane following two fatal..
6 days ago • WorldNews
The parents a young woman who died last year when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed say air travelers should avoid flying on the Boeing 737 Max 8, now that..
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Boeing's troubled 737 Max has been cleared by the FAA to fly again in the U.S. The jets had been grounded nearly two years after a pair of deadly crashes..
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The news of Boeing's 737 Max recertification doesn't mean that domestic airline passengers will see the aircraft in service immediately.
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Beijing

Capital of the People's Republic of China
Beijing says remarks by the Pope about the persecution of China's Muslim Uighurs are "groundless".
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Britain is considering pulling British judges from the bench of Hong Kong's top court following China's imposition of a sweeping anti-subversion law in Hong Kong..
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India and the US face a common challenge in the form of an "increasingly assertive" China and New Delhi has to be a key partner in engaging with Beijing from a..
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Credit: Reuters - Politics - Published on October 22, 2020 


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