Taiwan earthquake kills 2 Feb 6, 2018 - A magnitude 6.4 shallow earthquake struck near the coast, killing 2 and causing several buildings to collapse. 114 have suffered injuries. 18.104.22.168/focus/f-chat/3629863/posts
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen is in the United States. Aug 13, 2018 - She was in Los Angeles Sunday to address a banquet for Taiwanese-Americans. China complained to Washington about her U.S. stopovers. China claims self-ruled Taiwan as its own, and has stepped up a campaign to assert Chinese sovereignty. Washington has no formal ties with Taiwan but is the island’s strongest ally and sole foreign arms supplier. kek.gg/u/bbPs
China-Taiwan tensions April 4, 2019 - China-Taiwan tensions grow after incursion by Chinese warplanes, crossing a maritime line separating Chinese and Taiwanese waters, is the most serious such incident for years. The ten minutes duration suggests it was no mere navigational mistake.
Taiwan scrambled aircraft to intercept the intruders. Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has called for Chinese warplanes that cross the maritime line to be forcefully expelled. t.co/G7BmK2fEtz
5.4 magnitude quake shakes Taiwan April 3, 2019 - A 5.4 earthquake struck Taiwan at a depth of 5 km
Taiwan 6.4 earthquake April 18, 2019 - Buildings shake, schools evacuated as 6.4 quake hits east Taiwan, shaking buildings and temporarily suspending subway services in Taipei. The depth was 18 km (11 miles). Taipei’s metro system was closed an hour for safety checks.
🇹🇼 Taiwan building new submarines November 20, 2020 Taiwan will start work next week to build its fleet of domestically-developed submarines, as the island has the right to self-defense against any military threat from China.
They will include 8 submarines and represents a new milestone in the national submarine manufacturing plan. Currently, Taiwan has 4 submarines, and two of them date back to World War II. No submarine matches those from China’s fleet. www.rt.com/news/507261-taiwan-build-submarines-fleet
China sends aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait Dec 21 2020 Beijing dispatched the Shandong aircraft carrier through the #Taiwan Strait a day after an American destroyer had sailed there and sparked China’s anger.
Train derails in Taiwan tunnel April 2, 2021 At least 36 killed and dozens injured and trapped after a train derailed in eastern Taiwan, with multiple cars coming off their tracks and careening into a tunnel wall. www.rt.com/news/519907-train-derails-tunnel-taiwan
US diplomats arrive in Taipei Taiwan April 14, 2021 Former US Senator Chris Dodd arrived in Taiwan along with a delegation. China had warned against the move. Richard Armitage and James Steinberg went along. Dodd will meet with high-level Taiwanese national security officials during his visit, as well as President Tsai Ing-wen on April 15. www.rt.com/news/520972-taiwan-biden-usa-diplomats-taipei
Taiwan - China reunification July 1, 2021 Chinese leader Xi Jinping calls for complete reunification with Taiwan as China celebrates centenary of its Communist Party in Beijing Tiananmen Square speech.
Xi hailed China’s progress at home, Taiwan has become a bone of contention between Beijing and Washington. Beijing looks forward to a peaceful reunification with the self-governing island, which Beijing considers to be an integral part of China.