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Taiwan Flag Emoji disappears from the latest Apple iPhone keyboard

The Republic of China emoji flag has disappeared from the Apple iPhone keyboard for Hong Kong and Macau users. The change occurred for users who upgraded their phones to the latest operating system. Updating iPhones to iOS 13.1.1 or later removed the emoji flag from the emoji keyboard. The flag commonly used by users to designate Taiwan can still be …

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The collapse of the bridge in Taiwan was captured on video as an oil tanker crashed into boats in Nanfangao Bay today

This general view shows a bridge after it collapsed on October 1, 2019, in the fishing port of Nanfangao in Suao Township. Getty Taipei, Taiwan – A towering arch bridge over a bay in eastern Taiwan collapsed on Tuesday, dropping an oil tanker onto boats in the water. The search for potential victims involved an Air Force helicopter and more …

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Kiribati breaks diplomatic relations with Taiwan, the second Pacific island nation, within a week

The Pacific island state of Kiribati broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Friday and strengthened Beijing's hand as the second country this week. Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said Kiribati had officially notified the decision to his government Kiribati is expected to recognize China, which has been providing aid worth billions since 2016, when Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen took office …

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Taiwan says China lures Kiribati with planes after losing another ally

TAIPEI (Reuters) – China offered planes and ferries to engage diplomatic relations with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, Taiwan said Friday, when the self-governing island lost a second ally in less than a week due to Chinese pressure. Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu speaks at a press conference about Taiwan's decision to end diplomatic relations with the Pacific island …

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Exclusive: Pence rejects Prime Minister of Solomon Islands after the nation cut off relations with Taiwan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Vice President Mike Pence has canceled plans to hold a meeting with the Solomon Islands leader to discuss development partnerships after the Pacific Island cut ties with Taiwan this week in favor of China this Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: US Vice President Mike Pence meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (not pictured) at 10 Downing Street …

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The US warship sails through the Taiwan Strait after Chinese officials canceled its port visit to Hong Kong

"The USS Green Bay (LPD 20) conducted a routine cross-strait transit on August 23 (local time) in accordance with international law." Cdr. Reann Mommsen, a spokesman for the US Navy's Seventh Fleet, said in a statement. Earlier this month, CNN reported that the Chinese government had rejected requests for port visits by USS Green Bay and USS Lake Erie in …

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China faces sanctions over F-16 agreement between the US and Taiwan

Image Rights Lockheed Website Caption US military officials say the planes are critical to improving the Taiwanese defense China has threatened to impose sanctions on US companies involved in selling F-16 fighters to Taiwan if Washington continues the deal Military contact with Taiwan. The US government has approved the possible $ 8 billion deal involving 66 aircraft, the largest in …

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New US F-16 Fighter Jets for Taiwan: $ 8 Billion Sale Approved

Administrative officials and other persons familiar with the matter had previously told CNN that the administration had informally approved the deal, but some officials had warned that it could still be withdrawn, citing uncertainty over US relations with the US China. The new weapon – the US's biggest selling to Taiwan in years – could further undermine relations with Beijing, …

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Mighty Typhoon lands in China after bypassing Taiwan

BEIJING – A powerful typhoon that forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights landed on China's east coast early Saturday after deviating north of Taiwan. Storm Typhoon Lekima landed in Zhejiang Province near Taizhou City Around 1:45 am, Chinese state media reported. According to Xinhua, the state news agency, about 700,000 people were displaced before the arrival of the storm, …

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Typhoon Lekima: Taiwan and Japan brave for storm

Currently running northwest across the Pacific, Lekima intensified Wednesday night with winds at 205 kilometers per hour (about 127 miles per hour), the equivalent of a Category 3 hurricane. Thursday night – about 150 mph. Japan's southern Ryukyu Islands, which stretch north of Taiwan to the Japanese island of Kyushu, are expected to hit hard Thursday night. The chain of …

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