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China imposes sanctions on Lockheed Martin for arms sales to Taiwan

A Chinese state spokesman said Tuesday that she is sanctioning Lockheed Martin Corp., a US-based defense firm. to Taiwan because of their missile sales. “China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan and urges the United States to uphold its commitment to the one-China principle and the three common communications between China and the United States,” said State Department spokesman …

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China will sanction Lockheed Martin for arms sales to Taiwan

“China is against US arms sales to Taiwan,” said State Department spokesman Zhao Lijian at a press conference. Taiwan is a self-governing island, but China has long vowed to unite it with the mainland. The United States is one of Taiwan’s most important arms suppliers. The US State Department approved a request by Taiwan last week to upgrade its Patriot …

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Attack on Taiwan an option to stop independence, says top China general

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will attack Taiwan if there is no other way to prevent its independence, one of the country’s highest generals said on Friday in a rhetorical escalation from China targeting the democratic island of Beijing, which it claims to be claimed. Li Zhanshu (R), chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), Xu Qiliang …

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Taiwan promises “support” for Hong Kong people as China tightened the grip on world news

Taiwan will provide “necessary help” to people in Hong Kong, President Tsai Ing-wen said after a revival of protests in the Chinese-led area against the newly proposed Beijing national security legislation. Taiwan has become a haven for a small but growing number of democracy-friendly protesters fleeing Hong Kong, which has been shaken by protests since last year. Hong Kong police …

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Taiwan Semiconductor is building a $ 12 billion chip factory in Arizona

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s largest contract manufacturer of silicon chips, announced on Friday that $ 12 billion would be spent on building an Arizona chip factory as US concerns about Asia addiction to critical technology increase . TSMC TSM, -4.76% 2330. + 1.70% The project, which was released on Thursday by the Wall Street Journal, is supported by …

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Taiwan rejects China’s main condition for WHO participation

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s health minister rejected China’s main condition for the island’s participation in the World Health Organization – assuming that it is part of China – on Friday before a WHO meeting was held during the coronavirus pandemic. Taiwan Health Minister Chen Shih-chung will hold a press conference on May 15, 2020 in Taipei, Taiwan, on Taiwan’s efforts …

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In Taiwan, the coronavirus pandemic is very different. What does life look like without a lock?

TAIPEI – What happens after the ban? As different countries begin to loosen restrictions on movement and trade to curb – or at least think about, lifting – the spread of COVID-19, the following questions arise: How can the locks be loosened safely? Do governments have clear strategies to restart their economies without risking a new disease spurt? What will …

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Coronavirus cases in Asia: Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore’s second wave

If you fly to Hong Kong now, you have to turn your saliva around. That means if you are already resident. If not, you cannot come in at all. The saliva is, of course, for coronavirus testing, one of the measures the Hong Kong government has taken – including banning non-residents and handing app-linked tracking wristbands to those who are …

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