US State Department okays potential deal of 100 Boeing-made Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems to Taiwan, a decision sure to anger China.
Beijing began drills near Taiwan as Keith Krach, US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment, landed in Taipei on Thursday for a three-day visit.
Taiwan says it sent Covid-19 assistance to countries surreptitiously to avoid protests from China, as US Health Secretary Azar visits Taipei on the highest-level diplomatic trip from Washington in four decades.
Wan-ji Chang and Sho-er Hsu have gone viral on Instagram modelling clothes left behind at their laundromat, encouraged by their grandson Reef Chang.
The former leader known for his efforts to create a non-Chinese identity for Taiwan has died at the age of 97. He had been hospitalised since February.
Lockheed Martin is reportedly the major contractor for Washington's $620 million package to upgrade Taiwan's Patriot surface-to-air missiles system.
The US, EU, Taiwan and others condemned the passing of the law, inciting China to respond by denouncing foreign interference.
The new office will be dealing with applications from Hong Kong citizens seeking to move in Taiwan amid the new security law and from those applying for "political reasons".
Lawmakers fight after more than 20 members from opposition Kuomintang party occupy legislature to protest president's nomination of a close aide to a high-level watchdog.
Stand-off between Indian and Chinese border troops is the culmination of festering tensions between the two sides over territory that has been contested for more than a century.
India's shifting alliances means border disputes in its neighbourhood now come with higher stakes.
Tanzania restarted matches on Saturday, after suspending 20-club national championship in mid-March as Covid-19 outbreak began to wreak havoc throughout Africa.
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