Chinese air force planes including 12 fighter jets enter Taiwan's air defence identification zone for a second day, Taiwan says, just days into US President Joe Biden's new administration.
Taipei reports "incursion" of eight nuclear-capable H-6K bombers, four J-16 fighter jets, and Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft over the south-western corner of its air defence identification zone. Beijing hasn't commented yet.
It paints a cold picture of how the US seeks to use its South-East Asian allies to contend with China and North Korea.
While the United States, like most countries, has no official relations with Taiwan, the Donald Trump administration has ramped up backing for the island country, with arms sales and laws to help Taiwan deal with pressure from China.
Taiwanese firm Johnson Health Tech's "@mirror" uses a 3D camera to monitor user's workouts and give tailored feedback.
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.
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