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Taiwan sets up $200m fund for Lithuania after China row

Taiwan said Wednesday it would set up a fund with $200 million (176 million euros) to invest in Lithuania, as businesses there complain of losses from a China-Lithuania row.

Taiwan sets up $200m fund for Lithuania after China row

Taiwan votes against reimposing US pork ban

Taiwan on Saturday voted against reimposing a ban on US pork in a contentious referendum that tested trade ties with Washington as the island seeks to expand its international presence

Taiwan President Tsai attends pre-referendum rally in Taipei

The endangered eel: 70 million years on earth, 40 years of decline

Since 2012, Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea have cooperated on conserving the Japanese eel found in their waters, including with fishing quotas

This picture taken on 25 October 2021 shows an eel in a tank at the Japan Fisheries Research and Education Agency in a suburb of Minamiizu, Shizuoka prefecture

US democracy a ‘weapon of mass destruction’: China

China branded US democracy a "weapon of mass destruction" on Saturday, following the US-organised Summit for Democracy which aimed to shore up like-minded allies in the face of autocratic regimes

A screen shows Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a virtual meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden via video link, at a restaurant in Beijing, China on 16 November 2021

Nicaragua switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

Nicaragua inked a deal on Friday switching diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China in a political coup for Beijing as it seeks to isolate the democratic island it has vowed to one day seize

This general view shows flags flying outside the "Diplomatic Quarter", a building in Taipei which houses most of nations which still retain diplomatic ties with Taiwan, on 10 December 2021, after Nicaragua inked a deal switching diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China.

China summons Japan envoy over ex-PM Abe's Taiwan comments

Abe's comments "openly challenged China's sovereignty and gave brazen support to Taiwan independence forces," said China's foreign ministry

Japan's PM Abe, also leader of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), claps during an election night event at the LDP headquarters

China, Russia decry US democracy summit in joint op-ed

China was especially angered by the inclusion of Taiwan, over which it claims sovereignty

China's president Xi Jinping (R) and Russia's president Vladimir Putin smile during the welcoming ceremony on the final day of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on 27 April, 2019

China, Russia furious over Biden democracy summit snubs

The inclusion of Taiwan, and not China, led to an angry rebuke from Beijing, which said it “firmly opposes” the invitation to “the so-called Summit for Democracy”

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Russia in the East Room at the White House in Washington, US, on 15 April 2021

China warns Taiwan firms against ‘backing independence’

China has warned Taiwanese firms against supporting the island’s independence, hours after state media said a Taiwanese conglomerate was fined by mainland regulators as tensions flare between Taipei ...

People wearing face masks, as a protection from coronavirus disease (COVID-19), take a selfie with a plane that is about to land at Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, 29 March 2020.

China downgrades diplomatic ties with Lithuania over Taiwan row

China has officially downgraded diplomatic ties with Lithuania in protest, the foreign ministry in Beijing said Sunday, after Taiwan established a de facto embassy in Vilnius

China downgrades diplomatic ties with Lithuania over Taiwan row
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