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February 15, 2024 at 4:46 AM

2 Chinese fishermen drown after chase with Taiwan's Coast Guard, which alleges trespassing

Taiwan’s Coast Guard says two Chinese fishermen have drowned while being chased by the coast guard off the coast of Taiwan’s Kinmen archipelago
February 15, 2024 at 4:46 AM
2 Chinese fishermen die after Taiwan Coast Guard chase, which alleges trespassing
February 13, 2024 at 11:07 PM

Senate passes $95 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel, but tough path ahead in House

The United States Senate has passed a $95 billion foreign aid bill for Israel, Taiwan and Ukraine, setting up a showdown in the House of Representatives.
February 13, 2024 at 11:07 PM
Senate passes $95B in aid for Ukraine, Israel, but tough path ahead in House
1 month ago

Taiwan loses another diplomatic ally, while unofficial US delegation offers support following presidential election

One of Taiwan's few remaining diplomatic allies has cut ties with the self-governed island in favor of Beijing.
1 month ago
Taiwan loses diplomatic ally, while unofficial US delegation offers support
1 month ago

Victory for ruling-party candidate in Taiwan’s presidential election

William Lai Ching-te, despised by China for his pro-independence stance, was voted in as Taiwan's new president as China angrily threatened to take the self-governed island by force.
1 month ago
Victory for ruling-party candidate in Taiwan’s presidential election
1 month ago

High-stakes presidential election in Taiwan

Early results are coming in for the high-stakes presidential election on the island of Taiwan. ABC News' Britt Clennett joins from Taipei.
1 month ago
High-stakes presidential election in Taiwan
1 month ago

Taiwan’s voters: 'Nobody wants war, nobody wants to fight'

ABC News’ Britt Clennett is in Taiwan as voters ready to head to the polls to decide which presidential candidate is best to handle China’s threats.
1 month ago
Taiwan’s voters: 'Nobody wants war, nobody wants to fight'
2 months ago

Xi told Biden at summit that China plans to reunify with Taiwan

China's President Xi Jinping told President Joe Biden at their recent summit of China's intention to unify with Taiwan.
2 months ago
Xi told Biden at summit that China plans to reunify with Taiwan
2 months ago

President Xi says China plans to try to reunify with Taiwan: Sources

Xi told President Biden this at a recent summit, according to ABC News sources.
2 months ago
President Xi says China plans to try to reunify with Taiwan: Sources
7 months ago

China reacts to US sending $345 million military aid package to Taiwan

China says the new aid for Taiwan won't stop it from what China calls "unifying" the self-ruled island.
7 months ago
China reacts to US sending $345 million military aid package to Taiwan
7 months ago

US announces historic $345 million military aid package for Taiwan

U.S. announces historic $345 million military aid package for Taiwan, weapons systems to come from existing U.S. military stockpiles.
7 months ago
US announces historic $345 million military aid package for Taiwan
8 months ago

Secretary Blinken meets with counterparts in China

ABC News’ Matt Rivers reports on Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to China on “This Week.”
8 months ago
Secretary Blinken meets with counterparts in China
9 months ago

Navy releases video of close call with Chinese warship in Taiwan Strait

ABC News contributor and former State Department official Steve Ganyard breaks down the rising tensions between the U.S. and China following the near collision.
9 months ago
Navy releases video of close call with Chinese warship in Taiwan Strait
9 months ago

Escalating aggression from China is ‘unacceptable’: Turner

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz interviews Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, on “This Week.”
9 months ago
Escalating aggression from China is ‘unacceptable’: Turner
10 months ago

Tensions rise in Taiwan as US kicks off nearby drills

Following days of aggressive military drills from China, the U.S. began its own military drills in the region.
10 months ago
Tensions rise in Taiwan as US kicks off nearby drills
10 months ago

China 'ready to fight' after 3 days of large-scale military drills around Taiwan

China's military declared it's "ready to fight" after wrapping up three days of combat drills simulating a blockade to "seal off" Taiwan.
10 months ago
China 'ready to fight' after 3 days of large-scale military drills around Taiwan
10 months ago

Tensions rise amid dueling military drills in China and Taiwan

China simulated air and sea attacks just hours after Taiwan’s president returned from a trip to the U.S.
10 months ago
Tensions rise amid dueling military drills in China and Taiwan
1 year ago

China ramps up military drills

China sent dozens of fighter jets near Taiwan, just days after Taiwan's President Tsai traveled to the U.S.
1 year ago
China ramps up military drills
1 year ago

China launches new military drills

China has started three days of military drills around Taiwan. The move comes after the island's leader just returned from a top- level meeting in the U.S.
1 year ago
China launches new military drills
1 year ago

China starts 3 days of combat readiness patrol exercises around Taiwan

China says it has started three days of combat readiness patrol exercises around Taiwan, just a day after Taiwan President Tsai returned home from the U.S.
1 year ago
China starts 3 days of combat readiness patrol exercises around Taiwan
1 year ago

Relative calm so far following Taiwan leader’s US meeting with McCarthy

China's foreign ministry condemned a meeting between Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen and the House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, describing it as "acts of collusion."
1 year ago
Relative calm so far following Taiwan leader’s US meeting with McCarthy
1 year ago

Taiwanese president meets with US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy

ABC News' Britt Clennett reports on the Taiwanese president's meeting with Speaker McCarthy amid tensions between China and Taiwan.
1 year ago
Taiwanese president meets with US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy
1 year ago

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy expected to meet with Taiwan’s president

Plus, Mexico’s president has asked Chinese President Xi Jinping for help halting the illegal production of fentanyl, and New Zealand’s prime minister officially steps down after an emotional speech.
1 year ago
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy expected to meet with Taiwan’s president
1 year ago

Hong Kong expats in Taiwan worry about tensions with China

ABC News' Bob Woodruff spoke with former Hong Kong residents who fled for Taiwan after China's crackdown, who are now concerned about the island's future.
1 year ago
Hong Kong expats in Taiwan worry about tensions with China
1 year ago

Taiwan becomes growing destination for Hong Kong residents looking for more freedom

Hong Kong residents have found refuge in Taiwan, but as tensions grow between the nation and the Chinese government, so does concerns among exhiles.
1 year ago
Taiwan becomes growing destination for Hong Kong residents looking for more freedom
1 year ago

Tensions escalate between Taiwan and China amid US visits

ABC News' Bob Woodruff traveled around Taiwan to speak with residents about U.S. delegations visiting the island and the historical context of Taiwan and China's tense relations.
1 year ago
Tensions escalate between Taiwan and China amid US visits
2 years ago

WH will communicate concerns to Beijing; Pentagon says China trying to 'manufacture' a Taiwan 'conflict'

The White House said Monday that it will communicate "directly" to Beijing its displeasure with China's recent military exercises as tensions rise higher over Taiwan
2 years ago
White House will communicate concerns to Beijing about maneuvers around Taiwan
2 years ago

Apple asks suppliers to follow labeling policy amid China-Taiwan tension

The tech giant has informed Taiwan that orders sent to China must follow customs labeling rules.
2 years ago
Apple asks suppliers to follow labeling policy amid China-Taiwan tension
2 years ago

US, China tensions rise after Pelosi trip to Taiwan

Following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan, North Korea called her "the worst destroyer of international peace and stability," according to AP.
2 years ago
US, China tensions rise after Pelosi trip to Taiwan
2 years ago

Diplomatic and military tensions continue to rise in wake of Pelosi's Taiwan visit

The White House "summoned" China's ambassador Qin Gang over China's provocative actions, spokesperson John Kirby said in a statement.
2 years ago
Diplomatic, military tensions continue to rise in wake of Pelosi's Taiwan visit
2 years ago

China fires missiles near Taiwan in live-fire drills

ABC News’ national security and defense analyst Mick Milroy reacts to China firing missiles near Taiwan for the first time in nearly 30 years.
2 years ago
China fires missiles near Taiwan in live-fire drills
2 years ago

In South Korea, Pelosi vows support to denuclearize the North but avoids commenting on Taiwan, China

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with her South Korean counterpart in Seoul on Thursday but avoided making direct public comments on her Taiwan visit.
2 years ago
Pelosi vows support to denuclearize North Korea but avoids commenting on Taiwan
2 years ago

China fires missiles near Taiwan following Pelosi visit

China has launched missiles around Taiwan as a part of military drills in retaliation for the island hosting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
2 years ago
China fires missiles near Taiwan following Pelosi visit
2 years ago

Pelosi leaves Taiwan with strong message

ABC News contributor and former senior CIA field operative Darrell Blocker joins ABCNL to discuss House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial trip to Taiwan, despite China’s threats.
2 years ago
Pelosi leaves Taiwan with strong message
2 years ago

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan

ABC News’ national security and defense analyst Mick Mulroy discusses the House speaker’s Asia trip and the concerning rhetoric from China over her visit to Taiwan.
2 years ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan
2 years ago

Pelosi says US 'will not abandon' Taiwan as China orders live-fire drills

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei on Wednesday.
2 years ago
China orders live-fire drills as Pelosi says US 'will not abandon' Taiwan
2 years ago

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi touches down in Taiwan despite China's warnings

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday despite repeated warnings not to from mainland China.
2 years ago
China to surround Taiwan for military drills in response to Pelosi's trip
2 years ago

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan for controversial visit

After intense threats from China, Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan, being the first House speaker to visit in 25 years. Her arrival could further strain relations between the U.S. and China.
2 years ago
Pelosi arrives in Taiwan for controversial visit
2 years ago

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan despite China’s warnings

ABC News’ Zohreen Shah and national security and defense analyst Mick Mulroy discuss U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan, the first for a top U.S. official in 25 years.
2 years ago
Pelosi arrives in Taiwan despite China’s warnings
2 years ago

Nancy Pelosi makes trip to Taiwan

China said the visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would cross a red line and Biden administration officials have warned against her visit.
2 years ago
Nancy Pelosi makes trip to Taiwan
2 years ago

Nancy Pelosi's long history of criticizing China, advocating for human rights

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a long history of criticizing China and advocating for human rights.
2 years ago
Nancy Pelosi's long history of criticizing China, advocating for human rights
2 years ago

Pelosi arrives in Taiwan despite China's warnings

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and members of a Congressional delegation landed at Taipei Songshan Airport in the Taiwanese capital at just after 10:40 p.m. local time.
2 years ago
Pelosi arrives in Taiwan despite China's warnings
2 years ago

Pelosi to visit Asia as China warns against trip to Taiwan

ABC News senior foreign correspondent Ian Pannell reports on tensions between the U.S. and rivals, China and Russia, on "This Week."
2 years ago
Pelosi to visit Asia as China warns against trip to Taiwan
2 years ago

What to know about the escalating tensions between China and Taiwan

There has been increasing "gray-zone" conflict across the strait.
2 years ago
What to know about the escalating tensions between China and Taiwan