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China admits military exercises intended to threaten Taiwan

May 16, 2018

China admits military exercises intended to threaten Taiwan

A Chinese government spokesman said Wednesday that the country's military exercises around Taiwan are intended as a direct threat to the self-governing island's government over moves Beijing sees as cementing its independence from the mainland. The message conveyed by the recent drills is "very clear," ...

Chiba Prefecture seeks to shed nuclear stigma in Taiwan

May 9, 2018

Chiba Prefecture seeks to shed nuclear stigma in Taiwan

Chiba Prefecture officials are promoting its agricultural products in Taiwan, hoping to debunk rumors that the products are still contaminated by nuclear substances following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. "Our agricultural products meet safety standards," Narushi Kaji, the director of the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ...

/ May 8, 2018

Taiwan hits back at WHO exclusion under Beijing pressure

Taiwan accused the World Health Organization of succumbing to political pressure from Beijing on Tuesday after the island failed to receive an invitation to a major international meeting. China sees self-governing democratic Taiwan as part of its territory awaiting reunification and has used its clout ...

Hitachi to take part in Taiwan's shift in energy policy

Apr 30, 2018

Hitachi to take part in Taiwan's shift in energy policy

Hitachi Ltd. and a Belgium company have signed a contract with Taiwan's state-owned power utility to build offshore wind turbines on the island's west coast as part of the government's ambitious plan to replace nuclear power with renewable energy. While the Jan De Nul Group ...