On Saturday Taiwan reported the largest ever number of Chinese military jets to cross into its defence zone.
Talk of a US-Taiwan trade deal has provoked Beijing’s ire. China sees democratic Taiwan as part of its territory and comes out strongly against other countries treating the island as an independent nation.
Taiwan’s health minister has revealed that two words scuppered a deal for millions of COVID 19 vaccines with Germany’s BioNTech. Chen Shih-Chung says the company requested Taiwan drop the words ‘our country’ from a joint press release set for January the 8th.
China is woedend over de toenadering tussen de VS en Taiwan. Het land zet militair geschut in om druk uit te oefenen.
It followed a long debate and a referendum in which same-sex marriage was rejected by voters.