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TOBIAS ELLWOOD: We MUST thwart China and Russia's mission to splinter our world into two

The Daily Mail 05 Feb 2023
China has taken clusters of rocks deep in international waters south of neighbouring Taiwan and turned them into military fortresses. All illegal under international maritime law – but unimpeded by the West.

Liz Truss says she didn’t get ‘realistic chance’ to enact tax-cutting agenda

The Observer 05 Feb 2023
Later this month Truss will address a conference of international politicians in Japan, a speech billed as focusing on Beijing’s threat to Taiwan ... The Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (Ipac), a campaign group seeking to coordinate international pressure on Beijing, is arranging the event at which Truss will speak on 17 February.

Jeremy Lin arrives in Taiwan ahead of Steelers debut

Taipei Times 04 Feb 2023
Former NBA sensation Jeremy Lin, recently recruited by the P.League+’s Kaohsiung Steelers, arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport yesterday ... Jeremy Lin, who has signed to play in the P.League+ with the Kaohsiung Steelers, gestures from inside a vehicle after his arrival at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport yesterday.

War preparation needed: experts

Taipei Times 04 Feb 2023
War games simulated by the Washington-based think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) showed that while Chinese success in landing operations in Taiwan would be extremely low, as it is an island, it would be unable to receive aid like Ukraine, Su said.

‘Spy’ balloon sparks concern in Taipei

Taipei Times 04 Feb 2023
The foreign ministry said that China’s behavior broke international law, while Johnny Chiang was worried such balloons could be used against Taiwan ... The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned China in a statement, saying that Beijing’s behavior breached international laws and was “unacceptable to the community of civilized nations.”.

Taoyuan MRT increases patrols after bomb threat

Taipei Times 04 Feb 2023
The e-mail warned that if the government receives the delegation, a gasoline-based bomb would be detonated at Taipei Main Station, the northern terminus of the MRT line connecting Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, police said ... Investigators said he might have developed grudges against Taiwan since then.

US-China war by 2025: A self-fulfilling prophecy?

Russia Today 04 Feb 2023
This prediction is the most direct and blunt yet from an American official on the prospect of a potential conflict between the US and China, besides President Joe Biden’s indications that the US would intervene on the side of Taiwan if China invaded ... Read more China needs to do the right thing if McCarthy goes to Taiwan.

Orange County members of Congress get to work

Orange County Register 04 Feb 2023
Steel introduced a bill, dubbed the SNOOP Act, that would repeal the Internal Revenue Service’s 600 rule requiring transactions more than $600 to be reported as income on tax returns ... Kim has also introduced several bills, including one that would ensure Taiwan’s participation in the International Monetary Fund.

A balloon upended Blinken’s trip to China. That could be a good thing.

Politico 04 Feb 2023
But Blinken was going to China without much hope of getting concessions on major issues such as Beijing’s support for Russia’s war on Ukraine, its human rights abuses or its threats to Taiwan. Now, some former officials who’ve worked on international negotiations say he may be in a stronger position, though that advantage may fade over time.
photo: NASA / Ames Research Center / Dominic Hart
Biden was greeted by acting deputy center director, David Korsmeyer, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Senator Alex Padilla, and California Governor Gavin Newsom before boarding the Marine One helicopter to view consequences of flooding and other storm impacts along California’s central coast.

Biden’s ‘Sputnik moment’: Is China’s spy balloon political warfare?

The Hill 04 Feb 2023
China has labored assiduously to down aircraft or drones over its territory or on its periphery in international airspace ... China shot down at least four of Taiwan’s U-2s and other aircraft flown by the “Black Cat Squadron,” a joint effort of the CIA and Taiwan. .

Maine Lunar New Year celebrants unbothered by Chinese spy balloon

Bangor Daily News 04 Feb 2023
International politics, for this crowd, is just a distraction ... “This isn’t about governments ... Credit ... What’s more, with international tensions at an all-time high over the balloon, tariffs, Taiwan and the South China Sea, Libby thinks friendly relationships between regular people from Maine and Jilin would be more valuable than ever.

Taiwan Legislator Criticizes China Response to Possible Taipei Visit by US Official

Voa News 03 Feb 2023
You Si-kun, who was in Washington to deliver a speech on Taiwan's democratic journey at the 2023 International Religious Freedom Summit (IRFS) on Wednesday and the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday said after the first event that Beijing’s reactions “are very excessive.

China urges US officials to prudently handle Taiwan-related issues 03 Feb 2023
joint communiques and prudently handle Taiwan-related issues, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Thursday ... joint communiques, observe the basic norms in international relations, and handle Taiwan-related issues prudently and properly ... relations or peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.

UK, Australia, vow deeper Taiwan ties

Taipei Times 03 Feb 2023
Australia and the UK support Taiwan’s meaningful participation in international organizations, and expressed hopes to deepen relations with Taiwan in the economic, scientific, trade, technological and cultural fields, the statement said.

China urges certain Czech politician to cancel wrong decision 03 Feb 2023
Noting that the Taiwan question is China's internal affair and concerns China's core interest, Mao said China firmly opposes any form of official interaction between its Taiwan ...

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