Beijing has issued a stark warning against Washington’s plans to begin yet another trade deal with Chinese Taipei during a recent visit by a US delegation there.
China says the United States threatens the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait, shortly after the US military sent yet another warship to the sensitive waterway.
China has censured the passage of a US destroyer through the Taiwan Strait, warning that the move would endanger peace and stability in the strategic region.
Salvage teams work around the clock to extract the remaining two most damaged train carriages still inside a tunnel, following Taiwan's worst rail disaster in recent decades which killed at least 50 people and injured 200 more.
China says the sailing of a Chinese carrier group near self-ruled Taiwan is part of naval drills that will become regular.
Taiwan says European countries, alongside the United States, are providing help for the self-ruled island’s indigenous submarine project, as Taipei works to boost its military capabilities amid tensions with Beijing.
A Taiwan express train with almost 500 aboard derailed in a tunnel on Friday, killing at least 48 passengers and injuring 66 in the island’s worst rail disaster in almost four decades.
In yet another sign of deteriorating Sino-British relations, the BBC’s Beijing correspondent, John Sudworth, has reportedly moved to Chinese Taipei (also known as Taiwan).
Taiwan has started mass producing and developing new long-range missiles amid growing tensions with China.
China has warned the United States against sailing warships in the Taiwan Strait, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from mainland China.