China Taiwan News LIVE Updates: Missiles fired by China fly high and constitute no threat, Taiwan says

China Taiwan News LIVE Updates: Missiles fired by China fly high and constitute no threat, Taiwan says

Nancy Pelosi Taiwan Visit LIVE Updates: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen thanked US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for her concrete actions to support Taiwan at a critical moment. Meanwhile, 27 Chinese warplanes flew into Taiwan's air defence zone on Wednesday. Stay with TOI for the latest developments


20:53 (IST), Aug 3

G7 foreign ministers call on China to resolve Taiwan dispute peacefully

20:47 (IST), Aug 3

Our Congressional delegation’s visit should be seen as a strong statement that America stands with Taiwan: Pelosi

20:30 (IST), Aug 3

US President Joe Biden will sign a bill on August 9 to boost American semiconductor chip companies as they compete with China, the White House said on Wednesday.

20:27 (IST), Aug 3

Hope India will support China’s efforts to defend its sovereignty: Chinese envoy on Taiwan

20:26 (IST), Aug 3

Pelosi casts shadow on US' one-China policy

19:52 (IST), Aug 3

Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit has left China fuming, could invasion be on the cards?

19:29 (IST), Aug 3

27 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's air defence zone: Taipei

19:17 (IST), Aug 3

Lo said Taiwan expects to be the target in coming days of increased "psychological warfare", which describes influence campaigns including misinformation to sway public opinion.

19:17 (IST), Aug 3

Taiwan Cabinet spokesman Lo Ping-cheng told a media briefing authorities had stepped security at key infrastructure including power plants and airports and increased the cyber security alertness level across government offices.

19:13 (IST), Aug 3

The visit by Speaker Pelosi and other prominent members of Congress will enhance the close and cordial relations between Taiwan and the US and further deepen global cooperation between the two countries across a broad range of areas: Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs

19:13 (IST), Aug 3

The inclusion of Taiwan in the itinerary of Speaker Pelosi’s first Asian tour... fully demonstrates the high regard that Congress has for Taiwan & once again emphasizes the rock-solid US commitment to Taiwan: Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs

19:13 (IST), Aug 3

Taiwanese ministry of foreign affairs "warmly welcomes US Congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi... it marks 1st visit by a US House Speaker in 25yrs... underscores high-level support for Taiwan-US relations from US Congress & wide scope of bilateral cooperation."

18:35 (IST), Aug 3

Taiwan pledged on Wednesday to step up security against possible disruptions by "overseas forces" including cyber attacks as tensions with China rise following the visit to the self-ruled island by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

17:46 (IST), Aug 3

Pelosi's dramatic trip to Taipei, defying stark threats by China, overshadowed a meeting of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) foreign ministers in Phnom Penh, which had been expected to focus on the bloody crisis engulfing Myanmar.

17:46 (IST), Aug 3

Southeast Asian nations Wednesday urged restraint over Taiwan after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island prompted an enraged China to vow "punishment".

17:13 (IST), Aug 3

The Kremlin said on Wednesday that the level of tension provoked by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan "should not be underestimated".

15:16 (IST), Aug 3

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi embarks on a US aircraft to leave from Taiwan, after meeting Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, in Taipei

14:25 (IST), Aug 3

China, US allies divided over Pelosi's Taiwan visit

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan has drawn bipartisan support at home and backing among the world's democracies. Meanwhile, China, which claims Taiwan as its own territory with no right to an independent identity, has rallied support among fellow authoritarian states. The divided opinions speak both to China's growing global influence and the backlash that has prompted among the world's liberal societies.

13:49 (IST), Aug 3

Nancy Pelosi visit: China warns airlines to avoid ‘danger zones’ around Taiwan

China warned airlines operating in Asia to avoid flying in areas around Taiwan where it is conducting military exercises in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the island. An official notice sent late on Tuesday Hong Kong time designated six areas of airspace as “danger zones,” according to carriers who received the message and Jang Chang Seog, a Korean transport ministry official. Flights will be restricted from 12pm August 4, to 12pm August 7.

13:08 (IST), Aug 3

Here are all the ways China’s hitting back against Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan trip

China Taiwan News LIVE Updates: Missiles fired by China fly high and constitute no threat, Taiwan says