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Taiwan

Country in East Asia

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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia. Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west, Japan to the north-east, and the Philippines to the south. The island of Taiwan has an area of 35,808 square kilometres (13,826 sq mi), with mountain ranges dominating the eastern two thirds and plains in the western third, where its highly urbanised population is concentrated. Taipei is the capital and largest metropolitan area. Other major cities include Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan and Taoyuan. With 23.7 million inhabitants, Taiwan is among the most densely populated states, and is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations (UN).

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Terry Gou, founder of Apple supplier Foxconn , said on Monday he will not contest in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, in a surprise move amid rising tension..
Credit: Reuters - Published 14 hours ago

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Taiwan accused China on Monday of trying to influence its presidential and legislative elections after the Solomon Islands cut off ties with Taipei.
Credit: Reuters - Published 15 hours ago

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday condemned China's "dollar diplomacy" to squeeze the self-ruled island's international space after the Solomon Islands..
Credit: Reuters - Published 16 hours ago

The Solomon Islands' government has cut official ties with Taiwan in a new blow to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is seeking re-election in January amid rising..
Credit: Reuters - Published 16 hours ago

The Solomon Islands' government has cut official ties with Taiwan in a new blow to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is seeking re-election in January amid rising..
Credit: Reuters - Published 17 hours ago

The Solomon Islands' government has voted to cut official ties with Taiwan, its official Central News Agency reported on Monday, as China puts pressure on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 19 hours ago

A Solomon Islands task force recommended to the government on Friday that the South Pacific archipelago sever its long-standing ties with Taiwan and normalize..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

U.S. officials have warned the Solomon Islands to be wary of Chinese funding promises and not to be pressed into cutting ties with Taiwan, in comments..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Terry Gou, the founder of Apple supplier Foxconn, quit Taiwan's main opposition party on Thursday, paving the way for a possible bid to stand in a presidential..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Taiwan's ruling party on Wednesday urged citizens to avoid visiting Hong Kong after a person from Taiwan was detained in China on state security charges, as Hong..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The freshly elected lawmakers of the tiny Pacific country of Tuvalu are set to choose a prime minister against a backdrop of China's efforts to erode the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Solomon Islands said on Monday that its diplomatic ties with Taiwan were stable, giving the assurance even as China woos the Pacific nation with a development..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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