Taiwan

Jaw-clenching moment a Taiwan bridge with oil tanker attempting to cross it collapses caught on VIDEO

An oil tanker’s front wheels had almost reached safety when Taiwan’s Nanfang’ao Bridge toppled into the waterway, and the scary moment was caught on several CCTV cameras. Rescue operations are currently underway. The steel single-arch bridge located in a fishing port on Taiwan’s eastern coast collapsed on Tuesday morning. Footage[…]

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Spat over mayor’s Taiwan visit heats up

The African National Congress is “conveniently ignoring” that South Africa has a liaison office in Taipei for potential business relationships, the Democratic Alliance said on Monday, in defence of its Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga, who has been accused of breaking foreign policy protocol over his visit to Taiwan during the[…]

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China – We will never stand for Taiwan independence

China’s 1.3 billion people are united in their determination never to allow self-ruled Taiwan to become independent, China’s top official in charge of ties with the island was quoted as saying on Thursday, in Beijing’s latest blast at Taipei. China has repeatedly warned Taiwan’s pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party, whose leader[…]

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Kenya defends deportations to China

Kenya on Tuesday defended its deportation of two groups of Taiwanese to China after they were acquitted in a cyber crime case, a move that has drawn an angry reaction from Taipei. The Kenyan government said the people were in Kenya illegally and were being sent back to where they[…]

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China ‘seizes’ eight Taiwanese from Kenya

Taiwan has accused China of “extrajudicial abduction” after eight Taiwanese acquitted of fraud in Kenya were deported to mainland China. They were among a group of suspects acquitted in Kenya last week. Taiwan’s foreign ministry says they were forcibly put on a China-bound plane and has demanded their release. China[…]

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