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Taiwan says China meddling with elections after Solomon Islands cuts ties

7:00pm EDT

TAIPEI Taiwan accused China on Monday of trying to influence its presidential and legislative elections after the Solomon Islands cut off ties with Taipei.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan August exports rise unexpectedly on strong smartphone demand

Sep 09 2019

TAIPEI, Sept 9 Taiwan's exports surprisingly expanded in August, confounding expectations for a fall, as strong demand for smartphones countered the effects of the prolonged U.S.-China trade war.

Taiwan warns Solomon Islands of China 'debt trap' in diplomatic switch

Sep 06 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan on Friday warned the Solomon Islands could fall into a debt trap if the Pacific nation switched diplomatic ties to China and accepted its development aid.

Taiwan raises 2019 growth outlook, sees faster pace next year

Aug 16 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan raised its 2019 economic growth forecast on Friday, with prospects lifted by more factories moving production to the island from China despite worries about slowing technology demand and the Sino-U.S. trade war.

Taiwan urges citizens to stay on alert for China-backed media 'infiltration'

Aug 10 2019

TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen urged citizens to stay on alert for Chinese-financed media "infiltration" after a Reuters report of a Beijing-backed media campaign in the self-ruled island which China considers its own.

Taiwan urges citizens to stay on alert for China-backed media 'infiltration'

Aug 10 2019

TAIPEI, Aug 10 Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen urged citizens to stay on alert for Chinese-financed media "infiltration" after a Reuters report of a Beijing-backed media campaign in the self-ruled island which China considers its own.

Paid 'news': China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island - sources

Aug 09 2019

TAIPEI The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government program to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland.

RPT-INSIGHT-Paid "news": China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island - sources

Aug 09 2019

TAIPEI, Aug 9 The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government program to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland.

INSIGHT-Paid "news": China using Taiwan media to win hearts and minds on island - sources

Aug 09 2019

TAIPEI, Aug 9 The articles on the website of the leading Taiwan newspaper were gushing about a new Chinese government program to lure Taiwanese entrepreneurs to the mainland.

China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

Aug 07 2019

BEIJING/TAIPEI China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giving a reason, in the latest sign of rising tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island.

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