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Arms race 'harms Taiwan citizens'.

AN arms race between Taiwan and the Chinese mainland would only harm the island’s citizens, Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for the State Council’s Taiwan Affairs Office, told a press conference yesterday. “We resolutely oppose Taiwan engaging in military and official exchanges of any form with countries having ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

National security probe.

TAIWAN resident Lee Ming-che is under investigation on suspicion of endangering national security, a Chinese mainland official said yesterday. “Developments of the investigation, in line with judicial process, will be disclosed in a timely fashion,” said Ma Xiaoguang of the State Council’s Taiwan Affairs ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Saina, Sindhu, Sameer sail into India Open second round.

Olympic medallists P V Sindhu and Saina Nehwal made a resounding start to their womens singles campaign but it was Sameer Verma who hogged the limelight with a stunning straight-game win over Korean Son Wan Ho in mens event in the opening round of India Super Series here today.Rio Olympics silver medallist Sindhu ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Intel: Street Sees Newfound Ardor for Foundry Business.

Intel shares are up 5 cents at $35.65 after the company yesterday held an event in San Francisco to talk about its manufacturing prowess. Reviews are starting to come in. One of the main takeaways for the Street, both bull and bear, from yesterday's event is that the company is signaling an intention to be more ...

- Barrons - US

China Confirms Detention of Taiwanese Pro-democracy Activist.

China's government confirmed Wednesday it is holding a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist and is investigating him on suspicion of "pursuing activities harmful to national security,'' the latest detention in an ongoing crackdown on civil society. Lee Ming-che, 42, cleared immigration in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory ...

- Voice of America - US

China detains Taiwanese democracy activist.

Latest sign of widening crackdown on dissent will complicate cross-strait ties

- Financial Times - US

China Says It Has Detained Rights Activist From Taiwan.

The detention adds to signs of an intensified clampdown on outsiders working with China’s beleaguered rights lawyers and groups.

- New York Times - US

Books, WeChat Posts Behind Taiwan Activist's Detention?.

Taiwanese NGO worker Lee Ming-che disappeared ten days ago while traveling to mainland China via Macau. His disappearance comes amid tightening control over civil society and mounting

- China Digital Times - CN

Mainland China has detained Taiwanese rights activist, says wife.

The wife of Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che said on Tuesday that her husband had been detained by security authorities on the mainland. Lee, who has long supported human rights on the mainland, went missing after he entered Zhuhai, Guangdong province, from Macau on March 19, prompting concerns he might have ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

US, Japan risk China's ire courting Taiwan ahead of Trump-Xi summit.

The US and Japan are taking steps toward upgrading ties with Taiwan, risking a dispute with China as Donald Trump and Xi Jinping prepare for their first meeting in Florida next week. The two allies have made a series of moves signalling more direct relations with the diplomatically isolated island even after Trump ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

China says Taiwan man investigated for harming national security.

Relations between Beijing and Taiwan have worsened in the past year, largely because Beijing distrusts the Democratic Progressive Party, which took power last year.

- Zee News - IN

'Taiwan independence' can never be allowed: China

Declaring that the mainland and Taiwan belong to one China, a Chinese spokesman on Wednesday asserted that "Taiwan independence" can never be allowed.

- Zee News - IN

Wife of Taiwanese Rights Activist Detained in China Speaks Out About His Disappearance

Chinese authorities confirmed that Lee Ming-che had been detained for allegedly threatening national security

- TIME Magazine - US

China confirms detaining Taiwan pro-democracy activist over a week after he 'disappeared'

Lee Ming-che is being investigated on suspicion of 'endangering' national security, the Chinese government said.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

China says Taiwan man investigated for harming national security

BEIJING/TAIPEI - A Taiwan man who had gone missing in China is being investigated on suspicion of harming national security, China's government said on Wednesday, in a case that has caused alarm on the self-ruled and democratic island Beijing claims as its own.

- Reuters - US

China confirms detention of Taiwanese pro-democracy activist

China's government confirmed Wednesday it is holding a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist and is investigating him on suspicion of "pursuing activities harmful to national security," the latest detention in an ongoing crackdown on civil society.

- FOX News - US

China confirms detention of Taiwanese pro-democracy activist

BEIJING — China's government confirmed Wednesday it is holding a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist and is investigating him on suspicion of...

- Townhall.com - US

China confirms detention of Taiwanese pro-democracy activist

BEIJING " China's government confirmed Wednesday it is holding a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist and is investigating him on suspicion of "pursuing activities harmful to national security," the latest detention in an ongoing...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

China confirms detention of Taiwanese pro-democracy activist

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- Miami Herald - US

China admits detaining Taiwanese human rights activist

A Taiwanese rights activist is being detained while under investigation by mainland Chinese authorities for activities they allege threaten national security. The Beijing-based Taiwan Affairs Office under the State Council confirmed on Wednesday that Lee Ming-che had been detained and was under investigation after he ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

China confirms detention of Taiwan pro-democracy activist

China's government said Wednesday it has detained a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist and is investigating him on suspicion of “pursuing activities harmful to national security.” Spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office Ma Xiaoguang said Lee Ming-che, 42, was in good health, but gave no information about where he ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Trump Must Boost Taiwan Arms Sales Now

It is essential that the administration gets off to a strong start less the Taiwan Strait flashpoint boil over.

- The Diplomat - US

China confirms arrest of Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che

Beijing says the activist is being investigated on suspicion of 'pursuing activity harmful to national security'.

- Al Jazeera - QA

China says Taiwan man investigated for harming national security

Relations between Beijing and Taiwan have worsened in the past year, largely because Beijing distrusts the Democratic Progressive Party, which took power last year.

- Zee News - IN

China says Taiwan man being investigated for endangering state

BEIJING - A Taiwan man who had gone missing in China is being investigated on suspicion of harming national security, China's...

- Townhall.com - US

Missing Taiwan activist allegedly detained in China

Lee Ming-che disappeared after clearing immigration in Macau on March 19, but China remains mum about his whereabouts.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Hungarian Police Bust Illegal Taiwanese Gambling House In Budapest

Yesterday afternoon, Hungarian police, responding to a call from a neighbor that someone was in need of help, arrived at a house in Budapest's 2nd District. Upon arrival, they found a number of Taiwanese men and women who were being held there against their will.

- The Budapest Sun - HU

Mainland China has detained Taiwanese rights activist, says wife

The wife of Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che said on Tuesday that her husband had been detained by security authorities on the mainland. Lee, who has long supported human rights on the mainland, went missing after he entered Zhuhai, Guangdong province, from Macau on May 19, prompting concerns he might have been ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Ex-Taiwan leader not guilty in leaks case

FORMER Taiwan leader Ma Ying-jeou was found not guilty in a political leaks case yesterday, one of a series of lawsuits against him after he stepped down last year. He was acquitted of violating the Communication Security and Surveillance Act and the Personal Information Protection Act but will face a new trial after ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Taiwan democracy activist said to be detained in China

TAIPEI, Taiwan " People close to a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist say he went missing nine days ago during a visit to the Chinese territory of Macau and appears to be in Chinese custody.The Taiwan Association for Human Rights...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Taiwan ex-president found innocent of secrets leak

TAIPEI - Taiwan's China-friendly former President Ma Ying-jeou has been found innocent of libel and leaking confidential information in a case involving suspected influence peddling by a powerful lawmaker.

- BangkokPost - TH

Taiwan ex-president Ma found innocent of secrets leak, libel

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan's China-friendly former President Ma Ying-jeou was found innocent Tuesday of libel and leaking confidential...

- Townhall.com - US

Taiwan democracy activist said to be detained in China

TAIPEI, Taiwan — People close to a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist say he went missing nine days ago during a visit to the Chinese territory...

- Townhall.com - US

Taiwan district court acquits former president of leaking classified information

A Taiwan district court cleared former president Ma Ying-jeou on Tuesday of charges of leaking classified information over a controversial wiretapping case in 2013. In a widely watched sentence handed down by the Taipei District Court, judges found Ma not guilty of violating the laws protecting classified and personal ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Taiwan company says its name was used in $100 million email fraud against 2 U.S. internet companies

, Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Quanta Computer Inc has acknowledged that its name was used as part of an email fraud scheme that bilked two U.S.-based internet companies out of more than $100 million. U.S. prosecutors last week indicted a Lithuanian man, Evaldas Rimasauskas, for the fraud. He was arrested this ...

- VentureBeat - US

Taiwan ex-president Ma found innocent of secrets leak, libel

Taiwan's China-friendly former President Ma Ying-jeou has been found innocent of libel and leaking confidential information in a case involving suspected influence peddling by a powerful lawmaker.

- FOX News - US

Taiwan ex-president Ma found innocent of secrets leak, libel

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan's China-friendly former President Ma Ying-jeou has been found innocent of libel and leaking confidential information...

- Townhall.com - US

Mitsuoka Motor releases classic hearse in Taiwan for 'ultimate final ride'

Mitsuoka Motor Co.'s luxury classic hearse is now available in Taiwan, after the island was chosen as its first export destination. The automaker believes the design of the Mitsuoka Limousine Type V, with its large radiator grill and round headlights, will provide a rare and premium experience. In Taiwan, regular cars ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Taiwan company says name used in $100 million email fraud

VILNIUS/TAIPEI - Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Quanta Computer Inc has acknowledged that its name was used as part of an email fraud scheme that bilked two U.S.-based internet companies out of more than $100 million.

- Reuters - US

Taiwan Purchases High Sulfur Crude Oil From Kurdish Sources

Taiwan has begun purchasing high sulfur crude oil from Kurdistan to replace grades out of production due to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' recent output cuts, according to a new report by Reuters. Government-run CPC Corp purchased one million barrels of KBT from the Kurdish Regional Government for the ...

- OilPrice.com - US

China voices opposition to Japanese official's Taiwan visit

, Mar. 28 : China has expressed firm opposition and lodged representations over a Japanese official's visit to Taiwan saying the visit breaches the commitment made by Tokyo to interacting with Taiwan only at non-governmental level."An incumbent senior vice minister visiting Taiwan obviously breaches the commitment made by ...

- Sify - IN

Apple's OEM gets BIS certification for iPhone SE production

Apple's Taiwan-based original equipment manufacturer Wistron has received certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards to manufacture iPhone SE from an assembly facility in Bengaluru. The BIS certification for A 1723 model is a direct reference to iPhone SE, which the company launched globally in 2016. The number for ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

China upset as Japanese minister visits self-ruled Taiwan

China said on Monday it has complained to Japan after a Japanese minister visited self-ruled Taiwan over the weekend, warning this could hurt relations between Beijing and Tokyo.

- GMA News - PH

China upset by Akama's trip to Taipei

China said Monday it has complained to Japan after a Japanese minister visited self-ruled Taiwan over the weekend, warning this could hurt relations between Beijing and Tokyo. The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in Tokyo said Deputy Minister Jiro Akama went to Taiwan to attend a tourism promotion event in ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Officials from Taiwan, Shanghai exchange ideas on neighborhood management

MORE than 90 neighborhood officials and directors of community development associations in Taiwan visited communities in Shanghai over the weekend to exchange experiences in neighborhood service and management. Besides working on the position of their counterparts in Shanghai for one day to exchange work experiences, they ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

Mainland authorities no help in search for Taiwanese rights advocate

Taiwan has received no response from mainland authorities on the whereabouts of a Taiwanese human rights advocate, whom his relatives and friends think might have been detained by security agents for supporting human rights on the mainland. Lee Ming-che, 42, a former Democratic Progressive Party staffer who works at ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

100,000 Chinese football fans to buy US$25m worth of hospitality packages for 2018 World Cup in Russia

Up to 100,000 football fans from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau are expected to buy about US$25 million worth of hospitality packages to travel to Russia and watch the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Feng Tao, chief executive officer of Beijing-based Shankai Sports, said he expected the number of fans from the region attending ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Okinawa Resort Weddings' exceeded 15,000 in 2016

Okinawa Prefecture Visitors' Bureau 15,399 couples came last year to the prefecture to tie the knot on so called Resort Wedding' trips, making 2016 the first year that the number exceeded 15,000. It is 1,224 more than the year before and an increase of 8.6%. The number has increased for five consecutive years. 90% of the ...

- Japan Update - JP

Politics › China upset after Japanese minister visits Taiwan

China said on Monday it has complained to Japan after a Japanese minister visited self-ruled Taiwan over the weekend, warning this could hurt relations between Beijing and Tokyo. Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said Deputy Minister Jiro Akama went to Taiwan to attend a tourism promotion event in…

- Japan Today - JP

Taiwan Tapping US, Itself for New Weapons

Taiwan is pursuing a two-pronged upgrade to its armed forces as people on the island worry about recent shows of force by powerful rival China during a political stalemate. Last week, the Taiwanese navy signed a memorandum of understanding with two local companies to develop submarines over the next four years. Construction ...

- Voice of America - US

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