china-taiwan Current Affairs, GK & News

US invites Taiwan to its Summit for Democracy

US President Joe Biden has invited Taiwan, along with more than 100 countries, for a virtual summit. Key Points US not invited China and Russia for this meeting. This conference was a campaign pledge by President Biden. He placed the struggle between ‘autocratic governments’ and democracies at the heart of his foreign policy. Even though ..

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Report: China tested Nuclear Capable Hypersonic Missile

As per report of financial times, China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August 2021, demonstrating an advanced space capability. Findings of the report As per report, launch of the missile was kept secret by China. The missile circled the world before cruising towards its target. However, it missed its mark by about 24 miles. ..

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Taiwan will set up its first office in Lithuania using the name “Taiwan”

Using the name “Taiwan,” Taiwan’s government will set up its first office in Europe, in the Baltic nation of Lithuania. The Taiwan government has come up with this decision as it seeks to strengthen its diplomatic presence across the globe with the ever increasing pressure from Beijing.   Highlights This decision has drawn a rebuke ..

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What is Freedom Pineapple Movement?

The Foreign Minister of Taiwan, Joseph Wu, recently launched a “Freedom Pineapple” campaign on Twitter in order to condemn the politically-driven ban on the import of pineapples from Taiwan by China. The Taiwanese pineapples have also become a political symbol in the region following the ban. About Freedom Pineapple Freedom pineapples is a political and ..

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US approves 600 million USD armed drones sale to Taiwan

The United States recently approved 600 million USD armed drones sale to Taiwan. By the end of October 2020, US approved the sale of Harpoon missile systems to Taiwan. Background The current ruling Communist Party of china claims Taiwan. Taiwan was spit from China mainland in 1949 during a civil war. History of China-Taiwan issue ..

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