china-taiwan Current Affairs, GK & News

Japan’s $320 Billion Plan for Military Build-up

In a major shift from the long-time post-war pacific approach, Japan unveiled a 320 billion USD plan for a military build-up – the largest since the Second World War. About the plan The five-year plan, which is to be implemented with a total budget of 320 billion USD, will make Japan the third-largest military spender ..

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China’s largest-ever military exercises around Taiwan

China has started its largest-ever military exercises around Taiwan, in the aftermath of visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Chinese media is tagging the exercise as rehearsal for ‘reunification process’. The drill is underway across six zones across Taiwan. China’s navy, air force and other departments are taking part in the drill. Highlights of the ..

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Han Kuang military exercises 2022

First stage of the Han Kuang Military Exercises was concluded recently and its second stage started on July 25, 2022. Second stage will run until July 29.  The exercises involve all branches of Military of Taiwan. During the Han Kuang Exercises; A hostile enemy tried to seize control of key waterway near to capital of ..

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Taiwan Patriot Missile Defence System

The US government recently approved a sale of 100 million USD worth equipment to maintain and improve the Taiwan Patriot Missile Defence System. This will upgrade the system. This decision was made during Trump administration in 2019. US does not have official relations with Taiwan. However, US is one of the biggest backeras. In December ..

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China’s Lithuania Blockade

The Chinese Government recently launched import sanction on Lithuania. This means the Chinese companies should not import goods or raw materials from Lithuania. Earlier in 2021, Lithuania had recognised Taiwan as an independent state and had opened a Taiwan office in its soil. According to China, Taiwan is its integral part. The Chinese are doing ..

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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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