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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is a state in East Asia. Nearby states include the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. It is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations.
South Korea and Japan: A 'milestone' meeting of frenemies
... Japan is also constantly worried any potential Chinese aggression towards Taiwan - which will inevitably pull it in...
Turkey earthquake: The world rallies in the face of disaster
... , but specialised teams from many nations, including Italy, the US, Israel and Taiwan - are on the way...
US seeks deal on Philippines bases to complete arc around China
... But smack in the middle of that is a missing link - the Philippines, which borders two of the biggest potential flashpoints, Taiwan and the South China Sea, or the West Philippine Sea as Manila insists on calling it...
Taiwan extends mandatory military service to one year
...By Fan WangBBC News Taiwan will extend mandatory military service from four months to one year, President Tsai Ing-wen has said...
Scholz asks China to press Russia to end its war
... Mr Scholz repeated Germany s position on Taiwan - any change of the status quo must be peaceful and with mutual agreement - and on human rights - they must be protected, especially with regard to minorities in Xinjiang...
COP27: What have global leaders done on climate change in 2022?
... After a senior US politician controversially visited Taiwan, - which could seriously affect international climate negotiations...
China-Taiwan: Can a tech billionaire create a civilian fighting force?
...By Frances MaoBBC NewsIn September this year a retired tech billionaire in Taipei, white-haired and bespectacled, called the island s media to a press conference to tell them he was pledging one billion Taiwan dollars (£28m; $32m) to create a civilian army...
Cambodia scams: Lured and trapped into slavery in South East Asia
... The 35-year-old Taiwanese wasn t making much as a masseuse, and he needed to support his parents after his dad suffered a stroke...