Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday that the US was likely to sell the island a new batch of advanced weaponry, including F-16 fighters. Photo: EPA

US playing a dangerous game by supporting Taiwan, China’s defence ministry says

  • Beijing will take all necessary measures to protect against those who promote independence for island it claims as its sovereign territory, spokesman says
  • Strong words come after US sends warships through Taiwan Strait, pledges more military support for Taipei
Topic |   US-China relations

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday that the US was likely to sell the island a new batch of advanced weaponry, including F-16 fighters. Photo: EPA
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is pictured during her visit to Honolulu on Wednesday. Photo: Kyodo

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen warns of ‘Hong Kong example’ on Hawaii stopover as she vows to boost military

  • China’s actions ‘underscore the need for Taiwan to increase our self-defence’, Tsai Ing-wen said
  • Hong Kong’s ‘deeply concerning’ situation shows that ‘democracy is inherently incompatible with the Chinese regime’, she said
Topic |   Tsai Ing-wen

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is pictured during her visit to Honolulu on Wednesday. Photo: Kyodo
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