A model of Taiwan’s planned home-built submarine, unveiled on Thursday. Photo: CNA

Taiwan offers glimpse of home-built submarine designed to deter Beijing

  • First indigenous defence submarine to be launched in five years, shipbuilder says as construction work begins
  • President Tsai Ing-wen hails progress as proof of the island’s ability to defend itself
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A model of Taiwan’s planned home-built submarine, unveiled on Thursday. Photo: CNA
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Beijing has “lost all hope” for Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, according to a report of closed-door talks organised by the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. Photo: Reuters

Beijing ‘loses all hope for Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen’ as she rallies Washington

  • Closed-door forum in New York told that Beijing unhappy at Tsai’s efforts to court America
  • But mainland China’s ‘bullying’ of Taiwan will only reinforce US view of Beijing as a competitor, another participant says
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Beijing has “lost all hope” for Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, according to a report of closed-door talks organised by the National Committee on American Foreign Policy. Photo: Reuters
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