A Chinese military helicopter flies past Pingtan island, one of mainland China’s closest point from Taiwan, on August 4, 2022. Photo: AFP
A Chinese military helicopter flies past Pingtan island, one of mainland China’s closest point from Taiwan, on August 4, 2022. Photo: AFP
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Asean urges ‘maximum restraint’ as China holds war games after Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan trip

  • Beijing has mobilised an unprecedented military drill that will run until Sunday afternoon in response to the US official’s visit to Taipei
  • Amid heightened tensions, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi walked out before the start of a gala dinner in Cambodia attended by his US and Japanese counterparts

A Chinese military helicopter flies past Pingtan island, one of mainland China’s closest point from Taiwan, on August 4, 2022. Photo: AFP
A Chinese military helicopter flies past Pingtan island, one of mainland China’s closest point from Taiwan, on August 4, 2022. Photo: AFP
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