China Air Force Again Circles Taiwan in ‘Sacred Mission’

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) – Chinese aircraft have again flown around self-ruled Taiwan in what China’s air force on Thursday called a “sacred mission”, as Taiwan denounced its big neighbour over what it called a policy of military intimidation.

Trump Signs U.S.-Taiwan Travel Bill That China Has Opposed

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before signing a memorandum "Increasing Access to High-Quality Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education" in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday signed legislation that would allow U.S. officials to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taiwanese counterparts, a move certain to anger China, which views Taiwan as a wayward province.

Inside the Ring: Pentagon Sending Stingers to Taiwan

Three Taiwanese soldiers demonstrate a US-made dual mounted stinger missiles during the aerospace and defense technology exhibition at the World Trade Center in Taipei

Amid growing tensions between China and Taiwan over Beijing’s decision to sharply increase aircraft flights along the center of the Taiwan Strait, the Pentagon is preparing to transfer Stinger anti-aircraft missiles to the Taiwanese military in the coming months.