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Chinese military threat on the rise: foreign minister

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A Republic of China Air Force F-16 (top) shadows a Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force H-6 bomber over the Bashi Channel on Feb. 10.
Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Defense via CNA

China is stepping up its military preparedness to overtake Taiwan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said yesterday, following a spike of Chinese drills near the nation.

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Huawei at legislature, military: report

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Solar panels are pictured on the rooftop of the Legislative Yuan’s Zhengjiang House in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: Peng Wan-hsin, Taipei Times

A Republic of China (ROC) Military Academy project to install solar panels on its campus has reportedly been subcontracted to a company that is affiliated with China’s Huawei Technologies Co (華為), which was also found to have installed solar panels atop a building at the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, sparking concern over national security.

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No room for failure: new envoy to US

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New Representative to the US Hsiao Bi-khim, left, yesterday speaks at the inauguration ceremony of the Legislative Yuan USA Caucus at the legislature in Taipei, as American Institute in Taiwan Director Brent Christensen, center, and Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Lo Chih-cheng, the caucus’ new chairman, look on.
Photo: Fang Pin-chao, Taipei Times

A failure in Taiwan-US relations cannot be tolerated, new Representative to the US Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) said yesterday, adding that her work as the nation’s de facto ambassador to the US has the staunch backing of the Legislative Yuan USA Caucus (台美國會關係聯誼會).

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Judicial reform groups march in 20th day of protests

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Lawyer Chang Ching, second left, Judicial Reform Foundation chairman Lin Yung-sung, second right, Taiwan Jury Association founder Jerry Cheng, right, and other members of judicial reform groups protest outside the Leiglsative Yuan in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: CNA

A group of judicial advocates yesterday marched in Taipei as they entered their 20th day of protests to urge Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers to include a jury system in a judicial reform bill.

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Two pilots killed in helicopter crash

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Two Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters participate in the Han Kuang military exercises yesterday.
Photo: Liao Chen-huei, Taipei Times

This year’s Han Kuang military exercises were marred yesterday afternoon by the crash of an army helicopter at Hsinchu Air Force Base that killed the pilot and copilot.

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Taiwanese risk ‘deportation’ to China

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Placards showing missing bookseller Lee Bo, left, and Chinese-Swedish publisher Gui Minhai, right, are placed on barricades outside China’s liaison office in Hong Kong on Jan. 19, 2016.
Photo: AFP

Beijing could request countries with which it has extradition agreements to deport Taiwanese to China to face criminal charges following the implementation of national security legislation for Hong Kong, a former Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) official warned yesterday.

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Taipei thanks US for missile package

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A Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) surface-to-air missile system is deployed next to the Changhua Reserve Runway on the Sun Yat-sen Freeway (Freeway No. 1) on May 28 last year for the annual Han Kuang military exercise.
Photo: Peter Lo, Taipei Times

The government yesterday thanked the US for approving the possible sale of a US$620 million missile repair and recertification package to Taiwan.

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Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Gao Jyh-peng, second left, Ketagalan Foundation chief executive Chen Chih-chung, right, and representatives of the Taiwan Brain Trust in Taipei yesterday discuss the results of an opinion poll conducted after Panama switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China.
Photo: Chang Chia-ming, Taipei Times

Nearly 90 percent of the public wants the nation to be “normalized” following Panama’s switch of diplomatic ties from Taipei to Beijing, but there is a drop in Taiwanese identification as China steps up its aggressive tactics, a poll released yesterday showed.