Tag: Taiwan

Man charged after betting cryptocurrencies on presidential candidate

Man charged after betting cryptocurrencies on presidential candidate Man charged after betting cryptocurrencies on presidential candidate

The Taiwanese government is prosecuting a man who used cryptocurrencies to bet on who would be his country’s next president. Second local media informationonly the individual’s last name was revealed and he was not arrested as he was a first-time offender. Chen allegedly used the website Polymarkt for stake 472.17 USDCequal to R$2,580 at the […]

Mysterious balloons over Taiwan. “An Element of Psychological Warfare”

Mysterious balloons over Taiwan. “An Element of Psychological Warfare” Mysterious balloons over Taiwan.  “An Element of Psychological Warfare”

Taiwan’s Ministry of Defense has again recorded the presence of eight Chinese balloons over the island’s territory. It is unclear whether the balloons have a military function. On Sunday, the Taiwanese Ministry of Defense announced that for the second day in a row the presence of eight Chinese balloons was registered, six of which flew […]

The dragon doesn’t like it

The dragon doesn’t like it The dragon doesn’t like it

The Chinese authorities reacted very nervously to the results of the presidential elections in Taiwan. There are many indications that the Taiwan Strait will become even hotter in the near future. Lai Ching-te (aka William Lai) has certainly grown accustomed to the insults hurled at him by the Beijing authorities. During the last election campaign, […]

“An unpleasant surprise for Beijing.” Political changes in China’s neighboring countries

“An unpleasant surprise for Beijing.” Political changes in China’s neighboring countries “An unpleasant surprise for Beijing.”  Political changes in China’s neighboring countries

The presidential elections in Taiwan were won by a pro-Western politician, a supporter of the island’s independence from China. Presidential elections took place in Taiwan on Saturday, January 13. Ruling party candidate Lai Ching-te won with 40.2 percent. to vote. As Western media emphasize, this is an “unpleasant surprise for China”. Lai supports a separate […]

Taiwan, the new president is Lai. China Irritation: “Dangerous”

Taiwan, the new president is Lai. China Irritation: “Dangerous” Taiwan, the new president is Lai.  China Irritation: “Dangerous”

Lai Ching-te, known as William Lai, candidate of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and current vice president, won the presidential election in Taiwan. According to the candidate of the opposition party Kuomintang (KMT), Hou You-ih, considered closer to China, in third place is the centrist candidate Ko Wen-jie, of the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP). […]

Towards the vote It’s not just peace or war with China: What’s changing in Taiwan’s elections The presidential elections in Taipei are being watched closely by China and the US because they boil down to a simple question: peace or war in the Taiwan Strait? global effects. Relations with Beijing are not the only concern of Taiwanese voters, many of whom are more concerned with domestic issues.

Towards the vote It’s not just peace or war with China: What’s changing in Taiwan’s elections The presidential elections in Taipei are being watched closely by China and the US because they boil down to a simple question: peace or war in the Taiwan Strait? global effects. Relations with Beijing are not the only concern of Taiwanese voters, many of whom are more concerned with domestic issues. Towards the vote It’s not just peace or war with China: What’s changing in Taiwan’s elections The presidential elections in Taipei are being watched closely by China and the US because they boil down to a simple question: peace or war in the Taiwan Strait?  global effects.  Relations with Beijing are not the only concern of Taiwanese voters, many of whom are more concerned with domestic issues.

When a Chinese spy balloon was shot down in U.S. skies a year ago, the world became aware of a tool the Beijing government had been using to monitor the intelligence and military movements of its long-time rival. Among the inferences and speculations, the hot air balloon offered by China as a meteorological instrument became […]

Taiwan-China, never-ending crisis: Beijing’s spy balloons fly over the island

Taiwan-China, never-ending crisis: Beijing’s spy balloons fly over the island Taiwan-China, never-ending crisis: Beijing’s spy balloons fly over the island

Tensions remain high in the Taiwan Strait ten days before elections on the island. The Ministry of Defense in Taipei reports, for the second day in a row, that it detected the presence of four Chinese hot air balloons that crossed the so-called “median line” of the Taiwan Strait, which Beijing does not recognize. Three […]

China, Xi flexes muscles on reunification with Taiwan: “Inevitable”

China, Xi flexes muscles on reunification with Taiwan: “Inevitable” China, Xi flexes muscles on reunification with Taiwan: “Inevitable”

The world is increasingly ravaged by wars and clashes, with a global geopolitical situation on the boil. And the main protagonists do nothing to calm the tension. On the contrary. “Reunification” with Taiwan is a “historical inevitability”: this is a passage from the words of Chinese President Xi Jinping in his end-of-year speech, in which […]

Xi and the annexation of Taiwan: “Reunification with China is inevitable”

Xi and the annexation of Taiwan: “Reunification with China is inevitable” Xi and the annexation of Taiwan: “Reunification with China is inevitable”

Xi Jinping said in his traditional New Year’s speech that China’s “reunification” with Taiwan was inevitable. Addressing the nation, the Chinese president, using a harsher tone than last year, said that China will definitely be reunited and that all Chinese on both sides of the Taiwan Strait should be committed to a common cause and […]

Interview “China is trying to influence the elections in Taiwan, foreign governments are helping us” In 2024, when half the world will go to the polls, Taiwanese voters will be the first to be called to the polls on January 13. What will be the future of one of the world’s most prosperous economies despite China’s pressure? “We need the path of democracy and peace,” explains Riccardo Lin from the Taipei Representation in Milan

Interview “China is trying to influence the elections in Taiwan, foreign governments are helping us” In 2024, when half the world will go to the polls, Taiwanese voters will be the first to be called to the polls on January 13. What will be the future of one of the world’s most prosperous economies despite China’s pressure? “We need the path of democracy and peace,” explains Riccardo Lin from the Taipei Representation in Milan Interview “China is trying to influence the elections in Taiwan, foreign governments are helping us” In 2024, when half the world will go to the polls, Taiwanese voters will be the first to be called to the polls on January 13.  What will be the future of one of the world’s most prosperous economies despite China’s pressure?  “We need the path of democracy and peace,” explains Riccardo Lin from the Taipei Representation in Milan

2024 will be the year of a series of elections that will leave their mark on the future of the world: Among the first to be called to the polls will be the citizens of Taiwan, who will have to elect their new president and renew the Parliament on January 13. The vote in Taiwan […]

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