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2022-08-08: China Responds To G7 Joint Statement Regarding The Taiwan Strait. The Group of Seven (#G7) Foreign ministers released a joint statement regarding #Taiwan calling for an end to China's provocative exercises around the island of Taiwan, after which the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (王毅) condemned the statement and called it scrap paper.
2022-08-07: 66 Chinese Military Aircraft And 14 Vessels Around Taiwan August 7th, 2022. 66 Chinese military aircraft and 14 vessels were detected around Taiwan on August 7th, 2022. 22 of the aircraft had flown on the east part of the median line of the Taiwan Strait and the southwest ADIZ according to Taiwan's MOD.
2022-08-07: 20 Chinese Aircraft, 14 Vessels Conduct Operations Around Taiwan August 6th, 2022, China Says Drills Will Now Be Regular Occurrence. 20 Chinese military aircraft and 14 Chinese vessels conducted an air-sea operation on the surrounding area of Taiwan. Chinese state-run television also says that China will be carrying out regular drills from now on.
2022-08-06: Taiwanese Official Ouyang Lixing Found Dead At Hotel. A Taiwanese official who was the vice president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and led missile production has died of a sudden heart attack at 57 years old in the hotel that he was saying in.
2022-08-05: 117 Chinese Military Aircraft Cross Median Line In Two Days. 117 Chinese military aircraft crossed the median line in the last two days. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs have also announced a list of countermeasures to the United States in response to Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island of Taiwan.
2022-08-05: U.S. Department Of State: Worldwide Travel Alert. The U.S. Department of State has put out a worldwide travel alert, advising against traveling abroad after Sunday's drone strike where two R9X Hellfire missiles killed al-Qaeda leader, and Osama bin Laden successor, Ayman al-Zawahri.
2022-08-05: Pelosi To Visit Koreas Demilitarized Zone, Vows To Support South In Denuclearizing The North. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, after having visited the island of Taiwan is now reported to be on her way to visit the heavily fortified Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ) that sits between the North and South Korean border on her way to Seoul, the Capital of South Korea.
2022-08-04: China Shoots Missiles Over Taiwan And Into Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Chinese state-affiliated media announced live fire exercises in the Taiwan Strait. The Japanese Ministry of Defense reported that five Chinese missiles are 'presumed' to have landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
2022-08-04: Taiwan Shoots Flares At Unidentified Aircraft, China Commences Drills Around Taiwan. Taiwan's defense ministry stated on Thursday that they have fired flares at an unidentified aircraft above the Kinmen islands in order to drive what they believe are drones away.
2022-08-03: As China Holds Targeted Military Operations, Pelosi Pledges Solidarity With Taiwan. TAIPEI - China has vehemently repudiated the visit of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the self-ruled island of Taiwan, and in response, will launch what it terms targeted military operations, encircling Taiwan.
2022-08-03: China Sends Military Aircraft Into Surrounding Area Of Taiwan, Closes Airspace. 27 Chinese military aircraft entered into the surrounding area of Taiwan on August 3rd, 2022, and 21 Chinese military aircraft violated Taiwan's ADIZ just one day before that, after Pelosi's visit to the island according to the country's MOD.
2022-08-02: US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi arrives in Taiwan. US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Chinese-declared on Tuesday, onboard a U.S. military aircraft. This is the premier visit in 25 years and tensions are accelerating between the US and China nearing disaster.
2022-08-02: China Pools Amphibious Tanks And Military Equipment Adjacent To Taiwan. There have been many reports, and sightings of Chinese military vehicles, equipment and tanks in the Chinese city of Xiamen and the province of Fujian, which sits straight across from the island of Taiwan.
2022-08-02: Chinese Airline In Xiamen Announces Large Number of Flights Canceled. According to Taiwan's official state news, The Central News Agency (CNA) and the Xiamen Airlines website, China's Fujian region announced on August 2nd that airspace flow control will be implemented, and a large number of flights have been canceled.
2022-08-02: Nancy Pelosi Set To Travel To Taiwan Tuesday, Despite Warnings From Beijing. Three people who reportedly know the situation have said that US Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to travel to Taipei on Tuesday. Chinese military vessels and aircraft have been spotted carrying out tactical moves by touching the median line in the Taiwan Strait..
2022-08-01: Chinese Foreign Ministry Holds Briefing Regarding Pelosi's Possible Visit To Taiwan. Hua said that a visit by Pelosi to Taiwan would be 'reckless and provocative', and that they are opposed to her potential visit to the island. China will take 'strong and resolute measures' in order to safeguard its sovereignty. in order to safeguard its sovereignty.
2022-08-01: Satellite Photos Indicate China May Be Resuming Nuclear Tests. Satellite photos obtained from Planet Labs from the location of Lop Nur nuclear test site in China show what looks to be upgraded and expanded facilities, indicating that China may be preparing for nuclear tests for the first time in 26 years.
2022-08-01: International Support For China's One-China Policy Amid Escalation With US Over Taiwan. As Pelosi is expected to arrive in the Asia Pacific, growing concerns come from other countries who are in support of China instead of the United States and an independent Taiwan.
2022-07-31: Pelosi's Press Release Does Not Mention The Delegation Visiting Taiwan. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has put out a statement outlining her trip to the Indo-Pacific region. The outline does not mention visiting Taiwan, leading many to believe that she may have changed her mind about visiting Taiwan.
2022-07-31: Former State Department Spokesperson Says China Will Be Getting Even More Aggressive. Morgan Ortagus, who is a former State Department spokesperson said that she believes that China is going to be getting more aggressive in both rhetoric and action in the foreseeable future as it is incredibly important for them to have control.
2022-07-30: Neutral Zurich No Longer Neutral, Sanctions Possible If China Invades Taiwan. In the event China invades Taiwan, the director of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs expects Switzerland to adopt any measures that are implemented by the European Union against China.
2022-07-30: China: Preparing For War, Says Taiwan Will Be Where US Shows Its True Paper Tiger Face. A message posted by China's official People's Liberation Army (PLA) 80th Group over Pelosi's possible visit to Taiwan stated on the Chinese social media website Weibo said: Get ready for war.
2022-07-30: Japanese Officials Meet with Taiwan President to Discuss Conflict Preparation. High-level officials, who previously held defense ministry positions in #Japan, have visited #Taiwan to discuss possible ways to prepare for possible conflict with #Beijing and shore up Asia-Pacific defenses in the region.
2022-07-30: North Korea Warns South Korea Will Be Wiped Out If Preemptive Strike Carried Out. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has warned South Korea's leader Yoon Suk-yeol and his government of military gangsters will be wiped out if it makes any dangerous attempt, such as a preemptive strike.
2022-07-30: USS Ronald Reagan Battle Group In The South China Sea Amidst Biden Call With Xi. In response to the latest blasts from the east regarding Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, the United States military has decided to send the largest ship in the fleet, the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, along with its battle group to the South China Sea.
2022-07-29: Xi Jinping Warns Biden Against Playing With Fire Over Taiwan. Chinese President Xi Jinping alerted US President Joe Biden against playing with fire over Taiwan, as Beijing's disputes are accelerating over a conceivable visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
2022-07-26: China Has Verified Its Warnings To The US Over Pelosi's Taiwan Visit. China has dispatched stricter admonishments to U.S. Functionaries about Speaker Nancy Pelosi's probable visit to Taiwan a foreign ministry representative said on Monday.
2022-07-26: Science Lab Module Added To the Chinese Tiangong Space Station. The Tiangong space station has received a new module, the Wentian science laboratory, which was docked with the Tianhe living module at around 3:13 AM local time on Monday.
2022-07-25: US Intelligence: Bio-Weapons Being Made That Target People's Unique DNA.. A U.S. House Intelligence Committee member has put out a warning to Americans not to so easily share their genetic information to websites like the Biotechnology company 23andMe, as there are bio-weapons being developed that can target an individual's DNA and potentially kill them.
2022-07-22: Pelosi Says Chinese Military Might Shoot Down Her Plane Over Taiwan. Pelosi would not confirm whether or not she will be following through with her plans to travel to the island of Taiwan in August, but did say that she believes that the military may be afraid her plane would be shot down by Chinese forces as they neared Taiwanese airspace.
2022-07-22: China May Declare No-Fly Zone Over Taiwan And Fly Over The Island If Pelosi Visits. The Biden administration says that China might try to impose a no-fly zone over the island of Taiwan ahead of Nancy Pelosi's visit in order to prevent the U.S. speaker of the House from being successful.
2022-07-22: CIA Director Asserts That China Intends To Take Control Of Taiwan. CIA Director William Burns stated that Xi Jinping has the intention to take control of the Island of Taiwan, but has been studying the Russian invasion of Ukraine and is learning that successfully taking a country over will involve overwhelming the opponent.
2022-07-21: China: We Will Act Strongly If US Official Insists On Visiting Taiwan. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin repeated on Thursday that China will act strongly to respond to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's planned trip to Taiwan and take countermeasures if the US insists on making the visit.
2022-07-21: Pentagon Does Not Support Pelosi Visiting Taiwan, After China Warning. Biden is now urging Pelosi to cancel her visit to the island of Taiwan after China put out a warning about forceful measures being taken if Pelosi made the trip to the region.
2022-07-20: China Slams US Guided-Missile Destroyer Sailing Through Taiwan Strait. A US guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold sailed through the Taiwan Strait on July 19th, 2022 with the Chinese military following and monitoring its transit.
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China Responds To G7 Joint Statement Regarding The Taiwan Strait
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