Trump risks angering China with $1.4bn arms deal to Taiwan

The US state department has approved arms sales to Taiwan worth a total of $1.4bn, the first such deal with the self-governing island since Donald Trump took office. The sale announced on Thursday will anger China, which regards Taiwan as part of its ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan teachers’ pension pots cut under government reform

TAIPEI Public school teachers in Taiwan will see annual interest payments on their pension pots slashed to zero from 2021 under reforms passed by lawmakers on Thursday that are designed to keep the island's pension system solvent Teachers currently earn ... ( read original story ...)

U.S. plans to sell Taiwan about $1.42 billion in arms

WASHINGTON The United States plans to sell Taiwan about $1.42 billion in arms, a proposal the Trump administration informed Congress about on Thursday, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. "The administration had formally notified ... ( read original story ...)