China conducts ‘island encirclement’ patrols near Taiwan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s air force has conducted more “island encirclement patrols” near Taiwan, its military said on Tuesday, after a senior Chinese diplomat threatened that China would invade the self-ruled island if any U.S. warships made port ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan outlines security plans to battle hackers

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan must boost its information security systems to protect against hackers who target the island’s financial services and banking systems, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Monday, unveiling a three-pronged strategy against attacks. ( read original story ...)

China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat’s invasion threat

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - A threat by a senior Chinese diplomat to invade Taiwan the instant any U.S. warship visits the self-ruled island has sparked a war of words, with Taipei accusing Beijing of failing to understand what democracy means. China ... ( read original story ...)