November 28, 2023

Taiwan criticises China’s “illegitimate, reckless” live-fire military training exercises

TAIPEI: A day after US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the self-governing island, which Beijing views as its sovereign territory, China began conducting unprecedented live-fire military drills in six sites surrounding Taiwan on Thursday. The drills had started and will end on Sunday at 4:00 GMT. It stated that they would involve […]

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Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the US House, starts her closely-followed Asia tour in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives, was scheduled to begin a tour of four Asian nations on Monday in Singapore amid heated rumors that she would incur the wrath of Beijing by also travelling to Taiwan, the self-ruled island claimed by China. Pelosi will be leading a congressional delegation to the […]

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