On Wednesday, Taiwan's Deputy Economy Minister, Chen Chern-chyi, said Taiwan will rely on the "Chip 4" alliance to protect the interests of local semiconductor companies. He also addressed concerns about the potential impact of this initiative on the country's tech industries.
A PRC government official said Wednesday that Beijing is willing to do its utmost to achieve peaceful "reunification" with Taiwan, which China claims as part of its territory. Tensions over the island have recently escalated following the trip by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi [...]
In an interview with 60 Minutes that aired Sun., Pres. Biden vowed the U.S. would defend Taiwan in the case of an “unprecedented attack” by China, including by sending American troops.
Taiwan announced that its troops for the first time ever shot down an unidentified civilian drone near Kinmen Island on Thurs. after attempts to repel it reportedly failed, and as tensions with China continue to escalate.
On Tues., Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey traveled to Taiwan for a trade mission focused on the multi-billion dollar market of semiconductors, as the state seeks suppliers for a new $12B Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. (TSMC) plant in Phoenix.
On Sun., the US Navy stated that two US warships entered the Taiwan Strait - allegedly to show its commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific - in the first such operation since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the island.
Cybersecurity company Recorded Future has released a report claiming that Beijing has sponsored a hacking group named RedAlpha, which spied on governments, NGOs, think tanks, and media over the past three years.