Taiwan

Country in East Asia

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a country in East Asia, at the junction of the East and South China Seas in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, with the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the northwest, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. The territories controlled by the ROC consist of 168 islands, with a combined area of 36,193 square kilometres (13,974 sq mi). The main island of Taiwan, also known as Formosa, has an area of 35,808 square kilometres (13,826 sq mi), with mountain ranges dominating the eastern two-thirds and plains in the western third, where its highly urbanised population is concentrated. The capital, Taipei, forms along with New Taipei City and Keelung the largest metropolitan area of Taiwan. Other major cities include Kaohsiung, Taichung, Tainan, and Taoyuan. With around 23.9 million inhabitants, Taiwan is among the most densely populated countries in the world.

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China has announced more military drills around Taiwan as a number of US politicians visited the island nation.
1 day ago • Sky News
With India yet to publicly reaffirm commitment to its ‘One-China’ policy, Chinese ambassador to India Sun Weidong expressed hope that the Indian government..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

One china policy: Under the One-China policy, the country considers Taiwan their territory.
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

While India follows a one-China policy, and has only unofficial ties with Taiwan, it stopped reiterating the same in bilateral documents with China well over a..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 4 days ago

China's ambassador to the UK has been summoned to the Foreign Office over Beijing's "aggressive and wide-ranging escalation" against Taiwan.
6 days ago • Sky News
China is extending threatening military exercises around Taiwan that have already disrupted shipping and air traffic, further fuelling concerns about potential..
1 week ago • Sky News
Taiwan has responded after China appeared to take part in military drills that simulated an attack following a major US official visiting the island.
1 week ago • Sky News

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