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Taiwan: Country in East Asia
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a country in East Asia. It is located 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 Taoyuan, Taichung, Tainan, and Kaohsiung. With around 23.9 million inhabitants, Taiwan is among the most densely populated countries in the world.

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'Porcupine Strategy: Know about Taiwan's plan to deter Chinese aggression |Oneindia News*Explainer [Video]

'Porcupine Strategy: Know about Taiwan's plan to deter Chinese aggression |Oneindia News*Explainer

Taiwan is bolstering its defence strategy and policies to prep itself for any sudden Chinese aggression. The threat of sudden Chinese attack has loomed over Taiwan for around 70 years now. And with the..

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Simulations Predict China Would Fail to Take Over Taiwan [Video]

Simulations Predict China Would Fail to Take Over Taiwan

Simulations Predict , China Would Fail, to Take Over Taiwan. 'Newsweek' reports that experts suggest a Chinese invasion of Taiwan would likely fail and result in heavy losses on both..

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Watch: Taiwan continues military drills as China steps up pressure [Video]

Watch: Taiwan continues military drills as China steps up pressure

Taiwan’s military continued to hold military exercises on Thursday simulating joint forces against an invading enemy from the sea in the south of the country.

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US and Japan Agree to Bolster Alliance Amid Mutual Threats [Video]

US and Japan Agree to Bolster Alliance Amid Mutual Threats

US and Japan , Agree to Bolster Alliance , Amid Mutual Threats. On January 11, top defense and foreign policy officials from the United States and Japan met to strengthen ties amid concerns of a..

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Watch: Taiwan holds military drills amid China tensions [Video]

Watch: Taiwan holds military drills amid China tensions

Taiwan’s military conducted two-day joint force drills which started on Wednesday to show its defence capabilities to counter China’s threats ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays.

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WATCH: Taiwanese soldiers train before Lunar New Year [Video]

WATCH: Taiwanese soldiers train before Lunar New Year

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen inspects troops at an army barracks ahead of the Lunar New Year and oversees an exercise by the infantry repelling a mock attack by enemy forces.

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Top 5 Conflicts That Risk Pushing the World Into WWIII [Video]

Top 5 Conflicts That Risk Pushing the World Into WWIII

Top 5 Conflicts , That Risk Pushing the World , Into WWIII. Business Insider reports that 2022 saw the world come closer to a third World War than at any point since the end of the Cold..

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Wallace: Restrictions for travellers from China 'under review' [Video]

Wallace: Restrictions for travellers from China 'under review'

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace says the government is "keeping that under review" when asked whether the UK should be introducing travel restrictions on people flying in from China. The MP's comments..

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Taiwan plans to extent compulsory military tenure after China’s aggression | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Taiwan plans to extent compulsory military tenure after China’s aggression | Oneindia News *News

After China sent 71 warplanes and 7 ships towards Taiwan, Taipei has decided to extend the compulsory military tenure in the country. #China #Taiwan #Military

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China sends planes and ships towards Taiwan in display of force [Video]

China sends planes and ships towards Taiwan in display of force

Early on Sunday and Monday mornings, Chinese aircraft including fighter jets and drones crossed the median of the Taiwan Strait - a violation of an unofficial boundary tacitly accepted by both Beijing..

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China escalates Taiwan issue again, sends 71 warplanes and 7 ships| Oneindia News *News [Video]

China escalates Taiwan issue again, sends 71 warplanes and 7 ships| Oneindia News *News

After the US announced provisions for Taiwan in its defense spending bill which was passed on Sunday, China showed its retaliation by sending 71 warplanes and 7 ships toward the island..

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China's Xi and EU's Michel call for Ukraine de-escalation at meeting [Video]

China's Xi and EU's Michel call for Ukraine de-escalation at meeting

The meeting between the two men in Beijing lasted more than three hours and also touched upon human rights, Taiwan, trade relations and climate change.

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Taiwan: China top of the agenda in local elections [Video]

Taiwan: China top of the agenda in local elections

President Tsai Ing-wen's stance against increasing Chinese aggression stance faces a test in local elections. The vote is seen as a referendum on her leadership and party ahead of the national..

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