In a wide-ranging essay published on Tuesday, Taiwan's president said her country would neither "bend to pressure," nor become adventurist with support.
President Joe Biden and new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reaffirmed the U.S.-Japan alliance in a phone call on Tuesday.
Taiwanese Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng said China's military pressure is also pushing the island to increase its combat readiness.
China's warplanes flew 117 sorties off southwest Taiwan in September—the most since public records began—but not every flight is a message for Taipei.
Mixed signals by Chinese officials suggest Beijing will be closely watching Japan's next leader Fumio Kishida, who many expect will continue existing policies.
Officials from Washington and Beijing agreed that lines of communication should be kept open at all times, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
A spokesperson for the Beijing government pointed to a list of demands given to Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in July, saying China hoped every item could be resolved.
EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell did not budge on the bloc's relations with Taiwan when he met China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi virtually on Tuesday.
The highly watched 13th Zhuhai Airshow kicked off on Tuesday with the unveiling of new military drones and a modified strike fighter for electronic warfare.
Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said his country's relationship with the United States "is in its best form," a view he said is shared in Washington, D.C.
Comments by China's Foreign Ministry came after the Quad concluded its first in-person leaders' summit in Washington, D.C., last Friday.
Experts tell Newsweek that the U.S.-China rivalry is here to stay after fundamental changes in the bilateral relationship during the Trump and Biden years.
Beijing is showing no signs it will bail out property developer Evergrande from its $300 billion of looming liabilities.
Joe Biden will host prime ministers Yoshihide Suga, Narendra Modi and Scott Morrison for the first-ever in-person Quad leaders summit on Friday
The military maneuvers—likely an effort at political signaling by Beijing—come after Taiwan officially applied to join the CPTPP trade pact on Wednesday.
Qin Gang, who assumed the ambassadorship in July, has called on the Biden administration to revert some of the punitive measures inherited from the Trump era.
French officials have rallied supporters in the European Union to speak out against the tripartite security arrangement, which Paris has likened to betrayal.
An assessment by Lithuania's Defense Ministry found a remote censorship function could block phrases such as "free Tibet" and "long live Taiwan independence."
In separate addresses at the United Nations on Tuesday, Biden and Xi employed careful language to dispel fears that the superpowers were headed for a Cold War.
Property titan Evergrande has yet to announce whether it will pay $83.5 million due on Thursday, but its subsidiary Hengda has offered investors a bit of good news.
China's Foreign Ministry was asked about this week's controversy surrounding "secret" phone calls Gen. Mark Milley made to his opposite number in Beijing.
In terms of sheer numbers, North Korea operates the world's largest submarine fleet, but the U.S. Navy's enduring, nuclear-powered force remains the deadliest.
In an emotive interview on Thursday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian accused the United States of leading a betrayal of trust against France.
China's Foreign Ministry said the U.S. and U.K. decision to export "highly sensitive" nuclear submarine technology was "extremely irresponsible behavior."
Taiwan's Defense Ministry has confirmed air defense identification zone intrusions by a fleet of nine Chinese military aircraft on Wednesday.
Zheng Zeguang, who began his posting in June, has been barred from the parliamentary estate until sanctions on British MPs are lifted.
A State Department official reiterated the U.S.'s "rock-solid" support for Taiwan and urged China to cease "military, diplomatic, and economic pressure."
Leaders in South Korea and Japan separately convened emergency National Security Council meetings following the missile launch on Wednesday.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said her office was compiling its own report into the alleged rights abuses against Uyghurs in Xinjiang.