A similar military exercise was conducted by the Chinese in late January, which reportedly simulated a strike on a U.S. aircraft carrier in the region.
A rare intercept appeared to capture a Taiwanese radio operator's stark warning to Chinese military aircraft detected inside Taiwan's air defense identification zone on Tuesday.
President Joe Biden attended G7 and NATO summits where leaders voiced concerns over Chinese policies in numerous sectors.
China's top diplomat made the comments during a phone call with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga referred to Taiwan as a country in his remarks during a parliamentary session on Wednesday.
The People's Liberation Army has released images from a series of military exercises this week, following the high-profile visit to Taiwan by three U.S. senators on Sunday.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga mentioned Taiwan in Japan's legislature when discussing different countries' responses to their respective COVID-19 outbreaks on Wednesday.
Brent Christensen, who heads the American Institute in Taiwan, reaffirmed Washington's firm backing of Taiwan's leadership during an interview with Taipei newspaper 'Apple Daily.'
The military exercise, which took place on an unspecified date, was released on Monday following the whirlwind visit to Taipei by three sitting U.S. senators.
China Daily and Global Times' harshest criticisms were of Washington and Taipei following Sunday's high-profile stopover.
A Foreign Ministry spokesperson said that China "expresses strong dissatisfaction" about the visit by the three senators.
"We should not allow the US-Taiwan relations to break through because they will get bolder and intensify their provocation in the future," the Global Times' editorial board wrote Sunday.
A stack of shipping containers tumbled to the ground and one man was injured after the collapse in Taiwan.
"I actually think you can do everything you can to drive the Japanese to the right place...we ought to absolutely do more with Taiwan. We tried to do that we made some progress. We didn't get all the way home for sure there's an awful lot of space left to there," ex-State Secretary Mike Pompeo said.
The Global Times, a Communist Party newspaper, praised the actor and wrestler's quick apology after he angered Chinese fans by referring to Taiwan as a country.
The brigade in eastern China held combat drills lasting eight hours, expending several thousand rounds of ammunition, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reported.
The star of Fast and Furious 9 caused controversy in China earlier in May when he called Taiwan a country.
Chinese government vessels have patrolled the waters around the disputed Senkaku Islands for 101 days in a row this year—10 days off the previous record of 111 set in 2020.
The controversy came while Cena made an appearance to promote the upcoming film F9. While being interviewed on the Taiwanese broadcaster TVBS, he said, "Taiwan is the first country that can watch" the film. It sparked backlash in China, which considers Taiwan to be a breakaway province.
The professional wrestler called Taiwan a country while promoting his appearance in the new "Fast & Furious" movie during an interview in Mandarin earlier this month.
"It bears on China's sovereignty and territorial integrity and allows no interference by external forces. We urge relevant countries to speak and act prudentially on the Taiwan question and refrain from playing with fire," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said.
In Asian countries where coronavirus seemed to be well under control, a sudden resurgence is leading to thousands in quarantine as businesses and schools shut down again.
Tuesday's operation marked the U.S. Navy's fifth transit in the sensitive Taiwan Strait under the Biden administration.
Taiwan called the Chinese official's comments "absurd" and likened them to Beijing's "wolf warrior" diplomacy.
The protected Formosan rock macaque was then spotted limping after it freed itself from the steel trap, severing three of its toes in the process.
"After what Beijing has done to Xinjiang, Tibet & Hong Kong, no sane person would believe it could take care of Taiwan's health needs or otherwise," Taiwan's foreign minister tweeted on Tuesday.
"All 'Taiwan independence' elements who sell their national interests and split China will eventually face trial by history and a day of reckoning," the Chinese government's Taiwan Affairs Office spokesperson Zhu Fenglian said.
Despite complaining of being hurt, the young boy was repeatedly thrown by an older student and the coach.
Recent comments by senior Australian officials suggest the country has plans for an eventuality involving armed conflict with China.
The attack was traced back to the Taiwan organized crime syndicate Bamboo Union, which is one of the world's most dangerous gangs.