Taiwan is a major source of computer chips for the global economy. China claims sovereignty over the small island and has stepped up military activities in the air and waters around it. Taiwanese are determined to resist the pressure.
India is seeing public opinion drastically shift in favor of Taiwan amid growing anti-Beijing sentiments. But will New Delhi risk its Asian rival's wrath for stronger ties with Taipei?
China's embassy in Berlin has accused German lawmakers of making "irresponsible remarks" about Taiwan's independent status. The Bundestag's human rights committee says it's time Germany admonished China's actions.
A violent altercation broke out between Chinese and Taiwanese diplomats at a Taiwan National Day celebration in Fiji. Taiwan said an official was hospitalized with a head injury after Chinese officials crashed the event.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has spoken at an anniversary celebration of the Korean War making critical comments seemingly aimed at Washington. He warned other actors against making trouble on "China's doorstep."
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