Taiwan says it has observed "multiple" Chinese planes and ships operating in the Taiwan Strait, believing them to be simulating an attack on the self-ruled democracy's main island.
China carried out military exercises around Taiwan a day earlier as a delegation of US lawmakers reached the island for a visit that Beijing termed a “deliberate provocative action.”
Taiwan welcomed the decision saying the training and equipment would help defend itself against Beijing's "continuing military expansion and provocation".
Olympian Huang Yu-ting could be punished after she posted a video on social media last month, showing her training in what appeared to be a Chinese suit.
Taipei says Malaysia deported 20 Taiwanese involved in fraud case back to Taiwan despite China's demand that they be turned over to Chinese custody
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