Taiwan Strait


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Taiwan Strait

also For·mo·sa Strait  (fôr-mō′sə)
An arm of the Pacific Ocean between Taiwan and China. It links the East China Sea with the South China Sea.

Taiwan Strait

n
(Placename) another name for Formosa Strait

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n.
an arm of the Pacific Ocean between China and Taiwan, connecting the East and South China seas. Formerly, Formosa Strait.
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A United States Air Force Special Operations Command MC-130J Commando II tanker flew over the Taiwan Strait from north to south Thursday (August 29), according to the Ministry of National Defense.
[USA], Aug 24 (ANI): In a move amid heightened tensions with Beijing over trade, the US Navy warship sailed through the waters of the strategic Taiwan Strait on Friday
A United States Navy ship passed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, in a show of support for the self-ruled island-state as tensions continue to rise between Washington and Beijing.
The USS Antietam sailed northward through the Taiwan Strait, said a statement from Taiwan's defence ministry.
Navy warship sailing through the Taiwan Strait, a day after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if Taiwan moved toward independence.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The US military announced it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, Reuters reported, citing a US military spokesman.
2 (Saba) - President Xi Jinping stressed today that China's greatness, national advancement and reunification across the Taiwan Strait is a history that can never be blocked by any person or force.
NNA - Two US Navy warships have passed through the Taiwan Strait in the third such operation this year, as the US military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China.
At 135 kilometres (84 miles), the proposed Taiwan Strait Tunnel would be more than three times the length of the Channel Tunnel between Britain and France, which is currently the world's longest undersea rail tunnel.
Navy ships conducted a routine transit through the international waters of the Taiwan Strait on July 7-8 (local time)," Captain Charlie Brown, a spokesman for U.S.
WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- The US welcomes a meeting between leaders on both sides of Taiwan Strait and historic improvement in cross-Strait relations in recent years, after a landmark meeting between Chinese and Taiwanese Presidents, Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeu.
that are taken on both sides of the Taiwan Strait to try to reduce tensions and improve cross-Strait relations," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told a daily news briefing.

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