China - Taiwan
Chronology from Jan 2020 to May 2020
: Ingrid Larson appointed managing director of the American Institute in Taiwan’s Washington office.
: The Dutch government changes its office name in Taipei from the Netherlands Trade and Investment Office to “Netherlands Office Taipei.”
: US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar holds teleconference with Health Minister Chen Shih-chung.
: Former Hong Kong publisher Lam Wing-kee opens Causeway Bay bookstore in Taipei.
: Liaoning carrier group sails east thru Bashi Strait.
: 231 Taiwanese from Hubei fly home on designated CAL flight from Shanghai.
: Hong Kong government arrests 14 prominent democracy activists.
: Liaoning carrier group sails east of Taiwan toward South China Sea.
: Tsai rejects Tedros’ allegations and invites him to visit Taiwan.
: WHO Secretary General Tedros Adhanom accuses Taiwan of organizing a campaign against him and making racists slurs.
: Taiwan citizens in Hubei return on a designated CAL flight from Shanghai.
: US President Donald Trump signs TAIPEI Act.
: People’s Liberation Army KJ-500 AEW aircraft and fighters conduct first night exercise south of Taiwan.
: China Eastern Airlines evacuates Taiwan citizens from Wuhan.
: Taiwan’s China Airlines (CAL) evacuates Taiwan citizens from Wuhan.
: Kuomintang (KMT) elects Johnny Chiang Chi-chen as its chairman.
: AIT Chairman James Moriarty visits Taiwan; meets President Tsai.
: LY issues nonpartisan resolution concerning Taiwan’s exclusion from WHA.
: Taiwan experts join two-day WHO coronavirus research meeting via online.
: Lai attends National Prayer Breakfast
: WHO Executive Board meets; US and 14 others urge including Taiwan in COVID-19 response
: China sends first flight of Taiwanese from Wuhan to Taipei without coordination.
: Vice President-elect Lai Ching-te begins visit to Washington.
: Taipei asks Beijing to permit evacuation of citizens from Wuhan.
: Taiwan is excluded from WHO experts meeting on novel coronavirus.
: Two Taiwan CDC experts visit Wuhan to investigate new virus.
: Tsai wins reelection; DPP retains majority in Legislative Yuan (LY).
: Taiwan CDC: Eight passengers on flights from Wuhan have developed fevers.
: Chief of General Staff Gen. Shen Yi-ming dies in Black Hawk helicopter crash.