China - Taiwan
Chronology from May 2018 to Aug 2018
: Taipei hosts an Indo-Pacific Security Dialogue conference.
: White House issues statement on El Salvador severing ties with Taiwan.
: International panel reviews Taiwan’s first report related to the UN Convention Against Corruption.
: Taipei severs diplomatic relations with El Salvador.
: KMT holds national congress, vowing to “hit a home run” in local elections.
: President Tsai visits Johnson Space Center during transit of Houston.
: President Tsai meets Prime Minister Dean Barrow in Belize.
: Beijing announces program to issue residence cards to residents from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
: President Tsai attends inauguration of President Mario Abdo Bernitez in Paraguay.
: President Tsai transits Los Angeles.
: Taiwan Curriculum Review Commission decides to include Chinese history in East Asia history curriculum.
: New AIT Director Brent Christensen arrives in Taipei.
: Kinmen marks start of Fujian-Kinmen water supply project.
: Beijing blocks Vienna performance by Taiwan youth choir.
: Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine visits Taiwan.
: East Asia Olympic Committee (EAOC) revokes the right of Taichung to host 2019 East Asia Youth games.
: Six-day PLA live-fire exercise begins off Zhejiang coast.
: Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chen Ming-tong speaks at Heritage Foundation in Washington.
: President Tsai presides at commissioning of Apache helicopters.
: DPP holds annual congress.
: Xi Jinping receives Lien Chan and reiterates current cross-strait policy.
: Foreign Minister Joseph Wu visits El Salvador, meets President Salvador Sanchez Ceren.
: US Environmental Protection Agency Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary Jane Nishida visits Taiwan.
: Taipei announces donation of $1 million to Global Anti-ISIS coalition for demining.
: Two US Navy Aegis destroyers transit Taiwan Strait.
: Phased pension reductions for civil servants and military personnel take effect in Taiwan.
: In AFP interview, President Tsai calls for democratic countries to unite in resisting China.
: AIT dedicates new office building in Taipei.
: King Mswati III of eSwatini visits Taipei.
: PRC convenes Tenth Straits Forum in Fujian.
: President Tsai issues strong statement on Tiananmen anniversary.
: Sen. David Perdue makes brief stop in Taipei.
: Haitian President Jovenel Moise meets President Tsai in Taipei.
: President Tsai announces $1 million donation to WHO to fight Ebola virus.
: Sen. Cory Gardner visits Taipei and meets President Tsai.
: Burkino Faso terminates diplomatic relations with Taipei.
: The proposal concerning Taiwan as an observer is rejected at WHA.
: Taiwan Health Minister Chen Shih-chung holds press conference in Geneva during WHA.
: Solomon Islands Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela visits Taiwan.
: PLA aircraft encircle Taiwan in both directions with first SU-35 participation.
: US-Taiwan Defense Business Forum is held in Kaohsiung.
: Beijing states Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is responsible for Taipei not being invited to World Health Assembly (WHA).
: White House criticizes Beijing’s pressure on airlines as “Orwellian nonsense.”