Abandoned buildings around the world now teeming with plant-life after being reclaimed by nature

After mankind has left: Abandoned buildings around the world now teeming with plant-life after being reclaimed by nature These incredible pictures feature an abandoned ballroom in Germany being overtaken by ferns and a desolate manor house in Taiwan covered by trees The beautiful yet crumbling locations left by their human inhabitants have been reclaimed by … Read more

Did Argentina rob art from its own museum to fund the Falklands War?

Did Argentina rob art from its own museum to fund the Falklands War? Military junta stole £1.8m of paintings from Buenos Aires gallery to buy arms from Taiwan, new book claims British academic claims art heist was staged by Argentina’s military Government Sixteen masterpieces vanished into thin air from national museum in the 1980s Just three … Read more

Too scared to offend China: Royal Navy’s new carrier ‘will avoid the Taiwan Strait on maiden voyage’

Too scared to offend China: Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier ‘will avoid the Taiwan Strait on maiden voyage through South China Sea to avoid provoking Beijing’ HMS Queen Elizabeth will take the South China Sea after sailing east from the UK Politicians have criticised the passage schedule, saying it is too soft on Beijing The … Read more

Indians infielder Yu Chang is subjected to a barrage of racist abuse on Twitter after costly error

Cleveland Indians infielder Yu Chang is subjected to a barrage of racist abuse on Twitter after his costly throwing error resulted in a loss Indians infielder Yu Chang has shared several racist messages he received on social media after a costly throwing error in Monday’s loss to the White Sox  Chang, who was born in … Read more

US Navy intelligence director James Fanell fears China could blockade Australia within 25 years

China could eventually blockade Australia by sea within 25 years unless the Communist Party power’s territorial aggression is contained, a US intelligence expert says. Taiwan, a democracy, has been an autonomous nation since 1949 when Chiang Kai-shek’s nationalist forces fled mainland China following a four-year civil war. Under authoritarian President Xi Jinping, China has been … Read more

China releases footage of its troops conducting live-fire drill near Taiwan

Her trip cancelled in the final days of the Trump administration, US Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft instead met virtually Wednesday night with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen and told her: ‘The United States will always stand with Taiwan.’ And though she’ll leave office with the president next week, Craft said she still hopes … Read more

Taiwan earthquake: Powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles country

Powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake rattles Taiwan By Chris Jewers For Mailonline Published: 13:41 GMT, 10 December 2020 | Updated: 13:41 GMT, 10 December 2020 An powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck the Taiwan region on Thursday. The quake was at a depth of 67 kms, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said. More to follow…  … Read more