Tsai and McCarthy vow closer U.S.-Taiwan ties, despite China’s ire

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Tsai and McCarthy vow closer U.S.-Taiwan ties, despite China’s ire
Washington and Taipei seem keen to deepen ties and normalize high-level bilateral interactions despite threats of retaliation and scathing criticism from China.
SDF chopper goes missing near Okinawa with multiple members aboard
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