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  1. Taiwan welcomes lifting of U.S. restrictions on official contact

    The announcement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday that Washington was lifting the restrictions in a bid to regularize interactions between American and Taiwanese officials symbolized the strong partnership ties between Taiwan and the U.S., Presidential Office spokesman Xavier Chang (張惇涵) said.

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    Asia
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    Politics
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    By Focus Taiwan
    Taiwan welcomes lifting of U.S. restrictions on official contact
  2. Trump to block U.S. downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday 

    The U.S. Commerce Department plans to issue an order Friday that will bar people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok starting on September 20, three officials told Reuters.

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    USA
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    Politics
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    By Reuters
    Trump to block U.S. downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday 
  3. U.S. health secretary, President Tsai hold historic meeting

    Azar said the U.S. has expressed its admiration for Taiwan's democratic success in tangible ways, such as signing legislation to strengthen the bilateral partnership and opening a new office for the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) in 2018.

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    Asia
    Category:
    Politics
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    By Focus Taiwan
    U.S. health secretary, President Tsai hold historic meeting