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Trump defies China: $8 billion F-16 fighter jet deal for Taiwan approved

Trump defies China: billion F-16 fighter jet deal for Taiwan approved

The Trump administration has formally approved a major $8 billion arms sale to Taiwan involving 66 new F-16C/D fighter jets, the State Department announced Tuesday, a move that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing over a range of issues, including trade and Hong Kong.
Trump defies China: billion F-16 fighter jet deal for Taiwan approved

The master shipbuilder keeping Macao's maritime past alive

The master shipbuilder keeping Macao’s maritime past alive

Master shipbuilder Tam Kam Chun is on a mission. Every day, the 71-year-old spends hours at an abandoned Macao shipyard, hunched over a table, hard at work. With only stray dogs for company and a single electric fan to keep him cool, he meticulously hand-crafts the sort of fishing boats that have been made here for generations.
The master shipbuilder keeping Macao’s maritime past alive