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The Taiwan flag emoji has disappeared for Hong Kong and Macau iPhone users.

The Taiwan flag emoji has disappeared from the latest iPhone keyboard for users in Hong Kong and Macau

Hong Kong and Macau users reported the the Taiwan flag emoji has disappeared for iPhone users in iOS 13.1.1 or above.
US sailors in front of US and Chinese flags as the Navy destroyer USS Stethem arrives in Shanghai for an official visit, November 16, 2015.

China is filling a ‘strategic vacuum’ in the Pacific left by the US and its allies, and that’s bad news for Taiwan

The benign neglect of the US and its partners in the Pacific created an opening for China, according to Dr. Anna Powles.

Coach and Versace sparked fury in China by selling t-shirts that listed Hong Kong as a separate country

Coach and Versace join a growing list of luxury brands which have stirred controversy on Chinese social media for their wayward branding.

Taiwan says a Chinese warship slammed into one of its cargo ships and then sailed off into the night

A Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese cargo ship in the Taiwan Strait and fled the scene, coast guard officials said.

Newly released tape reveals Ronald Reagan using racist language: ‘Those monkeys from those African countries’

The release of this conversation between Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon came as President Donald Trump faces backlash over racist tweets.

Taiwan is firing off more than 100 missiles as the Chinese military holds drills nearby

China warned in its latest defense report that it is willing to use military force to unify with Taiwan, which Beijing views as a breakaway province.
China's aircraft carrier Liaoning takes part in a military drill of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in the western Pacific Ocean

China kicks off military drills near Taiwan after warning it’s willing to fight over the island

Experts speculated that the drills are meant to demonstrate Chinese resolve, as well as respond to arms sales and US Navy Taiwan Strait transits.

US Navy warship sails through Taiwan Strait as China warns it ‘makes no promise’ not to use force to defend its interests

The warship sailed through the strait just one day after China warned in a new defense report that it is willing to use force to secure reunification.
Maverick is not such a maverick that he'd stand up to China in the new Top Gun.

‘Top Gun’ appears to bow to China’s communist party by changing Maverick’s jacket

Now Maverick's patch has flags that look conspicuously like the Japanese and Taiwanese flags, but somehow different.
China's national flag is raised during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium, August 8, 2008. The stadium is also known as the Bird's Nest.

China warns the US not to ‘play with fire’ over a $2.2 billion sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan

The US also hosted Taiwan's elected leader in New York. China says the US moves are nothing more than "a vain plot to suppress China."