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Taiwan Says Chinese Ships Severed Island’s Internet Cables – AP


Taiwanese authorities have repeated claims that Chinese ships were responsible for cutting submarine internet cables linking Taiwan’s main island with Matsu, one of its outlying outposts close to neighboring China, AP reported.

The National Communications Commission, citing the island’s telecom service, said two Chinese ships cut the cables. It said a Chinese fishing vessel is suspected of severing the first cable some 50km out at sea and six days later, on February 8, a Chinese cargo ship cut the second, the report went on.

Read the full story: Associated Press


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Sean O'Meara

Sean O'Meara is an Editor at Asia Financial. He has been a newspaper man for more than 30 years, working at local, regional and national titles in the UK as a writer, sub-editor, page designer and print editor. A football, cricket and rugby fan, he has a particular interest in sports finance.

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