Pelosi arrives in Malaysia as tensions rise over Taiwan visit.

Is Pelosi Poised to Visit Taiwan as China Threatens Military Action ?

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was expected to visit Taiwan, which claims the self-ruled island.

Pelosi is on an Asian tour that is being closely watched, if she will defy China’s warnings against visiting Taiwan.

Local media of Taiwan reported Nancy Pelosi would arrive on Tuesday night.

Nancy Pelosi will become the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Taiwan in more than 25 years.

Taiwan’s top newspapers — cited unidentified sources as saying she would spend the night in Taiwan.

Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry declined to comment.  But said that “any foreign guests and friendly lawmakers” are “very much welcome.”

Hua said China has been in constant communicating with the U.S. and made clear “how dangerous it would be if the visit actually happens.”

China has been steadily ratcheting up military and diplomatic pressure on Taiwan.

Taiwan defense ministry is ‘confident’ of securing island with any threats.

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