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China's new aircraft carrier features advanced systems nearly matching US tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s newest aircraft carrier, which is outfitted with technology almost on par with American carriers, could be launched as soon as February next year. A Cente...

China's Type 003 aircraft carrier to increase area-denial capabilities around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report released by the Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Tuesday (Aug. 31) states that China's area-denial capabilities will increase significantly when it compl...

Japan to deploy missiles 300 km off coast of Taiwan in 2022 to deter China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's defense ministry is reportedly planning to deploy missile units on an island 300 kilometers off the coast of Taiwan in an effort to counter China's growing...

China's carrier group conducts exercises in South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Shandong aircraft carrier group has recently conducted routine annual exercises in the South China Sea, the People’s Liberation Army said Sunday, after Beijing criticized the U....

China criticizes Japan over Fukushima treated water release

BEIJING (AP) — China renewed its criticism on Wednesday of Japan's decision to release treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean. For...

USN Arleigh Burke-class destroyer tails Liaoning strike group near eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning was found to have been shadowed by a U.S. Navy destroyer transiting through the Philippine Sea east of Taiwan since Sunday (April 25)...

2 US carriers patrol south of Taiwan as 25 Chinese warplanes swarm strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As 25 Chinese warplanes buzzed Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ), two different U.S. aircraft carriers were spotted patrolling to the south of Taiwan. ...

US uses photo of relaxing captain as 'cognitive warfare' against PLA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese experts are describing the use of a photo of a U.S. Navy (USN) captain casually watching a Chinese aircraft carrier as an example of "cognitive warfare.&quo...

US says commitment to Taiwan 'rock solid' amid Chinese military moves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department emphasized that Washington's commitment to Taiwan is "rock solid" and that it retains the ability to counter any attempts by China ...

Taiwan says it will defend itself to 'very last day' if China attacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid increasingly aggressive Chinese military maneuvers by air and sea, Taiwan's foreign minister on Wednesday (April 7) vowed that the country will defend itself to &...

Chinese aircraft carrier holds drills near Taiwan as US carrier steams into South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese carrier group drilled in waters off Taiwan as a U.S. carrier group entered the South China Sea amid rising tensions over China's refusal to call back dozens ...

China says carrier group exercising near Taiwan, drills will become regular

A Chinese carrier group is exercising near Taiwan and such drills will become regular, China’s navy said late on Monday (April 5) in a further escalation of tensions near the island that Beijing...

China holds aircraft carrier drills in waters near Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China is holding naval drills involving an aircraft carrier battlegroup near Taiwan it said were aimed at safeguarding Chinese sovereignty, an apparent allusion to Beijing's claim to th...

Northeast China scrambles to curb new COVID surge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Northeastern China's Liaoning Province is experiencing a new coronavirus outbreak and its efforts to contain it has been complicated by super spreader events and an un...

Taiwan tracks Chinese aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese military deployed multiple aircraft and ships to monitor China’s first indigenous aircraft carrier — the Shandong — as it transited through...