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Taiwan seeks early F-16V delivery, interested in long-range missile

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is reportedly seeking early delivery of 66 F-16V fighter jets, while also hoping to procure more than 100 AGM-158 long-range missiles capable of hitting China, the ...

Chinese media warns US troops defending Taiwan would suffer 'death blow'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's state-run mouthpiece the Global Times on Thursday (Oct. 14) posted an editorial in which it warned the dispatch of U.S. forces to defend Taiwan would deal a &q...

Defense minister says Taiwan is prepared for war every day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will not start a war but it is prepared for war every single day, Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said Friday (Oct. 15). He was responding to questions fro...

Mainland Affairs Council says 'quasi-war-like situation' unfolding in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Minister Chiu Tai-san (邱太三) said on Thursday (Oct. 14) the constant air defense identification zone (ADIZ) incursions by Chin...

Pentagon explains difference between 'one China policy' and 'one China principle'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pentagon on Tuesday (Oct. 12) explained that it supports the "one China policy," but not Beijing's "one China principal," and stressed a "...

France acknowledges it sent Navy ship to Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French Defense Minister Florence Parly acknowledged Tuesday (Oct. 12) that the country sent a Navy signals intelligence ship to the Taiwan Strait. The minister provided...

President says Taiwan will stand up to 'threats from authoritarian actors'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Oct. 13) released a video in which she said that her country will not give in to threats by "authoritarian actors&qu...

Envoy to Switzerland warns entire world suffers if China seizes Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tribune de Geneve (TDG) published an in-depth interview with Taiwan Representative in Geneva Nicole Su (蘇瑩君) on Monday (Oct. 11), in which Su said, “If Taiwan fa...

3 Chinese military planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday (Oct. 10), marking the sixth intrusion this month. Two People&rsqu...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's National Day speech (Full Text)

TAIPEI (Central News Agency) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address on Sunday (Oct. 10), pledging to defend Taiwan's sovereignty and democracy amid "un...

Taiwan’s president says country will not bow to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will not bow to pressure by Beijing and will defend its democratic way of life, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said during her speech on Sunday (Oct. 10) to mark Taiw...

Taiwan president's National Day speech: 'No reckless behavior, no compromise on sovereignty'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will reiterate her administration's determination to boost Taiwan's self-defense forces and maintain regional peace, in her National D...

China's Xi Jinping vows ‘reunification' on eve of Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's leader Xi Jinping (習近平) vowed on Saturday (Oct. 9) to achieve so-called "reunification" with Taiwan, one day ahead of Taiwan’s Double Ten Natio...

CCP’s saber-rattling and ADIZ incursions are backfiring

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Double Ten Day is fast approaching and around the globe, Taiwan’s representative offices and expat communities are celebrating the 110th anniversary of the establ...

Chinese leader to comment on eve of Taiwan’s Double Ten National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) was expected to make a statement about recent developments surrounding Taiwan on the eve of the latter’s Double Ten National Day, rep...