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US Navy warship defies China's claim over Paracel Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy ship defied China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea by sailing near the Paracel Islands on Thursday (Jan. 20). The USS Benfold, an Arleigh B...

US Navy warship transits through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy ship on Tuesday (Nov. 23) sailed through the Taiwan Strait on what the Navy called a "routine” transit that followed international law. The USS M...

US destroyer passes through Taiwan Strait, 9th time under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. destroyer sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday (Sept. 17), marking the ninth time an American warship has done so this year. The U.S. Navy Seventh Fleet is...

US 7th Fleet passes through Taiwan Strait for 8th time during Biden presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The USS Kidd and USCG Munro sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday (Aug.27), making it the eighth time U.S. warships have done so this year and during the presidency o...

US destroyer, Chinese spy ship prowl off east coast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese naval reconnaissance vessel and a U.S. Navy destroyer have been spotted off the east coast of Taiwan on Wednesday (July 14). A People's Liberation Army Na...

China alleges US Navy ship sailed into its territorial waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Southern Theater Command said on Monday (July 12) that the USS Benfold trespassed in its territorial waters and demanded t...

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)...

US destroyer plows through Taiwan Strait for 3rd time under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer plowed through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday (March 10), marking the third passage of an American naval vessel through the strait sin...

US Navy ship sails through Taiwan Strait for 2nd time under Biden administration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) stated Thursday (Feb. 25) that a U.S. Navy ship had sailed through the Taiwan Strait the previous day. The MND issued a press rel...

US destroyer steams through Taiwan Strait for 1st time under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer plowed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday (Feb. 4), marking the first passage of an American naval vessel through the strait since ...

2 US warships pass through Taiwan Strait on New Year's Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Navy warships plowed through the Taiwan Strait on New Year's Eve, marking the 13th passage of U.S. naval vessels through the strait this year and a final act ...

US navy guided missile destroyer sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States' guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin sailed through the Taiwan Strait Saturday (Dec. 19) morning in the 12th such passage this year. Chinese milit...

Transit through Taiwan Strait vital to free Indo-Pacific: US Navy commander

The commanding officer of the USS Barry, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, reiterated Sunday (Nov. 22) that its transit through the Taiwan Strait and presence in the South China Sea is ...

US guided missile destroyer sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The guided missile destroyer USS Barry sailed through the Taiwan Strait to emphasize the right to free navigation in the Indo-Pacific region, the United States 7th fleet s...

U.S. military assets seen near Taiwan Friday, Saturday

An American guided missile warship and two reconnaissance military aircraft have been operating near Taiwan over the past two days, after Chinese warplanes showed up in the area, Taiwan's Ministry...