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US bill seeks to speed arms shipments to Taiwan amid 'CCP aggression'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill introduced by two congressmen on Friday (July 1) seeks to expedite the shipment of weapons to Taiwan by improving the transparency of the arms sale process. Repu...

US to sell US$120 million in naval equipment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has approved the possible sale of US$120 million (NT$3.54 billion) in spare parts and technical assistance for Taiwan's Navy amid increased provocative milita...

US-Taiwan Business Council warns of dangers of new Biden administration's arms policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S.-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) on Monday (May 16) warned that the Biden Administration’s new arms sale policy for Taiwan ignores the country’s defens...

US approves $1B arms sale to Nigeria despite rights concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has given the green light for Nigeria to buy advanced attack helicopters worth nearly $1 billion despite concerns about the country’s human rights record as ...

US State Department approves potential sale of Patriot missile technical support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of contractor technical assistance and related equipment to help Taiwan maintain its Patriot missiles for approxi...

Taiwan still trying to purchase AGM-158 missiles: Vice defense minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is still making preparations to purchase the U.S.-made AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles (JASSM), Vice Defense Minister Alex Po (柏鴻輝) said on Thursday ...

Analysts expect next US arms sale to bolster Taiwan's asymmetric defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scholars have predicted that the next U.S. arms sale to Taiwan may not be traditional weapons platforms such as aircraft and ships but items that will help Taiwan boost it...

Taiwan military purchases Field Information Communications System from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has finalized a deal to purchase the Field Information Communications System (FICS) after signing a US$246.21 million (NT$6.99 billion) procurement contract with th...

Beijing sanctions Lockheed, Raytheon again over Taiwan arms sales

BEIJING, Feb 21 (Reuters) - China has placed Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) and Raytheon Technologies Corp (RTX.N) under sanctions over arms sales to Taiwan, the government said on Monday, at least the ...

China sanctions Raytheon, Lockheed over Taiwan deal

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China said Monday it will impose new sanctions on U.S. defense contractors Raytheon Technologies and Lockheed Martin due to their arms sales to Taiwan, stepping up a feud with Wa...

US approves major $14 billion arms sale to Indonesia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday approved a nearly $14 billion arms sale to Indonesia, as the U.S. presses ahead with steps it believes will help counter China’s increasing asser...

Blinken lands in Australia ahead of Indo-Pacific meeting

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken and key allies are “voting with their feet” by flying to Australia to focus on challenges in the Indo-Pacific region, Australia’s foreign ...

US to remind China of Pacific interests amid Ukraine tension

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is making a push to remind China that the U.S. remains involved and active in the Indo-Pacific despite Washington and the West's current preoccupation with a...

China lambasts US arms deal to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. arms sale to Taiwan is a violation of the “one China” principle, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian (趙立堅) said Tuesday (Feb. 8), following...

Taiwan thanks US for latest arms deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office expressed gratitude to the U.S. following the State Department’s approval of a possible sale of hardware and maintenance services for Taiwan&...