Chinese warship sails past Taiwan’s east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese warship sailed just 24 nautical miles (44 km) from Taiwan’s east coast on Wednesday (Sept. 16), according to the Ministry of National Defense. The milit...

China fires Long March rocket directly over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's state-run media has announced that the autocratic country has fired a Long March rocket "over the skies of Taiwan Island, China." According to a p...

Chinese military reconnaissance ship appears east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese navy reconnaissance ship appeared in the Pacific east of Hualien County, as three United States Navy vessels passed near Orchid Island further down Taiwan’...

Amphibious assault ship USS America sails east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA-6) sailed east of Taiwan on Thursday (Aug. 27), according to a tweet from a Chinese think tank. The appearance of the warsh...

US spy plane spotted over northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple aircraft spotters detected an American reconnaissance aircraft apparently flying over northern Taiwan, including Taipei, Friday (Aug. 14) as China claims to be ca...

US spy planes spotted near Taiwan flying toward China's coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy P-8A surveillance aircraft and a U.S. Navy EP-3E signals reconnaissance plane were spotted approaching the Chinese coastal provinces of Zhejiang and Fujian, re...

US E-8C spy plane spotted south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sophisticated U.S. Air Force E-8C was spotted circling just off the southern tip of Taiwan on Tuesday (July 21) and was soon joined by two other American reconnaissance ...

Tropical depression impacting Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) predicts that a tropical depression churning toward Taiwan today (July 15) will bring rain to southern and eastern Taiwan. The CWB said...

4 US spy planes spotted prowling south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aircraft spotting sites noticed at least four U.S. spy planes and one refueling aircraft flying to the south and southwest of Taiwan on Monday (June 29). At 8:32 a.m. o...

US military aircraft sighted near Taiwan’s airspace for 8th day counting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon airplane was spotted flying over the Bashi Channel on Sunday (June 28), marking eight days in a row that U.S. military aircraft sightings were re...

Taiwan anti-submarine aircraft accompanies US military planes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A P-3C anti-submarine aircraft recently spotted in the company of two U.S. military planes over the Bashi Channel was probably Taiwanese, former Pentagon official Drew Tho...

Chinese warplane, three US jets fly close to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese warplane briefly entered Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) Friday (June 26), while three United States jets flew over the Bashi Channel separ...

Four US military aircraft fly over Bashi Channel south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent spate of military aircraft flying close to Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) picked up momentum again Thursday (June 25), with at least four Uni...

US Navy surveillance plane spotted flying south of Taiwan for 2nd day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy surveillance plane was spotted flying south of Taiwan Tuesday morning (June 23), a day after another U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft was seen taking a simila...

US refueling plane flies near SE Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Air Force refueling plane flew near southeastern Taiwan Thursday morning (June 18), according to a Twitter post by the Peking University Institute of Ocean Research...