US Navy EP-3E reconnaissance aircraft passes by southwest Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Lockheed EP-3E reconnaissance aircraft operated by the United States Navy passed close by Taiwan’s southwest coast Wednesday, even flying near Kaohsiung, according...

Chinese warplane's radar locked onto Taiwanese fighter jet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China steps up its 'provocative" air patrols around Taiwan over the past few weeks, a report has surfaced that on at least once occasion, a Chinese warplane lo...

Taiwan spots Chinese H-6 bomber off its southwest coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan observed a public holiday, a Chinese Xi’an H-6 strategic bomber flew close to the island’s southwest coast Friday (Feb. 28) afternoon, according to t...

US identifies warship that sailed through Taiwan Strait Saturday

Taipei, Feb. 16 (CNA) The U.S. warship that sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday has been identified as the USS Chancellorsville, according to a Facebook post by the U.S. Seventh Fleet late Sa...

Three American military planes fly past Taiwan: MND

Three United States military aircraft flew close to Taiwan early Wednesday, two days after Chinese military planes crossed into Taiwan airspace, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND). ...

Beijing flew military aircraft near Taiwan to warn against 'independence forces'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China called its decision to send military aircraft to fly near Taiwan for two consecutive days a warning against independence forces on the island nation, which the Chine...

China sends military aircraft to circle half of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China deployed its military aircraft on Sunday morning (Feb. 9) to the West Pacific by circling half of Taiwan, said the island nation’s Ministry of National Defense...

Taiwan aware of Chinese fighters flying close to its territory: MND

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said it was closely monitoring military activity by China on Thursday, when several Chinese fighter jets flew over the Bashi Channel south of Taiwan. ...

Tropical Storm Fung-Wong could near Taiwan by Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression that has been lurking in the waters east of the Philippines was upgraded to Tropical Storm Fung-Wong (鳳凰, Phoenix) at 8 a.m. this morning (Nov. 20) a...

US sends first warship through Taiwan Strait since September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. cruiser sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (Nov. 12), according to Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND). Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發) on ...

Taiwan says '9-dash line' in ‘Abominable’ disrespects its sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Culture on Tuesday (Oct. 22) said that the film 'Abominable' disrespects Taiwan's sovereignty, while a Tainan City councilor described...

Tropical Storm Neoguri forms, could bring rain to Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tropical Storm Neoguri (浣熊) formed early this morning (Oct. 18) and has shifted slightly westward toward Taiwan, but forecasters do not currently expect it to continue on ...

Tropical Storm Neoguri could form east of Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A tropical depression could intensify as soon as today (Oct. 16) into Tropical Storm Neoguri (浣熊), the 20th tropical storm this year, and is expected to come closest to Ta...

Mystery flight, possibly N. Korean, spotted on radar near southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An aviation mystery was reported by a former Taiwanese navy radar operator, Hsu Geng-rui (許耿睿), on Tuesday morning (Aug. 27), when what appeared to be a North Korean milit...

Taiwan sea and land warnings for Tropical Storm Bailu expected Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tropical Storm Bailu is heading straight for Taiwan, with sea warnings expected Friday (August 23) morning and land warnings during the afternoon. The storm is expected...