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China expands its 2 air force bases closest to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid dramatically more frequent incursions by Chinese military planes into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ), China appears to be expanding its two airba...

US must be 'crystal clear' it will not allow China to invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Tom Cotton on Thursday (Feb. 18) said it is time for the U.S. to make it "crystal clear" that it will not permit China to invade Taiwan. While deliver...

Majority of US opinion leaders favor sending troops to defend Taiwan from Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey released by an American thinktank on Monday (Feb. 1) showed that the majority of American opinion leaders back sending troops to defend Taiwan in the event of a C...

Pentagon calls Chinese threat of war over Taiwan independence 'unfortunate'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Pentagon spokesman on Thursday (Jan. 28) described China's threat of war with Taiwan over independence as "unfortunate" and said he could not understand wh...

List of Taiwan targets for China's bombers revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid China's show of force last weekend featuring eight bombers and reports that this is a "dress rehearsal" for war, China affairs analyst Ian Easton has pr...

Chinese chopper perfect target for Taiwan's 'aircraft carrier killer'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media on Wednesday (Dec. 16) claimed that its Z-9 helicopter can sink Taiwan's newly launched "aircraft carrier killer" corvette, but it failed...

Taiwan's 8 planned submarines could sink Chinese invasion fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan commences the production of eight new submarines, a warfare expert was cited on Wednesday (Dec. 2) as saying a Chinese invasion fleet would be highly vulnerable ...

Xi Jinping orders Chinese soldiers not to fear death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) on Wednesday (Nov. 25) said that People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers must not fear death in order to win wars, wh...

China accuses US of 'creating chaos' after envoy backs Taiwan, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's embassy in the Philippines on Monday (Nov. 23) accused the U.S. of sowing "chaos" in Asia after a U.S. envoy pledged support for Taiwan, the Philippi...

Taiwan aims missiles at China to foil invasion plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lost in the daily barrage of speculation about China's planned invasion of Taiwan is the fact that the latter is both acquiring and building a mass arsenal of its own ...

Window closed on Chinese invasion of Taiwan during US election: Easton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American researcher Ian Easton has debunked fears of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan during the U.S. presidential election by pointing out that the window for such a move has...

China deploys DF-17 hypersonic missiles across from Taiwan to prepare for invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has reportedly deployed new hypersonic missiles across from Taiwan as it marshals forces in preparation for a future invasion. On Sunday (Oct. 18), the South Chin...

60% of Taiwanese believe US would send troops if China attacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to menace Taiwan with aggressive military actions, a new poll released on Monday (Sept. 28) shows that 60 percent of Taiwanese believe that the U.S. wou...

Taiwan: China's next target?

Despite China’s increasingly aggressive behavior both at home and abroad, Beijing’s open threat to take control of Taiwan by force is receiving comparatively little attention – leavi...

China threatens to 'wipe out' Taiwan president with war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to last week's visit to Taiwan by the highest-ranking U.S. State Department official in over 40 years, China's state-run media warned Taiwan's pres...