Taiwan warns of attack if China's economy keeps crumbling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Wednesday (Nov. 6) said that Taiwan will need to brace itself for a "military conflict" if China's economy c...

Indian colonel breaks down details of Chinese invasion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Indian Army colonel has presented his analysis of what he believes are Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy's (PLAN's) strategy for invading Taiwan based...

Wan An drill simulating air raid by China to held in Taipei today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 41st annual Wan An exercise, a drill simulating an air attack by Chinese military forces, will be held today (May 27) in northern Taiwan, with drills to be held in other pa...

China threatens to turn Taiwan into next 'Lebanon': Global Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As tensions rise across the Taiwan Strait, China in its state-run media mouthpiece the Global Times earlier this month threatened to turn Taiwan into another "Lebanon.&quo...

China Uncensored asks, 'Should Taiwan have Nukes?'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with American scholar Ian Easton posted on YouTube on Monday (April 1), China Uncensored host Chris Chappell asked: "Should Taiwan have nuclear weapons?&qu...

Big majority of Taiwanese surveyed reject China's 'one country, two systems' scheme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A large majority of Taiwanese reject Beijing's 'one country, two systems' framework to unify Taiwan and believe Taiwan's future should be decided by its citizen...

Chinese general lists 10 'privileges' Taiwan will 'enjoy' under 'one country, two systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a recent interview with the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) propaganda radio program Voice of the Strait (海峡之声), a Chinese general listed 10 supposed "privil...

Taiwan can fend off first wave of attack by China: minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Minister of National Defense Yen De-fa (嚴德發) told legislators yesterday (Feb. 25) that Taiwan's military can fend off an attack by China, and the U.S. and Japan may come to...

'We have to be prepared' for growing China threat: Taiwan President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with CNN, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that the country must be prepared for China's growing military threat, but the rest of the world should t...

China will declare no-fly zone around Taiwan before invasion: Japanese general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Japanese general claims that as part of its plan to invade Taiwan in 2025, it will first set up a no-fly zone, followed by a battle with its naval and air forces and ...

Taiwan holds dual defense drills to simulate PLA attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military is conducing dual war exercises this week simulating an invasion by Chinese PLA forces, including one held yesterday in southern Taiwan and another that i...

Chinese netizens mock doctored photo showing hovercraft attacking Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A poorly doctored image of Chinese military hovercraft supposedly assaulting the shores of Tamsui and the Tamsui River in Taipei has drawn heckles from even Chinese netizens fo...

Could China pull off a 'flash invasion' of Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In his latest article posted in The Diplomat, American researcher Ian Easton assesses the likelihood of a Chinese "flash invasion" of Taiwan. In an article publi...

Taiwan military simulates repelling Chinese attack on Hualien port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Hua-tung Defense Command yesterday (Jan. 30) simulated an attack on the Port of Hualien by People's Liberation Army (PLA) forces of China, reported CNA. The...

Do the latest Chinese military drills suggest plans for an imminent invasion of Taiwan?

The Chinese Air Force has conducted another series of drills around Taiwan to stoke international speculation about what the short-term military aims of the Chinese Communist regime might be. One mili...