Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning passes through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, was passing through the Taiwan Strait heading south Friday, and would leave Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zo...

Philippines keep silent about Chinese jets near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has been unwilling to comment on the frequent appearances of Chinese military jets near Taiwan, though the country’s mil...

China threatens to 'dock' warships in Taiwan's harbors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 1 of 2018, editors at China’s state-backed “Global Times” published an opinion piece entitled “What can China expect in 2018.” Qui...

Taiwan's president pledges stronger defense to counter China 

TAOYUAN CITY, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen pledged Friday to step up military spending to defend the self-ruled island's sovereignty in the face of China's gr...

Incursions of Chinese aircraft and navy ships reached nearly 30 times since last August 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense published a report on Tuesday which shows that Chinese aircraft and navy ships have moved close to Taiwan during dril...

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...

Taiwan President inspects Air Force HQ after repeated incursions of China's aircraft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Owning to the fact that aircraft from China’s Liberation Army had repeatedly moved close to Taiwan during recent drills, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) ins...

Taiwan military will no longer publicize Chinese incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday it would no longer issue reports about aircraft or ships from China’s People Liberation Army moving close to Taiwan a...

Following Trump's report, China urges US to accept its rise

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government on Tuesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to label Beijing a strategic rival and called on Washington to "abandon a Cold War men...

Chinese warplanes conduct drills in Taiwanese, Korean, and Japanese airspace 

BEIJING (AP) — China sent several warplanes on a long-range drill to the Sea of Japan on Monday and also conducted drills around rival Taiwan, moves that prompted South Korea to s...

Chinese media brags on Weibo about 'Taiwan mountains' behind warplanes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Images of Chinese warplanes on Monday appearing to fly within view of Taiwan's mountains have been posted by Chinese media sites on Weibo, causing much consternation a...

Taiwan headline news

Taipei, Dec. 8 --The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Friday are as follows: @United Daily News: Premier calls for next phase of labor law revisions @China Times: Countdown to fuel, elect...

Chinese air force said to be drilling for a possible war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a retired Taiwanese vice admiral, the recent air drills performed by the Chinese bomber planes can be a war preparation, CNA reported. On Tuesday, at an ev...

Taiwan on ‘High Alert’ after Chinese air force drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to reports by Reuters, on Tuesday Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense said the country’s military was on “High Alert” and on their toes...

Chinese spy plane spotted prowling near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Chinese military spy plane was spotted prowling over international waters to the east of Taiwan yesterday, according to Japan's Ministry of Defense. The ministry ...