Satellite photo shows Chinese-made carrier that lurked in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After prowling in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (Nov. 17), a satellite image has been released of China's first domestically built aircraft carrier docked at a base on H...

China interferes in Taiwan's election 'every day': President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Nov. 19) said that China is interfering with Taiwan's upcoming election on a daily basis. On Tuesday afternoon, Tsai...

Taiwan starts military exercises days after Chinese aircraft carrier sails by

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military launched a new series of exercises on Tuesday (Nov. 19), just two days after China sent its first domestically built aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strai...

China carrier fleet passes near rival Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A Chinese aircraft carrier fleet has passed near Taiwan, prompting the self-governing island to scramble ships and jets to monitor the situation. Taiwan’s defen...

China's first homemade aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's first domestically built aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (Nov. 17), followed by two U.S. and Japanese military vessels, Taiwan'...

With China’s swift rise as naval power, Australia needs to rethink how it defends itself

CANBERRA (The Conversation) -- Visiting Wellington in April 1996, I fell into conversation with a very wise and experienced New Zealand government official. We talked about the still-unfolding Taiwan ...

China aircraft carrier Liaoning heads north through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning was on its way back to its base in Northern China through the Taiwan Strait, the Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday (June ...

US P-8A sub-hunting jet flies over Taiwan Strait to watch Chinese carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an apparent response to the presence of the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning, the U.S. Navy dispatched a P-8A sub-hunting Poseidon through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (Jun...

Chinese spy plane spotted crossing Miyako Strait near Okinawa, Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan’s Ministry of Defense announced on Sunday (June 17) that a Chinese Shaanxi Y-9 spy plane was spotted crossing the Miyako Strait into the Western Pacific Ocean....

Taiwan should train for an attack on China’s aircraft carrier: retired US admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The next time China sends its aircraft carrier the Liaoning (遼寧號) near Taiwan, the island’s military should practice for an attack, retired United States Navy Admira...

Taiwan, Japan should reconsider response to Chinese incursions: Fmr. USPACOM Commander

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A former commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Dennis Blair, published an address for the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA on Aug. 22, urging Taiwan and Japan to take a t...

Official picture of new Chinese aircraft carrier spotted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a visit by a senior project manager, an official picture of China’s first completely locally made aircraft carrier was displayed in the background, reports sa...

China's new aircraft carrier begins sea trials near Dalian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Reports from Chinese state-run media announced that China’s newest aircraft carrier left Dalian port in northeastern China for sea trials at around 6:45 a.m. Sunday,...

Computerized war games of Han Kuang drill to focus on scenario for 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The computerized war games, slated between April 30 and May 4, will no longer focus on future conflict scenarios, but rather simulate warfare taking place “this year...

Taiwan monitors politically charged voyage of Chinese aircraft carrier

Taipei (CNA) - The Ministry of National Defense released a statement Saturday assuring the public that the military is monitoring China's Liaoning aircraft carrier as it makes its way through the ...