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...

Journal calls for US bases to return to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the latest issue of a journal published by the U.S. Army, one author makes the case for basing American troops in Taiwan once again. In the September-October issue o...

Taiwan says missiles sufficient to survive Chinese saturation attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Sept. 21) denied reports that it lacked sufficient missile supplies to defend against a "saturation attack&...

Taiwan's missile inventory insufficient to counter Chinese attack: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military officials say the results of the Han Kuang 36 computer drills, which ended Friday (Sept. 18), point to an insufficient number of long-range missiles to counter a ...

US support for Taiwan needs to be clear-cut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the last 40 years, the U.S. government has chosen a policy of strategic ambiguity in respect to whether it would come to Taiwan’s defense if it was attacked by C...

Australia needs to help US defend Taiwan against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If the United States defends Taiwan against a Chinese attack, Australia must go and help out or it will be seen as betraying its alliance commitments in its own Pacific ho...

US congressman introduces Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Wednesday (July 29) introduced a bill that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China attacks Taiwan. In a press releas...

Taiwan special forces train to counter Chinese incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Special forces used helicopters in large-scale maneuvers playing out resistance against a Chinese attack on a Taiwan airport in Hsinchu County on Friday (June 19). Over...

Photo shows nail-studded rods allegedly used by Chinese to attack Indian troops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo surfaced on Thursday (June 18) that purportedly showed metal rods with nails attached to them, which were allegedly used by Chinese soldiers to assault Indian troo...

Taiwanese war correspondent's remarks anger former Chinese military officer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese war correspondent Liang Tung-ping (梁東屏) last Tuesday (June 9) angered a retired officer of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) by claiming on a talk s...

Chinese military uses model of N. Taiwan city government building for drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese military has built a full-scale model of the Keelung City Government building for use during its drills, reports said Thursday (June 4). Over the past few y...

China to dispatch 2 aircraft carriers near Taiwan for war games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is reportedly planning on deploying two aircraft carriers in waters near Taiwan as part of its war games in August to rehearse for a future assault on the Taiwan-con...

Nikki Haley says 'Chinese takeover of HK' would 'endanger Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday (May 26) posted a tweet saying that the new oppressive security law Beijing is proposing for Hong Kong ...

Hong Kong media tycoon will fight new security law 'to the end'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reacting to China’s plans for a Hong Kong national security law, outspoken media tycoon Jimmy Lai (黎智英) tweeted Saturday (May 23) that he would fight to the end for ...

Taiwan's constitutional reform should not avoid difficult issues: Poll expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Constitutional reform during President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) second term should not be limited to issues which already obtained consensus support, Taiwanese Public Op...