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Poll: 60% of Taiwanese expect US military to fight for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — About 60% of Taiwanese were not worried about a Chinese attack and a similar number expected the United States military to rush to Taiwan’s rescue, according to the ...

U.S. at risk of paying 'unbearable price' over Taiwan - senior Chinese diplomat

The United States is at risk of paying an "unbearable price" due to its actions over Taiwan, Wang Yi, state councillor and foreign minister, said in an interview with state media on Thursday...

72.5% of Taiwanese willing to fight against Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey released on Wednesday (Dec. 29) found that over 70% of Taiwanese are prepared to defend Taiwan if China tries to annex the country by force. In the annual Taiw...

China warns of "drastic measures" if Taiwan provokes on independence

BEIJING, Dec 29 (Reuters) - China will take "drastic measures" if Taiwan makes moves towards independence, a Beijing official warned on Wednesday, adding that Taiwan's provocations and o...

Taiwan’s semiconductors in the crosshairs amid US-China competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become important to both the U.S. and China as it has come to dominate the production of the world’s most advanced semiconductors. The chips being prod...

US academics say Taiwan could destroy TSMC factories to deter Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to make an invasion unattractive to China, Taiwan should consider a “scorched-earth” policy including the destruction of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufact...

Japan, U.S. draw up plan for any Taiwan emergency -Kyodo

Japanese and U.S. armed forces have drawn up a draft plan for a joint operation for a possible Taiwan emergency, Japan's Kyodo news agency said on Thursday, citing unnamed Japanese government sour...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan 'not easy' due to 3 weaknesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) says that China's military will find it very difficult to invade Taiwan due to three key vulnerabilities. In the MND's la...

China vows to attack US troops who come to Taiwan's aid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's state-run media on Thursday (Dec. 9) warned that Chinese forces would attack U.S. troops if they attempted to come to Taiwan's aid when the "reunifica...

Assistant secretary of state says Washington will continue promoting Taiwan's global contributions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink has affirmed Washington’s continued public support for Taiwan and said the U....

Abe says any direct or indirect Chinese attack on Taiwan a concern for Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo says that any Chinese attack against Taiwan, either direct or indirect, constitutes a situation that will affect Japan’s na...

Taiwan foreign minister warns Chinese expansionism could start WW III

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) warned over the weekend that China's expansionism could touch off a third world war. During an interview on Sky News wit...

As China menaces Taiwan, the island's friends aid its secretive submarine project

TAIPEI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - For more than two decades, Taiwan tried to buy a fleet of modern conventional submarines to fend off an existential threat – invasion by China. There were no takers. ...

Japanese media: Chinese ships simulated landing east of Taiwan in mid-November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese naval vessels simulated a landing attack against Taiwan in mid-November in an area just 111 kilometers east of the country, Japan’s Sankei Shimbun report...

Taiwan should stop groveling

Anyone who wonders where Taiwan stands in Washington need look no further than President Biden’s assurance to Chinese Communist Party boss Xi Jinping (習近平) that, in effect, nothing has changed. ...