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Taiwan says China's military drills a 'possible simulated attack'

Taipei scrambled jets and deployed naval patrols in response to multiple Chinese military "craft" deployed near the island on Saturday. The latest incident comes as China is conducting its ...

Taiwan fires flares at 1st Chinese drones seen over Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese troops on Wednesday (Aug. 3) fired flares at two Chinese unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) which penetrated Kinmen County's airspace, marking the first time Pe...

Taiwan fires flares at Chinese drone flying over outer island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's military on Thursday (July 28) fired flares at a Chinese drone to warn it away as it flew over the outer island of Dongyin. At 7:40 p.m. on Thursday, the M...

Chinese intrusions in Taiwan's ADIZ, Ko Wen-je and death of the Davis Line

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The Davis Line has surprisingly been in the news recently. Also referred to as the “median line,” “middle line” and “center line,” it...

10 Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ten military aircraft from China entered the southwest sector of Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) Saturday (Jan. 15), just one day after 11 incursions...

Three Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ on last day of 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The year 2021 ended as it began, with China sending military aircraft into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), causing the Air Force to cancel the parti...

Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said 27 Chinese aircraft entered its air defense buffer zone on Sunday, the latest in a long series of incursions as part of Beijing's pressure on the self-ruled island. ...

Beijing condemns French senator for calling Taiwan a 'country'

French Senator Alain Richard met with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday, during which he said that the Taiwanese representative office in Paris was doing "a very good job in represe...

Taiwan Air Force releases defiant video after Chinese incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China began to send large numbers of aircraft into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the country's Air Force on Saturday (Oct. 2) released a patr...

American Institute in Taiwan chairman calls Chinese threat real and imminent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The frequent large-scale incursions by Chinese military planes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) showed the threat was real and imminent, American...

What's next for Kashmir 2 years after losing semi-autonomy?

On August 5, 2019, the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir was stripped of its semi-autonomous status after India's federal government revoked Article 370 of the Indian constitution, which gave the ...

Taiwan’s diplomatic dilemma

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden has dispatched a delegation to Taiwan comprising former Senator Chris Dodd and former Deputy Secretaries of State Richard Armitage and James St...

Taiwan says tracks intruding Chinese aircraft with missiles, not always scrambling

Taiwan’s air force is no longer scrambling each time Chinese aircraft encroach on its air defense identification zone but tracks the intruders with ground-based missiles instead to help save res...

Taiwan mobilizes Patriot missiles for air defense drills amid Chinese incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid frequent incursions by Chinese military planes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the country’s latest military drills are focused on a...

Italy envoy reiterates Taiwan's desire for cross-strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's de facto ambassador to Italy, Lee Sing-ying (李新穎), recently underlined the country's determination to maintain the "status quo" with China but s...