China deploys DF-17 hypersonic missiles across from Taiwan to prepare for invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has reportedly deployed new hypersonic missiles across from Taiwan as it marshals forces in preparation for a future invasion. On Sunday (Oct. 18), the South Chin...

Xi tells China's marines to 'prepare for war'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) told Chinese marines to "prepare for war" on Tuesday (Oct. 13) as the communist regime continues to ramp up military postur...

Taiwanese politicians weigh in on suggested return of US bases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese politicians are starting to weigh in on a U.S. army journal's proposal to reactivate American bases in Taiwan. In the September-October issue of Miltary R...

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&...

US senator introduces Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Rick Scott on Friday (Sept. 18) introduced the Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act, authorizing the U.S. to employ military force if China invades Taiwan. In a ...

Foreign minister warns Taiwan next on China’s agenda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Thursday (Sept. 17) that Taiwan stands on the front line of democracy and is likely China's next target after Hong Kong. ...

Taiwan is 'a living condemnation of the CCP': Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to U.S. media questions over why China has recently stepped up its aggressive intrusions into Taiwan's Air Defense Idenifitican Zone (ADIZ), a Canadian sch...

Taiwan's military to begin simulations next week: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first military simulations under President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) second term will begin next week on Sept. 14, media reports said. The simulations will be held...

PLA does not yet have ability to invade Taiwan: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a controversial statement about Taiwan's vulnerability to an attack from China, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Aug. 31) said that the...

Taiwan makes moves to bolster its military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has been making moves to revamp its military in the face of increased military threats and posturing from China. Talking to the New York Times, Wang Ting-yu (王定宇...

Video shows Chinese 'amphibious' tank sink in 30 seconds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, netizens got a kick out of watching a People's Liberation Army (PLA) tank, theoretically designed to spearhead an invasion of Taiwan, sink like a roc...

Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs concerned nation could become 'next Hong Kong'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Wednesday (Aug. 12) shared his views on Taiwan-U.S. relations and expressed concerns about growing Chinese aggression in the...

Former president of Taiwan says US will not engage in cross-strait conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Monday (Aug. 10) said the U.S. will not come to Taiwan's aid in the case of a conflict in the Taiwan Strait. On Monday after...