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Decoding China: Inevitable Taiwan tensions in 2024

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are apparently not taking a vacation to mark the Chinese New Year, which began on February 10. Taiwan's Ministry of Defense has counted a...

'Underground CCP members are in all corners of Taiwan': Author

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Hong Kong warned in her new book that underground CCP operatives are "in all corners of Taiwan." Flore...

Taiwan Army carries out joint exercise in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army’s Taitung Area Command conducted a joint exercise consisting of target protection and anti-infiltration drills on Wednesday (Jan. 31) to enhance combat read...

How the US is preparing for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - When U.S. and Australian troops practiced amphibious landings, ground combat and air operations last summer, they drew headlines about the allies deepening defense coope...

Pentagon seeks naval attack drones to thwart Taiwan invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pentagon is seeking pitches for small naval attack drones that could help hold off a Chinese invasion of Taiwan. The Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) said on Monday (J...

'Donald Trump didn't care about Taiwan': Ex-White House security official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A second Donald Trump presidency would likely mean further criticisms of Taiwan from the White House and less reliable U.S. support for Taiwan, experts have warned. A f...

US disabled Chinese hacking network targeting critical infrastructure, sources say

Jan 29 (Reuters) - The U.S. government in recent months launched an operation to fight a pervasive Chinese hacking operation that successfully compromised thousands of internet-connected devices, acco...

67% of US experts think Taiwan Strait crisis likely in 2024: CSIS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) found a majority of U.S. and Taiwanese experts believe that a Taiwan Strait crisis is likely in 20...

France's failed invasion of Taiwan offers lessons for defense against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China threatens to annex Taiwan with force, France 24 on Thursday issued a report that explains why a battle 140 years ago still provides lessons to Taiwan's defens...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan would cost world economy NT$311 trillion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese invasion of Taiwan would cost the global economy US$10 trillion (NT$311 trillion), equivalent to 10% of global GDP, higher than the Ukraine war, COVID-19 pandemi...

Nikki Haley says 'We better believe' China's plans to invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Republican presidential candidate and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday (Jan. 8) argued that the U.S. should help Ukraine defeat Russia to deter a Chinese invas...

Taiwan Strait crisis rated Tier 1 risk by CFR

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. think tank Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) said in its latest report that a "severe cross-strait crisis" is at the highest tier level among potential...

Erik Prince says China likely to attack Taiwan in 2024

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a video interview on the U.K.’s GB News filmed on Thursday (Dec. 28), Erik Prince, a military contractor known for founding the Blackwater organization, said he e...

Xi vows to resolutely stop anyone from 'making Taiwan secede from China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) vowed to resolutely prevent anyone from "making Taiwan secede from China," with Taiwan's presidential elections a little over...

Army trains with guns on north Taiwan red beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army’s 249th mechanized infantry brigade conducted drills with guns and rifles on Guanyin Beach in Taoyuan City, reports said Tuesday (Dec. 26). The area is k...