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Canadian authors emergency guide to China attack for expats in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian author has created a digital civil defense handbook for foreign residents in Taiwan that includes advice on contingency plans in the event of a Chinese invasion...

73% of Americans worried about Chinese invasion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An annual survey carried out by the Ronald Reagan Institute found that a high percentage of Americans are concerned about a Chinese invasion of Taiwan, support boosting th...

Taiwan to send 114 troops to US for training on HIMARS, Abrams tanks

TAIPEI, Taiwan (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will send more than 114 soldiers to the U.S. next year to undergo training on the high-mobility-artillery-rocket systems and M1A2T Abrams tanks. In 2024,...

Tsai says China unlikely to invade Taiwan amid internal struggles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that China is unlikely to invade Taiwan in the near term due to internal struggles in an interview with the New York Times. The DealBo...

US to deploy new missiles in Asia-Pacific to deter Chinese invasion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military is reportedly planning on deploying new land-based intermediate-range missiles in the Asia-Pacific region to deter China from invading Taiwan. Over th...

Austin says Biden-Xi summit will not impact US arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Thursday (Nov. 16) reiterated Washington’s commitment to providing weapons to Taiwan and said that the latest summit between P...

Xi denies 2027 Taiwan invasion plan, lists conditions for attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During his four-hour meeting with President Joe Biden on Wednesday (Nov. 15), Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) said Taiwan is the "most important and sensitive issue,&...

Top US military official thinks Xi will not seize Taiwan by force

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) may not necessarily want to take Taiwan by force, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Charles Q. Brown said on Friday (Nov. 10). Xi will try to a...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan would require far more materiel than D-Day landings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese military studies suggest the logistical effort needed to launch an invasion of Taiwan would surpass the scale of the Allied Normandy landings in 1944, leading to s...

Lai says odds of Chinese invasion of Taiwan lowest if he is elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said in an interview on Sunday (Nov. 5) that the chances of China invading Taiwan are the lowe...

Weak yen forces Japan to shrink historic military spending plan

TOKYO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - A collapse in the yen is forcing Japan to scale back a historic five-year, 43.5-trillion-yen (US$29 billion) defence build-up aimed at helping to deter a Chinese invasion of T...

Chinese blockade of Taiwan would cost global economy trillions: Chris Miller

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Chip War" author Chris Miller on Wednesday (Nov. 1) said that the global economy would suffer trillions of dollars in losses within two quarters if China launch...

Former Hamas head says China eyeing similar attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Khaled Mashal, the former head of Hamas, said in an interview last week that China saw the 2023 Hamas attack on Israel as "dazzling" and claimed that Beijing is ...

Defense ministry confirms New Taipei Naval base hardened against nuclear electromagnetic pulse attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) has confirmed the Navy has hardened bases against a High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) attack but denied that a new base had...

PLA lieutenant general says Chinese invasion of Taiwan will be 'just and legitimate war'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A People's Liberation Army (PLA) lieutenant general on Sunday (Oct. 29) was cited by Chinese state-run media as saying that when China invades Taiwan, it will be a &qu...