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65% of Taiwanese back 1 year of conscription

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to an opinion poll released on Tuesday (Aug. 9), 65% of Taiwanese support extending compulsory military service to one year and 53% are willing to fight for thei...

China's ambassador to France says Taiwanese will be 'reeducated' after annexation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Ambassador to France Lu Shaye (盧沙野) on Wednesday (Aug. 3) claimed that Beijing would impose reeducation after it annexes Taiwan, drawing international criticis...

China announces live-fire drills in 6 zones surrounding Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China announced that it will hold military exercises that include live-fire drills in six zones surrounding Taiwan following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's arrival in Ta...

US fears China will blockade Taiwan Strait within 18 months: NYT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York Times on Monday (July 25) released an article citing Biden administration officials expressing concern that China will take military action that would impact ...

Photos of Taiwan air raid drill rehearsing Chinese attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drill simulating a Chinese air raid was carried out in northern Taiwan on Monday (July 25) as part of four days of such exercises to be held across the country. The W...

Air raid drill simulating Chinese attack to held in Taipei today from 1:30-2 pm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drill simulating a Chinese air attack will be held on Monday (July 25) in northern Taiwan, with air raid sirens going off in other parts of Taiwan through Thursday. T...

Japan doubles Taiwan coverage in latest annual defense white paper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest edition of the defense white paper approved by Japan’s Cabinet on Friday (July 22) features twice as many pages dedicated to Taiwan as the previous editio...

Taiwan court rejects retrial for retired military officer in China spy case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A request for a retrial by a retired Air Force officer sentenced to four years in prison for helping China recruit spies was rejected by the Taiwan High Court, reports sai...

Annual wargames focus on defense of north Taiwan river estuary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — M3 amphibious rigs closed off parts of the estuary of the Tamsui River north of Taipei City Wednesday (July 20) in preparation for next week’s Han Kuang 38 wargames....

US Pacific Fleet chief says RIMPAC naval drills not directed against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The international Rim of the Pacific naval wargames were not specifically directed against China, but would bolster capabilities in areas that might be applicable if an in...

On Taiwan Abe Shinzo was sneaky, devious, cunning...and a hero

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo is a shocking tragedy, not just for Japan, but for Taiwan and the world. His prescient vision for the f...

FBI says Chinese invasion of Taiwan would cause 'most horrific business disruption ever seen'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — FBI Director Christopher A. Wray on Wednesday (July 6) warned that a Chinese invasion of Taiwan would cause "one of the most horrific business disruptions the world h...

US bill seeks to speed arms shipments to Taiwan amid 'CCP aggression'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill introduced by two congressmen on Friday (July 1) seeks to expedite the shipment of weapons to Taiwan by improving the transparency of the arms sale process. Repu...

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss warns China against invading Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China would be making a “catastrophic miscalculation” if it invaded Taiwan, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said at the NATO summit in Madrid on Wednesday ...

Majority of Australians back military action to defend Taiwan from China for 1st time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new poll released on Tuesday (June 29) shows that for the first time, a majority of Australians favor military intervention to defend Taiwan from an invasion by China. ...