Mysterious radar ship spotted off coast of S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos have recently surfaced apparently showing a naval vessel prowling the waters off the coast of southern Taiwan with a massive newly mounted radar tower on top, leadi...

Taiwan defense report details coastal strategy to repel Chinese forces

Taiwan's latest defense report, released Wednesday, made public for the first time the military's plans to repel invading Chinese forces along the coast of Taiwan proper as part of the country...

Taiwan tells China to 'back off' of Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After video surfaced on Wednesday showing People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers using force to crush protests by Hong Kong citizens, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affa...

Japanese experts give serious thought to Chinese military action against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During the 2020s, Taiwan will lose the last of its 17 diplomatic allies while the residents of the island of Kinmen will vote to join China, according to discussions organ...

Photo of the Day: Filipino journalist gives the finger to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Waldy Carbonell, a Filipino journalist and political commentator, burned the flag of China and gave the finger to the Chinese embassy in Manila today (July 1) to protest Beijin...

Beijing will risk everything to annex Taiwan, says Chinese Defense Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese Defense Minister, Wei Fenghe (魏鳳和), spoke at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue and security summit on Sunday (June 2), declaring that China would “fight at all ...

Indian colonel breaks down details of Chinese invasion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Indian Army colonel has presented his analysis of what he believes are Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy's (PLAN's) strategy for invading Taiwan based...

Taiwan's military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach

FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island's coast. The live-fire drill on Thursday at a beac...

Taiwan Ministry of National Defense releases video ahead of Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ahead of the annual Han Kuang military exercises (漢光演習) planned for later this month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a promotional video for Taiwan’s arm...

Taiwan armed forces carry out military exercises at Port of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday, May 4, Taiwan’s armed forces, including police and Coast Guard units, carried out joint military training exercises at Taipei Port in New Taipei, under ...

Pentagon report discusses strategies for a Chinese attack against Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In its annual report to Congress about the Chinese military, the United States Department of Defense has discussed the options that China could follow for a military campa...

Taiwan plans new forward bases for Army Frogmen on Kinmen and Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese military has reportedly begun accepting bids from contractors for the development of two forward operating bases and equipment upgrades for the Taiwan Army’...

Chinese tanks roll toward Taipei – at least on a smaller scale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tanks of China’s People’s Liberation Army were rolling toward Taipei after destroying a Taiwanese Army Humvee Friday (April 19) – at least in the imagina...

Taiwan should increase military cooperation with Japan: US expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Japan should expand on existing military collaboration in the face of Chinese aggression, which poses a common threat to both nations, said Roy Kamphausen, Seni...

Wan An Air Raid Drills planned across Taiwan for late May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) will be conducting air raid drills at the end of May, a spokesperson for the ministry has announced. From May 27 to Ma...