China objects to Ladakh status, Indian border activities

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday called India’s designation of the region along their disputed border as a union territory an illegal move, and voiced new objections to infrastructure construction that...

Taiwan's defense minister says no clear sign of cross-strait war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Defense Minister Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) said Tuesday (Sept. 29) that there has not been a clear sign of a cross-strait war and that the country's armed forces w...

Huawei's Meng Wanzhou seen wearing 'Made in Taiwan' mask

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a coup for Taiwan's "mask diplomacy" and an embarrassment for the communist regime in Beijing, Huawei scion and Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou (孟晚舟)...

60% of Taiwanese believe US would send troops if China attacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to menace Taiwan with aggressive military actions, a new poll released on Monday (Sept. 28) shows that 60 percent of Taiwanese believe that the U.S. wou...

China holds military drills across 4 seas for second time in 2 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has begun carrying out five simultaneous military drills along various sections of its coast and beyond on Monday (Sept. 28). Two of the drills are being conducte...

China's aggression increasing likelihood of cross-strait conflict: Taiwan foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Monday (Sept. 28) emphasized that China’s diplomatic suppression and military threats to Taiwan have increas...

US slaps China’s biggest chipmaker SMIC with sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government on Friday (Sept. 25) announced sanctions on China’s biggest chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC). In a letter, t...

S. Korea returns Korean War remains of 117 Chinese soldiers

BEIJING (AP) — The remains of 117 Chinese soldiers who died in the 1950-53 Korean War were returned to China on Sunday in an annual repatriation delayed this year by the coronavirus outbreak. ...

Japan PM Suga and China's Xi agree to pursue high-level contacts in first talks

Japan’s new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday (Sept. 25) he had agreed with Chinese President Xi Jinping in their first talks to pursue high-level contacts in a bid to promote regiona...

US should help Taiwan enhance defense capabilities to deter Chinese aggression: Senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio has said the U.S. should assist Taiwan in advancing its defense capabilities to deter Chinese military aggression. “We should ...

Taiwan: China's military flew planes toward island on 3 days

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said Thursday that China sent two military surveillance planes toward the island for three straight days and it dispatched patrols in response. Tensions ...

Military aircraft that flew over Taipei rehearsing for National Day performances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of the Taipei metropolitan area might have been startled by the sound of military aircraft early on Thursday (Sept. 24), with some wondering if there was a real ...

DOJ nearing antitrust action on Google; Trump eyes tech curb

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Trump administration moves toward antitrust action against search giant Google, it’s campaigning to enlist support from sympathetic state attorneys general across the country....

Taiwan unveils cruise missiles designed to strike Chinese military installations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Air Force on Tuesday (Sept. 22) displayed its new Wan Chien (萬劍, Ten Thousand Swords) air-to-ground cruise missiles at an offshore military base, along with i...

India says some progress made in military talks with China

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Senior Indian and Chinese military commanders have agreed to stop the further buildup of troops along their fast-militarizing disputed border in the mountainous Ladakh region wh...