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2 Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese military turboprops entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday (March 8), marking the fourth such intrusion this month. The Peo...

Taiwan President Tsai visits naval base amid Chinese threats

KEELUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen visited a naval base on Monday to thank sailors and marines for their dedication to protecting the island amid renewed threats from China, vowin...

China expands its 2 air force bases closest to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid dramatically more frequent incursions by Chinese military planes into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ), China appears to be expanding its two airba...

China boosts defense spending by 6.8% in slight uptick

China is increasing its defense spending by 6.8%, a slight uptick from last year, amid high government debt and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic impact. A national budget report issued Friday...

US head of Indo-Pacific Command urges continued arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Admiral Philip Davidson, the commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, said Thursday (March 4) it is vital that the U.S. continue arms sales to Taiwan and encourage the ...

ASML extends supply deal with China’s SMIC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Dutch chipmaking equipment manufacturer ASML Holding N.V..has extended its deal with China’s Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) until the end of t...

2 Chinese military turboprops intrude into Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (March 4), marking the third such intrusion this month. Two Peopl...

Chinese military reconnaissance plane enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military plane entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday afternoon (March 2), marking the second such intrusion this month. One...

Biowarfare history of China's Sinopharm vaccine maker raises questions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid concerns about the safety and efficacy of Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine, the history of the company's lab in Wuhan has raised suspicions among biowarfare exper...

Chinese military turboprop enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday afternoon (March 1), marking the first such intrusion this month. A ...

China said to speed up move to more survivable nuclear force

WASHINGTON (AP) — China appears to be moving faster toward a capability to launch its newer nuclear missiles from underground silos, possibly to improve its ability to respond promptly to a nuclear at...

Chinese anti-submarine aircraft enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 23), marking the 16th such intrusion this month. On...

German scientist says 99.9% chance coronavirus leaked from Wuhan lab

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new study based on a year of research by a German physicist has concluded that the Wuhan coronavirus started with an accident at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV). ...

US Treasury nominee Adeyemo vows to combat China's 'unfair economic practices' in testimony

Wally Adeyemo, President Joe Biden’s nominee for the No. 2 job at the U.S. Treasury, vowed to crack down on authoritarian governments and fight unfair economic practices in China and elsewhere w...

Chinese military turboprop enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military plane entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday afternoon (Feb. 22), marking the 15th such intrusion this month. A sing...