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Taiwan Coast Guard adds new ship to protect east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) has launched a new frigate to monitor the movements of foreign navy vessels, illegal Chinese fishing crews, and ships in peril off Tai...

Chinese navy ships lurk near Taiwan's waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three navy ships from China’s Eastern Theater Command passed through waters near Taiwan's eastern maritime border on Friday (June 18). At approximately 2 a.m....

China says US to blame for tensions over Taiwan

Beijing blamed the United States on Thursday for tensions over Taiwan after a U.S. warship sailed close to the Chinese-claimed island, asking rhetorically whether China would sail in the Gulf of Mexic...

Philippines hits China on vessels swarming 6 islands, reefs

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government said Wednesday that more than 250 Chinese vessels it believes are manned by militia have been spotted near six Manila-claimed islands and reefs in ...

US announces potential arms sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. on Wednesday (May 20) approved the potential sale of heavyweight torpedoes to Taiwan. The U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs is...

South China Sea: US Navy angers Beijing with first FONOP of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Navy Destroyer, the USS McCampbell, conducted a freedom of Navigation operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea on Monday, Jan. 7, which quickly drew an angry response...

China reaffirms Taiwan threats following naval mission

BEIJING (AP) — China is reaffirming its threats to take action to block "independence separatist plots" by self-governing Taiwan, following the recent passage of Chinese navy ships through the Taiwan ...

China navy ships depart for joint drills with Russia

BEIJING (AP) — Four Chinese navy ships have departed for joint drills with Russia in the latest sign of growing cooperation between the two militaries. The official Xinhua News Agenc...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Filipino officials: Chinese navy stalked Philippine area

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Two Filipino security officials say China has deployed its navy and coast guard ships in a cluster of uninhabited sandbars in the disputed South China Sea amid concerns that...

Chinese ships pass through Taiwan Straits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Chinese Navy vessels passed through the Taiwan Straits Saturday on their way from maneuvers near the Japanese Pacific island of Miyakojima to the South China Sea, th...

Chinese navy ships to make first port call at Cam Ranh Bay

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Three Chinese navy ships will make their first port call this weekend at the Vietnam's strategic Cam Ranh Bay, coming as the countries are locked in a territorial dispute in the ...