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Taiwan Strait conflict would have no victors: Military experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan Strait conflict would be devastating for all belligerents, participants of a think tank war game concluded last week. The day-long simulation, hosted by the Wa...

Taiwan says strait median line is a 'fact'

The median line in the Taiwan Strait is a tacit understanding that has existed since the 1950s and its existence is a "fact", Taiwan's Defence Ministry said on Monday, after Chinese ship...

China says military drills around Taiwan will continue

The Chinese military carried out further military drills around Taiwan on Monday, Beijing said, despite calls to end its largest-ever exercises enclosing the self-governed island. Live-fire drills st...

Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang accuses China of psychological warfare

Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang on Sunday accused Beijing of "arrogantly" using military action to disrupt peace and mounting a campaign of psychological warfare against the self-ruled i...

Taiwan says Chinese planes, ships carry out attack simulation exercise

Chinese aircraft and warships rehearsed an attack on Taiwan on Saturday, island officials said, in retaliation for a visit there by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that also saw Beijing halt talks on ...

CNN report warns of Chinese vessels more dangerous than latest aircraft carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are other vessels at the Chinese military’s disposal that are more concerning than its newest aircraft carrier, the Fujian, a recently published CNN report cla...

Chinese Navy ships pass between northeast Taiwan and Japanese island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) ships passed off the coast of northeast Taiwan between Yilan County and the Japanese island of Yonaguni, Japan&rsquo...

China rejects Canadian, Australian charges in air encounters

BEIJING (AP) — China defended its military pilots on Monday, saying they acted properly and were protecting its sovereignty, following recent complaints by Canada and Australia that Chinese planes eng...

Sea feud with China flares as Marcos prepares for presidency

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government announced Tuesday a new diplomatic protest against China over disputes in the South China Sea, a long-thorny issue that has flared anew as the next...

Party first: How the CCP weighs down the Chinese navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state television aired footage of day-and-night exercises by China's navy along its coast in an apparent show of strength after recent drills by the U.S. and J...

Philippine coast guard: Chinese maneuvers endangered ships

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Chinese coast guard ships maneuvered dangerously close to Philippine coast guard ships at least four times near a disputed shoal over the past year, in moves that increased ...

Chinese Y-8 incursion into Taiwan’s ADIZ occurred during missile tests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The incursion of a Chinese Y-8 ELINT spotter plane into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) amounted to provocation as it occurred during live-fire drill...

Australia urges 'full investigation' into China naval laser incident, Beijing defends actions

SYDNEY, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Australia's prime minister said on Monday a Chinese naval vessel that pointed a laser at an Australian military aircraft was so close to Australia's coast that it co...

Australian PM slams China for shining laser at aircraft

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday slammed China's use of a laser against on of his country's surveillance aircraft. The Australian Defense Force (ADF) confirmed the incident ...

Japanese media: Chinese ships simulated landing east of Taiwan in mid-November

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese naval vessels simulated a landing attack against Taiwan in mid-November in an area just 111 kilometers east of the country, Japan’s Sankei Shimbun report...