US has altered its Taiwan arms sales policy: Military analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Derek Grossman, a senior defense analyst at the Washington, D.C.-based think tank RAND Corporation, believes the U.S. has significantly changed its policy on arms sales to...

Tense India-China border raises fears of inadvertent escalation

Over the past few months, Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in aggressive posturing at multiple locations along the two nations' de facto border, known as Line of Actual Control (LAC), r...

Taiwan needs to prepare for China's maritime militia threat: experts

Taiwan needs to be better prepared for offensives by China's state-supported maritime militia, which Beijing uses to further its political, economic and military goals in the region, Taiwanese sec...

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 territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

DPP learns a hard lesson from the Taiwanese voters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During the victory speech she delivered on Jan. 16, 2016 after being elected Taiwan’s President, Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told the crowds of adoring supporters that she and her...

China's pressure on Tsai weighs on local Taiwan elections

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China's pressure campaign looms large as Taiwan holds local elections Saturday in what is seen partly as a referendum on the policies of independence-leaning President ...