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E. Taiwan county councilor opposes Japanese name change for Diaoyutai Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yilan County Councilor Tsai Wen-i (蔡文益) said on Saturday (June 14) that if Japan insists on changing the name of the Diaoyutai Islands (釣魚臺島), immediate action will be tak...

E. Taiwan county council passes name change for Diaoyutai Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Yilan County Council on Thursday (June 11) approved a motion to change the official name of the disputed Diaoyutai Islands to “Toucheng Diaoyutai”(頭城釣魚台) i...

President Tsai reiterates Taiwan's claim over Diaoyutai Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Wednesday (June 10) that the disputed Diaoyutai Islands have always been part of Taiwan's territory and that the government would ...

Officials in E. Taiwan push to change name of Diaoyutai Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Local officials in Yilan are calling for the government to change the name of Taiwan's Diaoyutai Islands to the Toucheng Diaoyutai Islands (頭城釣魚台) on Monday (June 8) t...

Taiwan legislative speaker calls for joint development of Diaoyutai Islands with Japan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) on Tuesday (June 9) called for Taiwan and Japan to put the Diaoyutai Islands dispute aside and to jointly develop the uninhabited arch...

Taiwan emphasizes claims over Diaoyutai despite Japan's planned name change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Plans by the Japanese city of Ishigaki to change the official name of the uninhabited Diaoyutai Islands to “Tonoshiro Senkaku” (登野城尖閣) will not affect Taiwan&r...

Taiwan says '9-dash line' in ‘Abominable’ disrespects its sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Culture on Tuesday (Oct. 22) said that the film 'Abominable' disrespects Taiwan's sovereignty, while a Tainan City councilor described...

Japan to set up police unit to guard disputed Diaoyutai Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese government is setting up a new police patrol unit to operate near the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, which are claimed by Japan, Taiwan, and China, the Asahi Shi...

Japan to deploy Type 12 anti-ship missiles to remote southwestern islands by 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan will deploy Type 12 anti-ship missiles on Miyako Island and Ishigaki Island by 2023 to combat China’s encroachment upon its territorial waters, according to da...

US, Japan double down on cyberwarfare threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bilateral security treaty outlining Washington’s obligation to defend Japan could apply to cyberattacks, officials from the United States and Japan confirmed on Fr...

Taiwan MOFA looking to aftermath of U.S.-Japan security meeting

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday it will keep a close eye on the regional situation after the United States and Japan agreed at a security meeting Friday t...

Taiwan, Japan reach consensus in fishery talks

Taiwan and Japan have finally reached consensus to continue to follow existing fishery rules in overlapping waters in the East China Sea in the latest round of talks held in Tokyo, the Ministry of For...

Taiwan and Japan fail to reach fisheries agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan and Japan failed to reach a consensus about fishing in maritime zones, but another round of talks has been scheduled for next month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA...

Japan and Taiwan meet for annual bilateral fishery talks in Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Japan are holding intergovernmental talks on fishery agreements and maritime cooperation in Tokyo this week, starting Tuesday, March 5. The eighth annual fis...

China will declare no-fly zone around Taiwan before invasion: Japanese general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Japanese general claims that as part of its plan to invade Taiwan in 2025, it will first set up a no-fly zone, followed by a battle with its naval and air forces and ...