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‘China threatens Taiwan every day’ says legislator on Australian news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Wang Ting-yu (王定宇) appeared on Australia Broadcasting Corporation’s China Tonight show with Stan Grant on Wednesday (Au...

Taiwan delegation arrives in Washington to meet with US officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) has arrived in Washington, D.C. where he will meet with U.S. government officials, politicians, and others to exchange view...

Legislator invites Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan during pro-Tibet convention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Independent Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) on Wednesday (June 22) revealed that he had invited U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to visit Taiwan. Lim and ...

Taiwan parliamentary delegation to discuss defense policy during US trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation from the Legislative Yuan’s Foreign and National Defense Committee will depart for the U.S. on Sunday (June 26) to exchange views with relevant American...

'No comment' on Japan’s alleged plan to station defense staff in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and Ministry of National Defense (MND) said they had “no comment” on reports about Japan’s plan to station a Minis...

Taiwan moves IDF, Mirage jets to Taiwan Strait islands, east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Air Force has moved Indigenous Defense Fighters (IDF) and Mirage 2000 jets to Penghu in the Taiwan Strait and to Taitung on the east coast in response to incursions by...

Taiwan legislators ask AIT to support IPEF bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit to the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Thursday (May 19), a multi-party delegation of lawmakers asked the United States to support Taiwan’s bid ...

Early results of Ukraine war will emerge in several weeks: Taiwan's national security head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Security Bureau Director General Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) has said the war in Ukraine cannot last long and expects early results from the conflict to emerge within se...

Taiwan confirms Chinese military plane crashed into South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Security Bureau (NSB) has confirmed that a Chinese military aircraft crashed in the South China Sea earlier this month. NSB Director-General Chen ...

Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s ADIZ 680 times in 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has so far registered 680 incursions into its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) this year, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday (Oct. 27). Defens...

Letter to Editor: Taiwan's hateful recall campaigns should be deterred

Following the successful recall of Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟), the country's fragile democracy is at a serious crossroads, with Chen's recall serving as a di...

Vietnam may soon recognize Taiwan's Medigen vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam is considering the recognition of Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC), which would allow passengers ino...

Taiwanese legislators visit domestic missile maker

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislators on Wednesday (Sept. 29) paid a confidential visit to the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) in New Taipei City to inspect the pro...

Taiwan rolls out Chinese electronic warfare countermeasures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) said on Monday (May 4) that Taiwan will dispatch military aircraft and ships to counter Chinese military activity near its borders. ...

Taiwan tightens maritime border controls after Chinese man's illegal crossing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) on Monday (May 3) said there were shortcomings in the handling of a recent illegal border crossing by a Chinese national. During a...