US identifies warship that sailed through Taiwan Strait Saturday

Taipei, Feb. 16 (CNA) The U.S. warship that sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday has been identified as the USS Chancellorsville, according to a Facebook post by the U.S. Seventh Fleet late Sa...

US warship plows through Taiwan Strait 5 days after election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Less than a week after President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won a landslide victory in the Taiwanese presidential elections on Saturday (Jan. 11), a U.S. warship sailed through th...

British Royal Navy ship sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — British Royal Navy survey vessel the HMS Enterprise sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday (Dec. 7), according to the Ministry of National Defense. The ship, code...

EU foreign and security policy highlights support for Taiwan

The European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved a resolution on its annual foreign and security policy, part of which highlighted the European Union's (EU) support fo...

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 ...

US sends first warship through Taiwan Strait since September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. cruiser sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (Nov. 12), according to Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND). Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發) on ...

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 ...

US, China spar at Southeast Asian regional summit

NONTHABURI, Thailand (AP) — The rivalry between the United States and China over influence in the Asia-Pacific region was on show Monday as the two superpowers traded barbs over freedom of navig...

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 ...

Arctic, 5G technology top Trump talks with Finland’s leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has met with Finland’s president and expressed his concern about Russia and China’s rising interest in the Arctic. Trump and Finland’s Sauli ...

US promotes free and open Indo-Pacific at naval exercise

SATTAHIP, Thailand (AP) — A senior U.S. naval officer underlined Washington's commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific as the United States on Monday launched its first joint naval exercis...

US to join 10 Southeast Asian countries in first ever joint naval exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Naval exercises between the U.S. and 10 Southeast Asian nations will take place for the first time from September 2 to 6 in the Gulf of Thailand. At least eight warships and...

Australia, Vietnam concerned about China actions in sea row

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Australia and Vietnam on Friday expressed serious concern over tensions in the disputed South China Sea, where Hanoi says China’s gas survey ship has infringed on its...

US Navy ship passes through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the latest move emphasizing freedom of navigation, the United States Navy sent an amphibious transport dock through the Taiwan Strait Friday (August 23). The ship sa...

Former India ambassador supports trade agreement with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India’s former ambassador to China said on Tuesday (Aug. 20) he strongly recommends that Taiwan and India consider a bilateral free trade pact based on their shared ...