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Kremlin dismisses US warning about Russian nuclear capability in space

The Kremlin dismissed on Thursday a warning by the United States about Moscow's new nuclear capabilities in space, calling it a "malicious fabrication" and a trick by the White House aim...

Battle-scarred Taiwanese islands star in Oscar nominated film

TAIPEI, Feb 12 (Reuters) - A film about frontline Taiwanese islands repeatedly fought over with China during the height of the Cold War is vying to win an Oscar this year, with its director hoping the...

China reportedly has 4 warships deployed around Taiwan at all times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is deploying four warships at four locations around Taiwan "around the clock" as it seeks to prevent the U.S. from having the capability of dispatching for...

China likely to show 'force against Taiwan in near term': US commander

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military commander in the Pacific on Friday (Jan. 26) said that China is likely to make a show of force against Taiwan following its recent elections. U.S. Ind...

Leading US Congress members plan visits to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the election of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) as Taiwan’s next president, leading members of the United States House of R...

US State Secretary Blinken, Speaker Johnson commend Lai on Taiwan presidential win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and House Speaker Mike Johnson conveyed congratulatory messages to Taiwan president-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德). Blinken, in both a ...

Taiwan's new envoy to US meets with House Speaker Mike Johnson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the U.S. met with House Speaker Mike Johnson in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday (Jan. 9), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said. ...

Study looks at links between Chinese drills and Taiwan suicides, searches for emigration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new study looked at the association between suicides and internet searches in Taiwan for depression, suicide, and emigration after large Chinese military activities arou...

Taiwan, S.China Sea loom as dangers despite revived US-China military dialogue

BEIJING/HONG KONG, Dec 22 (Reuters) - A resumption of military dialogue between China and the United States could help mitigate some tensions, but fundamental differences over Taiwan and the South Chi...

Ukraine updates: Zelenskyy to visit Biden amid US aid impasse

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is due to visit US President Joe Biden at the White House on Tuesday, with both leaders hoping to find a way to release new US military aid to Kyiv amid a deadl...

US nearly out of money to help Ukraine, White House says

The United States is running out of time and money to help Ukraine fight back against the Russian invasion unless Congress can approve a new spending package, the White House said on Monday. The Bide...

Canadian authors emergency guide to China attack for expats in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Canadian author has created a digital civil defense handbook for foreign residents in Taiwan that includes advice on contingency plans in the event of a Chinese invasion...

Ukraine updates: Russia confirms death of general

Russian authorities confirmed that Major General Vladimir Zavadsky has died, following Ukrainian reports last week. Zavadsky, deputy commander of the 14th Army Corps of the Northern Fleet, died "...

US lawmakers call for US$2 billion more in arms for Taiwan after Xi threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Republican members of the House China Select Committee on Sunday (Nov. 19) sent a letter to the leaders of the Senate and House to provide Taiwan with US$2 billion (NT$62....

Biden, China's Xi will discuss communication, competition at APEC summit

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping will discuss strengthening communication and managing competition when they meet on t...