Taiwan reports 19 Chinese warplanes near airspace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second day running, the Ministry of National Defense reported multiple Chinese warplanes crossing the midline of the Taiwan Strait and entering its southwestern Ai...

Chinese fighter jets cross Taiwan Strait median line amid US official visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese fighter jets crossed over the median line of the Taiwan Strait and into the country's airspace on Monday morning (Aug. 10), one day after U.S. Health and Human...

Two Chinese fighter jets enter Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second day in a row, Chinese warplanes intruded into the southwestern part of Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), the Air Force said Thursday (J...

U.S. surveillance plane flies near Taiwan soon after Chinese jets leave

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A United States Air Force (USAF) reconnaissance aircraft appeared in the skies off south Taiwan shortly after a group of Chinese warplanes flew across the same area Friday...

Taiwan conducts military exercise in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense carried out a military exercise off the east coast of Taiwan on Tuesday morning (March 24), just a few days after Chinese and American for...

Chinese warplanes conduct first-ever night flights near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese fighter jets and early warning aircraft were, for the first time ever, seen flying a night mission near Taiwan’s airspace on Monday (March 16), according to ...

Chinese warplane's radar locked onto Taiwanese fighter jet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China steps up its 'provocative" air patrols around Taiwan over the past few weeks, a report has surfaced that on at least once occasion, a Chinese warplane lo...

China to buy 1.4 million body armor units for war with Taiwan, US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus spreads across the globe, Communist China on Saturday (Feb. 23) announced that it is purchasing 1.4 million body armor units for war with Taiwan a...

China sends military aircraft to circle half of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China deployed its military aircraft on Sunday morning (Feb. 9) to the West Pacific by circling half of Taiwan, said the island nation’s Ministry of National Defense...

'Numerous' Chinese warplanes transit Bashi Channel south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shortly after noon on Monday, April 15, a squadron of numerous Chinese warplanes transited the Bashi Channel south of Taiwan, as confirmed by the Ministry of Defense (MND)...

US warns China against use of 'force or coercion' against Taiwan after incursion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to reports that Chinese fighter jets crossed the Taiwan Strait median line on Sunday (March 31), the U.S. on Tuesday (April 2) warned China against the use of "...

Taiwan President visits Air Force base following incursion by China jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) visited an Air Force base in Chiayi Thursday to underline her concern about a recent incursion by Chinese jets. Last Sunday, two J-11 fighter jet...

Rubio says Chinese incursions will not 'scare US' into dropping commitments to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that Chinese fighter jets crossed over the Taiwan Strait median line on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio today on Twitter said that such incursions would not &...

US House members join Senate to propose act to reconfirm commitment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four Republican and Democratic U.S. House members on Monday (April 1) proposed a bill that would bolster Washington's ties with Taiwan, less than a week after the Senate pr...

China to put Taiwan's airspace in 'patrol range': Global Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The same day Chinese warplanes crossed over the median line on the Taiwan Strait, the Chinese state-run mouthpieces the Global Times published an editorial stating that if the ...