Satellite photo shows Chinese-made carrier that lurked in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After prowling in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (Nov. 17), a satellite image has been released of China's first domestically built aircraft carrier docked at a base on H...

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

China aircraft carrier pilots complete first night missions

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese navy pilots aboard the country's sole operating aircraft carrier have completed their first nighttime takeoffs and landings, state media reported Friday. The missio...

China's first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

BEIJING (AP) — China's first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has begun sea trials in a sign of the growing sophistication of the country's domestic arms industry. State media sa...

China's 'rusty' aircraft carrier lurches through Taiwan's ADZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China's first aircraft carrier the Liaoning entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) at 2:40 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the Ministry of Nationa...

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

China's aircraft carrier visits Hong Kong for first time

BEIJING (AP) — China's sole operating aircraft carrier is paying its first port call on Hong Kong to commemorate the region's handover from British to Chinese rule 20 years ago. The ...

Chinese DF-16 ballistic missiles pointed at Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Defense Minister Feng Shih-kuan (馮世寬) confirmed on Monday that China has Dongfeng 16 (DF-16) medium-range ballistic missiles aimed at Taiwan. At 1,600 kilometers, the new v...

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets as China carrier enters air defense zone

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- China's sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, and its escort ships crossed into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday, prompting Taiwa...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BANGKOK (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

US, Chinese carriers may prowl same waters in January

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The Nimitz-class supercarrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) Strike Group is steaming toward the South China Sea where China's aircraft carrier the CV-16 Liaoning is currently pe...

China confirms its carrier held drills in South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — China has confirmed that its aircraft carrier has for the first time conducted drills in the South China Sea with a formation of other warships and fighter jets, a move that could raise...