New Emperor of Japan pledges to promote peace, and 'act in accordance with Constitution'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On May 1 in the Pine room of the Imperial Palace of Tokyo, the new Emperor of Japan, Naruhito (德仁), accepted the imperial regalia and gave his first address as Emperor to ...

Search ongoing for pilot of crashed Japanese F-35

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Tuesday evening, a F-35A stealth fighter jet piloted by a Japanese aviator disappeared from radar while flying over the Pacific near norther Japan during training. It was la...

Chinese bombers pass through Miyako Strait north of Taiwan, again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the third day in a row, Chinese military aircraft have left Chinese air space, provoking neighbors in the region. On the afternoon of April 1, three Chinese aircraf...

Chinese aircraft transit Miyako Strait between Taiwan and Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese Self Defense Forces (JSDF) reported that seven Chinese military aircraft crossed through the Strait of Miyako on Saturday, March 30. The JSDF reportedly sc...

Taiwan to benefit from Japan’s move to boost island defense capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Japan is poised to boost its defense capabilities with the inauguration of multiple military bases on the Nansei Islands, a chain of Japanese islands that stretches southw...