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US destroyer powers through Taiwan Strait, PLA cries foul

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer patrolled the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (April 26), quickly drawing criticism from China's military. The U.S. Navy's Seventh...

Japan PM visits Cambodia, also one of China's key partners

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Cambodia for talks with the country's longtime leader, Hun Sen, on Sunday to deepen relations and promote calls for the rule o...

Russian weapons transport ship transits Japan's Tsugaru Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Russian Navy weapons transport ship was spotted prowling the waters off of Japan on Monday (March 14) as tensions rise over Tokyo's sanctions on Moscow. Japan'...

39 Chinese military aircraft intrude on Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Sunday evening (Jan. 23) reported the intrusion of 39 Chinese military aircraft into Taiwan's air defense identification zone...

As China menaces Taiwan, the island's friends aid its secretive submarine project

TAIPEI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - For more than two decades, Taiwan tried to buy a fleet of modern conventional submarines to fend off an existential threat – invasion by China. There were no takers. ...

US and Japan carry out anti-submarine drills in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American and Japanese navies conducted their first-ever joint anti-submarine warfare exercise in the South China Sea on Tuesday (Nov. 16), according to the Japan Marit...

4 US, UK, Japanese carriers patrolled north of Taiwan over weekend

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three aircraft carriers from the U.S. and U.K. and one helicopter carrier from Japan conducted joint exercises just north of Taiwan during a tense weekend that saw 93 Chin...

Chinese warship on 24-hour standby in waters east of Taiwan: Sankei Shimbun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese media on Monday (Aug. 30) reported that a Chinese warship is being deployed 24-hours a day in the waters between Yonaguni Island and northeast Taiwan. On Monda...

Taiwanese, Japanese warships track Chinese frigate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese and Japanese warships reportedly teamed up Saturday (May 1) to shadow a Chinese frigate sailing near their respective countries' waters. On Saturday, the ...

US Navy ship sails through Taiwan Strait for 2nd time under Biden administration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) stated Thursday (Feb. 25) that a U.S. Navy ship had sailed through the Taiwan Strait the previous day. The MND issued a press rel...

US carriers drill after Southeast Asian nations rebuke China

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 ...

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...

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...

Japan to expand Djibouti base despite decline in piracy

When Japan set up a facility in Djibouti in 2009 with docks for warships, an airfield and the other infrastructure that an overseas military base requires to support troops on the ground, it had the v...