Trump administration preparing for Taiwan arms sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is expected to approve a large weapons package to Taiwan, according to congressional and administration sources. A congressional aide told CNN the Trump admini...

Exclusive: U.S. pushes arms sales surge to 'Fortress Taiwan,' needling China

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as...

Taiwan inaugurates F-16 maintenance center

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s F-16 maintenance center was inaugurated in Taichung Friday morning (Aug. 28). The ceremony was held at the Taichung Aerospace Industrial Development Corp...

Taiwan president to inaugurate first F-16 repair center in Asia Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will inaugurate the Asia Pacific's first F-16 maintenance and repair center in Taichung on Aug. 28. The facility is the result of an ag...

Taiwan likely buyer of 66 advanced F-16 jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Pentagon's Friday (Aug. 14) announcement of 90 advanced F-16 fighter jet sales from U.S. aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin, there are media reports t...

GOP tucks $8 billion for military weaponry in virus bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new $1 trillion COVID-19 response package by Senate Republicans is supposed to give the government more weapons to battle the surging coronavirus pandemic. But GOP lawmakers have m...

No end in sight to the US-China confrontation

After the US ordered China to close its consulate in Houston, Beijing retaliated by ordering Washington to close its consulate in Chengdu, in Sichuan province. In a speech on Thursday, US Secretary o...

Taiwan's Air Force breached protocol in buying missile recertification package: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — News broke on Monday (July 20) that the Taiwanese Air Force did not follow proper protocol when initiating the Patriot III missile recertification deal with the U.S. Th...

Opinion: China is looking to challenge the US

Tensions have been high between the US and China for years, but US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's recent comments on territorial disputes in the South China Sea have taken the acrimony to a whol...

Taiwan calls Chinese sanctions on US contractor over arms sale 'barbaric threat'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 14) condemned China's planned sanctions on Lockheed Martin for its participation in a recent U.S. arms...

Taiwan's Air Force conducts drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the early hours of the second day of the 36th Han Kuang exercise, various types of aircraft took off from bases along Taiwan's west coast and flew to Hualien’...

US approves Taiwan Patriot III missile recertification request

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department has approved a request from Taiwan to recertify its Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles for an estimated cost of US$620 million. According ...

AMD’S Su, Discovery’s Zaslav among highest paid CEOs

Here are the highest paid male and female CEOs in the S&P 500 index for 2019, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP’s compensation stu...

AMD's Lisa Su is first woman to top AP's CEO pay analysis

Lisa Su of Advanced Micro Devices is the first woman ever to top The Associated Press’ annual survey of CEO compensation: Her 2019 pay package was valued at $58.5 million following a strong performanc...

Remains found, 5 presumed dead from chopper crash off Greece

TORONTO (AP) — Additional remains have been found and five missing Canadian military members from a helicopter crash off Greece are now presumed dead, the Canadian military said Friday. ...