China's disregard for status quo threatens regional stability: Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Speaking at the 2018 “Formosa Forum: A Dialogue on Maritime Security” on May 31, President Tsai Ing-wen spoke on her current views of the status quo and cross-...

Chinese Shaanxi Y-8 aircraft traces center of the Taiwan Strait, M503 flight path

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese military aircraft continue their drills around the Taiwan Strait, with a Shaanxi Y-8 military transport plane spotted on the morning of Monday, May 14 traveling ve...

Taiwan Air Force moves IDF jets into Penghu in middle of Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Air Force has moved Indigenous Defense Fighters (經國號) C/D jets into a base in Penghu County, in the middle of the Taiwan Strait, as part of a project to monitor milita...

Why international airlines are flocking back to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite pressure to not recognize Taiwan as a country on their websites by China, several international air carriers are restoring their services to Taiwan because of the poten...

Reshuffle a response to Taiwan sovereignty supporters: analysts

Taipei, Feb. 23 (CNA) Friday's government reshuffle reflects President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) desire to enhance Taiwan's national security and clear doubts among supporters about her adminis...

President Tsai calls on Taiwanese businesses in China to invest in the island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a Lunar New Year’s event for Taiwanese business people who invested in China, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called on them to invest in Taiwan. Over the past ye...

Indian media: India and ASEAN should coordinate with Taiwan to balance China's rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Feb. 3, the Times of India published an article on its op-ed site entitled “Taiwan Card: Coordinating with Taipei is imperative for creating a multipolar Indo-Pac...

Air China announces extra flights from Chongqing to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese airline, Air China, announced on Sunday that additional flights will operate between Chongqing to Taipei before the Lunar New Year holiday.  ...

U.S. to sell Stinger missiles to Taiwan following M503 dispute

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States is preparing to sell 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles to Taiwan following its dispute with China about the M503 flight route, reports said Friday. ...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen praises robust Taiwan-US relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- President Tsai Ing-wen said Jan. 30 that Taiwan-U.S. relations are going from strength to strength based on a mutual commitment to promoting peace and stability in the Indo-Pa...

China lashes out at Taiwan over cancellation of flights

BEIJING (AP) — China has criticized rival Taiwan over the cancellation of flights during the Lunar New Year holiday in response to a dispute over a new air route. A spokesman for the...

Taiwanese military will provide transport home via Kinmen for travelers after mass flight cancellations 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)  — Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said it could arrange military aircraft in Kinmen for Taiwanese people who wished to return to Ta...

Taiwan military simulates repelling Chinese attack on Hualien port

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Hua-tung Defense Command yesterday (Jan. 30) simulated an attack on the Port of Hualien by People's Liberation Army (PLA) forces of China, repor...

Did China really win its airlines battle with Taiwan? No!

Last week, I wrote about the ongoing "air-wars" between Taiwan and China which have culminated in the tit-for-tat spat between the two countries. But one commentator has argued the outc...

Taiwan wants to continue talks with China about extra Lunar New Year flights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China blamed Taiwan for the cancellation of plans for extra Lunar New Year flights, but the island’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said Tuesda...