US Senate introduces resolution supporting Taiwan's efforts to deter China's aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Senate has introduced a new resolution, sponsored by Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri, which if passed would signal clear support from the U.S. Senate f...

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Sunday that so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed over the...

Defense chief calls out China on tech theft, South China Sea

SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Saturday denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South C...

Photo of the Day: Cockpit view inside Taiwan-made warplane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A missile can be seen being launched in this photograph taken inside of a Taiwanese-built Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) on Wednesday (May 29). In the photo, a pilot takin...

Taiwan's army repulses simulated Chinese beach assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Troops from Taiwan's Army, Navy, and Air Force took part in a mock counterattack on a simulated landing on a beach in southern Taiwan by China's PLA forces on Thursday ...

Taiwan Army crash leaves 15 injured

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 15 soldiers were taken to hospital in Hsinchu County Tuesday (May 28) after their truck crashed into an empty sentry post during military maneuvers. The dril...

Time to bury AIT Washington: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s government announced on May 25 it was changing the name of the Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA), the organization it originally establishe...

Video shows Taiwan fighter jets land on freeway to counter simulated 'Chinese attack'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's three major fighter jet models successfully made emergency takeoffs and landings on a section of freeway in western Taiwan on Tuesday morning (May 28), as part of ...

Planes to land, takeoff on freeway Tuesday in Taiwan's military drill

Fighter jets and other combat aircraft will use Taiwan's main highway as an emergency airstrip Tuesday (May 18), during this year's Han Kuang series of military exercises. The aircraft will...

US, Japan, Australia, and S. Korea join inaugural 'Pacific Vanguard' naval exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States continues to shore up military alliances in the Indo-Pacific to counter China’s rapid military expansion in the region. On May 23, the navies of Ja...

Taiwan's Han Kuang drills to feature F-16Vs, Perry-class frigates

A wide range of military equipment, weapons and vehicles, including F-16V fighter jets from the United States, Taiwan's indigenous Clouded Leopard armored vehicles and two U.S.-made Perry-class gu...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

Taiwan Ministry of National Defense releases video ahead of Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ahead of the annual Han Kuang military exercises (漢光演習) planned for later this month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a promotional video for Taiwan’s arm...

Taiwan Air Force to conduct landings and takeoffs on highway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Air Force will be conducting an emergency landing/takeoff exercise on a highway strip in Huatan Township (花壇戰備道) in Changhua County on May 28, closing the h...

55 members of Czech parliament sign letter backing Taiwan's presence at WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On Friday (May 10), 55 members of the Czech Republic's parliament signed a letter asking the World Health Organization (WHO) to allow Taiwan to participate as an observer a...