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Taiwan manufacturer to more than double annual missile production

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New production facilities will allow one of Taiwan’s top weapons makers, the National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST), to double its annual m...

Taiwan spots 24 military aircraft, 6 naval ships from China around the country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense said it had spotted 24 aircraft and six ships from China’s military around the country by 5 p.m. Friday (Aug. 12). Of the 24 Peop...

Taiwan, US sign US$84 million Patriot missile maintenance deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has signed a contract with the United States valued at NT$2.52 billion (US$84.15 million) to maintain the readiness of its Patriot PAC-3 missiles, reports said Frid...

Taiwan's perspective on Chinese ADIZ intrusions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must make strong military preparations as China ramps up its gray-zone tactics against the nation, experts say. After 2020, Taiwan’s southwestern air defen...

Taiwan tracks 21 military aircraft, 6 naval ships from China around the country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense tracked 21 aircraft and six ships from China’s military around the country by 5 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 11). A total of 11 of the Chi...

Taiwan to remain vigilant as China announces end to military drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense tracked 36 aircraft and 10 ships from China’s military around the country as China's military announced an end to its maneuvers ...

Taiwan tracks 45 military aircraft, 10 naval ships from China around country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense tracked 45 Chinese military aircraft and 10 vessels around the country by 5 p.m. Tuesday (Aug. 9). Since Beijing announced days of live...

SCMP compares Pelosi's Taiwan trip to Pearl Harbor attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An opinion piece published in the SCMP on Tuesday (Aug. 9) compared the visit of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The SCMP, which...

How are Taiwanese dealing with China's military threat?

As China's large-scale military exercises encircling Taiwan enter the sixth day, the world is anxiously assessing how the latest aggression from Beijing might change the security environment in th...

Taiwan tracks 39 Chinese military aircraft, 13 warships around nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked 39 Chinese military aircraft and 13 warships around the country as of 5 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 8). Of the 39 Peo...

China launches 272 attempts at spreading disinformation in Taiwan in a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Aug. 8) announced that China has launched 272 attempts at spreading disinformation in Taiwan during the past week. Dur...

Taiwan's new digital minister talks about digital resilience amid China's cyber threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The escalation of malicious cyber activities and attacks has been reported by government agencies and utility companies in Taiwan since last week after a visit by U.S. Hou...

China announces continued military exercises around Taiwan on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's military on Monday (Aug. 8) announced that it will extend military exercises by sea and air around Taiwan, prompting Taiwan's defense ministry to vow that ...

Taiwan tracks 66 Chinese warplanes, 14 warships around country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked 66 Chinese warplanes and 14 warships around Taiwan as of 5 p.m. on Sunday (Aug. 7). Of the 66 People’s Liberation A...

China keeps up pressure on Taiwan with 4th day of drills

BEIJING (AP) — China said Sunday it carried out its fourth consecutive day of military drills in the air and sea around Taiwan in the wake of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the self-ruled ...