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Military expert cautions Taiwan to address China's regional military maneuvers carefully

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a Japanese military report pointing out that China is dispatching multiple ships off Taiwan’s east coast, Taiwanese military expert Lu Li-shi (呂禮詩) has sai...

Japan to deploy missiles 300 km off coast of Taiwan in 2022 to deter China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan's defense ministry is reportedly planning to deploy missile units on an island 300 kilometers off the coast of Taiwan in an effort to counter China's growing...

US, Japan running secret war games to prep for China-Taiwan conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and Japan are reportedly conducting secret war games in preparation for a potential military confrontation with China over Taiwan. The Financial Times on Thurs...

USN Arleigh Burke-class destroyer tails Liaoning strike group near eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning was found to have been shadowed by a U.S. Navy destroyer transiting through the Philippine Sea east of Taiwan since Sunday (April 25)...

Chinese aircraft carrier holds drills near Taiwan as US carrier steams into South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese carrier group drilled in waters off Taiwan as a U.S. carrier group entered the South China Sea amid rising tensions over China's refusal to call back dozens ...

China says carrier group exercising near Taiwan, drills will become regular

A Chinese carrier group is exercising near Taiwan and such drills will become regular, China’s navy said late on Monday (April 5) in a further escalation of tensions near the island that Beijing...

US, Japan launch 'Keen Sword' exercise amid fears of Chinese attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military, Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF), and the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) on Monday (Oct. 26) began holding the "Keen Sword" military exercises amid...

US, Japan to hold 'Keen Sword' exercise amid fears of China attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military announced that it will stage exercise "Keen Sword" with Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) in Japan amid fears China could exploit distractions c...

US B-1B bombers, Chinese spy plane spotted to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Air Force (USAF) bombers and one Chinese spyplane were spotted to the east of Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 25). At 12:16 p.m. the plane tracker Aircraft Spots tweet...

PLA bombers fly over Miyako Strait, approach Taiwan from east

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese bombers flew over the Miyako Strait Sunday (June 28) and approached Taiwan from the east, before turning around and flying back along the same route. Accord...

Waters around Taiwan will become increasingly militarized: Defense analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The waters around Taiwan — including the Miyako Strait, the Bashi Channel, the East China Sea, the South China Sea, and the Philippine Sea — run the risk of se...

US destroyer transits Taiwan Strait for 2nd time in month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday (April 23) for the second time this month. The ship transited the strait on a southward course Thursday, acc...

Taiwan President apologizes for coronavirus cluster on Goodwill Fleet ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has issued an apology for the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) on a Goodwill Fleet ship, which docked at Zuoying (左營) harbor in Southern Taiwa...

US Navy planes fly near Taiwan 12 times in 3 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy RC-135W reconnaissance aircraft was spotted flying near Taiwan's southern airspace on Wednesday (April 15) following a series of recent drills conducted by...

U.S. military aircraft fly south of Taiwan after PLA training mission

Two United States military aircraft were reported close to Taiwan's southern airspace on Monday, one day after the Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed a Chinese aircraft carrier battle gr...