Taiwan Air Force to transfer P-3C bombers from Pingtung to Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In light of the increasing tensions created by China’s political campaign of political suppression, Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) is taking added...

China’s military actions impact regional security and stability: Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s frequent military actions in East Asia have influenced regional security and stability on a certain level, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said at a promotion c...

New anti-submarine aircraft added to Taiwan's military forces

PINGTUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced the replacement of the country’s S-2 Tracker (S-2T) anti-submarine aircraft with the Lockheed P-3C (P-3C) aircra...

Chinese Navy frigates pass close to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Chinese Navy vessels passed close by Taiwan on their way back to China Tuesday, according to reports quoting Japanese defense circles. The reports came on the day...

Taiwan to commission 12 anti-submarine aircraft next month

Taipei, Nov. 12 -- Taiwan will hold a ceremony in December to commission 12 military aircraft acquired from the United States to boost its anti-submarine warfare capabilities, the Air Force said Sunda...

Taiwan held military drills during passage of Chinese aircraft carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Navy and Air Force held joint military drills near Penghu (澎湖) as the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning (遼寧號) was passing nearby, reports said Tuesday. L...

Editorial: Taiwan needs to strike while the iron is hot

China’s military reform and modernization have received maximum coverage, partly due to President Xi Jinping’s aggressive stance in the South China Sea and toward Japan. The advances by...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BANGKOK (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

US, Chinese aircraft in 'unsafe' encounter over S. China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese early warning aircraft and U.S. Navy patrol plane had an "unsafe" encounter over the South China Sea this week, the U.S. Pacific Command said Friday, in the fi...

Trump reaffirms 'one China' policy in call with China's Xi

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump has reaffirmed America's long-standing "one China" policy in a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially alleviating concerns about a major shift ...

US, Chinese aircraft in 'unsafe' encounter over S. China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Pacific Command says a Chinese jet and a U.S. Navy patrol plane had an "unsafe" encounter over the South China Sea this week, raising concerns. Pacific Comma...

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets as China carrier enters air defense zone

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- China's sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, and its escort ships crossed into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday, prompting Taiwa...

Taiwan’s defense ministry responds to threat from China's aircraft carrier

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- While President Tsai Ing-wen is out of the country on a state visit to Central America, Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense and Presidential Office are reassuring the pub...

American scholars urge U.S. to sell submarines to Taiwan

Two American scholars on Asian military affairs called on the U.S. government on Monday to sell submarines to Taiwan to help deter a possible invasion by China's People's Liberation Army. ...

Taiwan concludes Han Kuang exercises that simulated China attack

Taipei, Sept. 11 (CNA) Taiwan successfully concluded its most important war games, the annual Han Kuang series of military exercises, which this year simulated an attack by China, the Ministry of N...