Taiwan’s defense minister pledges combat preparedness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Defense Minister Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) has pledged the military will be combat ready in the face of China's military’s repeated provocations. Yen on...

Taiwan Defense Act submitted to House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A draft of the Taiwan Defense Act (TDA) was submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill, which was first drafted for the Senate by U.S. Senator...

Indian PM quits Chinese social media account, deletes photos with Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese mobile apps on Monday (June 29), the country's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also decided to quit h...

India bans 59 Chinese mobile apps after border clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India on Monday (June 29) took the unprecedented step of banning 59 Chinese apps as tensions between the two countries continue to rise after a bloody melee broke out on a...

China banking on MMA after border brawl with India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is adding more members of a controversial mixed martial arts (MMA) gym to the ranks of its border guards after a bloody melee broke out between Indian and Chinese so...

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...

US military aircraft sighted near Taiwan’s airspace for 8th day counting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon airplane was spotted flying over the Bashi Channel on Sunday (June 28), marking eight days in a row that U.S. military aircraft sightings were re...

CCP using pandemic as cover for expansionist agenda

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – As the Wuhan coronavirus sweeps the world there has been plenty of discussion among China observers about how the regime has sought to use the pandemic to its advantage...

Huawei among 20 companies controlled by China’s military: Pentagon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government has named 20 companies, including telecom giant Huawei and surveillance camera company Hikvision, as being controlled or even owned by the Chinese mili...

Photo of the Day: New Taiwan-India Milk Tea Alliance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A meme showing a new online alliance between Taiwan and India is trending on Twitter as both countries have had to deal with aggressive military actions by China. In ea...

India halts 3 business deals with China after border clash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has put the brakes on over US$600 million worth of business deals with Chinese firms after the bloody clash between Chinese and Indian troops that took place last we...

Taiwan mulls deploying airships to outlying islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering plans to deploy military dirigibles to offshore islands against the backdrop of the Chinese People's Liberation Army's (PLA) intensifying air...

Photo of the Day: Tsai gives thumbs up to Taiwan Marines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) posted a photo of herself greeting a contingent of Taiwan Marines fresh from intense training as they prepare to drill on the Don...

Taiwan president urges vigilance amid recurring PLA aircraft sightings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has asked the military to maintain vigilance in view of recurring aircraft operations by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in t...

China ordered assault on Indian troops: US report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior Chinese general ordered last week's bloody attack on Indian troops, according to a U.S. intelligence source. On Monday U.S. News & World Report cited a...