Hong Kong protesters target Chinese PLA soldiers with laser pointers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In Hong Kong on Sunday (Oct. 6), protestors in Kowloon marched past the garrison for China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and used laser pointers to target t...

China parades its latest missiles in challenge to US, others

Military planners in Washington and elsewhere will be taking note of new missile technology displayed by China, particularly a hypersonic ballistic nuclear missile believed capable of breaching all ex...

China's PLA doubles troops in Hong Kong ahead of rumored 'violent attack'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has quietly expanded its presence in the restive Hong Kong Special Administrative Region over the past month, according ...

Chinese parade a glimpse into military ambitions

A parade Tuesday by China's secretive military will offer a rare look at its rapidly developing arsenal, including possibly a nuclear-armed missile that could reach the United States in 30 minutes...

Taiwan most vulnerable to disinformation attacks: Swedish survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is the most vulnerable country in the world to disinformation attacks and China is likely the main culprit, said a Swedish scholar on Friday (Sept. 27) Staffan I...

Beijing on partial lockdown ahead of Oct. 1 military parade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China approaches, some tourists staying in central Beijing are reportedly being locked into their...

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang addresses Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (Sept. 6) in Beijing after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang weighed in on the protests in Hong Kong, making him the fir...

Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam taped saying she would 'quit' if she could

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Audio has surfaced in which Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥) can be overheard saying that she would "quit" if she could. In an audio recording obtained ...

Missing Taiwanese activist possibly nabbed in Shenzhen, China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Authorities in Taiwan have asked the Chinese government for information regarding the whereabouts of a Taiwanese citizen who went missing during a trip to Hong Kong last w...

Taiwan next if China successfully crushes Hong Kong protests: Fmr US ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has warned that if China successfully crushed Hong Kong’s protests without paying any cost, then Taiwan could be the...

PLA troops spotted pouring into Hong Kong, China media says 'routine rotation'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Large numbers of armored vehicles and trucks carrying People's Liberation Army (PLA) troops were spotted at numerous locations across Hong Kong in the early morning hours t...

China to hold 3rd set of military drills near Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China is preparing to hold a new round of military exercises near Taiwan this week, the third set of war games within a month. As cross-strait tensions continue to rise afte...

Hong Kong leader says no need for Beijing intervention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam (林鄭月娥), said the government is responding to protesters’ demands but refuses to accept them, on Tuesday (Aug. 27), the S...

China's plans for naval base in Cambodia confirmed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Cambodia is going forward with plans to allow China to build naval facilities on its southern coast in 2020, according to a high-ranking officer of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Comman...

Russia invites China, India and others to intl. war games in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Russia is preparing to host a series of international war games known as the Tsentr (Center) Strategic Command and Staff Drills next month from Sept. 16-21. China’s ...