Satellite photo shows Chinese-made carrier that lurked in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After prowling in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (Nov. 17), a satellite image has been released of China's first domestically built aircraft carrier docked at a base on H...

Swan Lake Meets Red Lady Army: Chinese artist's satirical art in Taipei reflects Hong Kong protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Hong Kong protests escalate, a Chinese artist has used his paintbrush to portray the disproportionate violence seen in confrontations between protesting students an...

Taipei scrambles jets as China sails carrier through Taiwan Strait

China sailed a carrier group through the politically delicate Taiwan Strait on Sunday, led by the communist country's first domestically built aircraft carrier. In a statement released Sunday, ...

Xi Jinping’s PLA purge inspired by assassination attempts: Guo Wengui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese President Xi Jinping’s (習近平) purge of more than a hundred senior military officers might have been inspired by assassination attempts against him during visi...

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...