China has the world's largest navy — what now for the US?

When the US destroyer John S. McCain sailed near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea two weeks ago, it was quickly met and tracked by ships and planes from China's People's Liberation A...

Three Chinese military planes enter Taiwan's ADIZ

Three Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan's southwest air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday, the 21st day such incursions have occurred since mid-September, according to the Minis...

China deploys DF-17 hypersonic missiles across from Taiwan to prepare for invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has reportedly deployed new hypersonic missiles across from Taiwan as it marshals forces in preparation for a future invasion. On Sunday (Oct. 18), the South Chin...

China threatens to detain visiting Americans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has warned United States officials that it may detain American citizens in retaliation for the prosecution of Chinese scientists in the U.S. who allegedly lied about...

Former Taiwanese major general doubts nation's defense capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired high-level military official told Chinese media that Taiwan's military would not be able to react if its Data Link radar system was attacked by China, two we...

China threatens India's media again after Taiwan minister's interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing has once again attempted to tell India's media what to say about Taiwan, with the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Friday (Oct. 16) remonstrating about an inter...

Xi tells China's marines to 'prepare for war'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) told Chinese marines to "prepare for war" on Tuesday (Oct. 13) as the communist regime continues to ramp up military postur...

Taiwan president greets Indian netizens on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took to Twitter Tuesday (Oct. 14) to greet Indian netizens who have shown support for Taiwan amid rising tensions in the Taiwan Strait and int...

Google lists Republic of China founding as 1949 on Taiwan's National Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday (Oct. 10), Taiwan's National Day, searches on Google with the terms "Republic of China establishment" suddenly yielded the date in 1949 that Kuom...

China responds to Taiwan's calls for peaceful dialogue with live fire drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the same day that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered a speech calling on China to engage in peaceful dialogue with Taiwan, Beijing announced it would be h...

Taiwan's US envoy calls for support from international community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), Taiwan’s envoy to the U.S., published an article in the Washington, D.C.-based publication National Interest on Thursday (Oct. 8) saying support...

Taiwan president pledges to counter China's military threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In her key address at the National Day event Saturday (Oct. 10), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) stressed her administration’s determination to further improve the coun...

Two Chinese warplanes approach Taiwan-held disputed islands on eve of national day

UPDATE 8:30 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Y-8 and a Y-9 anti-submarine aircraft from China's People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) approached the Taiwanese-held Dongsha Islands (...

Legislator calls for end to retired general's pension for claiming Taiwan no match for PLA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) on Tuesday (Oct. 6) blasted a retired general's claims that Taiwan's defense capabilities were "...

Negative views of China skyrocket amid pandemic, wolf warrior diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) ravages the world and China imposes its "wolf warrior diplomacy" on vulnerable nations, a new Pew poll shows that citizens in...