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Hong Kong and Taiwan, so similar yet so different

Twenty-five years ago, Hong Kong reverted to China on July 1, while Friday also represents the halfway mark of the territory's agreed implementation of a "one country, two systems" polit...

Looking back at Hong Kong's Jumbo Floating Restaurant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sunday (June 19), Hong Kong's iconic landmark, Jumbo Floating Restaurant (珍寶海鮮舫), suddenly sank while being towed in the South China Sea, marking another loss of Ho...

Hong Kong's iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant capsizes at sea

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s iconic Jumbo Floating Restaurant has capsized in the South China Sea less than a week after it was towed away from the city, its parent company said Monday. ...

Hong Kong: Famed Jumbo floating restaurant sinks

Hong Kong's iconic Jumbo floating restaurant has capsized in the South China Sea, its parent company said on Monday. The incident occurred less than a week after the three-story vessel was towed a...

What does Ukraine mean for Taiwan?

Russia and the PRC are mirror images of aggression The similarities between the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a possible People's Republic of China (PRC) invasion of Taiwan are self-evident. ...

Fights over illegal fishing lead to armed conflict, deaths

Protesters from across Sri Lanka descended on the nation’s capital in February, shouting above the street noise and pumping their fists in the air in frustration. The group was made ...

Fights over illegal fishing lead to armed conflict, deaths

Protesters from across Sri Lanka descended on the nation’s capital in February, shouting above the street noise and pumping their fists in the air in frustration. The group was made ...

US Navy warship defies China's claim over Paracel Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy ship defied China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea by sailing near the Paracel Islands on Thursday (Jan. 20). The USS Benfold, an Arleigh B...

China says it warned away U.S. warship in South China Sea, U.S. denies

Chinese forces followed and warned away a U.S. warship which entered waters near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea, the country's military said on Thursday, but the U.S. Navy denied the s...

Taiwan scholar reveals extent of US military operations in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR) has released its latest “real-time analysis of national defense security,” which features a pi...

US destroyer patrols Taiwan Strait for 7th time in 7 months under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer patrolled through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday (July 28), marking the seventh passage of an American naval vessel through the strait...

US expert: Images show Chinese ship waste endangering reefs

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Swarms of Chinese vessels have dumped human waste and wastewater for years in a disputed area of the South China Sea, causing algae blooms that have damaged coral reefs and ...

China says it chased US warship out of disputed sea

BEIJING (AP) — China’s military said it chased a U.S. warship out of a disputed area of the South China Sea on Monday after Washington warned an attack on the Philippines might activate a mutual defen...

China alleges US Navy ship sailed into its territorial waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Southern Theater Command said on Monday (July 12) that the USS Benfold trespassed in its territorial waters and demanded t...

South China Sea: US warns China against attack on Philippine forces

The US has warned China that it will defend the Philippines' armed forces from attack in the South China Sea as part of a 70-year-old mutual defense treaty. Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of St...