Chinese military aircraft enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday morning (Dec. 1), according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND)....

Justice Dept.'s China focus likely to continue under Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has identified China as the country's biggest foe and the Justice Department mirrored that emphasis over the last four years with a drumbeat of cases against d...

Chinese military plane again crosses into Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday (Oct. 27) in the 25th such incident since Sept. 16. A single People...

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 (...

Taiwan: China's military flew planes toward island on 3 days

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said Thursday that China sent two military surveillance planes toward the island for three straight days and it dispatched patrols in response. Tensions ...

Taiwan's Tsai visits base following Chinese show of force

PENGHU, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen visited a military base on one of Taiwan’s outlying islands Tuesday in a display of resolve following a recent show of force by rival China. ...

Taiwan will 'definitely fire back' if fired upon by China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a recent wave of incursions by Chinese warplanes into Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), the Air Force is training its pilots not to take ...

Taiwan, US pay tribute to island's leader, 'Mr. Democracy'

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's leader, senior government officials and a high-level U.S. envoy on Saturday paid tribute to the man who led Taiwan's transition to democracy, former President Lee Teng-h...

Taiwan: China planes entered its airspace twice in 2 days

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says Chinese warplanes entered its airspace on Wednesday and Thursday during large-scale war games that it called a “serious provocation to Taiwan and a grave threat to re...

Chinese military encroachment threatens peace: Taiwan's defense ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) has commented on the episode Wednesday (Sept. 9) in which Chinese fighter jets intruded into Taiwan's Air Defense Ident...

Chinese soldiers write goodbye letters to spouses amid war fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) asked soldiers in the province of Fujian, opposite Taiwan, to write a goodbye letter to their spouses, giving rise to mu...

Ministry of Defense responds to Chinese military drills in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Thursday (Aug. 13) reiterated its ability to protect the Taiwanese people in reaction to China's announcement that it recentl...

US-China research benefited Chinese military efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cooperation between academics in the United States and Chinese universities with a military background benefited the modernization of China’s armed forces, a Hoover ...

Chinese long-range bombers join drills over South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that long-range bombers were among the aircraft that took part in recent aerial drills over the South China Sea amid rising tensions between Washington and Beijing o...

FBI arrests Chinese military researcher sheltered in San Francisco consulate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese researcher wanted on visa fraud charges was arrested by the FBI Friday (July 24) after taking refuge at the Chinese consulate in San Francisco. Tang Juan (唐娟)...