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Taiwan's Coast Guard to hold artillery drills March 2, 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration (CGA) announced on Monday (March 1) that it would hold a live-fire artillery drill that day and again on March 9, simulating various ...

11 Chinese military planes intrude into Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 11 Chinese air force planes breached Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) Saturday (Feb. 20) and included another appearance of Xi'an JH-7 fi...

US must be 'crystal clear' it will not allow China to invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Tom Cotton on Thursday (Feb. 18) said it is time for the U.S. to make it "crystal clear" that it will not permit China to invade Taiwan. While deliver...

China's latest weapon against Taiwan: the sand dredger

(Reuters) - Taiwanese coast guard commander Lin Chie-ming is on the frontline of a new type of warfare that China is waging against Taiwan. China’s weapon? Sand. On a chilly morning in late J...

Initial Biden steps give Taiwan reason for optimism: William Stanton

Understandable concern All supporters of a free and democratic Taiwan have inevitably and understandably been concerned about the policies President Biden’s new administration will adopt towa...

US carrier group enters South China Sea amid Taiwan tensions

A U.S. aircraft carrier group led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt has entered the South China Sea to promote “freedom of the seas”, the U.S. military said on Sunday, at a time when tensions ...

US concerned after 13 Chinese warplanes fly over Taiwan airspace

Taiwan's airforce issued warnings after eight nuclear-capable Chinese bombers and four fighter jets entered the southwestern corner of the island nation's air defense zone Saturday. "A...

China sends spy plane over Taiwan's ADIZ on day of Biden's inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China continued its "gray-zone" tactics by flying a spy plane into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Jan. 20), the same day Joe B...

Five Hongkongers, believed to have escaped via Taiwan, seek asylum in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters have arrived in the U.S. to seek asylum, and they are reportedly the same escapees detained in Taiwan last year for entering the co...

Taiwan's Ocean Affairs Council can order counterattack in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If Taiwanese ships are attacked near disputed South China Sea islands, the right to order return fire lies with the head of the Cabinet-level Ocean Affairs Council (OAC), ...

Professor discovers new Taiwan species lobster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A professor at the National University of Tainan (NUTN) has discovered a species of lobster never before cataloged in Taiwan that has a brilliant red-and-white exterior. ...

Analyst says ‘Biden would not intervene if China invaded Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian analyst on Thursday (Nov. 5) predicted that the U.S. will not intervene if China invades Taiwan during the Biden administration. With vote-counting still ...

8 Chinese fighter jets, spy planes intrude into Taiwan's ADIZ on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of eight Chinese fighter jets and spy planes breached Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday (Nov. 2). According to the Ministry of Natio...

Taiwan must stand tall against China threats

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — For as long as most people can remember, cross-strait relations between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Taiwan’s democratically elected governments (of both...

China may try to seize Taiwan's Dongsha islands during US election: Freeman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An expert on China warns that the communist regime may try to exploit chaos during the U.S. presidential election to seize Taiwan's Dongsha Islands ((東沙群島, Pratas Isla...