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China 'very likely' to seize Taiwan's Kinmen as distraction: Official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An official was cited by Taiwanese media as saying it is highly likely that China will take a page from Putin's playbook in Ukraine and first seize Taiwan's outer ...

China says U.S. warship sailing in Taiwan Strait 'provocative'

A U.S. warship sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Saturday, part of what the U.S. military calls routine activity but which China described as "provocative". The U.S. Navy'...

Taiwan says Chinese plane flew close to remote island

A small Chinese civilian aircraft flew very close to a remote Taiwanese-controlled island next to China's coast earlier this month, Taiwan's defence ministry said on Tuesday, adding China may ...

Taiwan detects 39 Chinese warplanes, scrambles jets

Taiwan reported on Sunday that 39 Chinese warplanes, including a bomber, were detected in the south-western Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ). The island's ADIZ is not the same as territorial...

Taiwan scrambles to see off Chinese air force as Xi meets top brass

TAIPEI, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Taiwan's air force scrambled again on Sunday to warn away 27 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defence zone, Taiwan's defence ministry said, the latest increase ...

Taiwan scrambles fighter jets after China sends 27 aircraft

Taiwan's defense ministry said Sunday the island's air force had scrambled fighter jets to warn off 27 Chinese aircraft that had entered its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) while missil...

20 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's ADIZ in 24 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) reported the intrusion of 20 Chinese fighter jets into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) within the past 24 hours....

T-Day: The Battle for Taiwan

Seventy-two years ago, the Communist Party seized control of China after a bloody struggle. The defeated Nationalist government fled to Taiwan, frustrating Beijing's desire to capture the island. ...

Taiwan reports another record air incursion by China

A total of 39 Chinese air force aircraft entered Taiwan's air defense zone on Saturday, the Defense Ministry in Taipei said. For the second day in a row, China set a record for the number of warp...

Taiwan angered after largest ever incursion by Chinese air force

Taiwan sharply criticised China on Saturday after Beijing marked the founding of the People's Republic of China with the largest ever incursion by the Chinese air force into the island's air d...

Taiwan Coast Guard to replace aging radars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to strengthen its maritime reconnaissance and surveillance capabilities, the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) will carry out radar system replacement in eastern a...

After massed plane incursion near Taiwan, China says must respond to 'collusion'

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) -China does not tolerate foreign forces intervening in Taiwan issues and has to make strong responses to such acts of “collusion”, the government said on Wednesday...

Taiwan launches shipbuilding program amid China threats

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan launched an amphibious transport ship Tuesday that's the first from its new naval shipbuilding program begun as China escalates its threats to use military force to ann...

Taiwan may shoot down Chinese drones if they fly over Dongsha Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration has been tracking Chinese drones around the Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands) in the disputed South China Sea and may shoot ...

Taiwan deploys 292 Kestrel anti-armor rockets to South China Sea islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has deployed a total of 292 Kestrel anti-armor rockets to its Dongsha (東沙群島, Pratas Islands) and Taiping islands (太平島, Itu Aba) in the South China Sea in response t...