Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Taiwan to increase scientific research and investment in S. China Sea territories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday, Aug. 17 the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) announced that it would increase cooperation on research projects with nations in the South China Sea, and...

China might provoke a crisis to take Taiwan’s smaller islands: US expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Considering China’s recent aggressive moves, the communist country might try and provoke a crisis during which it would occupy Taiwan’s offshore islands, an expert i...

Military to provide family visitation for Taiwanese troops on S. China Sea bases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On May 30, lawmakers in the Legislative Yuan representing the Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee called on the Ministry of National Defense (MND) to arrange fa...

The South China Sea Disputes: Will Taiwan’s Role Be Enhanced?

HAIKOU (IPP Review) -- For many years, Taiwan’s interests and role in the South China Sea disputes have essentially been officially ignored. But with the election of U.S. President Donald J. Tru...

Taiwan's new 'Ocean Affairs Council' to be headquartered in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The government of Taiwan is preparing to establish a new cabinet-level agency to be based in the southern port city of Kaohsiung, to become the first central government ag...

U.S. B-52 bombers fly close to China’s Guangdong Province

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two B-52 bombers of the United States Air Force flew from their base in Guam to an area east of the disputed Dongsha or Pratas Islands in the South China Sea, sending a wa...

Sea warning issued for typhoon Guchol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for Guchol (谷超) Wednesday, advising of the possible threat to waters south of Taiwan and the Dongsha I...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Deux ans d’attente pour le retour des tortues marines à Pratas

PRATAS (Taiwan News) - Pratas est l’unique site important pour la nidification des tortues de mer. L’administration du bureau de la gestion marine (海洋管理處) a déclaré que ...

Signing a free trade agreement with techie Taiwan can propel Make in India

Following the launch of New Delhi's Look East policy in the 1990s, India and Taiwan gradually moved towards building informal ties. The latter sought to develop military and strategic cooperation ...

The Lee Ming-che incident, a big fight between Taiwan and China security institutions

After China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) acknowledged on March 29 that former Democratic Progressive Party worker and non-governmental organization employee Lee Ming-che (李明哲) had been detained...

Dongsha Island in the South China Sea opens for eco tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dongsha Island, an island national park in the South China Sea, will open for three environmental education group tours for college students between June and August. ...

La longue migration des buses à Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - En novembre 2015, aux alentours de la fin de l’île de Dongsha (東沙群島, Iles Pratas) sous l’Administration du Parc National de Kinmen (金門國家公園), trois rapaces ont ...

Chinese aircraft carrier sails past Dongsha, South China Sea

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The first Chinese aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, passed through the Bashi Channel accompanied by five warships Sunday evening and sailed into the contested South China Se...