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Taiwan's perspective on Chinese ADIZ intrusions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must make strong military preparations as China ramps up its gray-zone tactics against the nation, experts say. After 2020, Taiwan’s southwestern air defen...

Analysis: China's Taiwan military drills offer spying opportunity for U.S.

HONG KONG/WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - While China's expanded drills surrounding Taiwan have marked an unprecedented military and political warning against outside interference over the island, ...

China rehearses intercepting Taiwanese warships, warplanes trying to break 'blockade'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China is continuing military exercises around Taiwan three days after they were supposed to end, while on Tuesday (Aug. 9), the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) re...

China announces continued military exercises around Taiwan on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's military on Monday (Aug. 8) announced that it will extend military exercises by sea and air around Taiwan, prompting Taiwan's defense ministry to vow that ...

Taiwan says Chinese planes, ships carry out attack simulation exercise

Chinese aircraft and warships rehearsed an attack on Taiwan on Saturday, island officials said, in retaliation for a visit there by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that also saw Beijing halt talks on ...

China's Xinhua releases photo of warship nearing Taiwan's power station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A picture of a Chinese warship supposedly just off the east coast of Taiwan has been posted by Chinese state media, but it is thought to be part of the state's psychol...

Taiwan's long-range radar allowed military to track Chinese missile launches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s long-range early warning radar allowed the military to keep tabs on the Dongfeng ballistic missiles launched by China on Thursday (Aug. 4), a high-level gov...

China announces live-fire drills in 6 zones surrounding Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China announced that it will hold military exercises that include live-fire drills in six zones surrounding Taiwan following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's arrival in Ta...

Taiwan military to carry out live-fire artillery exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan military will conduct live-fire drills in southern Pingtung County on Aug. 9 and Aug. 11, CNA reported on Monday (Aug. 1). The artillery drills are intended ...

Taiwan defense minister praises service members for Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) commended the performance and hard work of the officers and soldiers involved in the Han Kuang 38 military exercise during a closing ...

Taiwan military conducts joint combat drills on 4th day of Han Kuang wargames

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan military on Thursday (July 28) deployed warships, fighter planes, armored vehicles, artillery, and missiles integrated with regular and reserve forces in towns ...

Milley: China more aggressive, dangerous to US, allies

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Chinese military has become significantly more aggressive and dangerous over the past five years, the top U.S. military officer said during a trip to the Indo-Pacific tha...

US Senate bill aims to start toughening Taiwan's defenses within 180 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023 (NDAA FY23), which was filed with the Senate on Monday (July 18), includes a provision that requires the White ...

US, China seek to calm rising tensions on many fronts

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met his Chinese counterpart on Saturday in a new effort to try to rein in or at least manage rampant hostility that has come to ...

Taiwan-made combat drone completes 10-hour test flight around ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's indigenous unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) Teng Yun 2 set a record for duration as it circumnavigated the country's air defense identification zone ...