US warplane appears to 'draw' median line between Taiwan and China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's declaration that the median line in the Taiwan Strait does not exist was upended when Taiwanese aviation enthusiasts saw an American warplane appear to "d...

China denies existence of median line in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a highly controversial move, Beijing on Monday (Sept. 21) claimed that there is no median line in the Taiwan Strait, adding to the already tense situation in the region...

Taiwan president says China poses threat to region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Sept. 20) said that the multiple incursions by Chinese warplanes last week hurt China's international image and showe...

U.S. condemns Chinese military exercises in Taiwan Strait

The United States State Department on Friday said it "strongly objects" to China's attempts to "coerce" Taiwan, one day after the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) ann...

Chinese fighter jets cross Taiwan Strait median line amid US official visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese fighter jets crossed over the median line of the Taiwan Strait and into the country's airspace on Monday morning (Aug. 10), one day after U.S. Health and Human...

US identifies warship that sailed through Taiwan Strait Saturday

Taipei, Feb. 16 (CNA) The U.S. warship that sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday has been identified as the USS Chancellorsville, according to a Facebook post by the U.S. Seventh Fleet late Sa...

Three American military planes fly past Taiwan: MND

Three United States military aircraft flew close to Taiwan early Wednesday, two days after Chinese military planes crossed into Taiwan airspace, according to the Ministry of National Defense (MND). ...

Taiwan cabinet passes bill for F-16 fighter jets budget

Taiwan's Cabinet passed a draft bill Thursday that paves the way for the purchase of a new fleet of advanced F-16 fighter jets from the United States at a cost of NT$250 billion (US$8.08 billion) ...

Taiwan Strait median line coordinates revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s defense ministry on Tuesday (July 30) refuted reports that the military drill carried out by China on Monday took place across the median line of the Taiwan...

US warships deploy new tactic when transiting Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two United States warships transited through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (April 28), the fourth such mission by U.S. warships this year, but this time around, they were initial...

China threatens to turn Taiwan into next 'Lebanon': Global Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As tensions rise across the Taiwan Strait, China in its state-run media mouthpiece the Global Times earlier this month threatened to turn Taiwan into another "Lebanon.&quo...

US warns China against use of 'force or coercion' against Taiwan after incursion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to reports that Chinese fighter jets crossed the Taiwan Strait median line on Sunday (March 31), the U.S. on Tuesday (April 2) warned China against the use of "...

Rubio says Chinese incursions will not 'scare US' into dropping commitments to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to news that Chinese fighter jets crossed over the Taiwan Strait median line on Sunday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio today on Twitter said that such incursions would not &...

China to put Taiwan's airspace in 'patrol range': Global Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The same day Chinese warplanes crossed over the median line on the Taiwan Strait, the Chinese state-run mouthpieces the Global Times published an editorial stating that if the ...

Bolton says US commitments to Taiwan Relations Act 'are clear' after Chinese jet incursion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to an incursion by Chinese fighter jets across the Taiwan Strait median line on Sunday (March 31), President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolto...