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US says Taiwan’s defense budget spending ‘insufficient’ against Chinese threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — David Helvey, the acting U.S. assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, said Tuesday (Oct. 6) that Taiwan's recent military budget increase is ...

Taiwan proposes 10% increase in defense spending for 2021

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's defense spending in 2021 is set to grow 10.2% compared with this year, according to Reuters calculations from government figures released on Thursday, ramping up invest...

Taiwan defense budget will rise each year: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The defense budget will rise each year, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said at her year-end news conference Friday. As the commander of Taiwan’s Armed Forces, Tsai ...