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Pentagon doubles number of US troops in Taiwan under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pentagon has continued to increase the number of troops in Taiwan, with nearly twice the number in the country in the first year of the Biden administration as the end...

PLA has acquired initial invasion capacity of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest annual report by the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) states that China has acquired an "initial capability" to inva...

Defense minister acknowledges 40 Taiwan marines training in Guam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) on Tuesday (Nov. 2) tried to downplay news that 40 Taiwanese marines are currently training with U.S. troops in Guam. Earlier on T...

Tsai 1st president in 40 years to confirm US troops are in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview released on Thursday (Oct. 28), Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) became the first Taiwanese president in 40 years to acknowledge that there are U.S. troops deployed in t...

Taiwan requests US to expedite shipment of F-16s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is asking the U.S. to expedite the delivery of several squadrons of F-16s it ordered in 2019 amid unprecedented incursions by Chinese warplanes in recent weeks. ...

China's mouthpiece calls for airstrikes to kill US 'invaders' in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head editor of one of the Chinese Communist Party's largest propaganda outlets on Thursday (Oct. 7) called for an airstrike to "eliminate" Taiwan-based U...

US soldiers stationed in Taiwan for at least 1 year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid unprecedented large-scale intrusions into Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) by Chinese warplanes earlier this week, reports surfaced on Thursday (Oc...

Taiwan military stays away from US defense conference due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Friday (Oct. 1) it would not send a delegation to the United States-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference because of the COVID-19 ...

US officials promote Taiwan joining WHA, increased Taiwan-US military cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A conference hosted by two U.S. think tanks was held on Thursday, March 14, to discuss the future of Taiwan-U.S. policy on the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act...

US arms deal may signal new form of Taiwan-US military cooperation: UTBC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The US-Taiwan Business Council (UTBC) welcomed the recent deal for the U.S. military to supply US$330 million (NTD$10.02 billion) in arms to Taiwan, suggesting the deal ma...