US Navy could be more inclined to visit Taiwan after Hong Kong ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Navy might be more inclined to visit Taiwan now that China has barred stopovers in Hong Kong, according to military experts. As a result of U.S. Presi...

China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong protests (all times local): 4 p.m. China says it will suspend U.S. Navy visits to Hong Kong and sanction a range of pro-democracy non-governmen...

China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong, sanction pro-democracy groups in retaliation for human rights law passage

BEIJING (AP) — China to suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong, sanction pro-democracy groups in retaliation for human rights law passage.

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 territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

US Navy carrier transits Strait of Hormuz after deployment

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. aircraft carrier ordered by the White House to rapidly deploy to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran has transited the Strait of Hormuz for the firs...

US sends first warship through Taiwan Strait since September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. cruiser sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (Nov. 12), according to Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND). Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發) on ...

Thousands of Haitians seek medical help from US Navy ship

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of Haitians with problems including diabetes and bullet injuries are hoping to be treated aboard the USNS Comfort, which docked in Port-au-Prince this week for i...

Chinese-American Navy officer indicted for trying to smuggle boats into China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States Navy officer of Chinese origin and his wife were among four suspects indicted for trying to smuggle military equipment from the U.S. to China, the Washingt...

US Navy guided missile cruiser sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the day Taiwan announced diplomatic relations with the Pacific island nation of Kiribati were ending, a United States Navy guided missile cruiser sailed through the Tai...

China denies US Navy port of call request at Qingdao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Tuesday (Aug. 27), a U.S. military official told Reuters that China has denied a request for permission to dock a vessel in Qingdao, Shandong province, marking the seco...

US to join 10 Southeast Asian countries in first ever joint naval exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Naval exercises between the U.S. and 10 Southeast Asian nations will take place for the first time from September 2 to 6 in the Gulf of Thailand. At least eight warships and...

Navy research ship in Keelung sign of Taiwan-US scientific cooperation: Pres. Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday (Aug. 22), the U.S. Navy research vessel the R/V Sally Ride made port in Taiwan’s Keelung, where it will stay until Sept. 2, reports CNA. The R/V Sall...

US Navy ship passes through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the latest move emphasizing freedom of navigation, the United States Navy sent an amphibious transport dock through the Taiwan Strait Friday (August 23). The ship sa...

China denies US Navy ship visits to Hong Kong amid unrest

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Chinese government has denied requests for two U.S. Navy ships to make port visits to Hong Kong amid civil unrest. Cmdr. Nate Christensen, deputy spok...

CCP unlikely to dispatch PLA in HK for fear of impact on Taiwan: Retired US Admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the popular protests in Hong Kong continue into their second month, Beijing is unlikely to use the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to violently crack down on prote...