Former USPACOM cmdr to observe Taiwan military Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) is preparing for the upcoming 35th annual Han Kuang (漢光) military exercises to be held April 22 to April 26. As in yea...

Taiwan, Japan should reconsider response to Chinese incursions: Fmr. USPACOM Commander

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A former commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Dennis Blair, published an address for the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA on Aug. 22, urging Taiwan and Japan to take a t...

Retired general likely to fill US State Dept. post responsible for Taiwan policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the U.S. State Department Susan Thornton announced her plans to leave the position on Jul...

US INDO-PACOM will ensure free trade on 'Many Belts, Many Roads' in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday in Washington D.C., the Pentagon announced an official name change of the USPACOM (United States Pacific Command), which will henceforth be renamed the “...

US Admiral Harry Harris backs selling arms to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Admiral Harry Harris, the chief of the US Pacific Command (USPACOM), is publicly supporting the sale of arms to Taiwan to boost the country's self-defense capability as Chin...

Senior US Military officer: China-Taiwan forced reunification unacceptable

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The US Congress has been told by a senior US military officer that the country must continue to help Taiwan defend itself and push back at any efforts by China to force unifica...

Trump’s pick for Australia envoy: attempts by China to force reunification of Taiwan ‘unacceptable’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a U.S. congressional hearing, Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Australia Harry Harris said in a written testimony that “any attempt by China to forc...

American military reaffirms U.S. policy on arms sales to Taiwan

Los Angeles, Dec. 1 (CNA) The United States military has reaffirmed the country's policy of providing arms to Taiwan for its self-defense as it introduced an annual day planner for 2016 published b...