US warship passes through Taiwan Strait on Tiananmen anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The U.S. Navy on Thursday (June 4) sailed a warship through the Taiwan Strait, which happened to coincide with the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. The...

Former PLA official says China can't invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Lieutenant Colonel Yao Cheng (姚誠) of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Naval Command said on Thursday (May 28) that high-level power struggles within the Chi...

US Navy reveals another warship sailed through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Navy early on Thursday (May 14) posted pictures of one of its warships sailing through the sensitive Taiwan Strait for the sixth time this year. The passage to...

Tanks spotted in NE Taiwan as tensions with China rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan battle tanks were spotted prowling the streets of Yilan, Taiwan, on Wednesday (March 25), as cross-strait tensions rise during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pand...

US Navy ship sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy ship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday (March 25), marking the third passage this year. The USS McCampbell (DDG 85), a guided-missile destroyer,...

US Navy warships sail once again through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Two United States warships transited through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (April 28), making it the fourth such voyage this year. USS Stethem was spotted on MarineTra...

US warships pass through Taiwan Strait for third time this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite complaints from Beijing, two U.S. naval warships passed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (March 24), continuing pattern of increased activity in the strategic waterw...

US Navy vessels conduct second transit of Taiwan Strait in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, Feb. 25, the U.S. Navy dispatched two vessels to transit the Taiwan Strait, in an operation that was monitored by Chinese PLAN forces. The U.S. Naval vessels...

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

South China Sea: US Navy conducts FONOP near Mischief Reef of Spratly Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, Feb. 11, the United States conducted another Freedom of Navigation Operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea, sending two naval vessels near the Spratly Islands....

US warships pass through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The US Navy sailed two warships through the politically sensitive Taiwan Strait on Thursday, CNN reported, quoting the US Pacific Fleet, which oversees operations in the a...

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 disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

US and British Navies conduct joint drills in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. military released a public statement on Jan. 16 declaring that the U.S. Navy and the British Navy successfully completed six days of joint drills in the South Chi...

South China Sea: US Navy angers Beijing with first FONOP of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Navy Destroyer, the USS McCampbell, conducted a freedom of Navigation operation (FONOP) in the South China Sea on Monday, Jan. 7, which quickly drew an angry response...

The Latest: China protests US warship as trade talks start

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade talks between China and the U.S. in Beijing (all times local): 6:00 p.m. A Chinese government spokesman has urged the U.S. to cre...