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2 US carriers patrol south of Taiwan as 25 Chinese warplanes swarm strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As 25 Chinese warplanes buzzed Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ), two different U.S. aircraft carriers were spotted patrolling to the south of Taiwan. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2021. There are 262 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April...

US uses photo of relaxing captain as 'cognitive warfare' against PLA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese experts are describing the use of a photo of a U.S. Navy (USN) captain casually watching a Chinese aircraft carrier as an example of "cognitive warfare.&quo...

US-Philippines officials discuss concerns over China's ships

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday discussed with his Philippine counterpart China’s recent positioning of “militia vessels” near the Philippines in the ...

The Latest: Libya gets 57,000 AstraZeneca doses from COVAX

CAIRO — Libya has received more than 57,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine from the COVAX initiative. The U.N. children's agency, UNICEF, said the doses that arrived late Thursday have...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 7, the 97th day of 2021. There are 268 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April...

Chinese aircraft carrier holds drills near Taiwan as US carrier steams into South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese carrier group drilled in waters off Taiwan as a U.S. carrier group entered the South China Sea amid rising tensions over China's refusal to call back dozens ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 1, the 91st day of 2021. There are 274 days left in the year. This is April Fool’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: ...

US and India hold 2-day naval drill to counter China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's recent provocative activities in the Indo-Pacific region, the US and India Sunday (March 28) launched military exercises in the eastern Indian O...

Naval Academy seeking student vaccines for summer training

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy is developing plans to begin vaccinating midshipmen this month so students can deploy to ships and with Navy teams as part of their training this summer, Vice ...

3 sailors have COVID on US ship that saw outbreak last year

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt have tested positive for COVID-19, the Navy said Monday, less than a year after a massive outbreak on the ship sidelined it in Guam fo...

U.S. military slams Chinese flights over South China Sea but says they posed no threat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Friday that Chinese military flights in the past week in the South China Sea "at no time" posed any threat to a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier st...

Initial Biden steps give Taiwan reason for optimism: William Stanton

Understandable concern All supporters of a free and democratic Taiwan have inevitably and understandably been concerned about the policies President Biden’s new administration will adopt towa...

US, Chinese electronic warfare planes buzz each other in Taiwan ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy (USN) electronic warfare aircraft was spotted on Tuesday (Jan. 26) flying in parallel with a comparable Chinese plane inside the Taiwan air defense identificat...

U-2 spy plane, PLA aircraft simultaneously spotted in Taiwan ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Air Force (USAF) U-2 reconnaissance aircraft was detected by aircraft spotters on Monday morning (Jan. 25) patrolling Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (...