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EXPLAINER: How Taiwan figures in US-China ties under Biden

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — It didn't take long for relations with China to become an issue for new U.S. President Joe Biden. A show of force by the Chinese air force off Taiwan last weekend prompted a U.S....

Greece, France to sign $2.8 billion fighter jet deal

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is due to sign a 2.3 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) deal with France on Monday to purchase 18 Rafale fighter jets as tensions grow with neighbor Turkey. Flo...

India, China soldiers brawl again along disputed frontier

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese soldiers brawled last week along the countries' disputed border, Indian officials said Monday, as a monthslong standoff between the nuclear-armed rivals conti...

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 (...

Can President Joe Biden return the US pivot to Asia?

US President Joe Biden begins his term inheriting a strategic rivalry with China that is likely to remain the driving force of US Asia policy. Biden's new Indo-Pacific coordinator, Kurt Campbell,...

Taiwan military analysts comment on Chinese incursions into nation's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese military analysts said Sunday (Jan. 24) the weekend’s record number of Chinese military planes flying into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (...

15 Chinese military planes intrude into Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fifteen Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday (Jan. 24), marking the 20th intrusion this month. Two People&r...

DHL Express recognized as Global Express Provider of the Year

DHL Express Asia Pacific wins industry award for the fifth time at Payload Asia Awards 2020 SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 25 January 2021 - DHL Express, the world's leading international express servi...

US carrier group enters South China Sea amid Taiwan tensions

A U.S. aircraft carrier group led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt has entered the South China Sea to promote “freedom of the seas”, the U.S. military said on Sunday, at a time when tensions ...

US State Department highlights threat of Chinese military towards Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department on Saturday (Jan. 23) released a press statement highlighting the threat China’s military poses against Taiwan and the region’s peace...

No British bust: Team UK into America's Cup challenger final

For a time in the pre-Christmas lead-up to the America’s Cup regatta off Auckland it seemed INEOS Team UK would go the same way as so many ill-fated British challenges. The British ...

US concerned after 13 Chinese warplanes fly over Taiwan airspace

Taiwan's airforce issued warnings after eight nuclear-capable Chinese bombers and four fighter jets entered the southwestern corner of the island nation's air defense zone Saturday. "A...

Taiwan records 13 incursions by Chinese air force in single day

UPDATE: Saturday, Jan. 23, 19:00: TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan recorded no fewer than 13 incursions by Chinese military planes into its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on a single day...

Guard in DC forced to sleep in garages, sparking outcry

WASHINGTON (AP) — Images of National Guard soldiers camped in a cold parking garage after being sent to protect Washington sparked new calls Friday for investigations of the U.S. Capitol Police, now f...

Krach says he won't bend to 'China bully' amid sanctions over Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to being sanctioned by Beijing for his September visit to Taiwan, former State Department official Keith Krach described it as a badge of honor and refused to ...