Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

China 2008 vs 2022: Richer, stronger, more confrontational

BEIJING (AP) — China has undergone history-making change since the last time it was an Olympic host in 2008: It is richer, more heavily armed and openly confrontational. As President...

In their own words: House lawmakers remember Jan. 6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Around three dozen Democrats were trapped in the House gallery on Jan. 6 after the rest of their colleagues had been evacuated, ducking beneath their seats as supporters of then-Pres...

Actuators Market 2021 Trend and Opportunities, PESTEL Analysis, CAGR and Value Chain Study to 2030 | Says Report ocean

Report Ocean presents a new report on Actuators market size, share, growth, industry trends, and forecast 2026, covering various industry elements and growth trends helpful for predicting the market’s...

Japan Cabinet OKs record defense budget amid Taiwan concerns

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Cabinet approved a record 5.4 trillion yen ($47 billion) defense budget for fiscal 2022 on Friday that includes funding for research and development of a new fighter jet and other...

Aircraft Arresting System Market Size 2021 Industry Share, Global Trend, In-Depth Players Analysis, Revenue, Growth, Upcoming Demand, Regional Outlook till 2027

An aircraft arresting system is utilized to reduce the speed of an aircraft at the time of landing. Aircraft arresting systems absorb the aircraft’s momentum to halt the aircraft in several circumstan...

Navy contests Hawaii's orders to suspend, drain fuel tanks

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Navy is contesting orders from Hawaii to suspend use of fuel tanks and drain them at a complex above an aquifer that supplies nearly 20% of Honolulu’s drinking water until cer...

Japan's military, among world's strongest, looks to build

ENIWA, Japan (AP) — Dozens of tanks and soldiers fired explosives and machine guns in drills Monday on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, a main stronghold for a nation that is perhaps the world's l...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2021. There are 35 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 26,...

China: Satellites find mock-ups of US ships at target range

Satellite imaging has discovered what appear to be full-scale replicas of US warships in a Chinese desert, agencies reported on Monday. Images taken last month by US-based company Maxar Technologies ...

Taiwan National Security Bureau predicts 'cold but peaceful' cross-strait relations in near future

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Security Bureau (NSB) Director Chen Ming-tung (陳明通) recently said cross-strait relations will remain “cold, but peaceful” during the rest of President...

Japan mulls next generation stealth fighter program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major Hosomi Akinori vanished on a cool evening in April 2019 while flying one of the world’s deadliest aircraft — the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter. There was...

Former chief of China’s second-largest weapons manufacturer to be arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has approved the arrest on corruption charges of a former chairman of one of the country’s largest weapons manufacturers, the China North Industries Group Corp...

Taiwan tensions raise fears of US-China conflict in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — After sending a record number of military aircraft to harass Taiwan over China’s National Day holiday, Beijing has toned down the saber rattling but tensions remain high, with the rheto...

With an eye on China, Japan's ruling party makes unprecedented defense spending pledge

TOKYO (Reuters) - An unprecedented election pledge by Japan’s ruling party to double defense spending underscores the nation’s haste to acquire missiles, stealth fighters, drones and other...

North Korea blames US for regional tensions, defends weapons buildup

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un blamed the United States for hostile policies on Tuesday and said his country is boosting its military capabilities to protect national sovereignty. Kim accused the US...