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Taiwan angered after largest ever incursion by Chinese air force

Taiwan sharply criticised China on Saturday after Beijing marked the founding of the People's Republic of China with the largest ever incursion by the Chinese air force into the island's air d...

39 Chinese military planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ, research ship spotted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 39 Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) Saturday (Oct. 2), the day after a record 38 planes did so, and a Chi...

Taiwan cancels National Day reception over COVID concerns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Saturday (Sept. 25) that the National Day reception has been canceled, as no foreign delegations have been invited to visit ...

China sends 24 fighter jets toward Taiwan in show of force

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China sent 24 fighter jets toward Taiwan in a large display of force Thursday, after the self-governing island announced its intention to join an 11-nation Pacific trade group th...

Taiwan to show 4 missile types, 47 aircraft at Double Ten National Day event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apart from a huge flag, the Double Ten National Day parade on Oct. 10 will also see 47 aircraft fly over the Presidential Office Building and four new types of missiles mo...

Taiwan drills military as concerns over China grow

JIADONG, Taiwan (AP) — The F-16 screeched across the sky Wednesday before landing on a highway cut through pineapple fields in southwestern Taiwan to refuel quickly and take off again. ...

Taiwan reports incursions by four Chinese military planes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Xi’an JH-7 fighter-bombers and two Shaanxi Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the Ministry of National De...

Taiwan scholar reveals extent of US military operations in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR) has released its latest “real-time analysis of national defense security,” which features a pi...

PLA on 'high alert' as US warships pass through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese military leaders told state media outlets on Saturday (Aug. 28) the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is on “high alert” and is closely tracking and m...

Chinese Z-9 helicopter penetrates Taiwan's ADIZ for 1st time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two anti-submarine aircraft that intruded into Taiwan's air defense identification one (ADIZ) on Thursday (Aug. 26), included a Harbin Z-9 anti-submarine warfare helic...

China conducts military drills southwest and southeast of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China announced Tuesday (Aug. 17) it was conducting military drills on the sea and in the air southwest and southeast of Taiwan during the day. Taiwan's Ministry of...

28 Chinese military aircraft intrude into Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan broadcast at least 15 warnings to 28 Chinese military aircraft on Tuesday morning (June 15) to leave Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ), at one poi...

China's massed drills near Taiwan take aim at Washington audience

Chinese carrier drills and stepped-up incursions into Taiwan's air defense zone in recent weeks are meant to send a message to Washington to stand down and back off, security sources in Taipei say...

Taiwan reports incursions by 15 Chinese military planes in one day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 15 Chinese military aircraft, including 12 fighter jets, intruded into the southwestern part of Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in one sin...

All Taiwan Air Force jets back in air after crash except F-5E

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The F-5E is the only type of jet still not allowed to fly following thorough checks after a fatal mid-air collision on March 22, the Air Force said Tuesday (April 6). O...