Burning smell forces Taiwan P-3C anti-submarine aircraft back to base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the crew smelled burning, a P-3C anti-submarine aircraft returned immediately to base in Pingtung County, the Air Force said Wednesday (September 18). This was th...

Mystery flight, possibly N. Korean, spotted on radar near southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An aviation mystery was reported by a former Taiwanese navy radar operator, Hsu Geng-rui (許耿睿), on Tuesday morning (Aug. 27), when what appeared to be a North Korean milit...

Royal Navy ship shadows Chinese destroyer in English Channel

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy says one of its ships shadowed a Chinese destroyer as it sailed through the English Channel. A navy statement said the HMS Westminster met up with ...

US P-8A sub-hunting jet flies over Taiwan Strait to watch Chinese carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an apparent response to the presence of the Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning, the U.S. Navy dispatched a P-8A sub-hunting Poseidon through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (Jun...

Philippine Navy celebrates 121st anniversary with slew of new naval assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippine Navy celebrated the 121st anniversary of its founding on Monday (June 17) with announcements of new equipment and capability upgrades. According to a gov...

Photo of the Day: Cockpit view inside Taiwan-made warplane

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A missile can be seen being launched in this photograph taken inside of a Taiwanese-built Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) on Wednesday (May 29). In the photo, a pilot takin...

Philippines launches nation's 1st missile equipped frigate, the BRP Jose Rizal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippine Navy celebrated a launch ceremony for the first of two new frigates being manufactured by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea. On Thursday (May 23), ...

US, Japan, Australia, and S. Korea join inaugural 'Pacific Vanguard' naval exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States continues to shore up military alliances in the Indo-Pacific to counter China’s rapid military expansion in the region. On May 23, the navies of Ja...

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions

HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island's east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes. Wednesday's dri...

India and Singapore hold joint naval exercises in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The annual Singapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX), held in the South China Sea began on Sunday (May 19). Participating in this year’s exercises are the I...

Taiwan's Han Kuang drills to feature F-16Vs, Perry-class frigates

A wide range of military equipment, weapons and vehicles, including F-16V fighter jets from the United States, Taiwan's indigenous Clouded Leopard armored vehicles and two U.S.-made Perry-class gu...

Great scot: Browns rookie punter has Scottish heritage

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jamie Gillan already has the catchy nickname and ready-for-Hollywood back story. He is no ordinary rookie. With his long hair pulled back into a ponytail and a thi...

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...

Feds look to crack down on Chinese economic espionage

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Boston are looking to crack down on economic espionage by Chinese nationals. U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling and U.S. Assistant At...

Chinese aircraft transit Miyako Strait between Taiwan and Okinawa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Japanese Self Defense Forces (JSDF) reported that seven Chinese military aircraft crossed through the Strait of Miyako on Saturday, March 30. The JSDF reportedly sc...