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Sweden clears final hurdle to join NATO as Hungary approves accession

BUDAPEST/STOCKHOLM, Reuters, Feb 26 - Hungary's parliament approved Sweden's NATO accession on Monday, clearing the last hurdle before the historic step by the Nordic country whose neutrality ...

China says it aims to 'contain' foreign interference over Taiwan this year

BEIJING, Feb 23 (Reuters) - China aims to "contain" foreign interference over Taiwan and "resolutely combat" any efforts towards the island's formal independence this year, whi...

US delegation calls for coproduction of weapons in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To address the backlog of American weapons deliveries to Taiwan, a U.S. House delegation on Thursday (Feb. 22) called on allocating long-term budgets for annual shipments ...

Leading 'China hawk' from US to visit Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mike Gallagher, one of the U.S. government’s most prominent critics of China, will visit Taiwan next week, according to the Financial Times. The newspaper reporte...

Taiwan arms backlog from US virtually unchanged since last year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s backlog of arms from the United States has not changed much in terms of overall cost but there has been a notable increase in the number of weapons for asym...

US begins production of glide bombs for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — RTX Corporation, formerly Raytheon Technologies Corporation, is set to produce 50 Joint Standoff Weapons (JSOWs) for Taiwan. Most of the work will be done in Tucson, Ar...

Taiwan has longest wait time for HIMARS, Abrams

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An analyst at a U.S. think tank has calculated that Taiwan suffers one of the worst backlogs among the recipients of U.S. major weapons systems. Eric Gomez, a senior fe...

How will Taiwan's new leader shape cross-Strait relations?

The results of Taiwan's presidential and parliamentary elections came out as bad news to Beijing and will likely keep both sides in a continuous icy relationship, experts told DW. On Saturday nig...

KMT presidential candidate seeks to boost US arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) shared his plans to enhance U.S. arms deals and strengthen Taiwan-U.S. military cooperation during a press conferen...

China to sanction 5 US manufacturers over arms sales to Taiwan - ministry

BEIJING, Jan 7 (Reuters) - China will sanction five U.S. military manufacturers in response to the latest round of U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, a foreign ministry spokesperson said on Sunday. U.S. ar...

Taiwan to receive 66 F-16V fighters in next 2 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will receive 66 F-16V Block 70 fighter jets over the next two years and the Air Force will send 65 pilots this year to the U.S. for training. A source told Liber...

Taiwan, S.China Sea loom as dangers despite revived US-China military dialogue

BEIJING/HONG KONG, Dec 22 (Reuters) - A resumption of military dialogue between China and the United States could help mitigate some tensions, but fundamental differences over Taiwan and the South Chi...

US announces potential sale of military data link equipment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State announced a potential sale of Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) to Taiwan on Friday (Dec. 15). The package includes C4 L...

US Congress passes defense bill with provisions to bolster Taiwan's military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Congress has approved a defense spending bill that includes strengthened military coordination between the U.S. and Taiwan, including military cybersecurity cooperation, sp...

American Institute in Taiwan director says no imminent Chinese threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There is no imminent threat of invasion for Taiwan, American Institute in Taiwan Director Sandra Oudkirk said in an NPR interview released on Friday (Dec. 1). “Th...