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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

China's former US envoy calls Taiwan 'life and death question'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Ambassador of China to the United States Cui Tiankai (崔天凯) said that Taiwan is a “life and death” question for China, in an interview with the South Chi...

Austin says Biden-Xi summit will not impact US arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Thursday (Nov. 16) reiterated Washington’s commitment to providing weapons to Taiwan and said that the latest summit between P...

Xi tells Biden to stop arming, supporting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During his four-hour meeting with President Joe Biden on Wednesday (Nov. 15), Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) told the U.S. to stop supporting Taiwan independence and halt...

US making progress in backlog of arms deliveries to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has been making progress in ensuring weapons are making their way to Taiwan, National Security Council Secretary General Wellington Koo (顧立雄) said recently. Sp...

China sanctions Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin for arms sales to Taiwan

BEIJING, Sept 15 (Reuters) - China will impose sanctions against U.S. aerospace and defence firms Northrop Grumman (NOC.N) and Lockheed Martin (LMT.N) for providing weapons to Taiwan, the Chinese fore...

Taiwan's former armed forces chief wants joint reporting with US, Japan, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s former armed forces chief wants the U.S., Japan, and the Philippines to establish a joint reporting mechanism with Taiwan to deter China’s navy, accor...

US lawmaker vows 'resolute reaction' if Taiwan is attacked

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. will respond decisively if Taiwan is attacked, Vice Chair of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee Rob Wittman said during a meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen...