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Decoding China: Inevitable Taiwan tensions in 2024

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are apparently not taking a vacation to mark the Chinese New Year, which began on February 10. Taiwan's Ministry of Defense has counted a...

Japan, US label China as enemy in joint military exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan and the U.S. have designated China as an enemy for the first time in its 2024 “Keen Edge” military exercise. The Japanese Self-Defense Forces and the ...

US Navy officer calls on Taiwan to boost asymmetric warfare capability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Admiral Samuel J. Paparo, the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command commander nominee, urged Taiwan to continue bolstering its asymmetric warfare capability to counter a Chinese attac...

Taiwan's Kuma Academy organizes disaster management training session

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuma Academy held a large-scale outdoor training event called the "Blue Magpie Operation" in Taipei on Sunday (Jan. 28), simulating pre-war preparations and ...

China changes tune as Taiwan election draws near

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese authorities have shifted their messaging ahead of the Taiwan election scheduled for Jan. 13. On Thursday (Dec. 28), Wu Qian (吳謙), a spokesman for China’s ...

Taiwan Strait conflict can be prevented: Foreign Minister Wu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A conflict in the Taiwan Strait is neither imminent nor inevitable, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said at a press conference earlier this month. Speaking to European...

Taiwan opposition vice president candidate vows to rally support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) vice presidential candidate Jaw Shaw-kong (趙少康) on Saturday (Nov. 25) pledged to bolster KMT support ahead of the presidential election, scheduled for Jan...

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...

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...

Singapore PM says sudden invasion of Taiwan unlikely

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (李顯龍) said China is unlikely to suddenly launch an attack on Taiwan. Speaking at a Bloomberg forum on Thursday, Lee said he d...

Taiwan intelligence agencies remain vigilant of Chinese military activity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are currently no indications of an imminent conflict in the Taiwan Strait, National Security Bureau (NSB) Director Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥) said on Monday (Nov. 6). B...

US Air Force official says Taiwanese willing to fight against Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese are willing to fight in a cross-strait conflict if given proper training and equipment, a U.S. Air Force official has found. Taiwan-PRC Director for the Secre...

Foreign Minister Joseph Wu says world should care more about Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The international community should pay more attention to Taiwan's global importance, Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said recently. Speaking to BBC, Wu said...

MOFA reminds EU official Taiwan is already independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said that Taiwan is already an independent nation in a press release on Saturday (Oct. 21) in response to recent statements by Europ...

Japan builds plans for Okinawa evacuation eyeing Taiwan conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirokazu has spoken with local government leaders and asked them to create plans for the evacuation of 120,000 people from Ok...