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War games predict China could resort to nuclear weapon if it invades Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China could end up dropping a nuclear bomb if it decided to invade Taiwan, according to the latest cross-strait war game exercise. The war game took into account the ex...

Poll: 60% of Taiwanese expect US military to fight for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — About 60% of Taiwanese were not worried about a Chinese attack and a similar number expected the United States military to rush to Taiwan’s rescue, according to the ...

Chiu denies that Taiwan would suffer 240,000 casualties in 1st wave of China invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) on Tuesday (Nov. 2) refuted an alleged report that Taiwan could suffer 240,000 casualties in the first wave of an invasion by China. ...

Chinese commentator vows retaliation for Japan's missiles near Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If Japan attacks China with the missiles it plans to deploy on a small island near Taiwan, Beijing will destroy Japan's military, a hawkish Chinese commentator said Th...

Taiwan's defense minister says no clear sign of cross-strait war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Defense Minister Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) said Tuesday (Sept. 29) that there has not been a clear sign of a cross-strait war and that the country's armed forces w...

Foreign minister warns Taiwan next on China’s agenda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said Thursday (Sept. 17) that Taiwan stands on the front line of democracy and is likely China's next target after Hong Kong. ...

A visit to Taiwan’s Matsu islands, the time capsule of Chinese Civil War’s frontline

Matsu’s “blue tears” have made the outlying island chain a popular destination, enticing travelers to come from far and wide to see the natural phenomenon during the summer. Other th...

Taiwan seeks to clear name as major source of international fraud

TAIPEI (CNA) -- In response to accusations that the country is a major source of international fraud, Taiwan's government has since 2014 amended related laws three times, paving the way for Taiwan...