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NATO should also defend Taiwan: UK foreign secretary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.K.'s foreign secretary on Wednesday (April 27) called on NATO to expand its scope to include strengthening security in the Indo-Pacific region and singled out Ta...

Taiwan and Ukraine not same, US to ensure Chinese invasion 'never happens'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. National Security Advisor (NSA) Jake Sullivan on Thursday (April 14) said Taiwan is in a different situation to Ukraine and it is U.S. policy to ensure that a Chinese...

EU could stage airlift if China imposes blockade on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Analysts have proposed the EU carry out airlifts to aid Taiwan if the country is besieged by a Chinese aerial blockade in the future. In an in-depth piece on the topic ...

Russia's failures in Ukraine making China 'more cautious' about Taiwan invasion: MAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Wednesday (March 30) cited senior advisors as saying that Russia's losses on the battlefields of Ukraine are making China "m...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan would draw ‘more robust' response: US commander

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American general has vowed that a Chinese invasion of Taiwan would elicit a "more robust' response from the U.S. than the Russian invasion of Ukraine and said ...

Ukraine is case study for Taiwan to be 'as prickly as possible': US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior U.S. defense official said Thursday (March 10) that the war in Ukraine is a case study demonstrating why Taiwan needs to be "as prickly as possible" wit...

US reaction to Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be 'different' from Ukraine: Pentagon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior Pentagon official on Wednesday (March 9) said that the U.S. has learned important lessons from the Russian invasion of Ukraine that would be applied to defending ...

Taiwan welcomes surprise visit by former US defense officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday evening (Feb. 28) welcomed the news that the Biden administration is sending a delegation of former top U.S. defense offic...

Australia, UK talk up Taiwan Strait security in conference call

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his British counterpart Boris Johnson have affirmed their countries’ commitment to safeguarding “peace and stabili...

Strategies for Taiwan Xi is learning from Ukraine crisis: Think tank analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) is learning a number of important lessons from the Ukraine crisis that could give his country the edge it needs to successfully take over T...

72.5% of Taiwanese willing to fight against Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey released on Wednesday (Dec. 29) found that over 70% of Taiwanese are prepared to defend Taiwan if China tries to annex the country by force. In the annual Taiw...

Biden signs $768.2 billion defense spending bill into law

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law, authorizing $768.2 billion in military spending, including a 2.7% pay raise for service members, for 2022....

Chinese invasion of Taiwan 'not easy' due to 3 weaknesses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) says that China's military will find it very difficult to invade Taiwan due to three key vulnerabilities. In the MND's la...

U.S. Congress includes $300 million for Ukraine, addresses China in massive defense bill

U.S. lawmakers included efforts to push back against Russia and China in a massive annual defense bill released on Tuesday, proposing $300 million for Ukraine's military and a statement of support...

PLA has acquired initial invasion capacity of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest annual report by the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) states that China has acquired an "initial capability" to inva...