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Chinese and Taiwanese warships shadow each other as drills due to end

<p>TAIPEI, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Chinese and Taiwanese warships played high seas "cat and mouse" on Sunday ahead of the scheduled end of four days of unprecedented Chinese military exercis...

Giants' Feliciano discusses dehydration that limited him

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Dehydration is one of the biggest concerns during football camps in the summer, and the New York Giants saw its effects on new center Jon Feliciano. On t...

No contract talk as Titans lineman Jeffery Simmons works

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee rookie quarterback Malik Willis made a business decision when he found himself facing off against Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons in a live tackle drill at...

Chinese military exercise simulates invasion of Taiwan strategy: Nikkei report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s current large-scale military drills around Taiwan simulate a scenario in which Taiwan would be taken before the U.S. military could intervene, according to a...

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines PM arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves arrived in Taiwan on Sunday morning (Aug. 7) and will remain in the country until Frida...

China's Xinhua releases photo of warship nearing Taiwan's power station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A picture of a Chinese warship supposedly just off the east coast of Taiwan has been posted by Chinese state media, but it is thought to be part of the state's psychol...

China halts military, climate dialogue with U.S. over Pelosi Taiwan trip

China announced on Friday it was halting dialogue with the United States in a number of areas, including between theater-level military commanders and on climate change, in a furore over U.S. House Sp...

JC Jackson quickly fitting into new-look Chargers defense

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Less than two weeks into training camp, J.C. Jackson is proving to be a quick study of the Los Angeles Chargers defense. The 26-year-old cornerback, one of ...

Fire breaks out on outer island during Taiwanese artillery drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fire broke out on an outer island during an artillery exercise held by the Taiwanese military on Friday evening (Aug. 5). On the second day of massive live-fire drill...

Taiwan Air Force jets return to sky after Chinese missile launches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Air Force aircraft resumed routine training on the east coast on Friday (Aug. 5), one day after China launched ballistic missiles near Taiwan as part of a military ...

UMC founder Robert Tsao to donate US$100 million for Taiwan's defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of China's intensive live-fire drills near Taiwan, the founder of the world's second-largest contract microchip maker on Friday (Aug. 5) urged Taiwanes...

4 Chinese missiles flew over Taipei on way to Japan EEZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japanese government announced on Thursday (Aug. 4) that five ballistic missiles launched by China landed in Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) that day and four...

China conducts 'precision missile strikes' in Taiwan Strait

KEELUNG, Taiwan (AP) — China conducted “precision missile strikes” Thursday in the Taiwan Strait and in the waters off the eastern coast of Taiwan as part of military exercises that have raised tensio...

Tourism, cargo operations in northern Taiwan normal despite Chinese military drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tourist numbers on Taiwan’s northeast coast and cargo ship routes into Taipei Port were reported as normal on Thursday (August 4) despite China conducting military d...

11 Chinese Dongfeng missiles strike near Taiwan

Update 6 p.m. Aug. 04: The MND issued another press release at 5:30 p.m. stating that from 1:56 p.m. to 4 p.m., the PLA launched a total of 11 Dongfeng ballistic missiles into the waters surroundin...