36th Han Kuang exercise to feature 'joint battalion' training

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th Han Kuang military exercise is scheduled to last from Monday (July 13) to Friday (July 17). While last year’s exercises featured fighter jets conducting ...

US carriers drill after Southeast Asian nations rebuke China

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Deutsche Bank enables secure and compliant messaging platforms with a reach of 3+ billion users via Symphony

Symphony Connect Solution integrates WhatsApp into Deutsche Bank communication channels with clientsIt follows the successful introduction of WeChat via the Symphony platform in November 2019The Wha...

Reports: FTC may try to block Facebook from integrating apps

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook's stock dropped almost 3% in regular trading after news reports suggested that the FTC may take antitrust action to prevent Facebook from integrating its disparate messag...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Taiwan begins constructing 4,000 ton Coast Guard patrol vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It was revealed this week during a budget committee meeting at the Legislative Yuan that the Taiwan Coast Guard’s first heavy patrol ship, which will weigh approxima...

Philippine, US, Japanese forces conduct joint beach landing drills in S. China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday (Oct. 12), troops from the United States, Japan and the Philippines conducted joint military exercises to practice amphibious landings in Ternate, southern Luz...

US promotes free and open Indo-Pacific at naval exercise

SATTAHIP, Thailand (AP) — A senior U.S. naval officer underlined Washington's commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific as the United States on Monday launched its first joint naval exercis...

US secretary of state describes sale of F-16V jets to Taiwan as a consistent move

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan was “deeply consistent” with past commitments, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement Tue...

Taiwan flag, general appear at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command symposium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a move sure to cause China to cry foul, a Taiwanese military leader and the Taiwanese Marine banner appeared at the annual Pacific Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS-19) fro...

Taiwan Ministry of National Defense releases video ahead of Han Kuang exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Ahead of the annual Han Kuang military exercises (漢光演習) planned for later this month, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) released a promotional video for Taiwan’s arm...

US, Japan, India, Philippines conduct joint naval patrol through South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday, May 9, the U.S. Navy announced that it just completed a series of joint freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea along with naval vessels from ...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

USS Wasp arrives in Philippines for annual 'Balikatan' military exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The USS Wasp, an amphibious assault ship and helicopter carrier, arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines on Saturday, March 30 in preparation for a joint military exercise with force...