Why the global pandemic raises the risk of CCP invading Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has brought on the world is quite understandably dominating headlines and affecting most ...

Tanks spotted in NE Taiwan as tensions with China rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan battle tanks were spotted prowling the streets of Yilan, Taiwan, on Wednesday (March 25), as cross-strait tensions rise during the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pand...

Leaked map shows China plans to invade S. Taiwan after taking Kinmen, Penghu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo surfaced Sunday (Jan. 19) on Weibo showing People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers sitting next to a map of Taiwan that appears to indicate a southerly route f...

Japanese petition against China's unification of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) gathered on the streets of Tokyo Sunday (Jan. 19) to urge support for a petition against Chinese General Secretary Xi Jinping's (...

US poll asks about Chinese invasion of Taiwan after 2035

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a poll in the United States, 38 percent of respondents expect China to attack Taiwan if no unification agreement is reached by 2035, reports said Thursday (De...

KMT support among Taiwan businesspeople in China may be dwindling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businesspeople based in China are a “diminishing force” in terms of support for the Kuomintang (KMT), according to a report in Hong Kong’s Sout...

Taiwan seizes trespassing Chinese boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese dredger boats that trespassed the Cross-Strait Median (海峽中線) were seized by the Coast Guard Administration and Penghu County Government on Thursday (Oct. 24) morni...

Indian colonel breaks down details of Chinese invasion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A retired Indian Army colonel has presented his analysis of what he believes are Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy's (PLAN's) strategy for invading Taiwan based...

Next invasion of Taiwan from China could be fall armyworm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In addition to fears of the spread of African swine fever, a new scourge from China could soon be threatening the livelihood of Taiwanese farmers, the fall armyworm. The fal...

Taiwan military holds first ever simulated 'anti-fake news' exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese military forces began the computer simulation phase of the 35th Han Kuang (漢光35號) exercises on Monday, April 22. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) an...

Chinese tanks roll toward Taipei – at least on a smaller scale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tanks of China’s People’s Liberation Army were rolling toward Taipei after destroying a Taiwanese Army Humvee Friday (April 19) – at least in the imagina...

MOFA refutes claims Trump put hold on F-16 fighter jet sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) denies that U.S. President Donald Trump has temporarily shelved plans to sell Taiwan F16-V fighter jets until a trade deal ...

Taiwan has other deterrence options besides costly and controversial nuclear weapons

The China Uncensored channel is a terrific source of information about Chinese propaganda and misinformation and also has a knack of asking difficult questions that many other media outlets would not ...

China Uncensored asks, 'Should Taiwan have Nukes?'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with American scholar Ian Easton posted on YouTube on Monday (April 1), China Uncensored host Chris Chappell asked: "Should Taiwan have nuclear weapons?&qu...

China to put Taiwan's airspace in 'patrol range': Global Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The same day Chinese warplanes crossed over the median line on the Taiwan Strait, the Chinese state-run mouthpieces the Global Times published an editorial stating that if the ...