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SCMP compares Pelosi's Taiwan trip to Pearl Harbor attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An opinion piece published in the SCMP on Tuesday (Aug. 9) compared the visit of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. That day, the S...

China launches 'blockade' exercises around Taiwan on Tuesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's military on Tuesday (Aug. 9) announced that it will extend military exercises by sea and air around Taiwan with a focus on "joint blockade and joint suppo...

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...

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...

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...

China imposes 7th live-fire zone around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Maritime and Port Bureau (MPB) on Thursday (Aug. 4) announced that China has added a seventh live-fire zone around Taiwan and that it will be in effect one da...

Expert predicts China will fire missiles over Taiwan cities to hit Zone No. 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese military expert Lu Li-shi (呂禮詩) predicts that China could fire missiles over Taipei, Taichung, and Kaohsiung as they head toward one of the six zones the People&...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan artillery sends strong signal to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Wednesday (July 27), the third day of the 38th annual Han Kuang military exercise (漢光演習), the Army Kinmen Defense Command carried out a joint anti-landing operation on ...

Video shows Taiwan launch massive naval, air live-fire drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Tuesday (July 26) released video of a massive naval and air live-fire exercise that took place on the second day of the largest m...

Taiwan president oversees joint combat exercise aboard Navy destroyer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (July 26) oversaw a Hankuang naval drill aboard a Taiwanese destroyer and praised those involved for performing their duties well. ...

Taiwan turns coast guard vessels into 'ship killers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Coast Guard vessels are being transformed into missile-launching “ship killers” that could be quickly rolled out to defend the nation in the event of a ...

Video shows Taiwan guns blaze in live-fire drill off China's coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army on Friday (March 25) held live-fire exercises on the Matsu Islands amid the heightened alert over the Russian invasion of Ukraine and increased incursions by Chin...

Taiwan likely to participate in 2022 RIMPAC as observer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is likely to take part in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise this year as an observer rather than a participant, said a Taiwanese defense analyst. The worl...

Belarus: Lukashenko eyes $1 billion arms deal with Russia

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, clad in military fatigues, visited the Zapad military exercises underway with Russia Sunday and announced his country's plans to acquire $1 billion (&eur...

Chinese navy ships lurk near Taiwan's waters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three navy ships from China’s Eastern Theater Command passed through waters near Taiwan's eastern maritime border on Friday (June 18). At approximately 2 a.m....