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US, South Korea to begin expanded military drills next week

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and South Korea will begin their biggest combined military training in years next week in the face of an increasingly aggressive North Korea, which has been...

Cartoon of the Day: Foreign media fearmongering vs. Taiwanese tranquility

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Swedish cartoonist created this illustration to contrast the sensationalistic coverage by foreign media of China's military exercises with the sedate stance taken by...

22 Chinese warplanes, 6 warships tracked around Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) reported that 22 Chinese military aircraft and six naval vessels infringed on Taiwan's air defense identification zone ...

Taiwan's perspective on Chinese ADIZ intrusions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must make strong military preparations as China ramps up its gray-zone tactics against the nation, experts say. After 2020, Taiwan’s southwestern air defen...

‘China threatens Taiwan every day’ says legislator on Australian news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Wang Ting-yu (王定宇) appeared on Australia Broadcasting Corporation’s China Tonight show with Stan Grant on Wednesday (Au...

Photo from Chinese warship off Taiwan coast deemed fake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (TFC) on Tuesday (Aug. 9) announced that a photo released by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) appearing to show a Chinese warship within ...

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. The SCMP, which...

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...

MECO denies making plans to evacuate Filipinos from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Philippine representative to Taiwan on Monday (Aug. 8) denied that his office has discussed evacuation plans with any Filipino community in Taiwan amid ongoing Chinese...

Taiwan tracks 39 Chinese military aircraft, 13 warships around nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) tracked 39 Chinese military aircraft and 13 warships around the country as of 5 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 8). Of the 39 Peo...

China launches 272 attempts at spreading disinformation in Taiwan in a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Aug. 8) announced that China has launched 272 attempts at spreading disinformation in Taiwan during the past week. Dur...

China announces continued military exercises around Taiwan on Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's military on Monday (Aug. 8) announced that it will extend military exercises by sea and air around Taiwan, prompting Taiwan's defense ministry to vow that ...

Taiwanese military set to carry out live-fire drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Army is scheduled to carry out live-fire artillery drills in southern Taiwan on Tuesday (Aug. 9) and Thursday (Aug. 11) to assess combat readiness. The dr...

Roger Waters lambasted as 'Little Pink' for Taiwan take

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters drew widespread criticism in the West and praise on Chinese state-run media for his claim that Taiwan is part of China. Using U.S. House...

Video shows Taiwanese enjoy bubble bath party during China's wargames

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Aug. 6) showing revelers enjoying a bubble bath party on a Taiwanese island off the coast of China despite being at the height of the People...