Multiple Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's ADIZ during missile test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Taiwanese military was engaging in a live-fire exercise involving its arsenal of long-range missiles early on Wednesday (Sept. 9), several People's Liberatio...

Taiwanese soldiers visit AIT in uniform for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Thursday (Aug. 27) released photos of security cooperation activities between Taiwan and the U.S., including the first-ever visit...

China cries foul over U-2 spy plane flight over no-fly zone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Communist China lodged "stern representations" on Tuesday (Aug. 25) after a U.S. U-2 reconnaissance aircraft flew over a no-fly zone set up over People's Lib...

Taiwan defense analysts play down China military drills

Taiwanese security analysts on Friday (August 7) played down the importance of a military exercise to be staged by China in the East China Sea and ruled out a link between the drills and an upcoming v...

China to hold live-fire drill following US health minister's historic Taiwan visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing is set to "welcome" the historic visit of the United States' highest level official to Taiwan since 1979 by launching a live-fire exercise between Au...

Taiwan holds military drills against potential China threat

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's military fired missiles from the air and the island's shore facing China on Thursday in a live-fire exercise to demonstrate its ability to defend against any Chinese i...

Taiwan’s submarines hit targets with SUT torpedoes in Navy drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Navy Chien Lung-class submarines fired German surface and underwater target (SUT) heavyweight torpedoes in a drill off the coast of southeastern Taiwan on Wednes...

Taiwan releases video of fierce live-fire drill as tensions with China rise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions with China continue to ratchet up, Taiwan's military on Wednesday (June 3) released footage of machine guns blazing during a night exercise off the coast o...

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...

US Navy ship sails through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy ship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday (March 25), marking the third passage this year. The USS McCampbell (DDG 85), a guided-missile destroyer,...

US Navy fires missile during South China Sea military drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Navy said Tuesday (March 24) that it had fired a missile during a live fire exercise in the South China Sea as tensions between the world's two superpowers co...

Taiwan conducts military exercise in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense carried out a military exercise off the east coast of Taiwan on Tuesday morning (March 24), just a few days after Chinese and American for...

Trump presents Medal of Freedom to retired four-star general

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane received the nation's highest civilian honor Tuesday at a White House ceremony hosted by President Donald Trump, who called the Army veteran a “visi...

Child dies as migrants rush to cross Greek-Turkish border

KASTANIES, Greece (AP) — A child died when a boat full of migrants heading to a Greek island capsized Monday, part of a wave of thousands trying to push through Greece's land and sea borders. ...

Army Reserve leaders accused of mishandling assault claims

WOODRIDGE, Ill. (AP) — Leaders of a U.S. Army Reserve unit that controls thousands of soldiers across the western United States have mishandled at least two sexual assault complaints by not referring ...