Taiwan holds live fire drill along southeastern coast

The military-affiliated National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) on Monday conducted a live-fire drill at its coastal base in Pingtung County, following a missile test at the s...

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...

Taiwan prepares to hold large-scale military drills to deter China

Taiwan's armed forces are on Thursday holding their first live-fire drill for this year, an exercise aimed at improving their military readiness. It comes after Chinese President Xi Jinping recent...

Two Perry-class frigates to be commissioned by Taiwan Navy in Nov.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Perry-class guided missile frigates purchased from the U.S. during the Obama administration will be ready for active duty in November, announced Vice Admiral Lee Chung-hsia...

China's live-fire drills are 'tailored for Taiwan separatists'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese media reports that the live-fire military exercises taking place off the coast of Zhejiang Province this week, July 17-23, are “tailored for Taiwan separatis...

Taiwan to closely monitor Chinese live-fire drills near Zhejiang coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will closely monitor six days of Chinese live-fire drills off its east coast province of Zhejiang, according to the Ministry of National Defense. The ministry sa...

Live-fire drill staged on Tamsui River, New Taipei City

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) The army conducted a live-fire exercise on the Tamsui River in suburban Taipei Tuesday, testing the military's combat and defense capabilities against a simulated attack by Ch...

Taiwan's annual live-fire military drill to start June 4

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced that the annual military drill would begin from April 30 to May 4, and from June 6 to 8. At a news conference on Tuesda...

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

A South Korean soldier stands outside Peace House in the Demilitarized Zone, the venue for the summit next week between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Flowers ...

China's live fire drill just off coast of Fujian

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite the bluster and bravado, China's live fire exercises set to take place in the Taiwan Strait, are actually situated in a small area right off the coast of Fujian Pro...

China announces live-fire military drills in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China announced Thursday it would hold live-fire military drills in the Taiwan Strait on April 18, in what looked like an escalation of President Xi Jinping’s (習近平) ...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar reach for food distributed by Bangladeshi volunteers near Cox's Bazar's Gundum area in Bangladesh. Aid officials said relief camps were reaching full capacity as thousand...

The Latest: Report says North may be readying missile launch

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear test and the world reaction (all times local): 3:20 p.m. South Korean media says Seoul's military beli...

Mattis: NKorea threat would bring massive military response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday shot back at North Korea's claimed test of a hydrogen bomb with a blunt threat, saying the U.S. will answer any threat from the North...

North Korean ICBM launches dim South's hopes for talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's rapidly accelerating nuclear weapons program is beginning to pose a grave challenge for liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-in, whose dovish proposals for e...