Taiwan Coast Guard begins live-fire drills on Taiping Island, South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Cost Guard Administration (CGA) began live fire drills on Taiping Island in the South China Sea on the morning of Nov. 21, with drills expected to continue ...

Chinese Defense Minister: army will take action ‘at any costs’ to prevent Taiwan split

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said in a speech at China’s Xiangshan security forum today (Oct. 25) that China will never give up an inch of its territory. R...

Taiwan holds dual defense drills to simulate PLA attack 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military is conducing dual war exercises this week simulating an invasion by Chinese PLA forces, including one held yesterday in southern Taiwan and another t...

Taiwan holds military drill with Paraguay amid China tension

TAOYUAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has hosted her Paraguayan counterpart at a military exercise in a sign of the island's determination to withstand China's diplomatic onslaught. ...

US Navy draws plan for show of force in Taiwan Strait, SCS: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet has proposed a series of exercises in the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea (SCS) in demonstration of U.S. commitment to the rules...

Taiwan concludes 4-day national security drill

A four-day national security exercise that simulates various emergency scenarios, including protection of the country's key infrastructure, came to an end in Taipei on Tuesday. President Tsai I...

Chinese navy conducts major military drill as Taiwan President goes abroad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's Shanghai Maritime Safety Administration issued a notice on August 10, announcing that the Chinese navy will perform a major military exercise in the Yello...

Taiwan should be invited to RIMPAC military drill: senior US Congressman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Senior Republican Party Congressman Ted Yoho called for Taiwan to be involved in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC), the world's largest international marine mil...

Taiwan-China relations are tense, democracy is Taiwan’s foothold: Time Magazine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. weekly magazine "Time" says that Taiwan-China relations are tense with China increasing efforts to isolate Taiwan, but Taiwan's democracy is its foothol...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. AUDIO OF CHILDREN STOKES RAGE OVER SEPARATION A weeping c...

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. TRUMP UNAPOLOGETIC ON IMMIGRATION The president defends...

China spy plane spotted in Taiwan Strait during preparatory drills for Han Kuang Exercises 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MOND) organized a rehearsal exercise for the upcoming 34th annual Han Kuang (漢光) military exercises at the Ching Chuang Kang&n...

Taiwan paratrooper regains consciousness after free falling 1,300 feet 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -  An injured paratrooper regained consciousness this morning after his parachute failed to open during a routine jump Thursday morning, and he is now able to move ...

Taiwan paratrooper injured in accident ahead of Han Kuang military exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— An army paratrooper fell from the sky during Thursday morning's rehearsal for the Han Kuang military exercises at the Chingchuankang Air Force Base in Taichun...

Timeline of recent events on the Korean peninsula

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After a few months of rapprochement, North Korea abruptly called off scheduled high-level talks with South Korea on Wednesday and warned the U.S. that a planned summit with P...