Russia to conduct sweeping drills of its nuclear forces

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's military will this week undertake a sweeping drill of its strategic nuclear forces. The Defense Ministry said the three-day exercise will begin Tuesday and inv...

Philippine, US, Japanese forces conduct joint beach landing drills in S. China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday (Oct. 12), troops from the United States, Japan and the Philippines conducted joint military exercises to practice amphibious landings in Ternate, southern Luz...

Former US senior diplomat calls for US-Taiwan-Japan security cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior U.S. diplomat on Friday (Oct. 3) called for tripartite security cooperation between the U.S., Taiwan, and Japan in response to the growing threat of China’s...

North Korea complains at UN about US 'provocations'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea decried the stalled state of its nuclear standoff with the United States and told the international community Monday that the fault lies with Washington's "political ...

N. Korea to Trump: Make 'bold decision' to revive diplomacy

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea accused the United States on Friday of doing nothing to implement issues agreed on at summits between U.S. President Donald Trump and the country's leader, Kim Jong U...

The ‘new’ Taiwan beyond cross-strait relations

Beijing has been increasing pressure on Taiwan recently. From a move to ban individual travel permits for Chinese visitors to Taiwan to two large-scale military drills close to the Taiwan Strait, Chin...

North Korea says it's willing to resume nuke talks with US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday it is willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September but that Washington must come to the negotiating table with accepta...

Video game War Thunder replaces Taiwan flags with China banners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The video game War Thunder, which is a game predicated on historical accuracy, last week suddenly and expectedly created multiple historical anachronisms by removing all the Ta...

Solomon Islands 'clearly leaning' toward shifting ties from Taiwan to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's 17 remaining diplomatic allies, appears to be leaning towards switching its ties to China, according to sources who spoke to Reuters. ...

China to hold 3rd set of military drills near Taiwan this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China is preparing to hold a new round of military exercises near Taiwan this week, the third set of war games within a month. As cross-strait tensions continue to rise afte...

N. Korea tests new ‘super-large’ multiple rocket launcher

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher," another demonstration of it...

S. Korea says N. Korea has fired more projectiles into sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea Friday to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring W...

Chinese threats will escalate: Taiwan military think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Chinese Navy maneuvers in the South China Sea this month, military threats will only increase during the months ahead, Taiwan’s top military think tank...

North Korea fires 2 missiles into sea in likely protest of drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday extended a recent streak of weapons display by firing what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, according to South Ko...

North Korea fires more weapons, denounces US military drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea continued to ramp up its weapons demonstrations by firing two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea Tuesday while lashing out at the United S...