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Biden to continue US arms sales, international support for Taiwan: Experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Democrat Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States Wednesday (Jan. 20), his administration will continue to sell weapons to Taiwan and back th...

Taiwan must ensure national security and save itself

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must ensure its own national security even if the U.S. continues to sell it armaments, according to the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR)...

China threatens response to Taiwan visit by US admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China will respond to the reported visit of a U.S. Navy admiral to Taiwan, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday (Nov. 23). A two-star navy admiral overseeing U...

US Marines officially training in Taiwan for 1st time since 1979

Update: 11/13 10:00 a.m. Pentagon spokesman John Supple has told Taiwan News that "The reports about U.S. Marines in Taiwan are inaccurate" but did not elaborate on which details were inc...

China says 'fighter jets of the PLA must fly over the island of Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's top propaganda platform on Monday declared that People's Liberation Army (PLA) warplanes "must fly over Taiwan" and if Taiwanese fighter jets fir...

Taiwan official details China’s plan to solve Taiwan ‘problem’ by 2049: US military journal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s National Security Bureau Deputy Director-General Chen Wen-fan (陳文凡) was recently quoted giving a comprehensive picture of Chinese President Xi Jinping&rsquo...

Military delegation from Taiwan to visit Germany, Belgium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is boosting exchanges with European countries in defense areas, with a delegation set to visit Germany and Belgium in 2021. According to the defense budget plan ...

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanks US congressman for political support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 28) expressed appreciation to U.S. Representative Tom Tiffany (R-WI) for drafting an amendment that would eliminate...

Congressman to introduce 'Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act' Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Tuesday (July 28) announced he will introduce a bill the next day that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China invades ...

Rare footage shows joint training of US, Taiwan special forces

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A promotional video featuring joint U.S.-Taiwan military training has surfaced on social media—the first of such footage to be seen, as these kinds of operations are...

Taiwan's Night Hawks training troops from Middle Eastern country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a sign of Taiwan's increased military exchanges with other nations, an inside source says that an elite unit of Taiwan's special forces is training soldiers fro...

Syrian troops press ahead with campaign as strikes kill 16

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Airstrikes on rebel-controlled northwest Syria killed at least 16 people Tuesday, including two students and two teachers, opposition activists said, as government forces capture...

Singaporean paratrooper injured during jump in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A soldier of the Singapore Armed Forces was injured during parachute training in Taiwan, the Straits Times reported Friday (Dec. 20). Even though the two countries do n...

US Navy could be more inclined to visit Taiwan after Hong Kong ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Navy might be more inclined to visit Taiwan now that China has barred stopovers in Hong Kong, according to military experts. As a result of U.S. Presi...

Taiwan president tests F-16 simulator at defense technology exhibition

Taipei, Aug. 15 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday made clear her intention to buy more upgraded F-16 fighter jets from the United States and expressed hope that the U.S. will reach a deci...