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China announces missile drills as US delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Just hours before a delegation sent by United States President Joe Biden touched down in Taiwan Wednesday (April 14), China announced it was holding six days of live missi...

Taiwan fighter jets conduct live fire drills in ongoing Tian Long exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Air Force’s annual Tian Long exercise kicked off Monday (Oct. 19), various fighter jets have carried out precision missile firing drills aimed to reflect a...

Chinese sand dredging ships to serve as targets for Taiwanese military drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese ships impounded for illegal sand dredging could be handed over to the military for target practice, the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) said Tuesday (July 28). ...

Kim tells troops to be alert after overseeing N. Korea missile drills

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-rang...

US forces in Japan to increase combat readiness in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the week since acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the military’s primary focus is “China, China, China,” on Jan.2, the U.S. is making...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 16 Sun Sentinel on the reality for Israel after the embassy opening: ...

Russian military conducts massive missile drills

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military is conducting massive drills involving truck-mounted intercontinental ballistic missile launchers. The Defense Ministry said maneuvers involving To...

Russian military holds massive missile drills

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military is conducting sweeping drills that involve dozens of intercontinental ballistic missile launchers. The Defense Ministry said Tuesday in a statement...

A look at US-S. Korea war games and how North might respond

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — America's annual joint military exercises with South Korea always frustrate North Korea. The war games set to begin Monday may hold more potential to provoke than ever, given...

Fisherman killed by missile: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The death of a fishing captain and the injuries to three members of his crew were the result of the accidental firing of a Navy missile, the Ministry of National Defense said Fr...