Russian military says US flights near Crimea fuel tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Friday accused the U.S. and its allies of provoking tensions in the Black Sea region with a sharp increase in the number of bomber patrols and intelligence flight...

Update: Over 30 Vietnamese illegally land in south Taiwan, 23 arrested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 30 illegal Vietnamese immigrants reached the shores of southern Taiwan early Tuesday morning (Sept. 15), with 23 arrested on the spot and the rest still at large. ...

China fires 'carrier killer,' 'Guam killer' missiles in retaliation for U-2 flyover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an apparent retaliation for the flight of a U.S. spy plane over a no-fly zone the previous day, China on Wednesday (Aug. 26) reportedly launched two missiles into the S...

China cries foul over U-2 spy plane flight over no-fly zone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Communist China lodged "stern representations" on Tuesday (Aug. 25) after a U.S. U-2 reconnaissance aircraft flew over a no-fly zone set up over People's Lib...

Aircraft spotters allege US spy plane landed in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple aircraft spotters allegedly detected an American reconnaissance aircraft landing in Taipei on Tuesday (Aug. 18), but military officials swiftly denied that the ai...

US spy plane spotted over northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple aircraft spotters detected an American reconnaissance aircraft apparently flying over northern Taiwan, including Taipei, Friday (Aug. 14) as China claims to be ca...

Chinese think tank alleges that US spy plane flew over S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Beijing-based think tank alleges that a U.S. spy plane flew directly over Taiwan's territory on Monday (July 27). At 10:23 a.m., the Peking University Institute o...

US E-8C spy plane spotted south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sophisticated U.S. Air Force E-8C was spotted circling just off the southern tip of Taiwan on Tuesday (July 21) and was soon joined by two other American reconnaissance ...

High-altitude US spy drones spotted flying to south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aircraft spotters reported two high-altitude U.S. military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying towards the south of Taiwan on Wednesday (July 15), with one website appea...

4 US spy planes spotted prowling south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aircraft spotting sites noticed at least four U.S. spy planes and one refueling aircraft flying to the south and southwest of Taiwan on Monday (June 29). At 8:32 a.m. o...

US military aircraft sighted near Taiwan’s airspace for 8th day counting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon airplane was spotted flying over the Bashi Channel on Sunday (June 28), marking eight days in a row that U.S. military aircraft sightings were re...

US Navy surveillance plane spotted flying south of Taiwan for 2nd day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy surveillance plane was spotted flying south of Taiwan Tuesday morning (June 23), a day after another U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft was seen taking a simila...

Chinese military to conduct exercise staging takeover of Taiwan’s Pratas islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (May 12) it was reported that China’s People's Liberation Army (PLA) is planning to conduct a large-scale landing exercise in August in the South China...

US spy plane spotted south of Taiwan in 14th flight since early April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States reconnaissance aircraft flew over the Bashi Channel separating south Taiwan from the Philippines Saturday (May 2), the 14th such appearance since the begin...

US surveillance plane flies south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States military reconnaissance aircraft flew over the Bashi Channel separating south Taiwan from the Philippines Thursday (April 30) in the 13th such appearance t...