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Chinese spies have penetrated Taiwan's military, case documents reveal

TAIPEI – For more than 20 years, Xie Xizhang presented himself as a Hong Kong businessman on visits to Taiwan. He now stands accused of having another mission: recruiting spies for China. On ...

Lawmakers say retired generals that hurt Taiwan’s interests should be stripped of pension

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers are urging financial penalties for conduct by retired military officers that is deemed to undermine Taiwan's national inte...

Taiwanese officials criticize retired general for 'whitewashing' China's ADIZ incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese government officials on Wednesday (Oct. 20) denounced a retired general for "whitewashing" China's military incursions into its air defense identif...

Retired general claims Chinese warplanes are not harassing Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwanese general on Tuesday (Oct.19) claimed that China's warplanes are not harassing Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) and that the skies...

Two retired Taiwanese officers suspected of spying for China out on bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two retired military officers suspected of trying to recruit a former vice defense minister to spy for China were released on bail Thursday morning (Aug. 19) after hours o...

Taiwan questions retired officers about China spy ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Investigators questioned two retired military officers in connection with allegations of a Chinese spy ring involving former Deputy Defense Minister Chang Che-ping (張哲平), ...

Retired Taiwan general tells military to overthrow DPP, surrender to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese politicians and legal experts are calling for a retired general to be investigated for treason after he uploaded a video urging the nation's military to over...

French soldiers who warned of 'civil war' to face sanctions

A group of 18 serving soldiers who endorsed a warning about the risk of "civil war" in France will face sanctions before a military council, the chief of staff of France's armed forces s...

French PM condemns 20 retired generals who warned of 'chaos'

PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Jean Castex condemned on Wednesday an open letter in a right-wing magazine by 20 retired generals that raised the specter of chaos in France and hinted the military ...

Retired Taiwanese military officials indicted for passing intel to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four former officials from Taiwan's Military Intelligence Bureau (MIB) were indicted Saturday (Feb. 20) for passing confidential intelligence to China after their reti...

Pandemic politicking: Israel's election sprint echoes US's

JERUSALEM (AP) — In Israel, the sprint to the March 23 election is striking a notable resemblance to the American presidential brawl in 2020. Candidates are holding virtual events or...

Taiwan's Military Police celebrate 89th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Military Police Command celebrated its 89th anniversary on Saturday (Jan. 16). A special celebration event was held at the Military Police Command Center...

Attorney criticizes 'excessively light sentence' for retired Taiwanese general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prominent attorney on Wednesday (Jan. 13) chastised the high court for reducing the sentence of a retired general who received illegal political donations from a Chinese...

Biden makes pitch for retired general to be Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday made his case for retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin to be secretary of defense, urging Congress to waive a legal prohibition against a recently serv...

AP sources: Biden picks Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will nominate retired four-star Army general Lloyd J. Austin to be secretary of defense, according to four people familiar with the decision. If confirmed b...