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Taiwan slams Chinese balloons as safety threat, psychological warfare

TAIPEI (Reuters) — Taiwan’s defense ministry accused China on Saturday of threatening aviation safety and waging psychological warfare on the island’s people with a recent spate of b...

Taiwan reports Chinese balloon flight path over nation for 1st time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Tuesday (Jan. 2) publicly disclosed information for the first time about a Chinese balloon that had flown directly over the count...

Chinese balloon crosses Taiwan Strait median line

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced that a People's Liberation Army (PLA) balloon was detected crossing the Taiwan Strait median line on Thursday (Dec. 7)...

Taiwan to strike back if Chinese military aircraft or spy balloons enter airspace: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Tuesday (June 27) said if any Chinese military aircraft or "entities" enter Taiwan's airspace or territorial waters...

US defense chief slams China over rejected military talks

The United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, on Saturday, criticized China for its unwillingness to engage regarding military crisis management after Beijing declined an official invitation fo...

NASA talks UFOs with public ahead of final report on unidentified flying objects

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA held its first public meeting on UFOs on Wednesday a year after launching a study into unexplained sightings and insisted it's not hiding anything. The ...

China: Xi's government doles out key cabinet positions

China's new government led by President Xi Jinping — the most powerful Chinese politician since Mao Zedong — appointed old and new faces as key cabinet ministers on Sunday during the a...

China's Xi assigns top job after securing 3rd term

Chinese President Xi Jinping, on Saturday, appointed his close aide Li Qiang as China's new premier with the parliament's approval, hours after the head honcho secured his third five-year term...

Huawei dominates MWC mobile tech fair despite US sanctions

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A contingent of Chinese companies led by technology giant Huawei is turning the world’s biggest wireless trade fair into an opportunity to show their muscle in the face of Huaw...

TikTok banned from EU Commission phones over cybersecurity

LONDON (AP) — The European Union's executive branch said Thursday that it has temporarily banned TikTok from phones used by employees as a cybersecurity measure, reflecting widening worries from Weste...

Taiwanese faith in US intervention against Chinese attack increases: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The proportion of Taiwanese believing that the United States will come to aid the country if it faces an attack by China has increased by 8% from last year, a poll showed ...

66% of Taiwanese support shooting down Chinese spy balloons in nation's airspace: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey conducted by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) found that 66% of Taiwanese respondents agree that the country’s military should shoot down any ...

Chinese balloon crashes on Taiwanese base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese balloon on Thursday (Feb. 16) crashed on an Army base on one of Taiwan's frontline islands in Lienchiang County. In a press release, the Army's Dongyi...

Biden says aerial objects 'likely tied to private company'

US President Joe Biden delivered televised remarks from the White House on Thursday, addressing the high-altitude Chinese spy balloon and the three other objects that the US Air Force shot out of the ...

Zelenskyy aide says Russian balloons part of aerial assault

Ihor Zhovkva, the Deputy Head of the Office for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, said on Thursday that Russia is using suspected spy balloons as part of a multi-pronged aerial assault. Ukrai...