Pakistan says Indian fire kills 1 soldier in Kashmir

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military said Sunday that Indian troops opened fire across the border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing one soldier. In a statement, i...

Tsai Ing-wen meets Taiwanese Air Force corporal with Ghanaian ancestry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met a Taiwanese Air Force corporal with half Ghanaian ancestry on Saturday (Sept. 26) and complimented him on his hard work maintaining...

Taiwan's armed forces strain in undeclared war of attrition with China

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen visited a low-key but critical maintenance base for fighter jet engines on Saturday (Sept. 26), offering encouragement as the Chinese-claimed island’s armed forces ...

US, Japan to hold 'Keen Sword' exercise amid fears of China attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military announced that it will stage exercise "Keen Sword" with Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) in Japan amid fears China could exploit distractions c...

US B-1B bombers, Chinese spy plane spotted to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Air Force (USAF) bombers and one Chinese spyplane were spotted to the east of Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 25). At 12:16 p.m. the plane tracker Aircraft Spots tweet...

Taiwan military expert shares how to survive China missile attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Ministry of Defense advisor Sung Chao-wen (宋兆文) on Friday (Sept. 25) shared how to survive a Chinese missile attack. As Beijing continues to threaten Taiwan by s...

Chinese aircraft enters Taiwan's ADIZ for 7th time in 8 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese anti-submarine aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday (Sept. 24), marking the seventh time the People’s Liberat...

Taiwan to conduct 2 days of live-fire missile tests off southeast coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to send warplanes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the country's main weapons developer announced Thursday (Sept. 24) it ...

Taiwan: China's military flew planes toward island on 3 days

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan said Thursday that China sent two military surveillance planes toward the island for three straight days and it dispatched patrols in response. Tensions ...

Taiwan not pursuing formal ties with US: Foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has no intention of forging formal diplomatic ties with the United States for the time being, but it is intent on advancing bilateral cooperation, according to Fore...

Military aircraft that flew over Taipei rehearsing for National Day performances

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Residents of the Taipei metropolitan area might have been startled by the sound of military aircraft early on Thursday (Sept. 24), with some wondering if there was a real ...

Chinese aircraft intrude into Taiwan's ADIZ for 6th time in week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese anti-submarine aircraft violated Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday (Sept. 23) in the sixth incursion by People's Liberation ...

China tells UN it does not want war of any kind

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping (習近平) told the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday (Sept. 22) that his country does not want a cold nor a hot war but only pe...

Taiwan unveils cruise missiles designed to strike Chinese military installations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Air Force on Tuesday (Sept. 22) displayed its new Wan Chien (萬劍, Ten Thousand Swords) air-to-ground cruise missiles at an offshore military base, along with i...

Few leaders 'have had better 2020' than Taiwan's president: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. news agency Bloomberg on Monday (Sept. 21) lauded Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as having had the best 2020 among the world's leaders but said this is of...