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Sunday, February 18, 2024
A Chinese Coast Guard vessel is pictured on the disputed Second Thomas Shoal, part of the Spratly Islands, in the South China Sea. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
Defense

China To Send Coast Guard Ships As Tensions Rise Over Taiwanese Islands

BEIJING, Feb 18 (Reuters) – China’s coast guard said on Sunday it will strengthen its law enforcement activities and carry out regular patrols

February 18, 2024
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Saturday, February 17, 2024
Fishers harvest seafood at a farm in Chinese waters opposite the Taiwan-controlled Matsu islands near Luoyan Bay. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Defense

China Asserts No Restricted Zones Around Taiwanese Islands After Two Killed

BEIJING, Feb 18 (Reuters) – There are no off limits or restricted areas for fishing around a group of Taiwanese islands close to China’s

February 17, 2024
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Friday, September 29, 2023
Members of the navy pose for pictures next to Narwhal, Taiwan's first domestically built submarine, after its launching ceremony in Kaohsiung, Taiwan September 28, 2023. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
Defense

Taiwan Unveils First Domestically Made Submarine

By Carlos Garcia, Walid Berrazeg and Sarah Wu KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Taiwan unveiled its first domestically developed submarine

September 29, 2023
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Sunday, September 24, 2023
To match Special Report TAIWAN-CHINA/SUBMARINES.REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo
Defense

Taiwan Expects To Deploy Two New Submarines By 2027

By Yimou Lee TAIPEI, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Taiwan hopes to deploy at least two new, domestically developed submarines by 2027, and possibly equip

September 24, 2023
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Saturday, September 9, 2023
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59). U.S. Navy File Photo
Defense

US, Canadian Warships Transit Taiwan Strait In Latest Joint Mission

TAIPEI, Sept 9 (Reuters) – A U.S. and a Canadian warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said, marking the second such

September 9, 2023
Total Views: 4738

Saturday, August 19, 2023
china new destroyer Nanchang photo credit REUTERS/Jason Lee
Defense

China Launches Drills Around Taiwan In Angry Response To VP’s US Trip

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Aug 19 (Reuters) – China launched military drills around Taiwan on Saturday as a “serious warning” to separatist forces in

August 19, 2023
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Saturday, July 1, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Russian frigate Admiral Gorshkov is seen ahead of scheduled naval exercises in Richards Bay
Defense

Japan Says Russian Warships Spotted Near Taiwan, Okinawa Islands

TOKYO, July 1 (Reuters) – Japan’s defense ministry said late on Friday it had spotted two Russian Navy ships in the waters near Taiwan

July 1, 2023
Total Views: 18720

Sunday, June 4, 2023
Chinese Warship Passed In ‘Unsafe Manner’ Near US Destroyer In Taiwan Strait
Defense

Chinese Warship Passed In ‘Unsafe Manner’ Near US Destroyer In Taiwan Strait

WASHINGTON, June 4 (Reuters) – A Chinese warship came within 150 yards (137 meters) of a U.S. destroyer in the Taiwan Strait in “an

June 4, 2023
Total Views: 3796

Saturday, June 3, 2023
US, Canadian Navies Stage Rare Joint Mission Through Taiwan Strait
Navy

US, Canadian Navies Stage Rare Joint Mission Through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI, June 3 (Reuters) – A U.S. and a Canadian warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said, in a rare

June 3, 2023
Total Views: 3336

Saturday, May 27, 2023
Taiwan Reports Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sailed Through Strait
Defense

Taiwan Reports Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sailed Through Strait

TAIPEI, May 27 (Reuters) – The Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday accompanied by two other ships,

May 27, 2023
Total Views: 4195

Thursday, May 11, 2023
offshore wind farm
Environment

Taiwan’s Wind Industry Braves Cross-Strait Risks in Clean Energy Boom

TAIPEI, May 11 (Reuters) – In the port city of Taichung on Taiwan’s west coast, a crane hoists into place the end section of a white wind

May 11, 2023
Total Views: 832

Monday, April 24, 2023
EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell
Navy

European Policy Chief Advocates For Warship Patrols Of Taiwan Strait

In a recent op-ed for Le Journal du Dimanche, EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell boldly advocated for European warships to actively patrol the Taiwan Strait

April 24, 2023
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Sunday, April 9, 2023
Fishers harvest seafood at a farm in Chinese waters opposite the Taiwan-controlled Matsu islands near Luoyan Bay. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
Fishing

Chinese Fishing Crews Navigate Troubled Waters As Tensions With Taiwan Flare

PINGTAN, China, April 9 (Reuters) – As China sends warships and fighter jets to the Taiwan Strait after a U.S. visit by Taiwan President Tsai

April 9, 2023
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China Stages A Second Day Of Military Exercises Around Taiwan
Defense

China Stages A Second Day Of Military Exercises Around Taiwan

(Bloomberg) –China held a second day of military drills around Taiwan, with multiple exercises involving aircraft and ships, after the island’s

April 9, 2023
Total Views: 1317

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Taiwan Braces for New Pressure Tactic in Disputed Strait as China Starts Inspecting Merchant Ships
Defense

Taiwan Braces for New Pressure Tactic in Disputed Strait as China Starts Inspecting Merchant Ships

By Ben Blanchard and Yimou Lee TAIPEI, April 6 (Reuters) – Taiwan officials and defense analysts are bracing for intensifying pressure on

April 6, 2023
Total Views: 11847

Sunday, March 19, 2023
Australia Did Not Promise US Support For Taiwan In Submarines Deal
Maritime Security

Australia Did Not Promise US Support For Taiwan In Submarines Deal

SYDNEY, March 19 (Reuters) – Australia has “absolutely” not vowed to support the U.S. in a conflict over Taiwan in

March 19, 2023
Total Views: 4427

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
CNO Japan Navy Ceremony
Navy

Losing Taiwan Would Jeopardize Key Shipping Lanes Says Japan

Japan is rapidly building out its Navy to defend against China. Officials say losing an independent Taiwan would be a disaster because it would jeopardize key

October 19, 2022
Total Views: 3049

Sunday, August 28, 2022
U.S. Warships Transit Taiwan Strait, First Since Pelosi Visit
Navy

U.S. Warships Transit Taiwan Strait, First Since Pelosi Visit

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy warships sailed through international waters in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, the

August 28, 2022
Total Views: 2405

Friday, August 26, 2022
China PLAN Military news
Navy

China Moves To Erase Taiwan Strait Line

By Yimou Lee and Greg Torode (Reuters) For nearly 70 years an imagined line running down the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China has helped keep the

August 26, 2022
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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Chinese And Taiwanese Warships Eye Each Other As Drills Come To An End
Maritime Security

Chinese And Taiwanese Warships Eye Each Other As Drills Come To An End

By Yimou Lee and David Brunnstrom TAIPEI, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Chinese and Taiwanese warships played high-seas “cat and mouse” on

August 6, 2022
Total Views: 2144
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