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Friday, May 24, 2024
Taiwan Defense Ministry's spokesperson Sun Li-fang speaks during a press conference, after China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) conducted military drills in areas around Taiwan, at Taiwan's Defence Ministry in Taipei, Taiwan May 23, 2024. REUTERS/Annabelle Chih
Defense

China Conducts Mock Missile Strikes on Taiwan

By Bernard Orr and Yimou Lee BEIJING/TAIPEI, May 24 (Reuters) – China staged mock missile strikes and dispatched fighter jets carrying live

May 24, 2024
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Saturday, March 16, 2024
Taiwan's coast guard works during a rescue operation after a Chinese fishing boat capsized near Taiwan-controlled Kinmen islands. Taiwan Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

Taiwan Warns Off Chinese Coast Guard Again As Tensions Simmer

By Yimou Lee and Fabian Hamacher TAIPEI, March 16 (Reuters) – Taiwan on Saturday warned off Chinese coast guard ships that entered its restricted

March 16, 2024
Total Views: 7435

Thursday, March 7, 2024
FILE PHOTO: A Chinese coastguard ship sails during a military drill near Fuzhou, Fujian Province, near the Taiwan-controlled Matsu Islands that are close to the Chinese coast, China, April 8, 2023. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo/File Photo
Uncategorized

China Steps Up Grey-Zone Warfare to Exhaust Taiwan, Report Says

By Yimou Lee TAIPEI, March 7 (Reuters) – China has stepped up grey-zone warfare against Taiwan, aiming to make the areas around the democratic

March 7, 2024
Total Views: 1323

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
Total Views: 10106

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
Total Views: 4510

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
Total Views: 2743

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
Total Views: 2932

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: 4744

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
Total Views: 2126

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: 18725

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: 3807

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: 3340

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: 4387

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: 835

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
Total Views: 1914

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
Total Views: 29340

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: 1319

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: 11849

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: 4432

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: 3057
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