Thursday, June 1, 2023

Taiwan Shipping Firms Set to Hand Out Bumper Bonuses Again

(Bloomberg) — Taiwanese shipping companies are handing out bumper mid-year bonuses despite a slump in global cargo as the industry continues to benefit

June 1, 2023
Total Views: 2424

Saturday, May 27, 2023

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: 3364

Thursday, May 11, 2023
offshore wind farm

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: 762

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

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: 1803

Saturday, April 22, 2023
Chinese Navy warship underway

China’s Plan For Taiwan Invasion Is Not A Secret

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg) As increasing tensions between China and the US roil international relations, I am often asked a deceptively simple question:

April 22, 2023
Total Views: 12396

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Taiwan to Buy 400 US Anti-Ship Missiles to Counter China

April 17 (Reuters) – Taiwan will buy as many as 400 U.S. land-launched Harpoon missiles in the face of rising threat from

April 18, 2023
Total Views: 4786

Monday, April 10, 2023

China Ends Military Drills Around Taiwan

By Ben Blanchard and Yimou Lee TAIPEI, April 10 (Reuters) – China ended three days of military drills around Taiwan on Monday saying they had tested

April 10, 2023
Total Views: 969

Sunday, April 9, 2023

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 Ing-wen,

April 9, 2023
Total Views: 29260


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: 1307

Thursday, April 6, 2023

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: 11806

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

China Sends Carrier Group Off Taiwan Ahead of US Meeting

TAIPEI, April 5 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s defense ministry said on Wednesday a Chinese aircraft carrier group was in the waters off the

April 5, 2023
Total Views: 48392

Saturday, April 1, 2023
Chinese Ferry

Is COSCO China’s Secret Invasion Fleet?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is reportedly utilizing civilian roll-on/roll-off (RO-RO) ferries, operated by

April 1, 2023
Total Views: 13028

Sunday, March 19, 2023
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: 4336

Thursday, October 27, 2022
MV Gary Chouest

Should Taiwan Worry About Subsea Cable Security?

By Philip Heijmans (Bloomberg) Surging tensions with China have prompted Taiwan to boost its military defenses. Now it’s heeding the lessons of the war in

October 27, 2022
Total Views: 1861

Friday, August 26, 2022
China PLAN Military news

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
Total Views: 4438

Saturday, August 6, 2022
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: 2138

Maritime Security

Taiwan Claims Chinese Warships Simulated Attacks On U.S. And Japanese Warships

By Yimou Lee and David Brunnstrom TAIPEI, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Taiwan officials said Chinese aircraft and warships rehearsed an attack on the

August 6, 2022
Total Views: 2491

Friday, August 5, 2022
China PLAN Military news

Ships Avoid Taiwan’s Ports During China Navy Drills

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) China’s military exercises are making ships think twice about heading into one of Taiwan’s most important ports, creating

August 5, 2022
Total Views: 1776

Thursday, August 4, 2022

China Navy Drills Force Cargo Ships To Steer Clear Of Taiwan

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) Shippers rerouted vessels as China began its most provocative military drills in decades around Taiwan, with at

August 4, 2022
Total Views: 11752

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Nancy Pelosi with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen

Pelosi Leaves Taiwan – China Threatens Peace, Shipping & Trade

Nancy Pelosi departed Taiwan this morning after reiterating her support for the island. This resulted in Chinese anger, as Beijing threatens trade and military

August 3, 2022
Total Views: 3877