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Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Taiwan’s Coast guard boats can be seen at a port in Kinmen, Taiwan February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Ann Wang
News

Taiwan Drives Away Chinese Coast Guard Boat as Frontline Island Tensions Rise

TAIPEI, Feb 20 (Reuters) – Taiwan on Tuesday drove away a Chinese coast guard boat that entered waters near its sensitive frontline islands, in a

February 20, 2024
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Monday, February 19, 2024
Journalists onboard a Philippines Coast Guard ship take photos of a China Coast Guard vessel, during a resupply mission for troops stationed at a grounded Philippines ship, in the South China Sea, September 8, 2023. REUTERS/Jay Ereno
Shipping

China Coast Guard Boarded Taiwanese Boat Near Frontline Islands, Taiwan Says

TAIPEI, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Chinese coast guard personnel briefly boarded a Taiwanese tourist boat near Taiwan-controlled islands next

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 4511

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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Tuesday, November 21, 2023
FILE PHOTO: A China Coast Guard ship is seen from a Philippine fishing boat at the disputed Scarborough Shoal April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File Photo
Shipping

Philippines, U.S. Launch Joint Patrols Near Taiwan

By Mikhail Flores and Karen Lema MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The militaries of the Philippines and the United States launched joint patrols on

November 21, 2023
Total Views: 2631

Friday, November 17, 2023
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Offshore Wind Industry Crisis Deepens as Japan Firms Exit Taiwan Projects

By Sing Yee Ong (Bloomberg) — Japanese companies are dropping out of offshore wind projects in Taiwan, one of fastest growing markets for the

November 17, 2023
Total Views: 2295

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: 2734

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: 2925

Friday, September 22, 2023
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Northland Power and Mitsui Make Final Investment Decision on $6.5 Billion Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Canadian power producer Northland Power Inc. and Japan-based Mitsui & Co. have announced their final investment decision on the $6.5 billion Hai Long

September 22, 2023
Total Views: 1484

Sunday, September 17, 2023
U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy team up in the South China Sea. Picture taken April 18, 2020. Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Huynh/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

Philippines Says Japan, Australia Keen On Joint Maritime Patrols

By Ian Sayson Sep 17, 2023 (Bloomberg) –The Philippine armed forces said Japan and Australia “expressed willingness” to take part in joint

September 17, 2023
Total Views: 2016

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
Total Views: 2125

Thursday, August 10, 2023
A police boat with a Taiwan flag sails at the Port of Taipei in Taipei, Taiwan, February 9, 2021. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Ann Wang
Shipping

Lloyd’s of London Leads Insurers Tightening Taiwan Cover as Conflict Risks Rise

LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Lloyd’s of London underwriters are leading insurers in raising rates and cutting the amount of cover they

August 10, 2023
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Friday, July 21, 2023
Containership Spills Empty Containers After Sinking in Taiwan
Accidents

Containership Spills Empty Containers After Sinking in Taiwan

The Palau-flagged containership “ANGEL” sank overnight outside Taiwan’s Kaohsiung Port after its hull flooded, causing several empty

July 21, 2023
Total Views: 8434

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

Saturday, June 17, 2023
Japan Hopes To Shore Up Philippines’ Defense Amid Taiwan Conflict Fears
Defense

Japan Hopes To Shore Up Philippines’ Defense Amid Taiwan Conflict Fears

By Tim Kelly, Sakura Murakami and Yukiko Toyoda TOKYO, June 16 (Reuters) – Japan is preparing military aid for the Philippines to help secure

June 17, 2023
Total Views: 3269

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Yang Ming containership
Shipping

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: 2611

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: 4193

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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