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Wednesday, July 3, 2024
A child looks on towards China's Xiamen city from the coast in Kinmen, Taiwan February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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China’s Seizure of Taiwan Fishing Boat Risks Inflaming Tensions

By Cindy Wang, Yian Lee and Foster Wong (Bloomberg) — China detained a Taiwanese fishing boat and its crew, a move that risks worsening tensions with

July 3, 2024
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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
Total Views: 1791

Thursday, May 23, 2024
A large screen shows news footage of a map of military drills conducted by the Eastern Theatre Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in five areas around the island of Taiwan, in Beijing, China May 23, 2024. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
Defense

Furious China Launches ‘Punishment’ War Games Around Taiwan

BEIJING/TAIPEI, May 23 (Reuters) – A furious China launched “punishment” drills around Taiwan on Thursday in what it said was a response

May 23, 2024
Total Views: 1233

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
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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: 1326

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Taiwan Faces Steady ‘Drip’ of Pressure from China
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Taiwan Faces Steady ‘Drip’ of Pressure from China

By Yimou Lee and Ben Blanchard TAIPEI, March 1 (Reuters) – Taiwan is facing a steady “drip, drip” of Chinese pressure ahead of the

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 1070

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
A child looks on towards China's Xiamen city from the coast in Kinmen, Taiwan February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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China Says Its Coast Guard Patrols Around Taiwan’s Kinmen Islands ‘Beyond Reproach’

BEIJING, Feb 28 (Reuters) – China’s government said on Wednesday that its coast guard patrols around a group of Taiwanese islands near the

February 28, 2024
Total Views: 12837

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Taiwan’s Coast guard boats can be seen at a port in Kinmen, Taiwan February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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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
Total Views: 5097

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
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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: 4568

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
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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

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
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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: 2635

Friday, November 17, 2023
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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: 2297

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

Friday, September 22, 2023
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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: 1569

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: 2023

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

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
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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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