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Taipei: Taiwan downed a civilian drone after weeks of complaints about incursions by unmanned aerial vehicles from China, heightening tension between the two nations. more
Experts believe new submarines could help Taiwan build strong deterrence against China

Taipei: Amid heightened tension between China and Taiwan in the backdrop of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to the self-governed island, defence experts have said a new fleet of ...

Analysts believe Taiwan Strait drills shed light on some of China’s tactics for seizing island

Beijing: Military analysts believe that the recent drills which mainland China conducted against Taiwan exposed part of Beijing’s strategy for seizing control of the island.

China's threat to Taiwan is more serious than ever: Taiwanese Foreign Minister

Taipei: Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu has said China's threat to Taiwan is more serious than ever but his nation is prepared to protect freedom and democracy.

China suspends export of natural sand to Taiwan: Ministry

Beijing:  The export of natural sand to the Taiwan region will be suspended starting Wednesday, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said.

China indicts two Taiwanese officials on spying charges

Beijing/Taipei: China has indicted two Taiwanese officials on national security charges after accusing them of accepting bribes from a known Chinese spy to set up an espionage ring in Tai ...

Beijing fines 7-Eleven retail chain for marking Taiwan as independent nation on its website

Beijing: The local authorities in Beijing have fined retail chain 7-Eleven for recognizing Taiwan as an independent nation on its website.

US submarine hits 'unknown underwater object' in South China Sea: Officials

Hawaii, United States (JEN): Amid soaring tensions between the United States and China over the Chinese military's incursions into Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), ...

US expresses concern over China’s 'provocative military activity' near Taiwan

Washington: The US government on Sunday expressed concern over China’s provocative military activity near Taiwan.

Three Chinese military planes enter Taiwan’s ADIZ

Taipei: Marking the 15th intrusion of the ongoing month, three Chinese military planes entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday morning, media reports sai ...