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Beijing: The Taiwanese Defense Ministry said on Friday that the island’s armed forces registered 31 aircraft and four ships of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) approaching the island during the day. more
Taiwan offers to help China in handling COVID-19 crisis

Taipei: Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has said her region is ready to assist China in combating the recent surge in COVID-19.

Cross-strait conflict with China: Taiwan extends mandatory military service

Taipei: The Taiwanese government is going to extend its mandatory military service to one year to better train soldiers to take on mainland Chinese forces in the event of a cross-strait c ...

Taiwan tracks 71 Chinese military aircraft, 7 naval ships

Taipei:  The Ministry of National Defense (MND) has tracked 71 Chinese military aircraft and seven naval vessels around Taiwan, media reports said on Monday.

German firms splash out billions on Taiwan supply chain

Taipei: German companies are expanding their supply-chain links with Taiwan over the past three years to meet the challenges set by the Covid-19 era, media reports said.

China not excluding use of force to resolve Taiwan issue

Beijing: China does not exclude the use of force to resolve the Taiwan issue, but only against the supporters of the island’s independence and interfering forces from third countrie ...

Chinese live-fire drills endanger security: Taiwan

Taipei: Taipei's Defence Ministry on Wednesday slammed China for its planned live-fire military drills in the six maritime areas near Taiwan from August 4 to 7, saying it is an " ...

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.

Beijing now steps up use of combat aircraft in Taiwan sorties

Beijing: Beijing has steadily increased the number of combat aircraft flying into Taiwan’s air defence identification zone and further south in the Bashi Channel which analysts have ...

China warns US that any attempt to make Taiwan independent will trigger military action

Beijing: China has warned the US that any attempt to make Taiwan, a region which has been engaged in a dispute with Beijing for a long time, independent  will trigger military action ...