September 26, 2022 05:54 (IST)
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Cyber warfare: Taiwan may hike defence spending amid Chinese threat

Taipei: Taiwan has decided to increase defense spending by 15 percent next year and enhance its military capabilities amid rising threats from China.

Taiwan shoots down Chinese drone near Kinmen Island

Taipei: Taiwan downed a civilian drone after weeks of complaints about incursions by unmanned aerial vehicles from China, heightening tension between the two nations.

US okays $1.1bn arms sale to Taiwan, vexes China

Washington: The US has agreed to sell $1.1 billion worth of arms to Taiwan, provoking China.

Taiwanese Defense Ministry says China deployed 8 ships, 23 planes near Island

Taipei: Eight ships of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), as well as 23 planes, have been detected near Taiwan, the island nation's defense ministry said on Sunday.

Tension with China: US Navy warships transiting Taiwan strait

Washington: Two US Navy ships are passing through international waters in the Taiwan Strait, in what is the first such naval operation since US-China tensions escalated after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, Reuters reports citing US officials.

China to hold new military drills in East China Sea

Beijing: Beijing will hold new live-fire military exercises in the East China Sea not far from Zhejiang province in the country's east on August 22, the China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) said on Sunday.

Don't believes relations with China will go into crisis: US Ambassador to China

Beijing/UNI: The United States does not believe that there will be any crisis in relations between Washington and Beijing due to the recent visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan despite an "overreaction" of the Chinese authorities, US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns said in an interview with CNN.

Chinese warship detected near Taiwan's zone of missile tests

Beijing: A Chinese guided-missile destroyer was detected in the danger zone of Taiwan's missile tests several hours before the drills began, Taiwan's official Central News Agency (CNA) reported on Friday, citing an unnamed military source.

China calls on US to stop official contact with Taiwan

Bejing/UNI: China is demanding that the United States stop any official contact with Taiwan, as well as negotiations on official trade and economic agreements, and is ready to take decisive measures to protect its sovereignty, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Thursday.

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 will not be allowed to isolate Taiwan: Nancy Pelosi

Washington/UNI: The United States will not allow China to isolate Taiwan, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told NBC News.

Nancy Pelosi visit: Hackers plant Chinese flag on several Taiwan websites

Taipei: Chinese hackers are suspected to have planted the flag of the country on the websites of several local government agencies across Taiwan, just days after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the region.

French, Japanese FM's condemn Chinese drills

Paris: French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna and her Japanese counterpart, Hayashi Yoshimasa, consider China's military exercises off Taiwan waters dangerous and call on the sides to prevent escalation, French Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday.

China's new military drills near Taiwan

Beijing: China's military says it is continuing large-scale military drills around Taiwan after its previously announced live fire exercises ended on Sunday.

Chinese military drills: 150 flights changed routes

Taipei: Chinese live-fire military drills near Taiwan forced airlines to change their routes as only 150 flights passed through the Taipei Flight Information Region (FIR) on Thursday, half of the normal daily average, Taiwan authorities said on Friday.