Taipei: Taiwan has decided to increase defense spending by 15 percent next year and enhance its military capabilities amid rising threats from China.
Taipei: Taiwan downed a civilian drone after weeks of complaints about incursions by unmanned aerial vehicles from China, heightening tension between the two nations.
Washington: The US has agreed to sell $1.1 billion worth of arms to Taiwan, provoking China.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington/UNI: The United States will not allow China to isolate Taiwan, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told NBC News.
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.
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.
Beijing: China's military says it is continuing large-scale military drills around Taiwan after its previously announced live fire exercises ended on Sunday.
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.