Taiwan's Ministry of Defence has vowed to bolster its anti-espionage efforts after an army lieutenant colonel was detained for allegedly collecting intelligence for China.
Taiwan staged its first-ever military drill at Taoyuan International Airport on Wednesday, briefly halting commercial traffic as soldiers practised defending the facility against a simulated attack by Beijing. The exercise is part of Taiwan's week-long massive wargames -- the annual "Han Kuang" (Han Glory) drills -- which this year has included protecting civilian airports as…
Paraguay's formal ties with Taiwan make "more sense" than recognising China, and will be a greater boost to development in the South American....
The administration of US President Joe Biden has approved two potential arms sales totaling $440 million to Taiwan in an effort to support the island's defense capabilities amid tensions with China, according to an announcement by the State Department on Thursday. The first sale, valued at approximately $332 million, includes 30mm ammunition and related equipment.…
Patrol boats circled and officers descended by rope from a helicopter during a staged hostage crisis in the southern city of Kaohsiung, as Taiwan's armed forces held drills on Saturday.
Taiwan is expecting a fast-tracked $500 million weapons package from Washington this year to make up for delays in arms procurements, the island's defence minister said on Monday.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has commenced an investigation into the news of recalled Indomie noodles by Taiwan and Malaysia authorities. The agency's Food Safety and Applied Nutrition Directorate will on Tuesday randomly sample Indomie noodles including the seasoning from the production facilities while Post Marketing Surveillance Directorate samples…
China on Wednesday slammed a speech by Britain's foreign secretary that warned Beijing against any attack on Taiwan and raised human rights concerns, accusing London of "clinging to the past". Asked about the set-piece foreign policy address delivered by James Cleverly on Tuesday, China's foreign ministry said Britain was "holding outdated scripts and reciting old…
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly will on Tuesday argue it would be "a betrayal" of Britain's national interest to isolate China and urge against declaring "a new Cold War". In a speech in London setting out Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's foreign policy towards Beijing after a review, Cleverly will advocate constructive engagement on key global issues.…
The G7's top diplomats arrived in the Japanese resort town of Karuizawa Sunday for talks set to be dominated by twin crises: China's growing pressure on Taiwan, and Russia's war in Ukraine.
French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview published Sunday that Europe must not be a "follower" of either the US or China on Taiwan, saying that the bloc risks entanglement in "crises that aren't ours".