Taiwan not to acquire US helicopter due to high cost

China 05/08/22, 04:42

U.S. officials are encouraging Taiwan to equip its military with more advanced weapons. However, Reuters reported that the island could not have enough budget to do it. According to Taiwan media, Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng told a legislative session on Thursday that the asking price for anti-submarine helicopters from the United ...

Mao Zedong once considered Taiwan an independent nation: U.S. media

Opinion 05/06/22, 00:10

A May 3 article by the U.S. media, the Diplomat, shows the inconsistency of China’s position on Taiwan in the past and the present. While Mao Zedong initially considered Taiwan an independent country, the current stance from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime is the opposite. China regime’s past position on ...

China may attack Taiwan in 2027, says US General

Opinion 05/05/22, 22:52

The U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, at the Senate Appropriations Committee on May 3, said that currently, the U.S. is facing two great powers, China and Russia. Both countries have powerful militaries trying to change the current rules-based order. Milley believes that the possibility of ...

China declares Taiwan’s Taiping Island is ‘inherent territory’

China 04/29/22, 23:33

The media has reported that the Chinese regime intends to expand the airport runway on Taiping Island to accommodate warplanes. At a regular press conference today, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Ou Jiang'an stressed that we solemnly condemn and refute the Chinese side's false claims. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs solemnly condemns and refutes ...

U.S. will ensure Taiwan has all necessary means to defend itself, Blinken

China 04/29/22, 03:00

At the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, U.S. lawmakers asked Secretary of State Antony Blinken about President Joe Biden’s stance on the Taiwan issue. According to the South China Morning Post, Blinken replied that the administration is “determined to make sure that [Taiwan] has all necessary means to defend itself ...

Taiwan to take military drills following Ukraine war lessons

China 04/29/22, 00:35

Taipei is doing all to fortify its defenses against a future Chinese assault. The island government is paying close attention to the Ukraine-Russian war and trying to learn lessons from it. Taiwan will conduct the 38th Han Kuang military exercise. The Taiwan defense ministry has announced on April 26 that the military ...

Chinese jets and anti-submarine helicopter enter Taiwan’s air zone

China 04/25/22, 00:35

Taiwan's National Defense Ministry announced four fighter jets and an anti-submarine helicopter from China entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Saturday, April 23. The Taiwanese air force immediately dispatched an air patrol to respond, broadcasting expulsion and monitoring anti-aircraft missiles. Aside from the four J-16 fighter jets, there was one ...

U.S.-Europe opposes China’s pressure on cross-Taiwan Strait

China 04/24/22, 01:57

In a joint statement on April 22, the U.S. and E.U. opposed China's over-economic coercion act, the cross-Taiwan Strait, and Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The statement was made public following meetings in Brussels between U.S. Deputy Secretary of State - Wendy Sherman and European External Action Service Secretary-General Stefano Sannino. The E.U. ...

Taiwan joins China-Solomon pact critic’s chorus

China 04/24/22, 01:48

Nikkei Asia reported on April 22 that Joanne Ou, a spokeswoman for Taiwan's foreign ministry, expressed concern about China's security agreement with the Solomon Islands. She said Taiwan calls on the Solomon Island government not to become China's military bargaining chip and to assist Beijing in expanding its military base in ...

Taiwan develops new missiles and drones amidst Chinese invasion threat

China 04/24/22, 01:42

As Reuters reported on April 22, to strike enemy air bases, Taiwan is developing new advanced missiles and drones. Tensions with China have reached a new level, with several Chinese military aircraft breaching Taiwan's air defense identification zone. In the face of China's aggression, the island's defense ministry said in a report ...

China deploys 11 fighter jets to Taiwan’s ADIZ

China 04/22/22, 02:47

Taiwan's Defense Ministry announced that China had just sent 11 fighter jets, including two bombers, into the island's air defense identification zone, or ADIZ, on Wednesday, April 20. These Chinese fighter jets are split into two groups. The first is a group of 9 aircraft that entered Taiwan's ADIZ from the southwest. ...

China long-range radar extends to monitor Taiwan and its allies

China 04/21/22, 23:53

Commercial satellite imagery company Maxar Technologies took some images in Feb 2022, showing a new Large Phased Array Radar (LPAR) building on top of a mountain in Yiyuan County, China. China's new LPARs can detect missile launches thousands of kilometers away, covering Taiwan, Japan, and other countries. According to the U.S. Defense ...