Tag: taiwan

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In Largest Sortie of the New Year, PLA Sends 39 Jets to Threaten Taiwan
The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) air force flew 39 warplanes into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sunday night, the largest such move since the new year. Taiwanese authorities reported seeing the planes...
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‘Historic’ Defense Pact Signed By Japan and Australia Amidst China’s Expanding Aggression
On Jan. 6, the Prime Ministers of Japan and Australia met via a virtual meeting to sign a defense treaty in response to the growing military and economic aggression of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)....
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Lithuanian MP Proclaims Country’s Support for Taiwan
On Jan. 4, an MP of the Lithuanian government, Gitanas Nausėda, claimed that his country supports the democratic government of the Republic of China (ROC) in Taiwan against the increasingly hostile communist government of the...
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Hypersonic Missiles and How They Could Change the Global Strategic Balance
Reports of successful hypersonic missile tests have emerged from Russia, China, and even North Korea. What are these missiles capable of and with this technology, in the hands of rogue states and aggressive regimes, what...
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Wary of Chinese Air and Sea Ops, Taiwan’s Military Holds Urban Combat Drills
On Jan. 6, Taiwanese armed forces conducted a mock urban street battle that featured troops and armored vehicles as preparation against a potential mainland Chinese invasion of the island. The focus on urban combat is...
France Backs Lithuania After Beijing Orders Embargo on Lithuanian Goods Over Vilnius’ Support of Taiwan
In a move of solidarity, France has urged the EU to show a united front against China over an escalating trade conflict over Lithuania. As it takes over the rotating presidency for the EU’s Council,...
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Hongkongers Seek Refuge in Taiwan as National Security Law Destroys City’s Freedoms
The city of Hong Kong has increasingly come under the control of Beijing ever since a stringent national security law was passed in 2020. The controversial law allows the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to exert...
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How Apple Helps Chinese Companies at the Cost of Taiwan
In a bid to retain its market presence in China, tech giant Apple is following the dictates of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), opting to deal with pro-CCP suppliers while ditching Taiwanese companies. A report...
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Beijing Warns of ‘Drastic Measures’ as Taipei Says Conflict ‘Not the Answer’
On Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, Beijing warned the government of Taiwan that it will take “drastic measures” if the latter attempts to fight for formal independence. In response, on Friday, Jan. 1, Taiwanese President Tsai...
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US Defense Act Makes Provision for Taiwan’s Participation in RIMPAC Naval Exercises
President Joe Biden recently signed into law America’s defense spending blueprint for next year called the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The act contains a provision that asks Washington to allow Taiwan to participate in...
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Tokyo and Washington Planning for Taiwan Emergency
For the mainland Chinese regime, Taiwan is a renegade province that rightfully belongs to the communist People's Republic. Though Beijing has indicated its preference for a peaceful "unification," it does not rule out military force,...
US-Born Star Wang Leehom Apologizes to Wife for Infidelity, Announces Temporary Hiatus
Taiwanese-American mega star Wang Leehom has issued a public apology to his ex-wife Lee Jinglei after a scandalous feud that has gripped the Chinese-speaking world. Wang first announced on Dec. 15 that he and Lee...