On Monday, Taiwan said it is seeking to acquire long-range, air-launched cruise missiles from the United States, as it tries to bolster its forces in the face of increasing pressure from Beijing

Map. History of Taiwan conflict

18 May 2021
Taiwan Ministry of National Defense:One PLA Y-8 RECCE entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ in the afternoon of Apr. 19, 20214 week ago
Taiwan Ministry of National Defense:One PLA Y-8 RECCE entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ in the afternoon of Apr. 19, 2021
On Monday, Taiwan said it is seeking to acquire long-range, air-launched cruise missiles from the United States, as it tries to bolster its forces in the face of increasing pressure from Beijing
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 - 13 km SW of Hualien City, Taiwan
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 21 km SSW of Hualien City, Taiwan
1 month ago
China has taken increasingly coercive action to undercut democracy in Taiwan and its actions in the Strait is potentially destabilizing, says @PressSec
2 J-16 planes entered southwestern Taiwan ADIZ on the afternoon of April 15, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol planes1 month ago
2 J-16 planes entered southwestern Taiwan ADIZ on the afternoon of April 15, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol planes
1 month ago
Senior former US officials arrive in Taiwan
Taiwan Ministry of National Defense:5 PLA aircraft (Y-8 ASW and J-16*4 ) entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on Apr. 13, 20211 month ago
Taiwan Ministry of National Defense:5 PLA aircraft (Y-8 ASW and J-16*4 ) entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on Apr. 13, 2021
China urges US to refrain from playing with fire on Taiwan issue
Taiwan Ministry of National Defense:25 PLA aircraft (Y-8 ASW*2, KJ-500 AEW&C, J-10*4, J-16*14 and H-6K*4) entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on Apr. 12, 20211 month ago
Taiwan Ministry of National Defense:25 PLA aircraft (Y-8 ASW*2, KJ-500 AEW&C, J-10*4, J-16*14 and H-6K*4) entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on Apr. 12, 2021
Congress calls for additional sanctions against Beijing and for strengthening ties with Taiwan
New guidelines issued for government interaction with Taiwan counterparts "to encourage U.S. government engagement with Taiwan that reflects our deepening unofficial relationship," according to @StateDeptSpox
1 month ago
Replying to @steveholland1 on concern about whether China might invade Taiwan, @PressSec says: "We're not looking with confrontation with China" and have expressed concern about its actions which are "potentially destabilizing
1 month ago
12 Chinese fighter jets lurking nearby "did not impact" Taiwan Strait transit: 7th Fleet
1 month ago
US Navy 7th Fleet destroyer Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John Mc Cain (DDG 56) transited Taiwan Strait on April 7
Ministry of National Defense, R.O.C.:15 PLA aircraft (J-10*8, J-16*4, Y-8 ASW and KJ-500 AEW&C ) entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on Apr. 7, 20211 month ago
Ministry of National Defense, R.O.C.:15 PLA aircraft (J-10*8, J-16*4, Y-8 ASW and KJ-500 AEW&C ) entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ on Apr. 7, 2021
1 month ago
In a briefing with foreign media in Taiwan, @MOFA_Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said Taiwan will fight until the end if China launched an attack. He said the US saw a danger that this could happen amid mounting Chinese military pressure
1 month ago
China says carrier group exercising near Taiwan, drills will become regular
10 Y-8 ASW, KJ-500 AEW and C, J-16 * 4 & J-10 * 4 planes from the PLA of China entered southwestern Taiwan ADIZ on April 5, 2021. ROCAF deployed planes patrol & air defense missile systems to observe the activities1 month ago
10 Y-8 ASW, KJ-500 AEW and C, J-16 * 4 & J-10 * 4 planes from the PLA of China entered southwestern Taiwan ADIZ on April 5, 2021. ROCAF deployed planes patrol & air defense missile systems to observe the activities
A Chinese PLA Y-8 ASW aircraft entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on the afternoon of April 3, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft1 month ago
A Chinese PLA Y-8 ASW aircraft entered southwest Taiwan's ADIZ on the afternoon of April 3, 2021. ROCAF deployed patrol aircraft
Ministry of National Defense, R.O.C.:One PLA Y-8 RECCE entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ in the morning of Apr. 4, 20211 month ago
Ministry of National Defense, R.O.C.:One PLA Y-8 RECCE entered Taiwan's southwest ADIZ in the morning of Apr. 4, 2021
Taroko 408 vehicle derailed in Hualien Clear Water Tunnel, 48 people had no signs of life (40 people were waiting for the prosecutor's examination at the scene, 7 people were transferred to the funeral home by the shuttle bus to Xincheng Railway Station, and 1 person was sent to the hospital He was later declared dead), 66 people were sent to hospitals (8 from Mennonite Hospital, 9 from Hualien Hospital, 28 from Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, 12 from National Army Hualien General Hospital, 5 from Suao Veterans Hospital, Luodong Boai Hospital 4 people) There are no trapped persons in the carriage.1 month ago
Taroko 408 vehicle derailed in Hualien "Clear Water Tunnel", 48 people had no signs of life (40 people were waiting for the prosecutor's examination at the scene, 7 people were transferred to the funeral home by the shuttle bus to Xincheng Railway Station, and 1 person was sent to the hospital He was later declared dead), 66 people were sent to hospitals (8 from Mennonite Hospital, 9 from Hualien Hospital, 28 from Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, 12 from National Army Hualien General Hospital, 5 from Suao Veterans Hospital, Luodong Boai Hospital 4 people) There are no trapped persons in the carriage.
A train crash in Taiwan has left at least 36 people without vital signs, the Transportation Ministry says, and many passengers remain trapped1 month ago
A train crash in Taiwan has left at least 36 people without vital signs, the Transportation Ministry says, and many passengers remain trapped
1 month ago
36 suspected dead in Taiwan train derailment: railway police
A packed train has derailed in a tunnel in Taiwan at the start of a long holiday weekend with authorities saying at least four passengers appear to be dead and dozens of others injured.  President Tsai has ordered hospitals to prepare for a mass casualty event1 month ago
A packed train has derailed in a tunnel in Taiwan at the start of a long holiday weekend with authorities saying at least four passengers appear to be dead and dozens of others injured. President Tsai has ordered hospitals to prepare for a mass casualty event
1 month ago
Taiwan Railway Authority said the initial inspection points the cause of the accident to a construction car that wasn't parked properly nearby, and the car slipped down towards the train track and hit the train which was passing by
Taiwan has decided to purchase 1 upgraded version of Lockheed Martin's Patriot Advanced Capability 3 (PAC-3) surface-to-air missiles, the Air Force said on Wednesday, as the island ramps up its forces to guard against a growing threat from China
BBC's China Correspondent John Sudworth has left Beijing after intense criticism from Chinese govt & citizens of outlet's recent coverage
Biden and Suga to note Taiwan Strait in April joint statement
US Navy MQ-4C Triton AE5C76 active near Taiwan1 month ago
US Navy MQ-4C Triton AE5C76 active near Taiwan
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