"Oil tanker Front Altair was carrying 75,000 tons of naphtha, a petrochemical feedstock, when it was "suspected of being hit by a torpedo" around noon Taiwan time (0400GMT), Wu I-Fang, CPC's petrochemical business division CEO," told Reuters.
Taiwan's CPC says oil tanker front Altair carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha for CPC suspected of being hit by unknown object
9 month ago
Taiwan President Tsai @iingwen on Instagram
Taiwan confirms major arms purchase request of US tanks, weapons
US pursuing tank and weapons sales worth $2+billion to Taiwan, reports @Reuters.
An earthquake of magnitude 5.8 shakes the coasts of Taiwan
China's defense minister is warning its military will "resolutely take action" to defend Beijing's claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters.
China will not renounce use of force in Taiwan reunification: defence minister
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 24km NNE of Pingtung, Taiwan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 6km NW of Hualian, Taiwan
The US Navy sailed two ships, USS Preble and USNS Walter S. Diehl, through the Taiwan Strait May 22-23 (local time). This is the 5th such operation of 2019, the US also sailed 2 ships through the strait in April, March, February and January. There were 3 transits in 2018 and 5 in 2017
10 month ago
Taiwan's currency has gone from the dullest to the worst in Asia
Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage.
Taiwanese legislators to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia.
China says its navy warned off a French warship that had entered the Taiwan Strait earlier this month and has lodged an official protest over the rare move by a European power
France affirms right to 'freedom of shipping' after China spat in Taiwan Strait
Beijing reports an incident between the French and Chinese navies in the Taiwan Strait
Singapore carrying out amphibious special assault training in Taiwan for the first time.
Approved by @StateDept: Half billion dollars sale to Taiwan of F-16 pilot training, logistics and maintenance.
U.S. denounces 'coercion' as China conducts drills near Taiwan
11 month ago
Taiwan says bombers were escorted by J-11, Su-30, Y-8 and KJ-500 out to sea. F-16s from Hualien reportedly intercepted them.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 3km SSW of Hualian, Taiwan
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 6km S of Hualian, Taiwan
12 month ago
FPG gas explosion triggered by LPG leak: Labor ministry
12 month ago
More than 10,000 villagers had to be evacuated after an explosion rocked a chemical plant in an industrial zone in Mailiao township, Yunlin county in Southeast China's Taiwan Sunday afternoon.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 34km NW of Taitung City, Taiwan
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 34km NW of Taitung City, Taiwan
Taiwan will forcefully expel PLA warplanes next time: Tsai Ing-wen
Taipei blasts 'provocative' Chinese fighter jet incursion across Taiwan Strait line
Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien on China: "Taiwan is only the beginning. They want their new civilization to become a new global order. That's what they are thinking."