TAIPEI — Chinese coast guard personnel briefly boarded a Taiwanese tourist boat near Taiwan-controlled islands next to China's coast on Feb 19, the government in Taipei said, in an escalation of tensions after China said it would carry out regular patrols.
Tsai Ing in asian news
The House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party sent a letter on Saturday to Elon Musk demanding that U.S. troops stationed in Taiwan get access to SpaceX's Starshield, a satellite communication network designed specifically for the military.
A stalled U.S. bill on military aid to Ukraine which will also help fund weapons for Taiwan was discussed this week during a visit to Taipei by U.S. lawmakers, two of the participants said on Friday.
Visiting U.S. lawmakers sought to assure Taiwan on Thursday that the United States would stand by it in the face of pressure from China, though a bill that includes support for the island has stalled in Congress, and divisions over aid for Ukraine have fanned wider questions about Washington’s commitment to its partners.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A group of United States Congress members met with Taiwan’s president Thursday in a show of support that’s certain to draw scrutiny from China, which opposes such visits and sees them as a challenge to its claim of sovereignty over the island.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (Reuters) -- The first batch of new recruits began serving their one-year compulsory military service in Taiwan on Thursday after the conscription period was extended from four months due to government concerns about China's rising military threat.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan — The first batch of new recruits began serving their one-year compulsory military service in Taiwan on Thursday (Jan 25) after the conscription period was extended from four months due to government concerns about China's rising military threat.