Asia Pacific Sep 14, 2020

Taiwan holding five Hong Kongers picked up at sea

Taiwan has been holding since last month five people from Hong Kong who fled the Chinese-run city by boat and were picked up by Taiwan's coast guard in the South China Sea, sources familiar with the situation said. Democratic Taiwan has opened its doors to ...

Chinese military calls U.S. biggest threat to world peace

Asia Pacific Sep 13, 2020

Chinese military calls U.S. biggest threat to world peace

China’s Defense Ministry on Sunday blasted a critical U.S. report on the country’s military ambitions, saying it is the U.S. instead that poses the biggest threat to the international order and world peace. The statement follows the Sept. 2 release of the annual Defense Department ...

Taiwan reports multiple Chinese fighter jets to its southwest

Asia Pacific Sep 9, 2020

Taiwan reports multiple Chinese fighter jets to its southwest

Multiple Chinese fighter jets entered airspace to Taiwan's southwest on Wednesday, the island's Defense Ministry said, describing it as a destabilizing action that threatened regional peace. Taiwan, claimed by China as its own territory, has repeatedly complained of Chinese military activities near the island, including ...