By Liu Xuanzun A Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) aircraft carrier task group was training in the east of Taiwan island as at least 10 PLA warplanes appeared in the west of the island in a routine exercise on Monday, indicating that the island is surrounded from the east with
By Matt Yu and Emerson Lim A total of 10 Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday, including bombers and fighter jets, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said in a report later that day. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) aircraft involved in the mission were four
Considering the current geopolitical situation in Asia and the fact that Russia, weakened by Western sanctions, is only nominally a superpower, China will most likely occupy Taiwan in the following years. This is evidenced by the fact that during the last 15 years Beijing has been stepping up its attempts to replace US military might in
By RFA The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) leader Xi Jinping has told the country's military and armed police force to get 'combat ready' to defend national sovereignty and security, amid fears that Beijing may be planning an invasion of democratic Taiwan in the next few years. "The entire army needs to
By Yang Sheng and Xu Kear During the ongoing two sessions, China's most important annual political event, the Chinese mainland released a clear signal to actively promote reunification with the island of Taiwan, and experts from both the mainland and Taiwan said that the peaceful reunification needs the efforts from
Jude Johnson President Xi Jinping has warned President Joe Biden that a confrontation between China and the US will be disastrous for both countries and the world. Xi Jinping gave this Mutually Assured Destruction (MAD) scenario in their first phone call since the latter took over the American presidency last month. Biden
By Eryk Bagshaw The 25-minute speech was a masterclass in double-speak. China's President Xi Jinping told world leaders to shelve their differences as his country blocks $20 billion in Australian exports. He warned confrontation would lead us to a dead end, after China flew two dozen warplanes over Taiwan at the weekend.
*PLA soldiers asked what they would write if war broke out the next day-TVBS China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) asked soldiers in the province of Fujian, opposite Taiwan, to write a goodbye letter to their spouses, giving rise to mutterings that war is near, cable station TVBS reported Friday (Aug. 21). According to