Taiwan

Chinese Media: ‘Taiwan Independence Means War’

Hu Xijin, the ultra-nationalist former editor of China’s state-run Global Times and now an editorialist, said in Monday’s edition of his Hu Says video blog that Taiwan and the United States could provoke a war by pushing for Taiwanese independence under newly elected President William Lai Ching-te.

Taiwanese Vice President Lai Ching-te, also known as William Lai, left, celebrates his vic

Taiwan Spots Chinese Balloons near Island Military Base

The Taiwanese Defense Ministry tracked four Chinese balloons passing over the Taiwan Strait on Monday and Tuesday. Three of the balloons passed over the center of Taiwan Island, coming fairly close to the airbase at Ching Chuan Kang before disappearing.

Former President Donald Trump is calling for the Chinese spy balloon floating over the Uni

China Catches Up to U.S. Nuclear Submarine Technology

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Monday published a gloomy report warning that the U.S. Navy is losing its competitive edge in submarine warfare to China, which went from creaky, noisy, slow-moving subs to ultra-quiet nuclear-powered attack vehicles in under 20 years.

A Great Wall 236 submarine of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, billed by C