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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan to spend HK$19 billion on home-made missile defence against Beijing

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 06:07pm by AFP

    ... as part of its territory awaiting reunification, by force if necessary. The two sides split in 1949 at the end of a civil war. Taiwanese experts estimate the People’s Liberation Army currently has ...

  2. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan scrambles fighter jets after PLA spy planes 'repeatedly' breach airspace

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 02:45pm by Lawrence Chung, AFP

    ... occurred. Taiwan's United Daily News cited an unidentified military officer as saying that in the past PLA aircraft had detoured so as not to enter the Taiwanese zone. By entering it this time ...

  3. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan starts sending drones to spy on mainland China

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:02pm by AFP

    ... on mainland China to reduce the risk to its pilots from an increased deployment of mainland missiles. The Taiwanese army in March commissioned a fleet of 32 drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), ... should it declare independence, even though the two sides have been ruled separately since their split in 1949 at the end of a civil war. Late last year, a Taiwanese national defence report said ...

  4. News - China - DEFENCE

    Fighting in East, South China Seas would test PLA prowess, general says

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:15am by Minnie Chan

    ... of political and diplomatic negotiations in the aftermath that played the key role in China's stability in the past decades." Former Taiwanese defence minister Andrew Yang Nien-dzu said ...

  5. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan to receive first batch of Apache helicopters

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... attack helicopters, were expected to be delivered to the port of Kaohsiung early in November, the Central News Agency said, citing unnamed military sources. The Taiwanese army would become ...

  6. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan's military threatens legal action against film director Niu Chen-zer

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... faces wrath of Taiwan's military Taiwan's military may take legal action against a celebrated Taiwanese film director who illegally took an award-winning mainland cinematographer ... Chen-zer- who also goes by Doze Niu and is best known for his 2010 award-winning feature Monga, about Taiwanese gangsters in the 1960s- in filming his new feature, Military Paradise, the officials ...

  7. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taipei rejects, and analysts doubt, report US would consider grand bargain on Taiwan arms sales

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALLS

    ... to resist any resort to force or other forms of coercion that would jeopardize the security, or the social or economic system, of the people on Taiwan". Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, during ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    Experts dismiss PLA Navy's landing craft from Ukraine as giant toys

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... tensions between China and Vietnam and China and the Philippines. But former Taiwanese defence minister Wu Shih-wen, who patrolled the South China Sea when he was a naval officer between the 1960s ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    First live-fire drill in five years as part of Taiwan's Han Kuang exercises

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... the armed forces' ability to defend Taiwan against a simulated attack by mainland forces. It is the first time since Ma Ying-jeou became Taiwanese president in 2008 that the annual Han Kuang ...

  10. News - China - DEFENCE

    Taiwan deputy defence chief laments military readiness in face of threats

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... by the end of next year. However, a lack of incentives, including higher salaries and welfare packages, has made all-volunteer recruitment difficult, Taiwanese media and lawmakers have said. Noting ...




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