Taiwan’s armed forces conduct a naval drill in Yilan county. File photo: AP Taiwan’s armed forces conduct a naval drill in Yilan county. File photo: AP
Taiwan’s armed forces conduct a naval drill in Yilan county. File photo: AP
Japan

Taiwan security directly linked to Japan, defence minister Kishi says

  • Nobuo Kishi said as Beijing strengthens its military, its balance with Taiwan is tipping heavily to the Chinese side
  • Taiwan is crucial for Tokyo, with the Luzon Strait to the south an important shipping lane for the energy tankers Japan relies on to power its economy

Topic |   Japan
Taiwan’s armed forces conduct a naval drill in Yilan county. File photo: AP Taiwan’s armed forces conduct a naval drill in Yilan county. File photo: AP
Taiwan’s armed forces conduct a naval drill in Yilan county. File photo: AP
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