Friday’s drill saw PLA jets flying in both directions round Taiwan for the first time. Photo: Xinhua

Navy and ground troops to join air force in drills around Taiwan as China increases pressure on President Tsai Ing-wen

Military analysts say increasingly aggressive ‘island encirclement’ exercises are designed to send message to independence-leaning leadership

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Friday’s drill saw PLA jets flying in both directions round Taiwan for the first time. Photo: Xinhua
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