Experts have cast doubt on the Chinese military’s ability to launch an amphibious operation to reunify Taiwan. Photo: Weibo

Experts doubt China’s ability to launch assault on Taiwan

  • US report outlines potential military options Beijing may be considering to fulfil its unification ambitions
  • But questions remain over Chinese amphibious landing capability which would be crucial to any operation
Topic |   China military

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Experts have cast doubt on the Chinese military’s ability to launch an amphibious operation to reunify Taiwan. Photo: Weibo
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A model of Taiwan’s planned home-built submarine, unveiled on Thursday. Photo: CNA

Taiwan offers glimpse of home-built submarine designed to deter Beijing

  • First indigenous defence submarine to be launched in five years, shipbuilder says as construction work begins
  • President Tsai Ing-wen hails progress as proof of the island’s ability to defend itself
Topic |   Taiwan

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A model of Taiwan’s planned home-built submarine, unveiled on Thursday. Photo: CNA
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