Taiwan Air Force personnel stand guard at a military base on Penghu Island last week. Taiwan’s forces are maintaining peacetime combat preparedness and have not stepped up their alert status, the defence minister says. Photo: EPA-EFE Taiwan Air Force personnel stand guard at a military base on Penghu Island last week. Taiwan’s forces are maintaining peacetime combat preparedness and have not stepped up their alert status, the defence minister says. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan Air Force personnel stand guard at a military base on Penghu Island last week. Taiwan’s forces are maintaining peacetime combat preparedness and have not stepped up their alert status, the defence minister says. Photo: EPA-EFE

No sign China is preparing attack on Taiwan – but we will be ready if they do: defence chief

  • Island legislators told there is no evidence PLA is massing troops despite repeated drills and intimidation flights
  • Premier Su Tseng-chang says Taiwan’s people will tenaciously defend themselves and their land

Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwan Air Force personnel stand guard at a military base on Penghu Island last week. Taiwan’s forces are maintaining peacetime combat preparedness and have not stepped up their alert status, the defence minister says. Photo: EPA-EFE Taiwan Air Force personnel stand guard at a military base on Penghu Island last week. Taiwan’s forces are maintaining peacetime combat preparedness and have not stepped up their alert status, the defence minister says. Photo: EPA-EFE
Taiwan Air Force personnel stand guard at a military base on Penghu Island last week. Taiwan’s forces are maintaining peacetime combat preparedness and have not stepped up their alert status, the defence minister says. Photo: EPA-EFE
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