The PLA held combat drills in the Taiwan Strait last month as US undersecretary of state Keith Krach visited Taipei. Photo: Chinese defence ministry The PLA held combat drills in the Taiwan Strait last month as US undersecretary of state Keith Krach visited Taipei. Photo: Chinese defence ministry
The PLA held combat drills in the Taiwan Strait last month as US undersecretary of state Keith Krach visited Taipei. Photo: Chinese defence ministry

Taiwan seeks US help to boost its defences as Beijing ramps up military pressure

  • Deputy defence minister Chang Guan-chung tells annual conference that the island needs weapons and equipment that meet its operational needs
  • He says the rise of China has complicated the security environment in the Indo-Pacific

Topic |   Taiwan
The PLA held combat drills in the Taiwan Strait last month as US undersecretary of state Keith Krach visited Taipei. Photo: Chinese defence ministry The PLA held combat drills in the Taiwan Strait last month as US undersecretary of state Keith Krach visited Taipei. Photo: Chinese defence ministry
The PLA held combat drills in the Taiwan Strait last month as US undersecretary of state Keith Krach visited Taipei. Photo: Chinese defence ministry
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