A photograph released by the Taiwan Air Force shows a Taiwanese F-16 jet (left) monitoring a Chinese Air Force H-6 bomber as the mainland Chinese aircraft flew near Taiwan on May 11. Photo: EPA-EFEA photograph released by the Taiwan Air Force shows a Taiwanese F-16 jet (left) monitoring a Chinese Air Force H-6 bomber as the mainland Chinese aircraft flew near Taiwan on May 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
A photograph released by the Taiwan Air Force shows a Taiwanese F-16 jet (left) monitoring a Chinese Air Force H-6 bomber as the mainland Chinese aircraft flew near Taiwan on May 11. Photo: EPA-EFE

China says military exercises intended to threaten Taiwan

Drills, including air encirclement patrols, are a warning to Taiwan not to move towards declaring independence, says Beijing official

Topic |   Taiwan
A photograph released by the Taiwan Air Force shows a Taiwanese F-16 jet (left) monitoring a Chinese Air Force H-6 bomber as the mainland Chinese aircraft flew near Taiwan on May 11. Photo: EPA-EFEA photograph released by the Taiwan Air Force shows a Taiwanese F-16 jet (left) monitoring a Chinese Air Force H-6 bomber as the mainland Chinese aircraft flew near Taiwan on May 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
A photograph released by the Taiwan Air Force shows a Taiwanese F-16 jet (left) monitoring a Chinese Air Force H-6 bomber as the mainland Chinese aircraft flew near Taiwan on May 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
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