China’s air force has carried out 16 rounds of exercises close to Taiwan in the last year or so, Taiwan’s defense ministry said, warning that China’s military threat is growing by the day. Of the 16 drills, 15 of them were around Taiwan, flying through the Bashi Channel which separates Taiwan from the …

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Even by China’s military standards, it’s big. Known as “enormous dragon”, the AG600 is the world’s largest amphibious aircraft in production after finally taking off on its maiden flight during the Christmas holidays. With a wingspan of 38.8 meters and powered by four engines, the aircraft can carry 50 …

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Frequent and increased military drills by mainland China pose an “enormous threat” to Taiwan’s security, Taipei warned on Tuesday in an annual defence review that starkly highlighted rising cross-strait tensions. Beijing views Taiwan as part of its territory to be reunified at some point – by military force, …

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‘ENORMOUS THREAT.’ The frequent drills ‘have created enormous threat to security in the Taiwan Strait,’ says Taiwanese defense minister Feng Shih-kuan. File photo from Wikipedia. TAIPEI, Taiwan – Frequent and increased Chinese military drills pose an “enormous threat” to Taiwan’s security, Taipei …

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As the year of 2017 is coming to an end, the Asia-Pacific has remained as the most dynamic region in the world despite a host of challenges, including security threats, a rising trend of de-globalization and an anemic economic recovery. In 2007, the Asia-Pacific region has continued to serve as the …

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It’s always hard to draw a solid line between China’s military and civilian activities, according to this analysis. But if it’s any clue, China’s chief seaplane in use for the past 30 years does play a military role. Best in its class. The new Chinese seaplane’s technical abilities should outclass its two chief peers, …

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TAIPEI (Reuters) – China’s air force has carried out 16 rounds of exercises close to Taiwan in the last year or so, Taiwan’s defense ministry said on Tuesday, warning that China’s military threat was growing by the day. Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen visits the Suyapa Cathedral in Tegucigalpa, …

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The Chinese air force carried out 16 rounds of military exercises close to Taiwan in the last year or so, in what Taiwan has deemed as an “enormous threat” to its security. The Defense Ministry warned on Tuesday that China’s military threat was growing by the day. It made its comments in an annual …

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Frequent and increased Chinese military drills pose an “enormous threat” to Taiwan’s security, Taipei warned on Tuesday in an annual defense review. Beijing has stepped up drills around the island since Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen took office last year, AFP said. Local media estimate Chinese …

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TAIPEI (Reuters) – China’s air force has carried out 16 rounds of exercises close to Taiwan in the last year or so, Taiwan’s defense ministry said on Tuesday, warning that China’s military threat was growing by the day. China considers self-ruled and democratic Taiwan to be its sacred territory and has …

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Taiwan’s defense officials say Chinese military flights around the island have been growing in frequency. The officials released a biennial report on Taiwan’s defense on Tuesday. The report says the planes flew between Okinawa’s main island and Miyako Island in southern Japan to enter the West …

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The report said Taiwan could not compete with China’s military budget or its arms development, highlighting that Taiwan deploys 210,000 soldiers compared to China’s two million. Support of the United States is key for Taiwan to deter China, although the island has developed the weapons program, …

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China’s air force has been accused of posing an ‘enormous threat’ to Taiwan after 16 drills were carried out close to the island this year. Taiwan’s defence ministry warned today that China’s military threat was growing by the day. Frequent and increased Chinese military drills pose an ‘enormous threat’ …

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It said Taiwan could not compete with China’s military budget or its arms development, highlighting that Taiwan deploys 210,000 soldiers compared to China’s two million. The support of the US is key for Taiwan to deter China, although the island has developed a weapons programme, apart from a …

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