US condemns ‘provocative’ Chinese activities near Taiwan

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The United States urged China on Sunday, October 3, to stop its “provocative” military activities near Taiwan, after the island scrambled jets to warn away close to 100 Chinese military aircraft entering its air defense zone over a three-day period. Taiwan, a democratically governed island that is claimed by China, has complained for more than… Continue reading US condemns ‘provocative’ Chinese activities near Taiwan

China enters Taiwan air defense zone a day after military budget boost

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Taiwan’s air force scrambled on Friday, September 17, to warn away 10 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defense zone, Taiwan’s defense ministry said, the day after the island announced a $9 billion boost to military spending to counter the threat from China. Chinese-claimed Taiwan has complained for a year or more of repeated missions… Continue reading China enters Taiwan air defense zone a day after military budget boost