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2022-11-28: China Plans To Build Nuclear Powered Base On Moon By 2028. BEIJING - China has announced plans to build a base on the moon by 2028 and then land astronauts several years later. The base will likely be powered by a nuclear reactor, hopper, lander, orbiter, and rover.
2022-11-19: Kim Jong Un Oversaw ICBM Test, Vows To Respond With Nukes If Enemies Continue To Pose Threats. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the latest ICBM test, vowed that if enemies continue to pose threats, the North Korean government will react with nukes.
2022-11-18: North Korea Fires Intercontinental Ballistic Missile - ICBM. North Korea has fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that flew 1,000 kilometers (621 miles) at an altitude 6,100 kilometers (3790 miles) at a speed Mach 22, or 22 times the speed of sound, according to the South Korean military and Japanese MOD.
2022-11-17: Pakistan Shuts Down Border Crossing With Afghanistan After Both Sides Exchange Fire. Pakistan has shut down its southwestern border with Afghanistan for an indefinite period, according to both officials and local media on Monday.
2022-11-17: North Korea Launches Short-Range Ballistic Missile. The South Korean military has reported that the North launched a short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) towards its eastern waters after threatening to respond with 'fiercer military responses' to the US.
2022-11-17: North Korea Launches Short-Range Ballistic Missile. The South Korean military has reported that the North launched a short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) towards its eastern waters after threatening to respond with 'fiercer military responses' to the US.
2022-11-12: 14 Chinese Military Aircraft, 3 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan November 11th, 2022. 14 Chinese military aircraft and 3 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on November 11th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-11-11: 26 Chinese Military Aircraft, 4 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan November 10th, 2022. 26 Chinese military aircraft and 4 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on November 10th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-11-11: Chinese President Tells Military To Prepare For War Amid Tensions Over Taiwan. BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping announced on Tuesday that China will be increasing the training of its military and preparation for war as the nation's security is increasingly unstable and uncertain.
2022-11-11: Stratcom Commander: Ukraine Just A Warm Up, The Big One Is Coming. WASHINGTON - the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command has said that the war in Ukraine is just a warm up and that the United States must be prepared for much more, around the corner, because the big one is coming.
2022-11-07: Pentagon: U.S. Able To Respond Quickly To North Korean Nuclear Test. PENTAGON - The United States is able to respond quickly to a North Korean nuclear test if necessary, a spokesperson for the Pentagon said on Friday. Washington believes North Korea has completed all preparations for a seventh nuclear test.
2022-11-07: Ties Between North Korea, Russia And China Deepening. Pyongyang - Ties between North Korea and both Russia and China have been deepening as Russia and China stand in the way of holding North Korea responsible for continued provocations at the U.N. Security Council.
2022-11-07: U.S. Air Force and ROK Air Force Finish Conducting Large-Scale Joint Air Training Event Vigilant Storm. INDO-PACIFIC -The United States and South Korea have finished conducting large-scale bilateral air exercises called Vigilant Storm that was held from October 31st, 2022 to November 4th, 2022.
2022-11-06: 9 Chinese Military Aircraft, 2 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan November 5th, 2022. 9 Chinese military aircraft and 2 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on November 5th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-11-04: 27 Chinese Military Aircraft, 4 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan November 4th, 2022. 27 Chinese military aircraft and 4 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on November 4th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-11-03: North Korea Launches At Least 26 Ballistic Missiles And 100 Shells. North Korea launched at least 26 ballistic missiles in the last 24 hours and 100 shells, according to South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Japanese Coast Guard.
2022-11-01: North Korea Calls On US, South Korea To Stop Joint Military Exercises. North Korea on Monday called on the United States and South Korea to stop carrying out joint military exercises, calling the drills a provocation that might cause "more powerful follow-up measures" from the North.
2022-10-30: 2022 National Defense Strategy Of The United States Of America. WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said that although Russia is an acute threat, China is the only competitor out there with both the intent to reshape the international order, and increasingly the power to do so.
2022-10-29: 25 Chinese Military Aircraft, 3 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan October 29th, 2022. 25 Chinese military aircraft and 3 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 29th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-28: 13 Chinese Military Aircraft, 3 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan On October 28th, 2022. 13 Chinese military aircraft and 3 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 28th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-28: US, South Korea, Japan Working Together To Ensure Taiwan's Self-Defense. WASHINGTON: US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said on October 26th that the United States will be cooperating with South Korea and Japan in order to ensure Taiwan's self-defense.
2022-10-28: US, South Korea Vow Unparalleled Response If North Carries Out 7th Nuclear Test. SEOUL - The United States and South Korea have vowed that there would be an unparalleled response if North Korea carries out an expected 7th nuclear test, and have urged North Korea to refrain from provocations.
2022-10-28: North Korea Fires Two Short-Range Ballistic Missiles. SEOUL - North Korea has fired two short-range ballistic missiles. The US Indo-Pacific Command put out a statement saying that they are aware of the missile launches, and that they do not pose a threat to the US, its personnel or territory.
2022-10-27: 20 Chinese Military Aircraft, 2 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan October 27th, 2022. 20 Chinese military aircraft, 2 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 27th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-25: Researchers Say AI Model Could Be Used To Predict Earthquakes 24 Hours In Advance. Joint research carried out by the NCHC, and Academia Sinica say that they have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) model that could predict earthquakes a day in advance.
2022-10-25: 16 Chinese Military Aircraft, 3 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan October 25th, 2022. 16 Chinese military aircraft and 3 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 25th, 2022, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-24: 10 Chinese Military Aircraft, 3 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan October 24th, 2022. 10 Chinese military aircraft, 3 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 24th, 2022, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-23: 9 Chinese Military Aircraft, 3 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan October 23rd, 2022. 9 Chinese military aircraft, 3 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 23rd, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-22: 9 Chinese Military Aircraft, 3 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan October 22nd, 2022. 9 Chinese military aircraft, including 0 drones, 3 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 22nd, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-21: 22 Chinese Military Aircraft, 3 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan October 21st, 2022. 22 Chinese military aircraft, including 1 drone, 3 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 21st, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-21: Pentagon: Supersonic Bombers Sent To Guam To Send Message, To Deter Provocations. The Pentagon has confirmed that the B-1B supersonic bombers that arrived in Guam this week is a show of strength in order to deter potential provocations.
2022-10-21: Ongoing Report: 20 Chinese Military Aircraft, 3 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan. 20 Chinese military aircraft and 3 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 18th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-18: Ongoing Report: 11 Chinese Military Aircraft, 2 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan. 11 Chinese military aircraft and 2 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on October 18th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-10-17: Ongoing Report: Chinese Military Aircraft Spotted Around Taiwan October 2022. After U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei on October 2nd, 2022, both Chinese military aircraft and PLAN vessels have been spotted around the island of Taiwan on a daily basis.
2022-10-17: Situation Overview: South Korea On 24-Hour Standby: Possible Nuclear Test By North. Situation overview: South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Thursday that he is looking carefully at extended deterrence options as North Korea tests numerous ballistic missiles.
2022-10-05: North Korea Sends Missile Over Japan, US South Korea Hold Live-Fire Drills. After North Korea sent a missile flying over Japan, the US and South Korea held live-fire missile drills, during which one missile malfunctioned and crashed down inside the Air Force base in Gangneung.
2022-10-01: North Korea Fires Fourth Round Of Short-Range Ballistic Missiles In A Week. North Korea has fired another two ballistic missiles, in their fourth round of missile tests in a week, according to the South Korean military.
2022-09-29: 11 Chinese Military Aircraft, 4 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan On September 29th, 2022. 11 Chinese military aircraft, and 4 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on September 11th, 2022 according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-09-29: 31 Chinese Military Aircraft, 4 PLAN Vessels Spotted Around Taiwan September 28th, 2022. 31 Chinese military aircraft, and 4 PLAN vessels were spotted around the island of Taiwan on September 28th, 2022, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Defense.
2022-09-25: DOD: Conflict With Nuclear Peer Possible, As Russia Uses Dangerous Nuclear Rhetoric. NATO responded to Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement of a partial mobilization, as well as Putin's threats to use all means at Russia's disposal to protect the country, saying that Putin's speech used dangerous and reckless nuclear rhetoric.
2022-09-25: North Korea Fires Short-Range Ballistic Missile Into East Sea. SOUTH KOREA - North Korea has reportedly fired a short-range ballistic missile into the East Sea, on Sunday, two days after a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier from the United States arrived in South Korea for allied drills
2022-09-18: Super Typhoon Nanmadol Reaches Japan. Super Typhoon Nanmadol, one of the strongest typhoons to reach Japan with nearly 150mph winds, has passed over the country. Around two million people in the path of the storm had been ordered to evacuate ahead of the Typhoon, according to NHK-World Japan.
2022-09-18: Major Earthquakes: Latest - 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake In Taiwan, Tsunami Warning. Ongoing Report: Major Earthquakes. 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits island of Taiwan. A Tsunami warning has been issued. At 3:49 pm Japan's Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami advisory for the Miyakojima and Yaeyama regions of the Okinawa Prefecture.
2022-09-16: Intense Fighting Between Kyrgyzstan & Tajikistan. Fighting has been reported between Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan, in which both countries have blamed each other for violating the ceasefire agreement. Heavy weapons have been reportedly used during the clashes
2022-09-14: Pentagon Had Top Secret Meeting To Discuss China And Russia's Plans To Build Space Weapons. Pentagon leaders held a top-secret conference at the Pentagon on September 6th, and 7th, to discuss China and Russia's potential to develop unique space weapons, giving to a publicly posted dossier.
2022-09-12: New North Korean Nuclear Force Policy: Nuclear Launch If Leader Killed In Attack. Additions to North Korea's nuclear force policy say that a nuclear attack could commence "automatically and immediately" if the leader Kim Jong Un is either killed or incapacitated by an attack.
2022-09-08: Pentagon Suspends Deliveries Of F-35 Jets After Finding Chinese Made Component. The Pentagon has suspended deliveries of new Lockheed Martin's F-35 aircraft to the army after finding that a component of the jet uses an alloy made in China, which violates federal defense procurement policies.
2022-09-08: Biden Administration Preparing To Invest $50 Billion In The US Semiconductor Industry. The Biden administration has announced plans to invest $50 billion in the US semiconductor industry, in order to "revitalize the domestic semiconductor industry and spur innovation while creating good-paying jobs in communities across the country". .
2022-09-08: Invasion Of Taiwan Would Give Emboldened China Edge Over Microchip Industry. China has been increasingly aggressive about controlling the microchip industry and emboldened in its aggressive stance towards Taiwan since the U.S. pullout of Afghanistan, and the lack of direct involvement in the Ukraine conflict by the United States.
2022-09-07: Declassified Intelligence: Russia Requested Ammunition From North Korea. According to a newly declassified U.S. Intelligence, Russia could be purchasing millions of rockets and artillery shells from North Korea. Pentagon Press Sec. Brigadier General Pat Ryder stated that there are indications that Russia has requested ammunition from North Korea.
2022-09-06: NK: US & South Korean Military Drills Increased Possibility Of Nuclear War. Pyongyang - North Korean state news agency, Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) has said that military drills by the United States and South Korea have increased the possibility of nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula.
2022-09-05: Russia's 7th Consecutive Eastern Economic Forum To Be Held in Vladivostok Sept. 5-8. Taking place in Vladivostok on September 5th - 8th, The 7th Eastern Economic Forum discusses the development of Russia's Far East, while recovering from ongoing crisis' and a lack of int'l cooperation.
2022-09-03: Biden Administration Announces $1.1 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan. The Biden administration has announced a $1.1 Billion arms sale to Taipei, angering China. China responds by saying they will resolutely take "legitimate and necessary counter-measures.
2022-09-03: China Threatens U.S. With Nvidia Chip Delay If Tech Export Reduction Not Dropped. The U.S. was threatened by China with a delay of a new product launch from Nvidia if it did not stop with the tech export reduction, and stated that some products might have to leave Chinese manufacturing lines.
2022-09-02: Taiwan Military Shoots Civilian Drone, Releases Defensive Strategy. TAIWAN - The Taiwanese military have shot down an unidentified unmanned civilian drone near Kinmen, Taiwan on Thursday, September 1st. Japan's Ministry of Defense has also put out a statement, along with a map showing Taiwan's defensive strategy, meant to: deter Chinese aggression..
2022-09-01: Russia Initiates Wargames With China And Others Amid Tensions With The Western World. On Thursday, September 1st, Russia initiated the Vostok 2022 exercise. Being held in the far east of Russia and the Sea of Japan, intended to demonstrate that Russia can hold these exercises while still engaging Ukraine.
2022-09-01: US Official: Taiwanese People May Face Similar Fate As Uyghurs In China. The Chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom said that if China successfully invades the island of Taiwan, the Taiwanese people may suffer a similar fate as the Uyghurs in western China’s Xinjiang region.
2022-08-31: *UPDATED* Chinese Military Aircraft Spotted Around Taiwan Every Day In Month Of August. 845 Chinese military aircraft (spotted every day of the month of August), and 186 People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) vessels have been spotted around the island of Taiwan every day since August 6th.
2022-08-30: Rare Supertyphoon Hinnamnor Has Formed Near Japan, East Of Okinawa. A rare supertyphoon named Hinnamnor has formed over the northern part of the Pacific ocean. This tropical cyclone is currently located east of Okinawa and is presently heading southwest.
2022-08-30: Taiwanese Soldiers Fire Defensive Shots At Intruding Chinese Drone For First Time. Taiwan has fired live ammunition at a Chinese drone that had intruded over one of Taiwan's outer islands for the first time, on Tuesday, August 30th.
2022-08-30: *UPDATED* Chinese Military Aircraft Spotted Around Taiwan Every Day So Far In Month Of August. 783 Chinese military aircraft (spotted every day of the month so far), and 179 People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) vessels have been spotted around the island of Taiwan every day since August 6th.
2022-08-28: First Transit Of Taiwan Strait By U.S. Warships Since Pelosi Visited Taiwan. The USS Antietam and USS Chancellorsville transited the Taiwan Strait on August 28th. This is the first transit of the Taiwan Strait since Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan, causing a frenzy of live-fire exercises from China.
2022-08-28: BRICS: Russia & India No Longer Need U.S. Dollar. The president of the BRICS International Forum, Purnima Anand told reporters on Thursday that both Russia and India no longer need the U.S. dollar, as they have turned to national currencies to conduct mutual settlements.
2022-08-27: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Denied Resupply Port Call By Solomon Islands. After completing an international patrol mission on August 26th, the USCG Cutter, Oliver Henry, was denied clearance for a pre-scheduled resupply port call from the Solomon Islands, a country that has been strengthening ties with China.
2022-08-26: A U.S. Senator Has Reported That China Is Attempting To Infiltrate The Federal Reserve. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, along with the Senate Homeland Security Governmental Affairs Committee has stated that China is attempting to recruit individuals, which are already employed inside the Federal Reserve (FED), as agents of international espionage.
2022-08-25: Chinese Military Aircraft Spotted Around Taiwan Every Day So Far In Month Of August. After U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei on August 2nd, 2022, both military aircraft and vessels have been spotted around the island of Taiwan on a daily basis.
2022-08-19: Tensions With China Increasing, But US Had Failed Simulated Chinese Attack. During a press briefing in Singapore, the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet stated that the amount of unsafe interceptions by Chinese aircraft has increased over the last few months, but Vice Admiral Karl Thomas said that overall, the interactions have remained professional.
2022-08-19: Political Officials from China And Japan Meet Following Taiwan Tensions. CHINA - After post-Taiwan tensions, including live-fire exercises around Taiwan and Chinese missiles falling in Japan's economic exclusion zone (EEC), Akiba Takeo, Japan's National Security Secretariat, and Yang Jiechi, Senior Foreign Affairs Advisor, have met in northern China.
2022-08-18: China Holds Joint 2022 International Military Exercises Co-Hosted By 12 Countries. The Chinese Ministry of Defense has reported that their military is carrying out joint military exercises that are co-hosted by 12 countries, with 37 countries in total participating.
2022-08-14: UK Prime Minister Election September 5th | Main Trending Topic: 'The China Threat'. There are major elections being held this fall around the world. Due to current price hikes on staple products and commodities, terms like recession and inflation are hot, but a new trend in UK is The China Threat.
2022-08-14: United States at Edge of War With China and Russia, Weighs In Henry Kissinger. Henry Kissinger, former U.S. Secretary of State, in an analytical statement of world events, states that the U.S. is "Teetering on the brink of war" with China and Russia and owns some responsibility for its manifestation.
2022-08-14: Another U.S. Congressional Delegation Is In Taiwan, Less Than Two Weeks After Pelosi. A five-member delegation, led by Senator Ed Markey (D) of Massachusetts, meeting in Taiwan to discuss security, economical, and trade topics, according to the American Institute in Taiwan.
2022-08-14: White House Press Release: Kurt Campbell Call Regarding China, Taiwan. White House teleconference press release: On call with Kurt Campbell regarding China and Taiwan and the recent tensions that have arisen in the Taiwan Strait.
2022-08-13: China Sending Fighter Jets And Bombers To Thailand For Joint Exercises. China is sending bombers and fighter jets to Thailand for joint exercises with Thailand's military on Sunday, August 14th 2022.
2022-08-13: The U.S. To Maintain Security In Taiwan Straight, Taipei Eternally Grateful. TAIWAN - The Foreign Ministry of Taiwan expressed with sincerity, its gratefulness to the United States for its constant presence around Taiwan and for taking specific action to safeguard the region and the Taiwan Strait.
2022-08-13: 5 State-Run Chinese Companies To De-List From NYSE Due To Tensions With U.S.. NEW YORK CITY - In another escalation due to rising tensions, 5 Chinese state-run global companies have announced their decision to de-list from the New York Stock Exchange.
2022-08-12: Estonia And Latvia Leave Eastern Europe Forum Which Is Backed By China. Established in 2012, the China-CEEC, a forum created to bolster relations in the EU, has now lost Estonia and Latvia, due to the increased ties of China and the Russia, being seen as a conflict of interest for European countries.
2022-08-09: China: Month Long Live-Fire Drills Begin Monday, Regular Drills Planned. The Chinese military has said that they would be continuing their live-fire military drills Monday, August 8th, 2022 in the waters and skies around the island of Taiwan, focusing on anti-submarine and air-to-ship strikes.
2022-08-08: China Responds To G7 Joint Statement Regarding The Taiwan Strait. The Group of Seven (#G7) Foreign ministers released a joint statement regarding #Taiwan calling for an end to China's provocative exercises around the island of Taiwan, after which the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (王毅) condemned the statement and called it scrap paper.
2022-08-07: 66 Chinese Military Aircraft And 14 Vessels Around Taiwan August 7th, 2022. 66 Chinese military aircraft and 14 vessels were detected around Taiwan on August 7th, 2022. 22 of the aircraft had flown on the east part of the median line of the Taiwan Strait and the southwest ADIZ according to Taiwan's MOD.
2022-08-07: 20 Chinese Aircraft, 14 Vessels Conduct Operations Around Taiwan August 6th, 2022, China Says Drills Will Now Be Regular Occurrence. 20 Chinese military aircraft and 14 Chinese vessels conducted an air-sea operation on the surrounding area of Taiwan. Chinese state-run television also says that China will be carrying out regular drills from now on.
2022-08-06: Taiwanese Official Ouyang Lixing Found Dead At Hotel. A Taiwanese official who was the vice president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and led missile production has died of a sudden heart attack at 57 years old in the hotel that he was staying in.
2022-08-05: 117 Chinese Military Aircraft Cross Median Line In Two Days. 117 Chinese military aircraft crossed the median line in the last two days. The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs have also announced a list of countermeasures to the United States in response to Nancy Pelosi's visit to the island of Taiwan.
2022-08-05: U.S. Department Of State: Worldwide Travel Alert. The U.S. Department of State has put out a worldwide travel alert, advising against traveling abroad after Sunday's drone strike where two R9X Hellfire missiles killed al-Qaeda leader, and Osama bin Laden successor, Ayman al-Zawahri.
2022-08-05: Pelosi To Visit Koreas Demilitarized Zone, Vows To Support South In Denuclearizing The North. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, after having visited the island of Taiwan is now reported to be on her way to visit the heavily fortified Korean demilitarized zone (DMZ) that sits between the North and South Korean border on her way to Seoul, the Capital of South Korea.
2022-08-04: China Shoots Missiles Over Taiwan And Into Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Chinese state-affiliated media announced live fire exercises in the Taiwan Strait. The Japanese Ministry of Defense reported that five Chinese missiles are 'presumed' to have landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
2022-08-04: Taiwan Shoots Flares At Unidentified Aircraft, China Commences Drills Around Taiwan. Taiwan's defense ministry stated on Thursday that they have fired flares at an unidentified aircraft above the Kinmen islands in order to drive what they believe are drones away.
2022-08-03: As China Holds Targeted Military Operations, Pelosi Pledges Solidarity With Taiwan. TAIPEI - China has vehemently repudiated the visit of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the self-ruled island of Taiwan, and in response, will launch what it terms targeted military operations, encircling Taiwan.
2022-08-03: China Sends Military Aircraft Into Surrounding Area Of Taiwan, Closes Airspace. 27 Chinese military aircraft entered into the surrounding area of Taiwan on August 3rd, 2022, and 21 Chinese military aircraft violated Taiwan's ADIZ just one day before that, after Pelosi's visit to the island according to the country's MOD.
2022-08-02: US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi arrives in Taiwan. US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Chinese-declared on Tuesday, onboard a U.S. military aircraft. This is the premier visit in 25 years and tensions are accelerating between the US and China nearing disaster.
2022-08-02: China Pools Amphibious Tanks And Military Equipment Adjacent To Taiwan. There have been many reports, and sightings of Chinese military vehicles, equipment and tanks in the Chinese city of Xiamen and the province of Fujian, which sits straight across from the island of Taiwan.
2022-08-02: Chinese Airline In Xiamen Announces Large Number of Flights Canceled. According to Taiwan's official state news, The Central News Agency (CNA) and the Xiamen Airlines website, China's Fujian region announced on August 2nd that airspace flow control will be implemented, and a large number of flights have been canceled.
2022-08-02: Nancy Pelosi Set To Travel To Taiwan Tuesday, Despite Warnings From Beijing. Three people who reportedly know the situation have said that US Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to travel to Taipei on Tuesday. Chinese military vessels and aircraft have been spotted carrying out tactical moves by touching the median line in the Taiwan Strait..
2022-08-01: Chinese Foreign Ministry Holds Briefing Regarding Pelosi's Possible Visit To Taiwan. Hua said that a visit by Pelosi to Taiwan would be 'reckless and provocative', and that they are opposed to her potential visit to the island. China will take 'strong and resolute measures' in order to safeguard its sovereignty. in order to safeguard its sovereignty.
2022-08-01: Satellite Photos Indicate China May Be Resuming Nuclear Tests. Satellite photos obtained from Planet Labs from the location of Lop Nur nuclear test site in China show what looks to be upgraded and expanded facilities, indicating that China may be preparing for nuclear tests for the first time in 26 years.
2022-08-01: International Support For China's One-China Policy Amid Escalation With US Over Taiwan. As Pelosi is expected to arrive in the Asia Pacific, growing concerns come from other countries who are in support of China instead of the United States and an independent Taiwan.
2022-07-31: Pelosi's Press Release Does Not Mention The Delegation Visiting Taiwan. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has put out a statement outlining her trip to the Indo-Pacific region. The outline does not mention visiting Taiwan, leading many to believe that she may have changed her mind about visiting Taiwan.
2022-07-31: Former State Department Spokesperson Says China Will Be Getting Even More Aggressive. Morgan Ortagus, who is a former State Department spokesperson said that she believes that China is going to be getting more aggressive in both rhetoric and action in the foreseeable future as it is incredibly important for them to have control.
2022-07-30: Neutral Zurich No Longer Neutral, Sanctions Possible If China Invades Taiwan. In the event China invades Taiwan, the director of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs expects Switzerland to adopt any measures that are implemented by the European Union against China.
2022-07-30: China: Preparing For War, Says Taiwan Will Be Where US Shows Its True Paper Tiger Face. A message posted by China's official People's Liberation Army (PLA) 80th Group over Pelosi's possible visit to Taiwan stated on the Chinese social media website Weibo said: Get ready for war.
2022-07-30: Japanese Officials Meet with Taiwan President to Discuss Conflict Preparation. High-level officials, who previously held defense ministry positions in #Japan, have visited #Taiwan to discuss possible ways to prepare for possible conflict with #Beijing and shore up Asia-Pacific defenses in the region.
2022-07-30: North Korea Warns South Korea Will Be Wiped Out If Preemptive Strike Carried Out. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has warned South Korea's leader Yoon Suk-yeol and his government of military gangsters will be wiped out if it makes any dangerous attempt, such as a preemptive strike.
2022-07-30: USS Ronald Reagan Battle Group In The South China Sea Amidst Biden Call With Xi. In response to the latest blasts from the east regarding Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, the United States military has decided to send the largest ship in the fleet, the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, along with its battle group to the South China Sea.
2022-07-29: Xi Jinping Warns Biden Against Playing With Fire Over Taiwan. Chinese President Xi Jinping alerted US President Joe Biden against playing with fire over Taiwan, as Beijing's disputes are accelerating over a conceivable visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
2022-07-26: China Has Verified Its Warnings To The US Over Pelosi's Taiwan Visit. China has dispatched stricter admonishments to U.S. Functionaries about Speaker Nancy Pelosi's probable visit to Taiwan a foreign ministry representative said on Monday.
2022-07-26: Science Lab Module Added To the Chinese Tiangong Space Station. The Tiangong space station has received a new module, the Wentian science laboratory, which was docked with the Tianhe living module at around 3:13 AM local time on Monday.
2022-07-25: US Intelligence: Bio-Weapons Being Made That Target People's Unique DNA.. A U.S. House Intelligence Committee member has put out a warning to Americans not to so easily share their genetic information to websites like the Biotechnology company 23andMe, as there are bio-weapons being developed that can target an individual's DNA and potentially kill them.
: Pelosi Says Chinese Military Might Shoot Down Her Plane Over Taiwan. Pelosi would not confirm whether or not she will be following through with her plans to travel to the island of Taiwan in August, but did say that she believes that the military may be afraid her plane would be shot down by Chinese forces as they neared Taiwanese airspace.
2022-07-22: China May Declare No-Fly Zone Over Taiwan And Fly Over The Island If Pelosi Visits. The Biden administration says that China might try to impose a no-fly zone over the island of Taiwan ahead of Nancy Pelosi's visit in order to prevent the U.S. speaker of the House from being successful.
2022-07-22: CIA Director Asserts That China Intends To Take Control Of Taiwan. CIA Director William Burns stated that Xi Jinping has the intention to take control of the Island of Taiwan, but has been studying the Russian invasion of Ukraine and is learning that successfully taking a country over will involve overwhelming the opponent.
2022-07-21: China: We Will Act Strongly If US Official Insists On Visiting Taiwan. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin repeated on Thursday that China will act strongly to respond to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's planned trip to Taiwan and take countermeasures if the US insists on making the visit.
2022-07-21: Pentagon Does Not Support Pelosi Visiting Taiwan, After China Warning. Biden is now urging Pelosi to cancel her visit to the island of Taiwan after China put out a warning about forceful measures being taken if Pelosi made the trip to the region.
2022-07-20: China Slams US Guided-Missile Destroyer Sailing Through Taiwan Strait. A US guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold sailed through the Taiwan Strait on July 19th, 2022 with the Chinese military following and monitoring its transit.
2022-07-19: China Warns Of Forceful Measures If Nancy Pelosi Visits Taiwan. The Chinese Foreign Ministry stated on Tuesday that if U.S. Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi visits the Taiwan Region, there will be consequences.
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