In its first press conference since large groups of Chinese warplanes alarmed Taiwan's defenses over the weekend, Beijing's Taiwan Affairs Office said the moves were warnings for Taipei and the U.S.
Beijing may be using military pressure on Taiwan in order to bring the United States to the table for de-escalation talks, a defense analyst said Tuesday.
Beijing is becoming increasingly belligerent, but like-minded countries could help ensure China's "heavy-handed" tactics do not work, Taiwan's foreign minister Joseph Wu said Wednesday.
Taiwan's national security think tank told Newsweek that Beijing could use the amended legislation to legitimize military action in defense of its national interests.
China's hawkish state media personality called for a firm response to new developments in U.S.-Taiwan ties, but an analyst told Newsweek the Chinese military was unlikely to act in the coming days.
Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, is scheduled to visit Taipei in another high-level diplomatic call which has drawn Beijing's ire.
Indian and Chinese forces have been locked in a stalemate along the 2,100-mile Line of Actual Control since deadly skirmishes claimed the lives of at least 20 soldiers in the summer.
Following the start of sea trials for China's second Type 075 helicopter carrier, Chinese media outlets likened the country's shipbuilding speed to "cooking dumplings."
In an editorial on Wednesday, Communist Party-owned newspaper Global Times suggested Taiwan's newly launched "aircraft carrier killer" corvette would become an easy target for the Chinese military.
People's Liberation Army warplanes have flown into Taiwan's air defense identification zone on 11 days so far this month, according to the island's Ministry of National Defense.
In a report by China's state broadcaster CCTV on Friday, the 72nd Group Army and its main battle tanks were seen conducting urban warfare exercises in east China in a simulated Taiwan street battle.
Speaking at a think tank forum on Sunday, Chinese Rear Admiral Guan Youfei said the United States was to blame for the current tensions in the Taiwan Strait.
The People's Liberation Army Ground Forces were seen testing the new lightweight self-propelled howitzer in a report by China's state broadcaster CCTV on Wednesday.
Chinese officials on Tuesday condemned the Trump administration's latest round of arms sales to Taiwan, which is the United States' largest recipient of foreign military sales in 2020.
In an address to the Central Military Commission, which he chairs, Xi Jinping told his troops to focus on preparing for war.
A new batch of J-16 multirole warplanes has been ordered for the Chinese military's western front, where a territorial stand-off with New Delhi continues, Chinese state media reported Tuesday.
Chinese Navy releases images showing amphibious crafts offloading troops and armored vehicles in a simulated beach assault amid heightened tensions between Beijing and Taipei.
Xi Jingping's desire for regional—and global—hegemony knows no bounds.
The Dongfeng-26 missile has been dubbed the "Guam killer."
"We must…cast the ideological foundation of the army's absolute loyalty to the party," Xi said.
As Trump expands relations with Taiwan, China is stepping up threats to reclaim the island by force.
The J-20 fifth-generation heavy stealth fighter brings China into a class only occupied by the world's leading military powers: the U.S. and Russia.
A Chinese military report said "the U.S. armed forces have failed to live up to Trump's expectations" due to "scandals like ship collisions, drug abuses and rapes."
A Chinese Foreign Ministry official likened U.S. complaints about China's militarization of the South China Sea to "a thief crying 'stop thief.'"
The Chinese Defense Ministry said "it is impossible to shake China's determination to safeguard its sovereignty and security interests."
"China's continued militarization of disputed features in the South China Sea only serve to raise tensions and destabilize the region," the Pentagon said.
Only the U.S., Russia and some European Union countries have such advanced stealth capabilities.
China is investing in military bases to project its power across the Asia Pacific and there's little the U.S. can do to stop it.