In a study published earlier this month, People's Liberation Army researchers discussed a model that could help the military land its future hypersonic UAVs.
A German MEP said on Thursday that China's ambassador in Brussels tried to stop lawmakers from adopting the resolution, which seeks to upgrade EU-Taiwan ties.
A Taiwanese official says the ruling party did not hesitate when invited to hold unprecedented security talks with Japan to discuss mutual concerns about China.
A Chinese commentator said the regulations are designed to include all of the Chinese-claimed territories in the East and South China seas.
After Vice President Kamala Harris accused Beijing of coercion and bullying this week, China's Ministry of National Defense pushed back on the criticisms.
A government spokesperson said Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's remarks were "irresponsible and wrong" after the U.S. official said Beijing was treading on the sovereignty of its neighbors.
The talks are set for Friday and were confirmed less than a week after reports said Japan and Taiwan's ruling parties were hoping to hold a bilateral dialogue.
The vice president, who is on a tour of Southeast Asia, spoke at a meeting with the Vietnamese president in Hanoi on August 25.
Ship-tracking software showed Taiwan Coast Guard vessels sailing into the Pacific on Tuesday and Wednesday, but no U.S. Coast Guard ships were detected nearby.
After the press reported the detection of Chinese submarines by the U.K.'s carrier strike group, a Communist Party newspaper claimed it was part of the plan.
German frigate Bayern began its deployment to the Indo-Pacific on Monday, while the Royal Navy's Queen Elizabeth Carrier Strike Group is in the Western Pacific.
"We seriously warn this group: They are obliged to remain restrained and obey the rules," China's state-run media said in an editorial.
Taiwan is following the bill's progress and will maintain its close ties with the U.S., a spokesperson told Newsweek.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Benfold made its maiden Taiwan Strait transit on Wednesday.
The U.K.'s Queen Elizabeth Carrier Strike Group sailed into the South China Sea on Monday, making a port call in Singapore.
A 2016 ruling from the Hague rejected China's claim and allowed the U.S., U.K. and Australia to conduct routine freedom of navigation operations in parts of the South China Sea.
Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman will become the highest-ranking Biden official to visit China when she lands in Tianjin on Sunday.
China's drills north of Taiwan show the People's Liberation Army is capable of reaching the island "within a day," says Chinese commentator Du Wenlong.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry said it opposed military signaling against China after Britain said it would permanently deploy two warships to Asia.
Ben Wallace, currently on a two-day visit to Japan, confirmed the deployments of HMS Spey and HMS Tamar to Asia on Tuesday.
A government spokesperson accused a U.S.-based firm of "fabricating facts" after a report said hundreds of Chinese fishing boats were killing coral reefs.
China's Defense Ministry issued a strong statement on Thursday after a U.S. Air Force plane left Okinawa and delivered "diplomatic mail" to Taipei.
"Beijing's claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea are completely unlawful," the U.S. State Department said in a statement last year.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said the latest U.S. remarks offering support to ASEAN "deliberately stoke disputes on territorial sovereignty and maritime rights and interests."
Hundreds of Chinese fishing ships have anchored in the Spratlys region and dumped human waste, sewage, and wastewater, a U.S. expert said Monday.
The U.S. Navy has shown its commitment to challenging China's claims to large portions of the resource-rich South China Sea, amid growing regional tensions.
A similar military exercise was conducted by the Chinese in late January, which reportedly simulated a strike on a U.S. aircraft carrier in the region.
The intense live-fire drills took place several days before a U.S. Navy destroyer conducted a freedom of navigation operation around China-controlled islands in the South China Sea.
A Chinese military spokesperson said the U.S.'s actions were "irresponsible," while the U.S. Navy said China's claim to the whole archipelago was "inconsistent with international law."