The country's pacifist constitution has long prevented governments from attaining carriers.
"There is only one thing I still hope for in my 50 years of military service: the reunification of the motherland," Chinese Lieutenant General He Lei said.
"I'm proud of yesterday's Golden Horse Awards – it highlighted how Taiwan is different from China," President Tsai Ing-Wen wrote on her Facebook page.
The remarks come after Chinese President Xi Jinping told his forces to "concentrate on preparing for war."
"This sobering reality should encourage leaders on both sides to find ways of resolving political, economic, and military disputes without resorting to a war that could rapidly turn catastrophic for the region and the world," wrote Caitlin Talmadge, an associate professor of security studies at Georgetown University.
A 30-year-old 3D-printed guns activist, Cody Wilson, was arrested in Taiwan on Texas charges of underage sex with a minor.
"We will turn to countries with similar values to fight together against China's increasingly out-of-control international behavior," Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said.
"People believe that heat cures heat, so they eat dog meat and spicy dog soup on the hottest days."
"Like other carriers, American is implementing changes to address China's request," American Airlines spokesperson Shannon Gilson said.
As Trump expands relations with Taiwan, China is stepping up threats to reclaim the island by force.
Relations between Beijing and Taipei have frayed since Tsai Ing-Wen became president of Taiwan in 2016.
"The US is sending political signals by sending warships through the Taiwan Strait," the Global Times said.
The boy was left hanging five stories above the street.
Beijing is keeping a close eye on which officials Washington will send.
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.
China says it has "the resolve, confidence and ability" to defend its territorial integrity by reuniting Taiwan with the mainland by force.
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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping appears to be losing patience with Taiwan's ideas of independence and he's turning up the heat with military exercises.