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Taiwan Strait: Strait between mainland China and Taiwan
The Taiwan Strait, also known by other names, is a 180-kilometer (110 mi)-wide strait separating the island of Taiwan from mainland China. The strait is currently part of the South China Sea and connects to the East China Sea to the north. The narrowest part is 130 km (81 mi) wide.


China says Taiwan drills are meant to hone combat capabilities

A second day of drills by China's military close to Taiwan were aimed at improving combat capabilities, the People's Liberation Army said, after Taiwan's air force scrambled to intercept Chinese jets..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan scrambles jets to warn Chinese aircraft over Taiwan Strait

Taiwanese fighter jets scrambled on Monday to intercept and warn away Chinese air force aircraft which briefly crossed a maritime border in the sensitive Taiwan Strait that separates the two, Taiwan's..
Reuters - Published

China says followed, monitored U.S. warship in Taiwan Strait

China's military closely followed and monitored a U.S. warship that sailed through the Taiwan Strait, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

U.S. warship transits Taiwan Strait less than week after election

A U.S. warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday, the island's defence ministry said, less than a week after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen won re-election by a landslide on a platform of..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan president says will try to break deadlock with China

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Saturday that her government will exert all its efforts to break the deadlock in relations with China and will maintain stability in the Taiwan Strait.
Reuters - Published

China aircraft carrier sails through Taiwan Strait again

china aircraft carrier sails through taiwan strait again
TAIPEI: A newly commissioned Chinese aircraft carrier sailed through the Taiwan Strait for a second time Thursday, Taipei's defence ministry said, just weeks before the island goes to polls to elect a..
WorldNews - Published

China sails carrier group through Taiwan Strait as election nears

China has sailed its new aircraft carrier into the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan's defense ministry said on Thursday, weeks ahead of presidential election on the island.
Reuters - Published

British navy vessel passes through Taiwan Strait

british navy vessel passes through taiwan strait
A British navy survey vessel sailed through the Taiwan Strait, it was...
WorldNews - Published

China says aircraft carrier on way to South China Sea after Taiwan passage

China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier is on its way to the South China Sea for tests and to take part in exercises, the Chinese navy said on Monday, after sailing through the Taiwan Strait..
Reuters - Published

China says carrier's passage through Taiwan Strait not directed at any target: Xinhua

A Chinese Navy spokesman said its aircraft carrier sailed through the Taiwan Straight on Sunday, adding it was involved in "scientific research" and the passage was not directed at any target,..
Reuters - Published

Taiwan says China carrier group sailed through Taiwan Strait, jets scrambled

A carrier group led by China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, Taiwan's defense ministry said on Sunday.
Reuters - Published

Canada again sails warship through sensitive Taiwan Strait

Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said on Tuesday, three months after a similar operation and amid strained ties between Beijing and Ottawa over a..
Reuters - Published

U.S. military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait

The United States sent a Navy ship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Friday as the U.S. military increases the frequency of movement through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China.
Reuters - Published

U.S. warship sails through Taiwan Strait, stirs tensions with China

China expressed "deep concerns" on Thursday over a U.S. Navy warship sailing through the Taiwan Strait, a day after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if Taiwan moved toward independence.
Reuters - Published

China says Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait

China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China.
Reuters - Published

Canadian Frigate Crosses Taiwan Strait Amid China Tensions

canadian frigate crosses taiwan strait amid china tensions
Canada recently became the latest nation to sail a frigate through the Taiwan Strait, a move government officials have indicated was not intended to be taken as Ottawa making a statement against China,..
WorldNews - Published

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