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Daily Archives January 1, 2020

A Year of Multiple Standoffs, Few Solutions in South China Sea Dispute

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - China confirmed its lead this year in Asia's biggest maritime sovereignty dispute by sending nonmilitary ships to waters normally controlled by other countries, allowing it to flex muscle without conflicts or diplomatic losses.Pushback...Read More

Helicopter Crash Kills Taiwan’s Top Military Officer, 7 others

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan's top military official was among eight people killed Thursday after the helicopter carrying them made a forced landing in a mountainous area near the capital Taipei, the defense ministry said.The main portion of the helicopter ...Read More