Chinese military winds down Taiwan exercises but tensions remain high Beijing said the war games showed its ability to breach Taiwan’s defences and announced a series of drills near US military bases in Japan to the north of Taiwan.
Risks mount from China drills near Taiwan during Pelosi visit - analysts
As China embarks on an unprecedented six days of military drills surrounding Taiwan, security analysts are warning of mounting risks of escalation even if Beijing seeks to avoid its protests over Nancy Pelosi's visit from sparking full blown conflict.
China to hold live ammunition military drills around Taiwan as Pelosi visits
Within minutes of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landing in Taiwan on Tuesday night, China said it would immediately begin "a series of joint military operations around the island," including using long-range live ammunition in the Taiwan Strait.
Chinese military drills circling Taiwan set up potential standoff.
China’s plans to conduct live-fire drills into Taiwan’s territorial seas could mark a new stage of brinkmanship.
China vows military operations around Taiwan in response to Pelosi visit
Joint naval and air force exercises under way skirting island’s coastline and airspace to its north, southwest and southeast, says PLA spokesman for Eastern Theatre Command.
China to launch 'targeted military operations' due to Pelosi visit
The Chinese military has been put on high alert and will launch "targeted military operations" in response to U.S. House Speaker Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, China's defence ministry said on Tuesday night.
After Pelosi’s arrival, China announced military drills in nearby waters.
China planned live-fire drills that would take place partially inside Taiwan’s territorial waters, escalating already high tensions.
'Mostly verbal threats': Taiwan residents shrug off China's warnings on Pelosi visit
Many in Taiwan have shrugged off China's warnings about a possible trip to the democratic island by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying they were accustomed to Beijing's sabre-rattling and saw no cause for alarm.