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US orders aircraft carrier to stay near Taiwan as Chinese planes and ships deploy near the island and missiles fly in response to Pelosi's visit

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

In this June 26, 2018, file photo, the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan anchors off Manila Bay for a goodwill visit in Manila, Philippines. AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File
The Pentagon has ordered a US aircraft carrier and its strike group to remain near Taiwan amid current tensions.
Tensions in the region have soared after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taipei on Tuesday.
Among other military responses, China deployed 68 aircraft and 13 ships near Taiwan on Friday.
The Pentagon has ordered a US aircraft carrier to remain in waters near Taiwan, a top White House official said, as...
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Airlines scrap, reroute flights as China fires live missiles in drills near Taiwan

Airlines scrap, reroute flights as China fires live missiles in drills near Taiwan

2 days ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

Airlines have cancelled flights to Taipei and rerouted others to avoid airspace nearby that has been closed to civilian traffic during Chinese military exercises sparked by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. China deployed scores of planes and fired live missiles near Taiwan on Thursday in its biggest-ever drills in the Taiwan Strait, set to run until noon local time on Sunday in six zones encircling much of the island. The airspace involved is comparatively small, but the disruption from the largest military exercises by China in the area since it fired...
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