Radio Taiwan International
The presidential office says the defense ministry and national security personnel were
closely monitoring China’s military maneuvering on Monday morning. That was the word from Presidential Office spokesperson Alex Huang on Monday.
Huang was referring to four Chinese bombers flew over waters off Japan’s southern Miyako Islands, and through the Bashi Channel, before returning to southern China. The Bashi Channel is a waterway between eastern Taiwan’s Orchid Island and the Philippines.
While the flight path was outside southern Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the military nevertheless dispatched fighter jets and frigates to monitor the maneuvers. [FULL STORY]