China Flies 103 Military Planes Toward Taiwan


DW: Taiwan reports over 100 Chinese warplanes near island 

The island’s defense ministry said the number of Chinese military aircraft was a “recent high.” 

The defense ministry in Taiwan on Monday called on China to halt “destructive, unilateral action” after reporting that 103 warplanes had been sent towards the island over a 24-hour period. 

According to the ministry, the planes were detected from 6 a.m. Sunday and 6 a.m. Monday, heading towards Taiwan and then turning back before reaching the island.




WNU Editor: This is a record …. PLA warplanes set new 24-hour record, destabilising security: Taiwan (SCMP). 

China Flies 103 Military Planes Toward Taiwan


China flies 103 military planes toward Taiwan in a new high in activity the island calls harassment — AP

More than 100 Chinese warplanes and nine navy ships spotted around Taiwan — France 24

Taiwan’s defense ministry urges Beijing to stop ‘military harassment’ after 103 Chinese warplanes fly near island — CNN

Taiwan urges China to stop ‘destructive’ military activities as fighter jets cross median line — The Guardian 

China Sends Record 103 Warplanes Near Taiwan Amid US Visits — Bloomberg

China flies more than 100 warplanes toward Taiwan in operation labeled harassment — The Hill

China Flies 103 Military Planes Toward Taiwan — The Diplomat

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