Taiwan says shooting down unidentified drone off Chinese coast "appropriate"

Taiwan says shooting down unidentified drone off Chinese coast "appropriate"

Taiwan has said China should exercise restraint as it continues military activities around the island. The defence ministry detected 19 Chinese aircraft and three ships around the island today (Sep 2). Taiwan has also justified the downing of an unidentified drone off the Chinese coast yesterday, calling it as self-defence. It’s unclear who is flying the drones.

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50 Comments

  1. pgdog888 on September 5, 2022 at 8:20 pm

    Those are civilian drones. None military. If PLA sent drones it’s drones with missiles.

  2. edisonone on September 5, 2022 at 8:22 pm

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    Re: shooting down unidentified drone off Chinese coast "appropriate”…

    Yes, it is. Taiwan authorities just spoke for the PLA.

  3. Sw Lai on September 5, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    War in the Taiwan Strait is inevitable. It is only a matter of time, sooner rather than later. The real question is when ?…and also which other Party(s) will get involved to fight, alongside ROC-Taiwan, against CPC-China PLA Forces. ?

  4. Miss.A-Gwai on September 5, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    下次就射下戰機了

  5. Ck Lee on September 5, 2022 at 8:27 pm

    Real actions will likely to happen after November when the political situation in China is clearly known to the world .
    With this attempt to openly denounce the ONE CHINA POLICY…by Taiwan and US , though officially they HAVE NOT SAID TAIWAN IS INDEPENDENT…the actions to reclaim Taiwan has started..by China.
    THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SKIN THE CAT ..as the saying goes …so let see how this is done.

  6. Steven M. Loh on September 5, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    We can’t exactly know whose drone is it. But many are lauding cheering and instigating for war.

  7. Jerry on September 5, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    Its a civilian drone. Like ones u can buy off Amazon. Imagine treating the downing of a toy a military accomplishment 😑

  8. Wong On on September 5, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    Don’t fight we are all one people Chinese
    Unless you are not

  9. DoesItReallyMatter on September 5, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    I think China and Taiwan should direct their anger towards USA who started all this in the first place.

    The Americans are making the ethnic chinese kill themselves. Taiwanese people, especially Tsai Ying Wen, are fools for not seeing through USA’s true racist intentions.

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  11. Saudi Ali on September 5, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    Taiwan president do you think what is the ending of War,
    Taiwan president is happy for the support of Joe Biden, money 💰, weapon, and others,
    Think about what is that Ending,?

  12. Good_man on September 5, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    Those running dogs 🐕

  13. 上海自干战斗深红毛 on September 5, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    西方国家 不支持一个中国 ,分裂中国。羞辱我们中国人

  14. Dalvinn Kho on September 5, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    USA approved billion od arm sales and deploy anti-drone guns,missile is only hype.China have 100000000 AI drone.and 100000000 of hyper-sonic missile..capable of unlimited ammunition…how much can Taiwan spend.Why do Chinese still support the CCP when the Republic of China government (Taiwan) has a much higher GDP per capita for its citizens? If Taiwan were in charge of the mainland China would it have a GDP of over 50 trillion USD ??and be economic superpower??Can’t you understand the Pride the Chinese have in their Government?It was once mocked by Henry Kissinger are "Faithful little Chinese People" , Today they are acknowledged as the Most serious threat to the West…This journey to prosperity has been perfectly chronicled. The CPC has taken them all the way there. The CPC didnt make promises and cheat the public. They delivered…And the Chinese are not beholden Lackeys to anyone like the Taiwanese are or the Japanese are to Americanism . They are the only Nation who can actually carry out successful policies against the US from time to time.

    Imagine a nation that can get the UN to issue a Favorable report on Xinjiang when the US warns the agency strongly?Imagine winning against the US at the WHO ?Imagine The Pride they have in their Government, the Nationalism is unbelievable!!!Look at how Indians reacted to Modi talks for 15 minutes and we claim how great the BJP is. Modi builds a bridge or says Atmanirbhar and you have 10,000 tweets about his greatness.These Chinese CPC Leaders are Leaders who have actually single highhandedly taken China from Zero to Hero – something no other country has managed to do without kowtowing to the USA or its Western allies/slaves.by building not one but 1,000 of impossible badge..impossible tunnel..impossible rail,impossible high way

    They have made life cheaper and affordable and now even Housing is poised to become more affordable.And the Dignity of China is still intact,And you think they would want the Lackey DPP of Taiwan who would prostitute themselves and their people for a handful of missiles?Please grown up…India need to stand on the right of history…Is Russia economically fit to go to war? Moreover is America economically fit to go to war with China?

    America will tell you that they have the worlds largest military (true), the US will tell you that they have the worlds fastest growing economy (false), that they have over 800 military bases across the planet (true) and that they could win a war against China (false). Let’s start with the ‘fastest growing economy’. China GDP Growth Rate (2020) 2.3%.US GDP growth rate -3.5%

    China Trade Balance (2020) $535,369.0 Million. The next largest Trade Surplus was in Germany with $209,212,3 Million – only 40% of that of China.US Trade Surplus -$975,906.7 Million next come the UK at -$231,390.8 Million

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  15. Des Chan on September 5, 2022 at 8:38 pm

    Taiwan 👍👍👍👏👏👏 Tolerance has limit. Well Done !!!

  16. Trong Thai Huynh Ho on September 5, 2022 at 8:38 pm

    china can not invade or recapture the island of Taiwan if Taiwanese people own guns .

  17. Andrew Corro on September 5, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    PROC should not act weakly like Russia. It should start off with a nuclear blast.

  18. David Duong on September 5, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    Well done Taiwanese army

  19. Alexsandr Kerensky on September 5, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    China: looks like its time for more drills, boys!

  20. Oklahoma 123 on September 5, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    TAIWAN IS NOT JAPAN USA. The DPP are all Japanese loyal to Japan, repatriate TSAI Ying WEN , Joseph WU back to Japan where they belong, Taiwan island is a province of CHINA PRC

  21. jacky tang on September 5, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    These drones were by citizens from Xiamen, the shotdown means the first open fire in 30 years, it’s very dangerous for Taiwan if PLA make same plan on any civilian facilities from Taiwan

  22. WAYNELIM CHANNEL on September 5, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    The Taiwanese has the right to defend its own country.. 💪🏼💪🏼

  23. Devil Devil on September 5, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    Nothing to worry, not even human

  24. The Archivist on September 5, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    Stop taking sides CNA. Shills.

  25. Mario Castro on September 5, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    Well done! They are testing soft spots!

  26. Ann L on September 5, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    With LKY gone, singapore news media have realigned themselves totally with the western view.

  27. Atomy Business Club on September 5, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    Its US helping Taiwan to shoot down China UAV.

  28. Pla Yer on September 5, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    1) In 1894, Japan invaded China and Korea, the Qing gov was defeated and signed the [Treaty of Shimonoseki] to cede Taiwan Island to Japan.
    2) During the WW2, at the Cairo Conference held in 1943, China asked the transfer of Taiwan’s sovereignty back to China after the war. This content was included in the [Cairo Declaration] and later reiterated in the [Potsdam Proclamation] that it should be implemented.
    3) On 14 Aug 1945, the Emperor Showa of Japan issued the [End War Edict] , Japan surrendered unconditionally and accepted the [Potsdam Proclamation]. The Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, Marshal MacArthur ordered the Japanese troops in Taiwan to surrender to KMT General Chiang Kai Shek. Taiwan re-entered the territory of the Republic Of China (ROC).
    4) Soon after that China civil war broke out between KMT and CPC, the KMT was defeated and fled to Taiwan. However, due to US intervention, the CPC without a strong navy at that time has no ability to unify Taiwan. The CPC then established the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on 1949. The civil war continues…
    5) In 1971, UN Resolution No. 2758 ruled that the PRC had obtained the representation rights and all legal rights originally owned by the ROC in the UN. That means the PRC is China’s only legal gov under international law, and today the PRC also become China’s only legal gov recognized by 180 countries around the world, including the USA.
    "The USA recognizes the Government of the PRC as the sole legal Government of China. Within this context, the people of the USA will maintain cultural, commercial, and other unofficial relations with the people of Taiwan."
    Joint Cummunique on the Establishment of Diplomatic relations between the PRC and the USA (December 16 1978)
    6) Therefore, according to international law, international reality, and the wishes of the 1.4 billion Chinese people, Taiwan should return to PRC and the PRC have every rights to protect it’s sovereign integrity.

  29. Miss.A-Gwai on September 5, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    被射下不敢承認?

  30. Titanium Skunk Og Kush on September 5, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    Shot down a mini 3 dji drone. Lol

  31. meganfox bf on September 5, 2022 at 8:59 pm

    Taiwan should make plans for those China high ranking officers that wish to escape from China together with their families to the west , when the fighting starts .

  32. Sheena Easton on September 5, 2022 at 8:59 pm

    CNA news iw biased.

  33. 关爱智障中心王主任 on September 5, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    I am from Taiwan and I think Taiwan belongs to China. Americans only create conflicts and wars!Go China my motherland!please get Americans out of Asia!

  34. Reynaldo Lazaro on September 5, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    Reunification will prevail, the separatist DPP will ran away as fast as they can when it happens. Fake News as usual from CNA

  35. K Tan on September 5, 2022 at 9:03 pm

    Sg got brainwashed by western news too much.

  36. TT MM on September 5, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    Taiwan is always part of China!

  37. Dalvinn Kho on September 5, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    Taiwan shooting down commercial drone is nothing but hype …next time could real AI drone with automatic guns…US announces arms aid to Taiwan is nothing but only a tool to sow discord about China and Taiwan conflicts,then we should ask idiots can best how to solve the crisis of energy in EU?More support for Ukraine like Taiwan? or unilateral stop arm support and remain neutral?? so as not to be antagonistic with Russia forcing them to shut off needed gas for both pipe line 1 and 2 and that only make EU civilian and Taiwanese suffered more and the real winner is only USA!!!!!!crisis as usual creates enormous instability and discord in places where and whenever they interfere. Joseph wu and Tsai Ing- wen is an idiots pawn simply use by USA to sow discord by embracing Independence with reckless and USA that is also embraced by DPP to divert past history of treachery traitor trait issue, blatant Tsai Ing-wen is a Taiwanese politician and academic incumbent as the President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) embracing all USA and Japanese vising member to rebel "past parent""

    President Tsai Ing-wen closes down CTi TV Chung T’ien Television ( 中天新聞, a pan-blue inclined TV channel in the CABLE), even though the television was found to have no violations of national security and did not accept any money or advertisement from CCP (Chinese Communist Party) .CTi TV was falsely accused of being a “red media” (framed in such a way that it was infiltrated by CCP), but according to the ROC intelligence chief who was questioned in the parliament, there was no evidence of CTi TV’s violation of national security against ROC.In short, Tsai Ing-wen probably closes down CTi TV due to pressure from Pro-Taiwan independence group or some commercial interests from DPP.

    In a Democracy, no matter how the opposition media criticizes the President, the President should not close down the media. Such action hurts the free speech and freedom of press/media in the country. It’s not surprising KMT had criticized it as returning to martial law dictatorship. In the past, no other Taiwanese Presidents such as President Ma Ying Jeu / Chen Shui Bian had closed the media even though criticism against them was quite common. But President Tsai Ing-wen made a bad example of closing down the opposition media.Even some former members of DPP also criticises this and question whether there is any judiciary independence within ROC or freedom of speech/media in Taiwan today.

    Another reason is opening up of import for US Ractopamine Pork, which most Taiwanese opposed (according to polls). I think, it can threaten the health of many Taiwanese.since 2016 Taiwan embracing fake democracy (to be democratic how come all media that critical of DPP is forced to shut down??)with fake superiority (When USA ask Taiwan to buy Boeing but not Airbus…Only China dare veto USA policy of buying Airbus)and fake popularity(go do a poultry poll on DPP now forcing Taiwanese to eat poisons pig supplied by USA but the country dare tell USA off is CHINA only)that truly supported it Taiwan economy,since 1995..only with China support that it economy can become what it is today ,before 1990 is was a rustic and tepid economy abandoned by USA to support one China policy and thereby using Coercive Control to weaken Soviet Union to collapse it economy .

    China Chinese people always remember history ,however both traitor can ignore past history how Taiwan was ruled by colonialism,how Japanese genocide million of native Taiwanese-cutting off head to scare the monkey…. .Did he ever think The first country to ever attack Taiwan with warship was the US in 1867. The country that supported Japan invading Taiwan and subsequent colonialism of Taiwan during the mud-an incident was also the US in 1874. The country that sold weapons to Japan during the first Sino- Japanese war, 1894 1895 leading to china’s defeat , forcing China to cede Taiwan to Japan was the US from 1894 to 1895 and was also USA!!!

    The country that actively pushes for Japanese containment of China is also USA, in Taiwanese containment of mainland china is also the US from the 19th century until today . So can China really treat USA and Japan unforgivable blatant war time criminal behavior but expect China sit idly without actions and swallow the few 100 year of humiliation that the US and Japan is our friend ? That mean USA hypocrisy so unforgivable and that it only serve it own serve US imperialist interests . These recent events show us that so-called Taiwan separatism is not true independence , but it only further embroils Taiwan into serving US imperialist interests . True independence means independence from this sort of hegemonic , unequal relationship where you don’t even have dignity as a human being and where each one are equal citizens with equal rights and have to our voices heard as equal citizens and not subjects to the western empire..

    China is merely teaching it own children (Taiwan) how to behave for colluding with outsider to harms and hurt the china sovereignty.There is gonna be a pretty big war exercise on this situation . It’s gonna be crazy war exercise now that could be lead to actual War.Why are USA they trembling now,When in 1996 when China was provoked.USA send two War ship. I thought they called Chinese threats a bluff. Would They called it a bluff now that they as China follow up on their threats they cry oh no look at what China is doing, as if China did not forewarn this."those who play fire will be burn by fire" US is only just pathetic a Paper Tiger that bully non nuclear nations without the availability and ability to fight itself .America just is bringing Russia and China closer and closer!Now China dare USA and Japan to send ship and carriers on Taiwan strait after encircling Taiwan??Those that give independent to Taiwan that only wants to try some of the hyper-sonic at yr door step..I guarantee you China will surely pulverized any country if whosoever dare recognize Taiwan independent..I think G7 dream and talk too much..with disillusion thoughts..never poked panda in it eyes..even USA dare not give independent to Taiwan .

    The US has an official policy of “strategic ambiguity” that is really double talk on the one-China policy. If there is one China and Taiwan is not independent, then Taiwan is part of China. But the US undermines the one-China policy by treating Taiwan like its independent and arming Taiwan against China. This is a clear interference in China’s internal affairs and China’s tired of it just as the US would be if the situation were reversed. The US is not calming tensions between Taiwan and China by militarizing Taiwan but rather making China see that it will ultimately have no choice but to reunite with Taiwan by force. This is the same kind of idiocy that sparked a Russian invasion of Ukraine.The US provocative talks about escalation but it also talks The US provocative talks about escalation but that it also talks,China now show all military might with action for US to escalate?? Afghanistan have learned this lesson well that in the last 20 years, that is…..when someone like USA come to defend Your COUNTRY it is for oils or a strategic domination territory right if all things fails ,then full abandonment is the likely outcome!!!

  38. #1 Best World Music on September 5, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Taiwan falling into the US trap.
    The USA doing the only thing it knows how to do is to create conflicts to sell weapons.

  39. Alyasa Gan on September 5, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Where is the drone. ?

  40. Farrah Kong on September 5, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    2:25 China views Taiwan as a breakaway province? Ok, Taiwan is part of China. BUT, Taiwan has never been part of PRC.

  41. Anthony Durai on September 5, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    😂 Singapore media …

  42. Ambrose on September 5, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    It was clearly china’s drone if they had something to say😅😂

  43. Pathfinder Klux on September 5, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    Ah, please mind your own business. Why do you keep on interfering with China’s internal matter?. "Taiwan is part of China" why do you not understand.?

  44. SF on September 5, 2022 at 9:11 pm

    MSNBC blame Trump, Brandon blame Russia and jan. 6 Community are calling more witnesses.

  45. Charles Amoah on September 5, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    China Xl Jinping also doing the same attitudes like 👍 Russia putin behaviour, wicked criminality intimidation greedy selfishness themselves,so there’s no choice to them ,Nato and American allies must wake up immediately to dealing them ???🔥♨️🔥♨️🔥🔥♨️♨️

  46. Hawx Won on September 5, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    I just flew my drone over their frontline base again with my friends yesterday and nothing happened at all, totally a clock-in place

  47. Riaz Uddin Ahmed on September 5, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    Taiwan’s dady said so

  48. lin hai on September 5, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    US overthrew China in 1911, killed millions, raped, looted and pillaged till Mao kicked them out in 49′ and they all fled to Taiwan. Roosevelt threatened a nuke strike like they did to Japan, so it’s been a Mexican standoff ever since.

  49. TT MM on September 5, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    Taiwan is always part of China

  50. zhaoningno1 on September 5, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    The U.S. wants to use arms sales to make Taiwan a pony for the U.S. to fight against China. To make a profit for the U.S. is like taking Ukraine as a victim of the U.S. to fight against Russia. In order to push the United States into the war without paying a price, the people who supported the war in the United States will pick up the memory and pain of their predecessors in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

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