Photo story: Taiwan commissions two frigates into Navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) presided over a ceremony at the the Zuoying naval base in Kaohsiung on Nov. 8, where two frigates were officially commissioned into the...

Taiwan President attends commissioning ceremony for two naval ships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) stated on Thursday that the two newly commissioned frigates are a message to the international community that Taiwanese people will defend the...

Aerospace and defense technology exhibition kicks off in Taipei

The Taipei Aerospace and Defense Technology Exhibition kicked off Aug. 17 at Taipei World Trade Center, showcasing cutting-edge components and systems from more than 140 local and overseas companies a...

Taiwan Navy reveals video of future guided-missile destroyer

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's National Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (NCSIST) has released an animated video of a future guided-missile destroyer being designed for the Republi...

The coming ROC drill in South China Sea serves special purpose: Forbes

Taiwan’s coast guard and navy are planning a drill on Taiping Island in the South China Sea, and it will mean more to the government this time than just to stir things up in the widely disputed ...

President kicks off exhibition on ROC's 1937-1945 war against Japan

Taipei, Aug. 29 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (???) on Saturday kicked off an exhibition held by the Navy in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of the Republic of China's war against Ja...

US House seeks to invite Taiwan to RIMPAC

Washington, May 16 (CNA) The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the U.S. military budget for 2016, with an amendment that stipulates if the Department of Defense invites Beijing to part...

ROC Navy to retire Knox-class frigates

Taipei, April 30 (CNA) The Republic of China Navy will hold a ceremony Friday to decommission Knox-class frigates from service to be presided over by Lee Shi-ming (???), the commander-in-chief of th...

PRC ship transports caissons to Taiping Island

Military sources say the Libyan-registered Zhen Hua No. 7, a transport vessel owned and operated by a Chinese firm, arrived at Taiping Island in the Spratlys last week and departed again within the se...

Work begins on park to remember late ROC president

Taipei, Aug. 28 (CNA) Officials broke ground Thursday on a new cultural park to commemorate the late Republic of China President Chiang Ching-kuo, who is widely credited with Taiwan's modernization ...

No plan to disband Marine, Military Police Corps: MND

Taipei, June 3 (CNA) The Republic of China Marine Corps will remain part of the ROC Navy and the Military Police Corps will continue carrying out its duties and they will not be disbanded, a Minist...