Model of Taiwan's domestically-made submarine revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A miniature model of Taiwan's future indigenous submarine was unveiled on Thursday (May 9) at a groundbreaking ceremony on a new facility to build and repair the warships p...

Solomon Islands Premier boards Taiwan Navy ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite recent fears of a diplomatic break, new Solomon Islands Premier Manasseh Sogavare boarded a Taiwanese Navy ship to attend a reception Wednesday (May 8). The Nav...

Indigenous submarine production 'the only path' for Taiwan: Tsai Ing-wen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indigenous submarine production is the only path for Taiwan, said President Tsai Ing-wen today (Thursday, May 9) at a submarine plant groundbreaking ceremony in Kaohsiung....

Taiwan and Philippine navies have unexpected encounter at sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Philippine Navy on Friday, April 26, revealed in a statement that the Taiwan Navy and the Philippine Navy safely communicated via the Naval Code for Unplanned Encounte...

US sells $50 million naval radar refurbishment package to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Department of Defense last month announced that a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract has been awarded to Raytheon to refurbish radar for Taiwan's naval vessels ...

Taiwan's Navy conducts an open house in Hualien

Hualien (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Navy is in the midst of conducting an “Open House” event in Hualien Harbor lasting until Monday (April 1) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., as announced ...

Taiwan Navy’s 'Fleet of Friendship' will make Hualien port call for open house event

Hualien (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Navy has announced that it will be conducting an “Open House” event in Hualien Harbor on Sunday and Monday, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on both days...

Taiwan completes 1st phase of indigenous submarine project: defense minister

The contract design phase of Taiwan's first indigenous submarine project has been completed and the prototype will be ready by 2024, Defense Minister Yen De-fa (嚴德發) said Thursday. After a clos...

Taiwan Navy Dunmu Fleet will showcase flagship for public view

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwan Navy’s Dunmu (敦睦) Fleet will be giving the public access to visit three of its vessels on March 24-25. In addition to offering the public a chance to observ...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Top news this week includes Saudi tanker smashes into Taiwan Navy frigate; Philippines envoy writes letter to Taiwan mayor about discriminatory remark; Death of athlete in ...

Saudi tanker agrees to pay full damages to Taiwan Navy

A foreign oil and chemical tanker that accidentally collided with Taiwan navy vessel Ning Yang (FF-938) on March 9, signed a document promising to pay full compensation for damages caused, a source fa...

Saudi tanker smashes into Taiwan Navy frigate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Navy will demand compensation after a Saudi-registered tanker smashed into one of its frigates in the harbor of Keelung, reports said Saturday. The NCC Sama was entering ...

Taiwan's MND declines to comment on reported medical aid drill with U.S.

The Ministry of National Defense on Sunday declined to comment on a news report that Taiwan's military will join the United States in an exercise that will focus on medical emergencies at sea. ...

2 Chinese warships sail off Taiwan’s east coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Chinese warships sailed southward off Taiwan's east coast on June 20, in what Taiwan's Ministry of Defense (MoD, 國防部) described as part of a long-distance trai...

Taiwanese graduate in Taiwan navy uniform receives congrats from U.S. President Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese student Hu Chia-lin (胡家琳) received congratulations – dressed in the uniform of the Taiwanese Navy -- from U.S. President Donald Trump at the graduation cer...