Taiwan's army repulses simulated Chinese beach assault

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Troops from Taiwan's Army, Navy, and Air Force took part in a mock counterattack on a simulated landing on a beach in southern Taiwan by China's PLA forces on Thursday ...

US tanks sale to Taiwan on schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense plan to procure 108 M1A2 Abrams tanks from the United States is on schedule, according to the Central News Agency, citing an anonymo...

Taiwan mulling over purchase of US M1A2 battle tanks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Army is considering a new round of arms purchases from the U.S., and the items will likely be M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks, according to a source from the ...

Recalls this week: chest of drawers, slap bracelets

More than 1.6 million four-drawer chests are being recalled because they pose a tip-over risk and potential hazard to children. Other recalled consumer products include children's sleepwear and toddle...

The Year in News: Top stories in Taiwan in 2016 by month

2016 has been a tumultuous year for Taiwan, with many highs and lows, including the election of its first female president, a devastating earthquake, random acts of violence, labor reforms, extreme we...

MND confirms U.S. M1A1 tank sales to Taiwan under negotiation

A high-ranking military officer told legislators on Monday that the Ministry of National Defense is “negotiating” with the U.S. over the arms sales of M1A1, an American third-generation ma...

Army investigates CM-11 tank incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Army suspended the use of the CM-11 tank Wednesday after damage occurred during an exercise at a base in Hsinchu County. The tank, also known as a Brave Tiger Main Battle ...

Gun barrel snaps off tank, Army suspends use of CM-11s

Taipei, Aug. 31 (CNA) Taiwan's Army has suspended the use of all of its CM-11 tanks to fire shots after the gun barrel of one of them broke off from the tank during a live-fire test at a training base...

Tsai oversees annual Han Kuang military drill

President Tsai Ing-wen arrived at a training base on the Hengchun Peninsula, Southern Taiwan, to oversee a joint-force military exercise on Thursday. This is also Tsai’s first visit to the top state-o...

Kaohsiung tank accident adds one dead to four

In a routine Han Kuang military exercise held on August 16, a tank fell off a bridge and flipped over in the middle of Wangsha River, leading to three deaths and two injuries. The 25-year-old lieutena...

Three soldiers killed after Army tank falls into river

Taipei, Aug. 16 (CNA) An Army CM-11 tank fell into a stream in Pingtung County on Tuesday after a training exercise, leaving one soldier and two non-commissioned officers dead and one severely injure...

3 soldiers killed after tank falls into river

A CM-11 battle tank fell into a stream in Pingtung County on Tuesday when it was driving along a bridge across the stream, leaving three of the five soldiers dead and one in serious condition. It i...