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 ...

Taiwan's Han Kuang drills to feature F-16Vs, Perry-class frigates

A wide range of military equipment, weapons and vehicles, including F-16V fighter jets from the United States, Taiwan's indigenous Clouded Leopard armored vehicles and two U.S.-made Perry-class gu...

Taiwan's Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall launches new painting to celebrate 47th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall today (Thursday, May 16) unveiled a new painting entitled “Taiwan Scenery” (台灣風情) to celebrate its 47th birthday. ...

Taiwanese scholars reluctant to declare Formosan clouded leopard extinct

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The latest reported sightings of the Formosan clouded leopard are adding to the reluctance by scholars and indigenous tribes to remove the animal from the endangered species li...

Sightings of thought-to-be-extinct Taiwanese leopard need verifying, say officials

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Authorities are working to verify claims that the Formosan clouded leopard, a species native to Taiwan and thought to be extinct, was sighted in the wild in Taitung County, the Taitung...

'Extinct' Formosan clouded leopard spotted in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A leopard thought to be extinct, the Formosan clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa brachyura), has been spotted by several witnesses in the wilderness of southeast Taiwan, report...

Problems with Clouded Leopard vehicle resolved: Taiwan military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 17 shortcomings with the Clouded Leopard armored vehicle have been fixed, the Ministry of National Defense said Friday. The military was responding to a report by ...

Taiwan to finish mass production of armored vehicles by 2023

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan will begin mass production of its indigenous CM-34 "Clouded Leopard" eight-wheeled armored vehicles next year and is scheduled to complete the production of 284 of the...

Exhibition of Taiwan's leopard cats aims to promote conservation efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three specimens of leopard cats killed in car accidents have been preserved and are on display at the National Museum of Natural Science (NMONS) in Taichung City as part o...

Taiwan to manufacture 284 armored military vehicles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fang Mao-hung (房茂宏), head of the Armaments Bureau, Ministry of National Defense confirmed in a Legislative Yuan hearing Wednesday that the proposal to produce 284 CM-34 &q...

National Taiwan Museum reopens after 2 month renovation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Taiwan Museum in Taipei has reopened its doors on Nov. 21 after a two month closure for renovation. The renovations are the first the museum has received s...

Indonesia arrests man who bought orangutan, leopard, bear

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they saved a sun bear, a clouded leopard and a baby orangutan from the wildlife trade after a tip from conservationists who tracked the illegal activiti...

PAC-3 missile system displayed in Taipei

Taipei, Sept. 1 (CNA) A unit of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) air defense missiles was put on display in Taipei Thursday as part of a military exhibition, the first time that the weapon syst...

Anti-landing drill held in Taichung as part of Han Kuang exercises

The military held an anti-landing drill in Taichung Tuesday, as part of this year's Han Kuang series of military exercises to test Taiwan's ability to counter various types of simulated attacks by Chi...

Tribal chief overjoyed by village's World Monuments Watch listing

Taipei, Oct. 16 (CNA) A community chief of the Rukai, one of Taiwan's indigenous tribes, shed tears of joy over news that his ancient ancestral village in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, has been...