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S Korea court overturns conviction against contractor on Taiwan submarines

SEOUL (Reuters) — A South Korean appeals court has thrown out the conviction of a local company charged with violating trade laws for its work on Taiwan's new military submarine program, a r...

S Korean media stirs controversy around Taiwan submarine program ahead of election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korean media reported Thursday (Jan. 4) that two engineers employed by a marine consultancy are under investigation for allegedly leaking submarine blueprints and te...

MND slams Ma Wen-chun for saying Taiwan submarine may become 'iron coffin'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Oct. 23) criticized Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Ma Wen-chun (馬文君) for suggesting that Taiwan's indigenous submarine c...

Watch the making of Taiwan's indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To coincide with the official launch of Taiwan's first domestically-produced submarine on Sept. 28, the Office of the President released a video that included time-lap...

Taiwan premier confirms investigation into leak of sub secrets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Premier Chen Chien-ren (陳建仁) confirmed on Friday (Oct. 6) that a criminal investigation is underway, following reports that a Kuomintang (KMT) legislator leaked highly cla...

Taiwan ex-military chief rejects alleged leaks about submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Chief of the General Staff Lee Hsi-min (李喜明) denied accusations that he was involved in the alleged leak of confidential data about Taiwan’s submarine project...

Exclusive: Taiwan lawmaker accused of leaking sub secrets for CCP rewards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuo Hsi (郭璽), a former advisor to Taiwan’s Navy, has claimed that opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Ma Wen-chun (馬文君) leaked secrets about Taiwan's Hai Kun ...

Expert assesses Taiwan's new indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the launch of Taiwan's first domestically-designed submarine, a military analyst said the vessel draws elements from the Dutch-built subs in Taiwan's Nav...

NDAs for Taiwan's Hai Kun submarine were optional

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former advisor to Taiwan’s navy Kuo Hsi (郭璽) has said nobody challenged Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Ma Wen-chun's (馬文君) refusal to sign a non-disclosure agreemen...

KMT legislator accused of leaking secrets on Taiwan's new submarine to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Ma Wen-chun (馬文君) has been accused of leaking classified information about Taiwan’s Hai Kun submarine to China, per CNA. During a Yout...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan president christens 1st indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (Sept. 28) uploaded a post to X (formerly Twitter) marking the historic launch of Taiwan's first domestically-built submarine....

Taiwan launches 1st indigenous submarine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan launched its first domestically produced submarine in Kaohsiung City on Thursday (Sept. 28). President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) presided over the launch ceremony for t...

Taiwan to launch 1st indigenous submarine on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's first domestically-built submarine will officially be launched in Kaohsiung City on Thursday (Sept. 28). The submarine, which will be christened Hai Kun (海...

Taiwan admiral aiming for 4 submarines by 2027

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of Taiwan's Indigenous submarine program on Monday (Sept. 25) expressed hope that the country's first two domestically-built submarines will join the Navy...

Taiwan's new subs to deny Chinese forces access beyond First Island Chain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's fleet of domestically-produced submarines will be deployed to block the Chinese military from encircling Taiwan and prevent any attempts to sail beyond the Fi...