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US Marines officially training in Taiwan for 1st time since 1979

Update: 11/13 10:00 a.m. Pentagon spokesman John Supple has told Taiwan News that "The reports about U.S. Marines in Taiwan are inaccurate" but did not elaborate on which details were inc...

Taiwan's representative office in US gifts pro-democracy activist with special masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese pro-democracy activist Wang Dan (王丹) recently said that he had received a National Day-themed face mask from Taiwan’s U.S. representative office in Washingto...

Taiwan fighter jets conduct live fire drills in ongoing Tian Long exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Since the Air Force’s annual Tian Long exercise kicked off Monday (Oct. 19), various fighter jets have carried out precision missile firing drills aimed to reflect a...

Taiwan military has conducted more than 11,000 air, maritime missions in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Oct. 5) mentioned in a report that in response to changes in the enemy’s situation, the military has dispatched air...

Marine Corps holds ceremony for fallen marine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In memory of Sergeant Amal Dakadu, who passed away on Sept. 16 from injuries during a Han Kuang training accident, the Marine Corps held a memorial ceremony on Friday (Sep...

Taiwan says missiles sufficient to survive Chinese saturation attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday (Sept. 21) denied reports that it lacked sufficient missile supplies to defend against a "saturation attack&...

Taiwan's missile inventory insufficient to counter Chinese attack: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Military officials say the results of the Han Kuang 36 computer drills, which ended Friday (Sept. 18), point to an insufficient number of long-range missiles to counter a ...

Taiwan's military begins computer drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The computer component of the 36th Han Kuang military exercise kicked off Monday (Sept. 14). The drills will be conducted over five consecutive days, 24-hours each day,...

US will not send delegation to Taiwan's upcoming war games due to pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is reportedly not sending military personnel to Taiwan to observe the computer-aided war games scheduled for Sept. 14-18, citing the ongoing global pandemic. T...

Taiwan's military to begin simulations next week: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first military simulations under President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) second term will begin next week on Sept. 14, media reports said. The simulations will be held...

Taiwanese soldiers visit AIT in uniform for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Thursday (Aug. 27) released photos of security cooperation activities between Taiwan and the U.S., including the first-ever visit...

Photo of the Day: US tanker shown refueling Taiwan F-16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto U.S. embassy in Taiwan, on Thursday (Aug. 27) shared a photo on Facebook showing a U.S. Air Force (USAF) tanker refuel...

Army officer detained for attempting to sell China footage of Taiwanese drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese Army lieutenant has been taken into custody for attempting to sell sensitive military data to China. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed the ca...

US envoy to Taiwan attends funeral of Marines killed ahead of annual drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen joined President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) Sunday (July 26) in paying respects to two Marines killed during an exerc...

US E-8C spy plane spotted south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sophisticated U.S. Air Force E-8C was spotted circling just off the southern tip of Taiwan on Tuesday (July 21) and was soon joined by two other American reconnaissance ...