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...

Chinese vessel suspected of collecting data from Taiwan's Han Kuang military drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese vessel that has appeared near Taiwan’s east coast is suspected of collecting data from the island nation’s annual Han Kuang military drills that bega...

Three Taiwan Marines in critical condition after dinghy capsizes during drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three members of the Marine Corps are reportedly in critical condition after their dinghy capsized off Kaohsiung during military drills Friday (July 3). Initial reports...

Taiwan F-16s armed with MK-84 bombs for invasion war games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In preparation for this month’s Han Kuang 36 war games, Taiwanese F-16 jets have been armed with 2,000-pound bomb loads, while missile transports were spotted in the...

Helicopter safety paramount as Taiwan's Han Kuang military drills near

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan’s annual Han Kuang military drills are set to begin next month, the Army Aviation Depot, located in Tainan’s Guiren District, has been ensuring the a...

Taiwan postpones Han Kuang military drills amid coronavirus fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Han Kuang military drills originally scheduled for next month will be postponed until the second half of the year due to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbre...

Army buys fruit above market price to support Taiwanese farmers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Eighth Army Corps bought over 2 tons of fruit from local farmers at above market price, in a bid to support local fruit growers today, reported CNA. The Eighth Army...

China spy plane spotted in Taiwan Strait during preparatory drills for Han Kuang Exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MOND) organized a rehearsal exercise for the upcoming 34th annual Han Kuang (漢光) military exercises at the Ching Chuang Kang M...

Taiwan paratrooper injured in accident ahead of Han Kuang military exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— An army paratrooper fell from the sky during Thursday morning's rehearsal for the Han Kuang military exercises at the Chingchuankang Air Force Base in Taichung. The ...

Taiwan to hold Han Kuang military exercise to counter PLA live fire drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will hold its annual Han Kuang military drills to test its defense capabilities for five days starting June 4 in response to the planned Chinese live-fire exercises...