Military rejects conspiracy theories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a list of questions and answers on its website, the Ministry of National Defense on Saturday rejected conspiracy theories surrounding the firing of a missile which killed the...

Navy searches for missing missile

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Mine sweepers were searching the area Saturday where a missile sunk into the sea after hitting a fishing trawler, according to Navy officials. On Friday morning, a junior offi...

Premier Lin angry about leak of missile info

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier Lin Chuan on Saturday asked for a thorough explanation about how news of the previous day’s misfiring of a missile leaked to the public. Officers on a corvette in Kaoh...

Taiwan High Prosecutor takes charge of probe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The director-general of the Taiwan High Prosecutors’ Office, Wang Tien-sheng, made a rare trip to Kaohsiung Saturday to take charge personally of the investigation into the misf...

Tsai orders review of missile incident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen ordered the National Security Council and the Ministry of National Defense to find the causes for the accidental firing of a missile by the Navy, the Pres...

Missile fired by mistake did not cross Taiwan Strait median line: Navy

Taiwan's Navy said Friday that a supersonic anti-ship missile fired by mistake earlier in the day did not cross the median line of the Taiwan Strait when it fell into waters off outlying Penghu County...

Fisherman killed by missile: MND

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The death of a fishing captain and the injuries to three members of his crew were the result of the accidental firing of a Navy missile, the Ministry of National Defense said Fr...

Accidental firing of missile likely due to human error: Navy

The Republic of China (Taiwan) Navy said that the accidental firing of an anti-ship missile from one of its Chinchiang-class patrol boats in a Kaohsiung naval base Friday was most likely caused by ...

Navy commander and officers disciplined

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Navy Commander Admiral Huang Shu-kuang said Friday he had requested disciplinary measures against himself from the Ministry of National Defense over the fatal accidental firing ...

AIDC returns to Paris Air Show after long hiatus

Paris , June 16 (CNA) Taiwan-based Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. (AIDC) returned to the Paris Air Show,a biennial air show that opened Monday,for the first time in 10 years. AIDC, which is ...

Taiwan to display Hsiung Feng III missile at Paris air show

Taipei, May 21 (CNA) Taiwan's indigenous weapon systems, including its latest supersonic anti-ship missile Hsiung Feng III (????), will be showcased at the Paris Air Show next month, the developer s...