Chinese threats will escalate: Taiwan military think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Chinese Navy maneuvers in the South China Sea this month, military threats will only increase during the months ahead, Taiwan’s top military think tank...

Former Defense Minister to head Veterans Affairs Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Feng Shih-kuan (馮世寬), the former defense minister who is currently the chairman of the Institute for National Defense and Security Research, has been appointed minister of...

Beijing using 'agents' to spread disinformation on social media in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 2020 Taiwan general elections grow near, a report by a Taiwanese think tank states that China is using "agents" and intermediaries to spread disinformation onl...

Taiwan must respond carefully to changing methods of Chinese coercion: defense expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan must implement stricter responses to threats from China in what will be a more complicated environment in the future, said defense institute executive Ou Si-fu (歐錫富...

Taiwan military aims to bolster asymmetric warfare capability with array of new tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In line with the Executive Yuan’s latest policy report on the country’s state of military preparedness, the government is requesting budgetary approval from th...

Two ways China could paralyze Taiwan with cyberattacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The two ways China could launch a cyberattack against Taiwan include the cutting of undersea cables and the redirection of Taiwan's root domain, according to a report by a ...

AI should be 'focal point' for Taiwan military to oppose China threat, says Defense Inst. Dir.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The acting Director of the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), Yisuo Tzeng, recently published a paper promoting increased focus on AI applications by...

Defense think tank: Taiwan must strengthen own military as threats from China loom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Institute for National Defense and Security Research published its first ever batch of annual reports, recommending the state heightens military strength, a...

Taiwan’s National Defense think tank calls for task force to combat false information online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s national defense think tank urged the government to establish a unit dedicated to addressing the growing threat of disinformation, in a Nov. 5 press confere...

Taiwan Minister likely to anger Beijing by meeting with US officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s MAC Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) will visit Washington D.C. later this week, in what will be the first instance of a cabinet level official under the Tsai ...