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Taiwan says China military drills appear to simulate attack

BEIJING (AP) — Taiwan said Saturday that China’s military drills appear to simulate an attack on the self-ruled island, after multiple Chinese warships and aircraft crossed the median line of the Taiw...

Taiwan fires flares at 1st Chinese drones seen over Kinmen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese troops on Wednesday (Aug. 3) fired flares at two Chinese unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) which penetrated Kinmen County's airspace, marking the first time Pe...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan artillery sends strong signal to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Wednesday (July 27), the third day of the 38th annual Han Kuang military exercise (漢光演習), the Army Kinmen Defense Command carried out a joint anti-landing operation on ...

AIT spokesperson’s visit to Kinmen spotlights US-Taiwan bond

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Spokesperson Amanda Mansour (孟雨荷) recently paid a trip to Kinmen, during which she emphasized the friendship between Taiwan and the U.S....

Taiwan president highlights new tank purchases after fatal tank accident

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday the military is planning the purchase of the most advanced tanks to speed up the pace at which it replaces old models while remembering a soldier killed in a t...

Taiwan Army holds mock wartime press conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of the 36th Han Kuang exercise, the Lieyu Island Garrison, which falls under the Army’s Kinmen Defense Command, held a mock wartime press conference on Thurs...

A female tank platoon leader shines in Taiwan’s annual Han Kuang drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A female military officer shined on the third day of Taiwan’s annual Han Kuang drills on Thursday as she led a tank platoon to engage in a life-fire anti-landing drill...

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...