Taiwan Navy has upgraded Lafayette frigates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Lafayette frigate with upgraded firepower took part in Navy drills near Kaohsiung Wednesday morning, according to media reports. The maneuvers were routine at this ti...

Taiwan Sky Sword II missiles to challenge China’s Sukhoi Su-35 jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan-manufactured Sky Sword II missiles will see their usage and adaptation expanded so they can help Taiwan’s Air Force tackle the threat from China’s S...

Taiwan judge confiscates US$900 million in Lafayette frigate scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Court on Friday allowed the confiscation of more than US$900 million (NT$27.36 billion) in ill-gotten gains by late arms trader Andrew Wang (汪傳浦) in th...

Prosecutors to move on Lafayette, Ting Hsin cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As new rules regarding the confiscation of funds in criminal cases came into force Friday, prosecutors announced they wanted to gain control over NT$30 billion (US$969 million) ...