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Defense minister acknowledges 40 Taiwan marines training in Guam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) on Tuesday (Nov. 2) tried to downplay news that 40 Taiwanese marines are currently training with U.S. troops in Guam. Earlier on T...

Taiwanese officials criticize retired general for 'whitewashing' China's ADIZ incursions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese government officials on Wednesday (Oct. 20) denounced a retired general for "whitewashing" China's military incursions into its air defense identif...

Taiwan Marines conduct amphibious assault exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Marine Corps recently conducted an amphibious beach landing exercise in southern Taiwan. The Taiwanese Navy stated on Facebook on Monday afternoon (June 28) ...

Taiwan's defense ministry to improve safety in response to tragic July accident

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The budget report the Ministry of National Defense recently sent to the Legislative Yuan’s Foreign and National Defense Committee includes measures to prevent traini...

Taiwan mulls deploying airships to outlying islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is considering plans to deploy military dirigibles to offshore islands against the backdrop of the Chinese People's Liberation Army's (PLA) intensifying air...

Photo of the Day: Tsai gives thumbs up to Taiwan Marines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) posted a photo of herself greeting a contingent of Taiwan Marines fresh from intense training as they prepare to drill on the Don...

Taiwanese marines to train on Dongsha Islands, bolster defenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Marine Corps will start to train on the country’s outlying islands in the South China Sea, which reportedly will be a target of a staged assault by the People...