Taiwan military relaxes ban on tattoos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) last month announced that it is relaxing its ban on tattoos in order to increase its recruitment base as Taiwan's military trans...

Taiwan to sign LOA with US for Abrams tanks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Army Chief of Staff Yang Hai-ming (楊海明) confirmed during a question-and-answer session at the Legislative Yuan on Monday (Oct. 28) that Taiwan will sign a Letter of Offer ...

Taiwan armed forces carry out military exercises at Port of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Saturday, May 4, Taiwan’s armed forces, including police and Coast Guard units, carried out joint military training exercises at Taipei Port in New Taipei, under ...

Taiwan protests provocative song and video released by China

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's government has lodged a protest with Beijing over a song and a video clip released by China's Air Force on Sunday showing its efforts to unify with Taipei by forc...

Photo story: Taiwan commissions two frigates into Navy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) presided over a ceremony at the the Zuoying naval base in Kaohsiung on Nov. 8, where two frigates were officially commissioned into the...

Taiwan's first amphibious assault vessel on schedule for 2021 launch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense confirmed its first ever amphibious assault vessel is on schedule to enter into service in 2021, during the Kaohsiung Internati...

'Made-in-Taiwan' Amphibious Transport Ship to begin construction this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A spokesperson for the Taiwan Navy confirmed on April 16 that construction on the domestically produced Amphibious Transport Ship (塢運輸艦) would begin this year, and the shi...

Taiwan President Tsai calls for cooperation to ensure peace, stability in Asia-Pacific

President Tsai Ing-wen (center) enjoys a lighter moment with a delegation from the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies of Harvard University at the Office of the President. (Courtesy of Office of the ...

National government led war against Japan a historic fact: president

Taipei, Sept. 3 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (???) on Thursday once again pointed out the fact that it is the National government of the Republic of China, not the Chinese communists, that led China...

Ma expresses regret as Lien shows up in Chinese military parade

Presidential Office spokesperson Charles Chen cited President Ma Ying-jeou’s regret over former vice president Lien Chan’s presence at the Chinese military parade Thursday, as the nation celebrated th...