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Taiwan military members advised to avoid visiting Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) is advising all service members in the country to avoid visiting Taoyuan, where a cluster of coronavirus infections was detected ove...

Attorney criticizes 'excessively light sentence' for retired Taiwanese general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prominent attorney on Wednesday (Jan. 13) chastised the high court for reducing the sentence of a retired general who received illegal political donations from a Chinese...

Taiwan Army continues Lienyung exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Army on Thursday (Jan. 7) continued its Lienyung exercise (聯勇操演), which was launched in Pingtung the day before. The Army’s 269th mechanized infant...

Retired Taiwanese colonel jailed for being China spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwanese army officer has been sentenced to two years and three months in jail for supplying sensitive documents to Chinese intelligence and attempting to form ...

Taiwanese soldiers visit AIT in uniform for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Thursday (Aug. 27) released photos of security cooperation activities between Taiwan and the U.S., including the first-ever visit...

Army officer detained for attempting to sell China footage of Taiwanese drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese Army lieutenant has been taken into custody for attempting to sell sensitive military data to China. The Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed the ca...

Taiwanese Army holds event commemorating historic battle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Army Command Headquarters on Saturday (July 25) invited veterans of the battle of Kinmen's Dadan and Erdan Islands to participate in the ceremony commem...

Military expert urges increased defenses for E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese Army had intended to use Taitung’s Feng Nien Airport as a helicopter training base for its Aviation and Special Forces Command, but the plan has met wi...

Military expert says Taiwan's Kiowa helicopter fleet safe to fly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of the tragic Kiowa helicopter crash on Thursday (July 16), concerns have grown over Taiwan’s remaining fleet of the observation helicopters. Accordin...

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...

Taiwan Defense Minister praises deceased helicopter pilots as heroes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the tragic Kiowa helicopter crash Thursday (July 16) afternoon, in which both of the pilots died, Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) paid his respects...

Army makes history with military drill in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th annual Han Kuang Exercise entered its fourth day on Thursday (July 16), with an anti-beach landing drill on Taichung’s Chia Nan beach featuring two military...

Taiwanese Army conducts defense drill at Tamsui River

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Guandu Area Command on Tuesday afternoon (July 14) conducted a river defense exercise using various military hardware to deny the enemy from entering the Tamsui River....

Taiwan Army holds drills prior to Han Kuang exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 36th Han Kuang military exercise is expected to get underway Thursday (July 16) at Jianan Beach in Qingshui District, Taichung. In preparation for the annual large-...

Taiwanese Army to station Apache helicopters in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the military threat to Taiwan posed by China has increased, the Army Aviation and Special Forces Command plans to station squadrons of Apache helicopters at Feng Nien (...