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Taiwan to build up defenses after Chinese drones spotted over Dongsha Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Coast Guard Administration (CGA) said Thursday (April 1) it would strengthen defenses around the disputed South China Sea islands after Chinese drones were spotted nea...

Satellite maps show China building helicopter base facing Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A military expert said on Friday (March 12) that new satellite imagery appears to show a helicopter base that could threaten Taiwan is being built in China's Fujian Pr...

UN experts: Trump ally, UAE firms violated Libya sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — American security contractor Erik Prince, a close ally of former U.S. President Donald Trump, violated the U.N. arms embargo against Libya along with three United Arab Emirates-b...

Taiwan indigenous drone crashes in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crash-landed in Taitung Forest Park on Thursday night (Feb. 18) at around 6:33 p.m. Eyewitnesses spotted the drone flying at...

Taiwan military debuts unmanned helicopter drone during attack drill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The joint battalion of the Army’s 584th brigade on Tuesday (Jan. 19) debuted the military’s unmanned helicopter drone during a mock attack exercise. The Arm...

Ethan Allen, Virgin Galactic rise; First Republic, Xcel fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: First Republic Bank, down $3.21 to $158.04. The private banking and wealth management co...

3 Taiwan-made Teng Yun drones spotted at Taitung airbase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three domestically made Teng Yun unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) were spotted Wednesday (Jan. 13) at Chihhang Air Force Base in Taitung. A photo taken by a military enth...

US Navy Triton drone flies deep into Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple aircraft spotters on Wednesday (Jan. 13) detected a U.S. Navy surveillance drone flying just off the coast of southwestern Taiwan, well within the country's a...

Yemen rebels: Fighters shot down Saudi-run drone near border

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels shot down a Chinese-made, Saudi drone along the border with Saudi Arabia, a Houthi spokesman said. Houthi military spokesman Bri...

US Navy Triton 'wakes PLA up for breakfast' in Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aircraft spotters on Monday (Dec. 14) detected a U.S. Navy surveillance drone flying just off the coast of southern Taiwan, well within the country's air defense ident...

US Navy Triton spotted prowling over Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aircraft spotters detected a U.S. Navy surveillance drone flying just off the coast of southern Taiwan Wednesday (Dec. 9), well within the country's air defense identi...

Taiwan military drone to start production in 2024

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The locally developed Teng Yun (騰雲) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) will start production in 2024, the Ministry of National Defense said Thursday (Nov. 19). Extensive tes...

Taiwan-made Teng Yun drones spotted at Taitung airbase

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two domestically produced Teng Yun unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) were spotted on Thursday (Nov. 5) at Chihhang (志航) Air Force Base in Taitung. The drones are being dev...

US approves sale of MQ-9 drones to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department announced on Tuesday (Nov. 3) that it has agreed to sell four unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to Taiwan to help enhance its defense capabilities ...

US sale of MQ-9 drones to Taiwan reaches final stage of approval

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The sale of four sophisticated military drones to Taiwan has reportedly entered the final stage of approval in the U.S. Congress. With the U.S. presidential election ju...