Two Taiwan schools make progress by learning together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taichung City’s Sihwei Elementary School (四維國小) and Nantou County’s Fa-zhi Elementary School (法治國小) have become partners under the Ministry of Education’s col...

Taiwan military to spend NT$80 billion on anti-radiation drone fleet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Air Force’s Air Defense and Missile Command has confirmed plans to spend NT$80 billion (about US$2.54 billion) over five years to develop an anti-radiation, u...

Taiwanese officials witness test of Japanese Terra Drone traffic system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A delegation of Taiwanese representatives was in Japan last week to observe tests of drone manufactured by the Japanese corporation, Terra Drone, which hopes to provide th...

Video shows Taiwan fighter jets land on freeway to counter simulated 'Chinese attack'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's three major fighter jet models successfully made emergency takeoffs and landings on a section of freeway in western Taiwan on Tuesday morning (May 28), as part of ...

Taiwan revegetates landslide areas by using drones to drop seeds

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Forestry Bureau has revegetated three landslide areas, using a highly mobile unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), along with seeding materials and a variety of se...

Bomb-laden drones of Yemen rebels threaten Arabian Peninsula

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Yemen rebel drone strike this week on a critical Saudi oil pipeline shows that the otherwise-peaceful sandy reaches of the Arabian Peninsula now are at risk of sim...

Foxconn tycoon says Taiwan should use drones instead of F-16s

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At an event in Taichung on Sunday (April 28), Foxconn founder and prospective Kuomintang presidential candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) said that instead of relying on F-16s from the U...

Drone delivery of antivenom to Taiwan's Alishan may be world record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A drone successfully delivered a dose of antivenom to a remote mountain clinic in southwestern Taiwan's Chiayi Count on April 19, potentially setting a world record for the...

Taiwan military aims to bolster asymmetric warfare capability with array of new tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In line with the Executive Yuan’s latest policy report on the country’s state of military preparedness, the government is requesting budgetary approval from th...

Video shows awesome power of Taiwan's Thunderbolt-2000 missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video of Taiwan's fearsome Thunderbolt-2000 missile system being launched during a live-fire drill was released to the public for the first time yesterday by the Military N...

Taiwan holds war drill to thwart Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's military on Thursday (Jan. 17) held a large-scale anti-amphibious landing exercise on its west coast as tensions mount between Taipei and Beijing, reported CNA. ...

Taiwan prepares to hold large-scale military drills to deter China

Taiwan's armed forces are on Thursday holding their first live-fire drill for this year, an exercise aimed at improving their military readiness. It comes after Chinese President Xi Jinping recent...

AI should be 'focal point' for Taiwan military to oppose China threat, says Defense Inst. Dir.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The acting Director of the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), Yisuo Tzeng, recently published a paper promoting increased focus on AI applications by...

Taiwan's ITRI wins big again at this year's R&D 100 Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) won three awards in this year’s R&D 100 Awards. ITRI, which is one of the world’s leading...

OSCE drone shot down while spotting Russian surface-to-air missile in Ukraine

Germany and France said on Thursday that it appears that Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine had shot down a drone being used by the Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) in Europe's ...