Taiwan's defense minister addresses training concerns after military mishap

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense Minister Yen Te-fa (嚴德發) said at a Ministry of National Defense (MND) internal meeting on Monday (July 6) that the military will not stop drills or lower its train...

Defense minister says Taiwan prepared for China attack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) said on Friday (May 29) that since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has never relinquished the threat of force against the i...

China to set up ADIZ in South China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Monday morning (May 4) confirmed that China is planning to set up an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the South China Se...

Taiwan's 'Goodwill Fleet' prowled near Singapore on 'secret mission'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Thursday (April 23) released the southernmost coordinates of an additional, previously unreported "secret mission&q...

Goodwill Fleet vessels monitored China aircraft carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Defense Minister Yen Te-fa (嚴德發) confirmed Tuesday (April 21) that two Goodwill Fleet vessels at the center of a Wuhan coronavirus scandal returned to Zuoying naval...

President marks Central American Independence Day

Taipei, Sept. 17 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen attended a banquet to mark Central American Independence Day in Taipei Monday, urging like-minded allies in that region to team up with Taiwan in its pur...

Taiwan paratrooper injured in accident ahead of Han Kuang military exercise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— An army paratrooper fell from the sky during Thursday morning's rehearsal for the Han Kuang military exercises at the Chingchuankang Air Force Base in Taichung. The ...

Taiwan should have defensive deterrence capacity: president-elect

Taipei, April 14 (CNA) Taiwan does not need to engage in an arms race with China, but it must have a defensive deterrence capacity, President-elect Tsai Ing-wen said Thursday. Tsai, who will...