New Zealand changes tune towards China after warnings of unprecedented threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Monday, July 9 Acting Prime Minister of New Zealand Winston Peters and Defense Minister Ron Mark announced that the country was preparing to purchase four anti-submarin...

Taiwan President inspects Navy drill in Yilan amid Chinese maneuvers off Hainan

YILAN (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) boarded the country’s Keelung- (Kidd-) class destroyer to inspect a Navy drill in eastern Taiwan Friday, but denied the ...

Taiwan's aging society will pose challenges to National Defense: US think-tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American conservative think-tank, the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), on Jan. 24 released a brief on Taiwan’s demographic outlook, and how it is likely...

Taiwan could be attacked under a second Korean War: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A renowned Canadian political expert recently gave a gloomy outlook for Northeast Asia for the beginning of 2018, and warned that Taiwan will fall prey to China’s mi...

Taiwan Ministry of National Defense publishes bi-annual report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Dec. 26, the Ministry of National Defense released its bi-annual report on military spending and readiness, and held a press conference to discuss the contents This ...

Incursions of Chinese aircraft and navy ships reached nearly 30 times since last August 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense published a report on Tuesday which shows that Chinese aircraft and navy ships have moved close to Taiwan during dril...

Taiwan military plans to purchase stealth fighters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Ministry of National Defense said on Thursday in “Taiwan's Quadrennial Defense Review" (QDR) that the country plans to acquire stealth fighters and...

MND closely monitors rising tensions in South China Sea

Minister of National Defense (MND) Kao Kuang-chi pointed out Wednesday that it is monitoring the buildup of tensions in the South China Sea, calling for all parties to work out a resolution to maintai...