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Taiwan to Build its Own Submarine, President Vows on Visit to 50-Year-Old Vessel

Taiwan will build its own submarines, President Tsai Ing-wen pledged on Tuesday, as the self-ruled island looks to fresh arms sales by the United States, accompanied by key submarine technology, to counter a growing military threat from China. China has never renounced the use of force to take back what it deems a wayward province, and Taiwan's Defense Ministry says China has more than 1,000 missiles directed at the island. "Strengthening underwater combat capabilities is most...

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