Taipei: The deputy director of Taiwan’s defense ministry’s research and development department was found dead in his hotel room on Saturday morning, according to the state-run Central News Agency.
Ou Yang Li-hsing, deputy director of the military-owned National Zhongshan Institute of Science and Technology, was found dead in his hotel room in southern Taiwan on Saturday morning, CNA reported.
Authorities said they were investigating the cause of death.
Ou Yang is on a business trip to Pingtung County in the south, adding that he was appointed earlier this year to oversee various missile production projects, CNA said.
The military-owned agency has more than doubled its annual missile production capacity to nearly 500 this year as the island builds up its combat power amid the perceived growing Chinese military threat. Trying to.
Get notes directly from our expats correspondent About what’s making headlines around the world. Sign up for our weekly What in the World newsletter here.
Taiwan’s official major missile producer found dead in hotel: official media
Source link Taiwan’s official major missile producer found dead in hotel: official media