, who was the gold medal winner of the World Coral Carving Competition held in Japan.
The HF-3, manufactured by the defence ministry s Chung-Shan
Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST), is claimed to be Taiwan s most potent weapon against the People s Liberation Army Navy s (PLAN s) aircraft carrier.
The missile is capable of intercepting short-range ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and fighter jets," a senior official in charge of the missile project at Chung-Shan
Institute of Science and Technology, the island's arms development hub, told Agence France-Presse.
The report in the Taipei-based China Times said that the "Yun Feng" (Cloud Peak) missile has been developed by the state-run Chung-shan
Institute of Science and Technology and each has a range of over 1,000 kilometres.
Address for correspondence: Po-Ren Hsueh, Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, #7, Chung-Shan
South Rd, Taipei 100, Taiwan; email: hsporen@ntu.
To tap synergy by pooling the resources of industrial, governmental, academic and research sectors in Taiwan to jointly develop the automotive industry, the Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) urged the four key research institutes to establish the TARC in mid-2005, whose six members consist of the Automotive Research and Testing Center (ARTC), the Mechanical and System Research Laboratories (MSL) of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), the Material and Chemical Research Laboratories (MCL) of ITRI, the Chung-Shan
Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST), and Hua-chuang Automobile Information Technical Center Co.
The multi-barrel system, developed by military research unit Chung-shan
Institute of Science and Technology, can launch 40 rockets in a minute with a range of 45 kilometres (28 miles), said military experts cited by the report.
South Road, 100 Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China; twkao2@ntuh.
From the Division of Gastroenterology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung; the Department of Internal Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei; and the Institute of Medicine, Chung-Shan
Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.
1) Department of Biological Science and Technology, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; (2) Department of Physical Therapy, Chung-Shan
Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; (3) Department of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan; (4) School of Applied Chemistry, and (5) Department of Internal Medicine, Chung-Shan
Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, (6) Division of Cardiology, Armed Forces Taichung General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; (7) Department of Pathology, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan; (8) Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Chung-Shan
Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
Another one lies in the western part of the range and gives a name of Chung-Shan
address correspondence to this author at: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, 92, Section 2, Chung-Shan