Last update: August 06, 2022, 10:51 AM IST
The deputy head of Taiwan’s defense ministry’s research and development unit was found dead in a hotel room on Saturday morning, according to the official Central News Agency.
Ou Yang Li-hsing, deputy head of the military-owned National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology, was found dead in a hotel room in southern Taiwan on Saturday morning, CNA reported. Authorities are investigating the cause of death, he said.
Ou Yang was on a business trip to the southern county of Pingtung, CNA said, adding that he had taken up the post earlier this year to oversee various missile development projects.
The military-owned firm is working to more than double its annual missile production capacity to around 500 this year, as it ramps up its warpower amid a growing military threat from island China.
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