Shen Yi-ming pictured on a visit to troops on Quemoy island in October. Photo: EPA-EFE Shen Yi-ming pictured on a visit to troops on Quemoy island in October. Photo: EPA-EFE
Shen Yi-ming pictured on a visit to troops on Quemoy island in October. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan chief of staff Shen Yi-ming remembered as ‘outstanding’ commander who helped build up air power

  • Air force chief had taken part in a secret mission to Yemen and later played a key role in strengthening the island’s fleet of fighter jets
  • President Tsai Ing-wen warns armed forces to remain on alert after helicopter accident that killed eight senior personnel

Topic |   Taiwan
Shen Yi-ming pictured on a visit to troops on Quemoy island in October. Photo: EPA-EFE Shen Yi-ming pictured on a visit to troops on Quemoy island in October. Photo: EPA-EFE
Shen Yi-ming pictured on a visit to troops on Quemoy island in October. Photo: EPA-EFE
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