Taiwanese visa-waiver users not subject to new US social media ID requirement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- In response to reports that the U.S. State Department will require all applicants to submit their "social media identifiers," the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) ...

China cries foul at deployment of US soldiers at AIT in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After news broke on Wednesday (April 3) that soldiers have been posted at the de-facto American embassy in Taiwan since 2005, China's government issued a statement on Thurs...

New American Institute in Taiwan to open on May 6, military staff posted since 2005

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) acknowledged on Wednesday (April 3) that military staff has been posted at its Taiwan offices since 2005, and that similar security ...

AIT urges China to cease 'harmful' conduct after PLAAF incursion in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sunday, March 31, two fighter jets from China's People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) were intercepted by the Taiwanese Air Force after crossing the median...

US does not support referendum on Taiwan independence: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Wednesday the United States does not support a referendum on Taiwan independence, which is considered to be in conflict with th...

New American Institute in Taiwan complex delays opening to early 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The new complex of the de facto United States embassy in Taiwan will delay its opening to early 2019, due to administrative issues. The US$250 million compound completed cons...

US midterm election will not affect Taiwan policy: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) James Moriarty said the results of the U.S. midterm election will not affect U.S. policy towards Taiwan, reported CNA. ...

China's El-Salvador snatch changes status quo: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's recent efforts to take away Taiwan's diplomatic allies alters the status quo and is detrimental to regional security, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) sp...

US Marines at AIT in Taipei would signal 'US invasion of China' says Chinese media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) complex in Neihu, Taipei has sparked renewed international media attention, after Taiwan’s Liberty Times news organization...

American Institute in Taiwan appoints new spokesperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Amid a move to new headquarters, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has also appointed a new spokesperson, Amanda Mansour, who speaks Mandarin Chinese. Other new ap...

Taiwan citizens unaffected by Trump’s travel suspension: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwanese citizens visiting the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (WVP) would not be affected by U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration order, said the Americ...

AIT refutes Alex Tsai’s claim that U.S. disapproves DPP’s handling of party assets issue

The American Institute in Taiwan said on Wednesday that the U.S. government does not take a position on the party assets issue, refuting a Kuomintang official’s claim that the U.S. Department of...

Former U.S. deputy secretary of state meets with Tsai at DPP headquarters

President-elect Tsai Ing-wen met with former U.S. deputy secretary of state Bill Burns at the Democratic Progressive Party headquarters in Taipei, who had arrived 10 minutes earlier than expected, rep...

U.S. to express wishes for stable cross-Strait relations after election

The American Institute in Taiwan confirmed Thursday that a U.S. representative will set out for Taiwan on Jan. 17 to express that U.S. is deeply concerned about the U.S.-Taiwan relations, continuation...