Organization's new name signifies trust between US, Taiwan: Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Taiwan government organization has been renamed to include for the first time the terms "U.S." and "Taiwan," a development that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said ...

Taiwan changes name of office in the U.S. to Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The organization which Taiwan set up to manage ties to the United States after the two countries ended official diplomatic relations in 1979 has changed its name from Coor...

Foreign envoys join celebration of gay couples' marriage

Several foreign representatives to Taiwan Friday attended a joyful collective wedding ceremony held by Taipei City Government to celebrate the union of gay couples who were legally allowed to marry fo...

Columnist claims AIT concerned about DPP’s primary process

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) meeting on Wednesday (May 22), an unidentified protester outside DPP headquarters claimed the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the ...

Taiwanese buy fake Filipino passports to attend American school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Wang Chuan-hung (王權宏) the owner of an immigration consulting firm was released on bail on Tuesday (May 21) after being questioned by prosecutors for allegedly selling fake Phil...

American Institute in Taiwan voices support for Taiwan’s WHA participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said on its Facebook page on Tuesday (May 14) that the United States supports Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assem...

New American Institute in Taiwan open to the public May 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto U.S. embassy in the country, was inaugurated on Monday (May 6) and officially opened its doors to the public. L...

American man caught taking 'upskirt' photos in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American man was arrested on Sunday afternoon (May 5) after he was caught taking photos under women's skirts in Taipei using a pinhole camera concealed in his shoe. O...

Former AIT chair doubts Foxconn chief's ability to lead Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On May 2, the former chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Richard Bush, was asked by reporters about which current candidate running for Taiwan the U.S. gov...

American Institute in Taiwan closes old offices, to reopen in Neihu on May 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) ceased providing services at its old offices on Taipei City’s Xinyi Road Wednesday (May 1) at noon, with its new offices in the Neih...

Former US Health Secretary in Taipei, calls for Taiwan's participation in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Today in Taipei, a joint health conference hosted by Taiwan, the United States, and Japan took place, with leaders calling for Taiwan’s increased participation in Wo...

US opposes change of status quo across Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Chris Coons said Sunday (April 28) the United States opposes any unilateral acts that would change the cross-strait status quo. A delegation led by U.S. Se...

American Institute in Taiwan wrote letter to government about Uber measures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) wrote a letter to the government to complain about its planned regulations covering ride-hailing company Uber Technologies, but taxi drive...

American Institute in Taiwan to provide consular services in Chiayi in May

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will provide consular services and answer relevant questions in Chiayi County on May 17. Services available on May 17 include pas...

USDA wraps up trade mission to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wrapped up a trade mission to Taiwan on Thursday, April 25. On Wednesday, April 24, the head of the USDA’s delegation, K...