Taiwan should ‘lie low’ amid U.S-China conflict: former U.S. official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is advised to lie low amid the tug of war between the U.S. and China while striving to secure a bilateral trade deal with the U.S., urged former director of the Ame...

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...

Taiwan a model of disaster preparedness in Indo-Pacific region: AIT deputy director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking at the opening ceremony of a Taiwan-U.S. cooperative workshop on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, Deputy Director of the American Institute in Taiwan ...

Leaders and experts gather in Taipei for women's empowerment workshop

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A three-day workshop on empowering women was held in Taipei on Dec. 10-12, bringing together a host of trailblazers, experts and leaders. The “Achieving 50-50: Em...

Taiwan Foreign Minister signs George H.W. Bush condolence book at AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) signed the condolence book for United States President George H.W. Bush at the American Institute in Taiwan. The elder Bush, who served as th...

US State Department official visits Taiwan, aims to strengthen trade ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ian Steff, a senior official at the U.S. Department of State, is visiting Taiwan from Dec. 3 to Dec. 4 on a trip intended to boost bilateral the relationship in areas of t...

American Institute in Taiwan to spend US$37 million on staff housing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will spend NT$1.16 billion (US$37.7 million) on housing for its staff in the Tianmu area of Taipei City, the Apple Daily reported Th...

LINE TAIWAN TechPulse 2018 conference to be held Dec. 21

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese communication software development company LINE Corp. announced today that this year’s LINE TAIWAN TechPulse Developer Conference will be held in Taipei on ...

Source of FB zombie accounts invented by Chinese company identified: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After the chief of the US de facto embassy in Taiwan expressed concerns that there are "obviously attempts by external powers" to spread false information in Taiwan, a...

Interview with AIT chairman causes controversy at Taiwanese TV station

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A local Taiwanese media outlet TVBS is coming under criticism this election cycle for its decision to pull a network exclusive interview with the current Chairman of the A...

Number of Taiwanese students in US continues to increase yearly: report 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States has always been the first choice for Taiwanese students when it comes to studying abroad, and according to the latest official data, the number of Taiwan...

Tsai urges overseas Taiwanese to vote in local government elections

TAIPEI (CNA) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) issued a call Saturday for Taiwanese living abroad to return home and cast their ballots in the upcoming local government elections, saying it would b...

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. ...

Struggling Monaco loses 4-0 at home against Brugge

MONACO (AP) — Monaco was handed a humiliating defeat on Tuesday that all but ended the club's Champions League campaign as Thierry Henry once again failed to secure a maiden win as coach. ...

Taiwan is a reliable partner and force for good: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) James Moriarty in Taipei on Nov. 5, when the pair expressed mutual commitme...