Taiwan, US hold video conference on Pacific region epidemic prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday (June 4) that Taiwan and the U.S. held an online dialogue on epidemic prevention assistance in the Pacific in ...

William Stanton: Xi Jinping steers China back to Mao era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre, retired American diplomat William Stanton expressed disappointment over China's backwards trajectory under Xi Jinpin...

Global Cooperation and Training Framework highlights Taiwan's value: AIT head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Tuesday (June 1), Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen remarked that the U.S. has always supported Taiwan's participation in global ...

Taiwan, US, Japan celebrate 5th anniversary of joint cooperative program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan, the U.S., and Japan celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) on Monday (June 1), pledging to expand cooperation and...

American 'hamburger master' who hid in Taiwan for 13 years extradited

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A wanted American, who hid out in Taiwan for 13 years and transformed into a "cooking master," was finally extradited to the U.S. last week. The 42-year-old m...

US-Taiwan relations may improve greatly: US Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was sworn in for her second term on Wednesday (May 20), Project 2049 Institute Research Fellow Ian Easton said that U.S.-Taiwan relations w...

Taiwan and US launch MAC Ward for medical emergencies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. announced Friday (May 15) a modular ward that can be deployed to treat people with Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Called the MAC Ward, it is designed...

Taiwan, US vow police cooperation in copyright protection after streaming site bust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American officials and business representatives visited the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Thursday (May 14) for exchanges in intellectual property protection foll...

Taiwan, India universities jointly develop smart epidemic prevention system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s success in using technology as part of its response to the Wuhan coronavirus has received international attention and created new opportunities for future c...

AIT encourages CPBL to add name 'Taiwan' in overseas ads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) said Saturday (May 9) that it received advice from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on ways to prevent being...

Taiwan’s unique opportunity to normalize global relations

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Earlier this week, Taiwan News published a powerful article by the former Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Stanton, in which he made an extrem...

Algerian singer Idir, a Berber icon, has died in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Idir, an Algerian singer who gave voice to the Berber and Kabyle cultures, has died in Paris. He was 70. Saturday's death of the singer, whose real name was Hamid Cherie...

Weary Moroccan medics fight virus, nightmares and tears

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — When Moroccan nurse Mofadal Ahyane lost his first patient to COVID-19, he had a recurring nightmare: His patient in agony slips from his body, which gradually transforms into Ahy...

American Institute in Taiwan announces new Washington office director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Thursday (April 30) that Ingrid Larson, the U.S. State Department Taiwan Coordination Office director, will assume the pos...

AIT launches World Health Assembly countdown to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Friday (May 1) that it was launching a countdown to the World Health Assembly (WHA), with daily messages in support of Taiwan&r...