Taiwan can count on U.S.' commitment to a shared future: AIT director

Taipei (CNA) -- Taiwan can count on the United States' "unwavering commitment to our future together," while China is cause for concern, Brent Christensen, director of the American Insti...

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy attracts more ASEAN companies to list on TWSE

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation (TWSE) announced on Tuesday (June 11) that in addition to Vietnam, Thailand has become an important trade partner of Taiwan, with three Thai c...

US to provide Boeing drones to ASEAN allies to help monitor S. China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States is preparing to sell 34 advanced unmanned drones to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region, in order to boost their surveillance capabilities as ...

Thailand considering tourist tax for foreign visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Authorities in Thailand are considering introducing a “tourist tax” to help improve local attractions and cover insurance for foreign visitors. The idea was...

Time for Taiwan to launch a campaign of guerrilla diplomacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – This is the first of a two part series on why Taiwan should take bolder actions in international diplomacy to encourage increased political engagement across the globe, an...

China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

China's ambitious foreign policy agenda

Chinese President Xi Jinping certainly does not lack confidence. He has suggested a new chapter in great power politics on the basis of joint Chinese-US world leadership, also known as the Group of Tw...

How PM Modi changed the face of Indian foreign policy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not have any foreign policy experience prior to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) taking over the reins of the country following a remarkable general election vi...

Taiwan profits from US-China trade war as exports to US grow for 31 months in a row

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the U.S.-China trade war rages on and Taiwanese companies flock back home, Taiwan's exports to the U.S. have increased for record 31 months in a row, with exports growin...

60% of foreigners working Taiwan's tech industry are Filipinos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At over 60 percent, Filipino workers comprise the majority of foreign workers in Taiwan's electronics and technology industry, and many Taiwanese companies are shifting pro...

More plastic bags than fish: East Asia’s new environmental threat

SINGAPORE (East Asia Forum) -- In March 2019, the fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly convened in Kenya to discuss the environmental and climate challenges outlined in the UN’s Sustain...

Taiwan should increase military cooperation with Japan: US expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and Japan should expand on existing military collaboration in the face of Chinese aggression, which poses a common threat to both nations, said Roy Kamphausen, Seni...

Malaysia plans to impose departure tax

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Traveling to Malaysia might be a bit costlier in the near future as the Malaysian government has introduced a bill that would allow the country to impose a departure tax on vis...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 9 Los Angeles Times on the departure of Homeland Security Secretary Kir...