Trump's election-eve drug discounts for seniors get snagged

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to mail millions of seniors a $200 prescription savings card has hit legal and budget roadblocks, making it unlikely the government can carry it out bef...

Full text of President Tsai Ing-wen's Taiwan National Day address

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) delivered her National Day address Saturday, in which she stressed her administration's determination to safeguard Taiwan's national security and outlined the coun...

Official says vaccine expected in January, countering Trump

A Trump administration official leading the response to the coronavirus pandemic says the U.S. can expect delivery of a vaccine starting in January 2021, despite statements from the president that ino...

Justices say women can get abortion pill by mail, for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would for now continue to allow women to obtain an abortion pill by mail during the COVID-19 pandemic. The action came over th...

KMT resolutions call for renewed Taiwan-US diplomatic relations, defense against CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Resolutions proposed by the Kuomingtang (KMT) calling for U.S. military aid in combating aggression by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and a resumption of diplomatic rel...

Taiwan-US relations cause China to dial up propaganda

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan and the U.S. drift closer, China has stepped up its propaganda online and through state media. The propaganda, along with several military exercises over the ...

US Health Secretary Azar praises Taiwan at APEC meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar praised the “Taiwan model” at an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum health videoconference, repo...

US Health Department's Caputo has cancer, spokesperson says

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Caputo, who is on a 60-day leave from his role as spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services after accusing government scientists of sedition, has me...

Trump promoting health care 'vision' in swing state NC

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on preexisting medical conditions Thursday, amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future of protections gua...

Taiwan not pursuing formal ties with US: Foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has no intention of forging formal diplomatic ties with the United States for the time being, but it is intent on advancing bilateral cooperation, according to Fore...

Late-stage study of first single-shot vaccine begins in US

Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final study to try to prove if a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine can protect against the virus. The study starting Wednesday will be one of the...

China threatens to 'wipe out' Taiwan president with war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to last week's visit to Taiwan by the highest-ranking U.S. State Department official in over 40 years, China's state-run media warned Taiwan's pres...

Taiwan has once-in-a-lifetime chance to forge new alliances

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Not too many English-speaking Taiwan observers will be keen readers of the French newspaper Le Monde. But, if they were, they would have spotted an article earlier this...

Taiwan, US pay tribute to island's leader, 'Mr. Democracy'

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's leader, senior government officials and a high-level U.S. envoy on Saturday paid tribute to the man who led Taiwan's transition to democracy, former President Lee Teng-h...

Senior US envoy holds talks in Taiwan amid Chinese drills

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The second high-level U.S. envoy to visit Taiwan in two months began a day of closed-door meetings Friday as China conducted military drills near the Taiwan Strait after threaten...