Wall Street Journal sows uncertainty over US arms deal to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Wall Street Journal is sowing doubt about the possibility of U.S. President Donald Trump meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 Summit in Osaka, pr...

MOFA committed to promoting Taiwan, defending nation's sovereignty in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite 2018 having been a difficult year for Taiwan on the international stage, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) released a statement on Dec. 30 outlining some of t...

Taiwan ally Paraguay could be next to fall to China: US Senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said Tuesday he worried that Paraguay could be the next country to sever ties with Taiwan. However, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednes...

US official says Taiwan a model for Indo-Pacific region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Alex Wong, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state, gave a media briefing in Washington, D.C. after a short visit to Taipei and praised Taiwan as a model for the Indo-Pac...

Why Taiwan must work to be a bipartisan issue in US politics

I think it’s fair to say that US-Taiwanese relations are currently as healthy as they have been for some considerable time. The recent signing by President Donald Trump of the Taiwan Travel A...

US House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman praises 'Taiwan Travel Act' upon arrival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ed Royce, the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee arrived in Taiwan on the morning of March 26, on a state visit to meet with legislato...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - March 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top news this week includes President Trump signs the Taiwan Travel Act, Beijing Walmart criticized for listing Taiwan as a separate country, HK man who killed girlfriend in Ta...

US opposes Chinese attempts to challenge status quo across Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. State Department issued a statement in response to remarks from Chinese leader Xi Jinping made on March 20, and China’s deployment of the Liaoning aircraft ...

US official affirms support for Taiwan to defend its democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a room filled with Taiwan’s leaders and representatives of global enterprises, Alex Wong (黃之瀚), U.S. deputy assistant secretary in state department of east Asian ...

Taiwan Travel Act underpins country’s self-confidence: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Travel Act signed by United States President Donald Trump is an important underpinning of Taiwan’s self-confidence, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wedn...

China aircraft carrier prowls Taiwan Strait while Xi threatens 'punishment of history'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced today that China's aircraft carrier Liaoning was detected prowling the waters of the Taiwan Strait yesterday (Marc...

US official, Taiwanese president to speak at Taipei event

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A senior U.S. official will be speaking at an event alongside Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen in Taipei just days after President Donald Trump signed a new law that promotes exc...

U.S. sends Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alex Wong to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Only days after United States President Donald Trump signed the Taiwan Travel Act, his administration is sending Alex Wong (黃之瀚), the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State i...

Hong Kong boom-to-bust stocks show challenge of China link

HONG KONG (AP) -- Wild gyrations in Hong Kong share prices are raising concerns that a new trading link with mainland China is a conduit for questionable trading practices that could undermine the cit...