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Giving thanks for the past year in Taiwan and best wishes for the new year

Global problems persist… As we enter a new year, it is easy to be grim about the future. The continuing COVID-19 plague, ongoing PRC belligerence toward Taiwan and others, the Russian threat...

Taiwan to purchase additional Patriot missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) has said it plans to purchase an additional batch of Patriot III MSE missiles from the U.S. in 2025 and 2026 to strengthen its air d...

US to station technicians in Taiwan to service Patriot missiles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military will spend NT$201.85 million (US$7.29 million) to have American technicians stationed in Taiwan to service the Patriot PAC-3 MSE missiles expected to start ar...

Taiwan, US, Japan, Australia discuss GCTF plans for 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) co-hosted the seventh Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) Joint Committee meeting with Taiwan’s Ministry of...

Taiwan donates US$500,000 to Syria for civil society development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Wednesday (Dec. 15) pledged US$500,000 to support the development of civil society in war-battered Syria. Taiwanese envoy to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) and ...

Taiwan and US establish new trade and investment framework

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Wang Mei-hua (王美花) and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo held a virtual meeting on Tuesday (Dec.7), announcing the establishm...

Taiwan, US agree to expand cooperation on commercial issues of common concern

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo discussed bilateral trade cooperation with Taiwan Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) in an introductory call on Mo...

AIT hosts US coast guard’s AMVER awards in Kaohsiung

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Friday (Dec. 3) hosted the awards ceremony for the 2021 U.S. Coast Guard’s Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue (AM...

Taiwan’s political, business giants celebrate TSMC founder’s 90th birthday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top officials and business leaders gathered at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) Founder Morris Chang’s (張忠謀) 90th birthday celebratio...

US lawmakers visit Taiwan; China conducts military patrols

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm America's “rock-solid” support for the self-governing isl...

AIT director lambastes China for destabilizing region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Sandra Oudkirk (孫曉雅) has criticized China’s aggressive actions toward Taiwan. Oudkirk delivered a speech titled, &ldqu...

U.S. lawmakers visit Taiwan, plan to meet senior leaders

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers are in Taiwan on Friday in a surprise one-day visit, said the American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto embassy. The lawmakers from the U.S...

Pentagon doubles number of US troops in Taiwan under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pentagon has continued to increase the number of troops in Taiwan, with nearly twice the number in the country in the first year of the Biden administration as the end...

Taiwan and US hold economic talks in virtual meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei and Washington held the second annual 2021 U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD) on Monday (Nov. 22). The dialogue was arranged by the Amer...

Taiwan should stop groveling

Anyone who wonders where Taiwan stands in Washington need look no further than President Biden’s assurance to Chinese Communist Party boss Xi Jinping (習近平) that, in effect, nothing has changed. ...