Navy research ship in Keelung sign of Taiwan-US scientific cooperation: Pres. Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday (Aug. 22), the U.S. Navy research vessel the R/V Sally Ride made port in Taiwan’s Keelung, where it will stay until Sept. 2, reports CNA. The R/V Sall...

Visit of US research ship not related to F-16V deal: AIT

Taipei (CNA) A port call by U.S. naval research vessel Sally Ride to Taiwan is unrelated to the F-16V sale recently notified by the Trump administration to U.S. Congress, according to the American Ins...

AIT touts US-Taiwan security cooperation with visit to naval base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As part of the American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT) celebration of the 40th year anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), August has been designated “Sec...

AIT director visits Taiwan Keelung-class destroyer in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Brent Christensen (酈英傑), is visiting Kaohsiung to introduce an example of the security cooperation between the U.S....

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate plans to vist US in fall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is planning to visit the United States in September or October, reports said on Sunday (Aug. 18). Han said on Su...

US tells Congress of plans to sell F-16 fighters to Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has informed Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan in a move that will inflame already high tensions with China. Two U....

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — America's top representative in Taiwan said Thursday that Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as Chinese security threats to the U...

Taiwan president pledges government support for aerospace and drone industries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that her government remains committed to developing Taiwan’s national defense and aerospace industries at a pair of exhibitions on ...

US to ensure Taiwan remains free from coercion: AIT

Taipei (CNA) The United States is strengthening its partnership with Taiwan under the Indo-Pacific Vision to ensure the island remains "free from coercion," the American Institute in Taiwan ...

Hong Kong film companies to boycott Taipei Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (CNA) -- In the wake of an announcement earlier this week that China will boycott this year's Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival, several Hong Kong film companies have followed suit and with...

Former AIT director becomes vice president at Taiwan’s National Yang-Ming University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director William Stanton will assume the role of vice president at National Yang-Ming University starting Aug. 16, according to a...

Taiwan, US mount air pollution control initiative for SE Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual meeting for “South and Southeast Asia – Air Improvements in the Region (SSEA-AIR)” is being held at Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airpo...

Only China can untie its own knot in US relations: William Stanton

The joint opinion letter “China Is Not the Enemy” published in the Washington Post on July 3 may turn out to be one of the last ideological gasps of those 100 signatories – largely A...

American Institute in Taiwan raises alarm on Triad-CCP collusion in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is raising the alarm over the increasing violence in Hong Kong and the likely coordination between the CCP and pro-China gangs in th...

Institute for Information Industry celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Institute for Information Industry (III) held its 40th Anniversary Reception on July 24. Distinguished guests in attendance included Executive Yuan’s Minister Without Portfolio, Kung Ming-hs...