Ex-US health secretary to visit Taiwan ahead of WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price will visit Taiwan in late April to take part in a workshop co-hosted by Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Aff...

British media paints Terry Gou as brash, bad for US-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The British news site Financial Times has labeled Foxconn founder and recently announced presidential candidate, Terry Gou (郭台銘), Taiwan’s “disrupter-in-chief....

First agricultural delegation led by USDA lands in Taiwan for trade opportunities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation representing 49 U.S. agricultural businesses and farm organizations arrived in Taipei on Monday (April 22) for a four-day visit, marking the first trade missi...

Paul Ryan visit moves Taiwan-US relations in right direction but further action needed

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- It is a testament to the impact that the Taiwan Travel Act (TTA) has had on U.S.-Taiwan relations that, no less a figure than former Congressional Speaker Paul Ryan paid a v...

AIT reiterates US' neutrality after Taiwan's Gou announces presidential bid

The United States will work with whoever wins Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty reiterated Thursday, a day after Taiwanese tycoon Terr...

Support for Taiwan to join international bodies is growing: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If enough countries which share values with Taiwan support the island, they can change the situation and help it join international organizations, American Institute in Ta...

Foxconn tycoon storms out after Taiwan DPP legislator fails to make eye contact

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn founder and chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) stormed out in a huff after a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator allegedly failed to make eye contact with him when resp...

US lawmakers visit Taiwan Air Force base, meet Minister of Defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) a delegation of U.S. lawmakers is visiting Taiwan this week. On Tuesday, April 16, four U.S. Congr...

Photo of the Day: Taipei 101 sign commemorates TRA 40th anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen announced that starting on Monday (April 15), Taipei 101 will display special messages of friendship between the U...

Taiwan and US together empower region’s women

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Tuesday (April 16) her administration is dedicated to improving gender equality, and she hopes the country will have more women leader...

Foxconn founder Terry Gou considering run for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn founder and chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) says that he will decide whether to make a bid for the 2020 Taiwan presidential race in the next two days. At the sidelines of a...

'Numerous' Chinese warplanes transit Bashi Channel south of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shortly after noon on Monday, April 15, a squadron of numerous Chinese warplanes transited the Bashi Channel south of Taiwan, as confirmed by the Ministry of Defense (MND)...

Paul Ryan says rest of the world should be more like Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, says the U.S. wants the rest of the world to be more like Taiwan. Ryan made the comment Mond...

Former Speaker of US House of Representatives meets Taiwan President

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a meeting with President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), on April 15, former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan expressed his hope to see strengthened ties ...

US will not interfere in Taiwan presidential election: AIT Chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a symposium discussing Taiwan’s future prospects after 40 years of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) held at National Taiwan University on Monday, American Institute...