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...

President Tsai returns to Taiwan after visit to US and Caribbean

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Returning home on Monday (July 22) from her 12-day journey to the U.S. and Caribbean nations, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) highlighted the growing relationship between Tai...

Taiwan president calls for unity in presidential election bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday (July 20) pleaded for unity among different political factions. The president will face Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) from the ...

Taiwan eyes new trade deals with Pennsylvania in food, energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Future trade relations between the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and Taiwan are looking bright after a recent two week visit to Taiwan by the Pennsylvania Manufacturers&rsquo...

President of Taiwan welcomed by hundreds of overseas compatriots in Colorado

DENVER (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was welcomed by hundreds of cheering overseas Taiwanese compatriots as she arrived Friday in the U.S. city of Denver, the last stop of her 12-day state vis...