US envoy to Taiwan attends funeral of Marines killed ahead of annual drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen joined President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) Sunday (July 26) in paying respects to two Marines killed during an exerc...

Dutch envoy to Taiwan awarded Economic Professional Medal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dutch representative to Taiwan, Guy Wittich, was on Thursday (July 24) awarded the Economic Professional Medal by Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) durin...

New Taiwan representative pledges to promote Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Soon before taking her post as Taiwan's principal representative to the U.S., Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), a former legislator of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has r...

New Zealand Office showcases indigenous connections with Taiwan

The New Zealand Commerce and Industry Office (NZCIO), the country's de facto embassy in Taiwan, on Thursday (July 16) celebrated Matariki Māori New Year in Taipei, showcasing the connections betwe...

Thousands attend opening of hot air balloon festival in E. Taiwan

Nearly 10,000 people attended the opening of the 10th Taiwan International Balloon Festival at sunrise Saturday, according to the Taitung County government. A total of 18 hot air balloons gathered ...

World health body to have difficulty succeeding without Taiwan: AIT director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A global health body will find it hard to be successful if it does not include Taiwan, the United States envoy in Taipei said at a meeting with officials from the island n...

Taiwan to loosen regulations and attract more foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (June 12) said Taiwan will lower the bar on residency requirements to attract more foreign professionals as the island nation strive...

Taiwan, US hold video conference on Pacific region epidemic prevention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Thursday (June 4) that Taiwan and the U.S. held an online dialogue on epidemic prevention assistance in the Pacific in ...

Global Cooperation and Training Framework highlights Taiwan's value: AIT head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Tuesday (June 1), Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen remarked that the U.S. has always supported Taiwan's participation in global ...

Taiwan, US, Japan celebrate 5th anniversary of joint cooperative program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan, the U.S., and Japan celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Global Cooperation and Training Framework (GCTF) on Monday (June 1), pledging to expand cooperation and...

Taiwan and US launch MAC Ward for medical emergencies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. announced Friday (May 15) a modular ward that can be deployed to treat people with Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Called the MAC Ward, it is designed...

AIT encourages CPBL to add name 'Taiwan' in overseas ads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) said Saturday (May 9) that it received advice from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on ways to prevent being...

Taiwan vice president shares nation's coronavirus experience with Johns Hopkins University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) on Saturday (April 25) spoke with his alma mater Johns Hopkins University via webcast to share Taiwan's successful experience in ep...

Taiwanese company donates medical equipment to allies in fight against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TaiDoc Technology Corporation donated 35,000 thermometer guns and 250 sets of automatic measuring instruments, all of them made in Taiwan, to the country’s 15 offici...

'It isn't my job to flatter China': Taiwan foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to an editorial by Xinhua News accusing Taiwan of "hating China and fawning over the U.S.," Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said, "It isn't...