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Mayor of central Taiwan city absent from AIT video after criticism of US pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A video by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) looking back at the year featured many Taiwanese politicians but not Taichung City Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕), Taiwanese me...

Taiwan, U.S. sign agreement on scientific cooperation

Taiwan and the United States on Friday jointly announced the signing of a U.S.-Taiwan Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement aimed at providing a legal structure for further cooperation in...

Taichung mayor chews out AIT director over US pork imports to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayor of Taichung caused a diplomatic incident on Wednesday (Dec. 16) when she publicly lectured the de facto American ambassador to Taiwan over U.S. pork imports cont...

Taiwan, US launch new language education initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. on Thursday (Dec. 3) unveiled an initiative to cooperate on Chinese- and English-language teaching, following concerns in the U.S. about academic excha...

Taiwan could play key role in rearrangement of global supply chains: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen said Wednesday (Nov. 25) that Taiwan could play "a unique role" in the world's pursuit of a sus...

Taiwan's leader launches production of domestically made sub

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president inaugurated the production of domestically made submarines Tuesday in the southern city of Kaohsiung, in a step forward for the island's defense strategy at...

US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the outgoing Trump administration to increase official exchanges with t...

Taiwan’s KMT mulls US office to engage with Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party plans to re-establish a representative office in the United States as it seeks to boost ties with Washington. The plan is expected...

Taiwan to lead session at Indo-Pacific Business Forum

Taiwan will take part in the upcoming 2020 Indo-Pacific Business Forum organized by the United States and its regional partners and share its experience in fighting COVID-19, according to the American...

Taiwan, US, Japan stage workshop on intellectual property protection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A forum co-hosted by Taiwan, the U.S., and Japan and focused on strengthening intellectual property protection in the Indo-Pacific opened in Taipei on Thursday (Oct. 15). ...

Taiwan, US to cooperate on infrastructure in Latin America, Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States signed an agreement to cooperate on infrastructure in developing countries in Latin America and Southeast Asia, reports said Wednesday (Sept. ...

Taiwan Model’s democratic core contrasts with China’s repression: AIT director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The democratic values at the core of the “Taiwan Model” stand in stark contrast to the repressive methods used in China, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Dir...

US Under Secretary of State Keith Krach arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach landed in Taiwan on Thursday afternoon (Sept. 17), the second high-ranking U.S. ...

Taiwan, US look to diversify supply chains away from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Officials from Taiwan, the U.S., Japan, and the EU are looking for “like-minded” democracies to shift supply chains away from China. Taiwan’s Ministry...

Visiting Czech senate president, US officials talk up Taiwan in post-COVID era

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The visiting Czech delegation, led by Senate President Milos Vystrcil, gathered with Taiwan government officials and Taipei-based foreign envoys on Friday (Sep. 4), to cal...