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US ending curbs on Taiwan contacts poses challenge for Biden's team

After US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Saturday that Washington would lift restrictions on official interactions between the US and Taiwan, the Chinese government sharply criticized the ...

Taiwan's US envoy hopes for bilateral double taxation avoidance agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) said Wednesday (Dec. 16) that if Taipei and Washington D.C. can negotiate an agreement to avoid double taxati...

US support for Taiwan would remain strong under Biden: Expert

The United States will continue its policies supporting Taiwan and strategic competition with China in the event that Democratic challenger Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump in the country'...

Taiwan’s safety consistent with US interests in Indo-Pacific: CSIS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should continue to support Taiwan since the country's safety aligns with American interests in the Indo-Pacific, according to Washington think tank the Center...

If US stations troops in Taiwan, China may sever diplomatic ties: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to ratchet up military aggression in the Taiwan Strait, an American scholar on Thursday (Oct. 22) worried that stationing American troops in Taiwan coul...

North Korea prepares to flex its muscle at military parade

On October 10, thousands of North Korean soldiers will goose step through Pyongyang, and columns of tanks and missiles will roll through the capital as well — past the VIP tribune at Kim Il Sung...

Taiwan: The threat that the world ignores

Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is ringing the alarm, hoping that the world will pay attention to the profound threat emanating from China. "The threat is very real and therefore Taiwan&...

China’s third aircraft carrier could be combat ready by 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Construction on China’s third aircraft carrier appears to be progressing, according to new commercial satellite photos. The images, released by Washington think t...

Japanese defense minister labels China as 'security threat' to Tokyo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono said Wednesday (Sept. 9) that Beijing has become a "security threat" to Japan and an international alliance in the Indo-Pacif...

China nominates candidate for international maritime disputes tribunal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has nominated a candidate for a judge on an international tribunal that deals with maritime disputes, a move that the U.S. is looking to block citing Beijing’s...

US lists all 5 Taiwanese telecom companies as ‘Clean 5G’ networks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — All five telecom service providers in Taiwan have now been listed as “Clean 5G” networks by the United States, reports said Wednesday (July 29). Chunghwa Te...

US troops could shift to Asia-Pacific as China threat increases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military could be realigning its forces with the intention of putting more focus on the Indo-Pacific region in order to counter China’s increasing threat. ...

What Trump’s re-election could mean for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-election may mean a generally consistent American policy towards Taiwan, but the man himself could prove a variable in bilateral rel...

Indonesia rejects Beijing's South China Sea claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesia has rejected China's territorial claims in the South China Sea by raising the 2016 Hague ruling in its letter to the United Nations earlier this week. In ...

Vice premier shares 'Taiwan model' with top U.S. health official

The "Taiwan model" for fighting COVID-19 can be successfully adopted by democracies around the world, Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) told United States Deputy Health Secretary Eric Hargan o...