Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2019. There are 82 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 10, ...

Former US senior diplomat calls for US-Taiwan-Japan security cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior U.S. diplomat on Friday (Oct. 3) called for tripartite security cooperation between the U.S., Taiwan, and Japan in response to the growing threat of China’s...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 6-12

Oct. 6: Actress Britt Ekland is 77. Singer Millie Small is 73. Singer-guitarist Thomas McClary (The Commodores) is 70. Singer Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon is 68. Guitarist David Hidalgo of Los Lobos...

Review: Bird and Bee cover Van Halen _ no guitars, much fun

The Bird and the Bee, "Interpreting the Masters, Volume 2: A Tribute to Van Halen" (No Expectations/Release Me Records) An album of Van Halen covers without guitars. Wait, what? ...

Tsai embarks on Caribbean trip to seek cooperation and space for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking ahead of her departure for New York, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged to seek cooperation with other countries in safeguarding Taiwan’s democracy while ...

Pella making a habit of beating runner-ups at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Guido Pella is getting the hang of this upset-the-runner-up thing at Wimbledon. The Argentine player eliminated 2018 finalist Kevin Anderson in the third ro...

MOFA denies Taiwan president planning to visit Caribbean allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) declined to fully comment on whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is planning to visit three Latin American ...

Wall Street Journal sows uncertainty over US arms deal to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Wall Street Journal is sowing doubt about the possibility of U.S. President Donald Trump meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 Summit in Osaka, pr...

US under Trump takes step towards recognizing Taiwan as a country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the past several months, and especially the last few weeks, it appears that the United States under the Trump administration is taking a much clearer stance on relati...

U.S.-Taiwan NSC meet does not mean U.S. supports President Tsai: ex-AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The fact that Taiwan’s National Security Council (NSC) Secretary General David Lee (李大維) met United States’ National Security Adviser John Bolton last month do...

New name of Taiwan Council for US Affairs a milestone for Taiwan-US relationship: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Perceived as yet another leap forward for Taiwan-U.S. ties, the Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs (TCUSA), renamed from an agency established under Taiwan’s foreign mi...

US Senate introduces resolution supporting Taiwan's efforts to deter China's aggression

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Senate has introduced a new resolution, sponsored by Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri, which if passed would signal clear support from the U.S. Senate f...

Visiting US senator pledges to continue promoting Taiwan-US relationship

[Last update: June 3 09:10] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Cory Gardner said Sunday (June 2) in Taipei he will continue pushing for pro-Taiwan legislation in the United States, including...

China rankled by rare Taiwan-US security official meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China on Monday (May 27) cried foul after news broke of a meeting held between Taiwan National Security Council Secretary-General David Lee (李大維) and White House National Secur...

Ex-AIT chief sees name change of Taiwan agency as insignificant

A former director of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT's) Taipei office does not see much significance in the change in name of the Taiwan agency handling ties with the United States, in...