8 allies write letters to Interpol in support of Taiwan: MOFA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Eight of Taiwan's allies have voiced support for Taiwan's participation in the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) sai...

Number of Taiwanese students in US continues to increase yearly: report 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States has always been the first choice for Taiwanese students when it comes to studying abroad, and according to the latest official data, the number of Taiwan...

Possible recounts loom in tight Florida gov, Senate contests

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Razor-thin margins in Florida's bitter races for the U.S. Senate and governor are raising the specter of possible recounts, potentially prolonging two of the most closely watc...

Federal judge blocks construction of Keystone XL pipeline

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge in Montana has blocked construction of the $8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline to allow more time to study the project's potential environmental impact. ...

Promoting security and economic cooperation a priority in building stronger Taiwan-US ties: AIT director 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At his first press conference held Wednesday after assuming the position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) in August, Brent Christensen specified ...

Another US-Taiwan arms deal expected by end of year: US-Taiwan Business Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of the US-Taiwan Business Council Rupert Hammond-Chambers said that another arms deal between Taiwan and the U.S. could be expected before the end of the ye...

US Congress approves US$330 million arms sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A US$330 million arms package for Taiwan gained U.S. congressional approval by passing a 30-day review process without meeting any opposition by midnight on Wednesday (Oct...

AIT Director lauds Taiwan's efforts to foster young talent from Pacific Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During Wednesday's closing ceremony for a Taiwan-U.S. training program aimed at fostering young talent, Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Br...

Interpol tight-lipped about Taiwan observer status bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – International police agency Interpol has given a prevaricate and circumspect response to media inquiries surrounding Taiwan’s bid to participate in the upcoming 87th...

Trump to nominate former AF general as State Department's top diplomat for East Asia and the Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate former US Air Force Gen. David Stilwell to be the State Department’s top diplomat for East Asia and the Pacific,...

US confirms support for Taiwan Interpol bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A U.S. Department of State spokesperson confirmed the U.S.’s continued support for Taiwan’s meaningful participation in international police agency Interpol, i...

US State Department official visits Taiwan to attend Taiwan-US workshop on media literacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scott Busby is visiting Taiwan from Oct. 16 to 21 to attend an international workshop on media literacy as part of a cooperative p...

Fmr U.S. Deputy Secretary of State calls for Taiwan talk during Pompeo’s upcoming China trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Richard Armitage said he hoped that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will bring up issues relating to Taiwan during his upcoming ...

Senior U.S. APEC official visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The United States government’s Ambassador for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC), Matthew Matthews, arrived in Taiwan Tuesday for trade talks, the American...

US approves military sale to Taiwan worth of US$330 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Department of State has approved a possible military sale to Taiwan worth US$330 million, with items including spare parts for F-16 fighter jets and other militar...