US recall of Central American envoys intended to tilt scale in Taiwan’s favor: Richard Bush

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Regarding the move by the U.S. last Friday to recall its envoys to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Panama over their decisions to sever ties with Taiwan, former h...

Trump will not send U.S. Navy to Taiwan: former AIT officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States President Donald Trump is unlikely to send Navy vessels to Taiwan any time soon, said former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) officials Richard Bush and Do...

Chinese leader will be low-key about Taiwan at 19th Congress: U.S. scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) will keep Taiwan low-key at the upcoming 19th Congress of the Communist Party, but the island could lose a few more of its allies, top acad...

Taiwan should not worry about Trump: Yates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan should not worry about new United States President Donald Trump’s policies as he would focus on trade issues, former White House official Stephen Yates said T...

China will continue to try and steal Taiwan's allies: Experts

Washington -- In the wake of Sao Tome and Principe severing ties with Taiwan, China likely will continue to attempt to lure away countries that maintain diplomatic ties with Taiwan, acc...

Trump renews defense of his call with Taiwan leader

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is using Twitter to renew his defense of his engagement with the leader of Taiwan, a breach of diplomatic protocol as the U.S. shifted recognition from Tai...

Trump continues to defend his call with Taiwan's leader

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump continued to use Twitter Sunday to defend his engagement with the leader of Taiwan, a breach of diplomatic protocol as the U.S. shifted recognition from Ta...

Trump shrugs off fuss over Taiwan call

BEIJING (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is unapologetic about roiling diplomatic waters with his decision to speak on the phone with Taiwan's leader, a breach of long-standing tradition that risks...

Trump speaks directly with Taiwan's leader, irking China

BEIJING (AP) — In a break with decadeslong diplomatic tradition, President-elect Donald Trump spoke directly with the president of Taiwan, a move that drew an irritated response from China and looked ...

AIT releases video to praise Taiwan-U.S. relations

Kin Moy, director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Taipei office, published a video on the AIT's Facebook page to show that he and his five predecessors are upbeat about the cordial relati...

Ma-Xi summit leaves many stones unturned

Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou returned to Taiwan early Sunday after a historic meeting with his Chinese counterpart and with some backlash awaiting him at home. Many public figures in Taiwan have e...

ROC National Day reception held at Twin Oaks in U.S.

Washington, Oct. 7 (CNA) A reception was held Wednesday at Twin Oaks Estate, the former residence of Republic of China ambassadors to the United States, to mark the 104th National Day of the ROC. ...

President Ma arrives in Boston

Boston, July 11 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou arrived in Boston on Saturday en route to the Caribbean and Central America, as part of his 11th overseas visit since assuming office in 2008. America...

Cross-strait relations mean Taiwan-China ties: President Ma

Taipei, April 11 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou has made it very clear that cross-strait ties refer to ties between Taiwan and China rather than relations between the Kuomintang and Communist Party of...

DPP secretary-general to begin 'routine' visit to U.S.

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) The secretary-general of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is heading to the United States on Sunday afternoon possibly to arrange a visit there for DPP Chairw...