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Utah state legislature calls for deeper ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Utah’s Senate and House of Representatives each passed resolutions backing deeper ties with Taiwan this month. Both of the resolutions highlighted the U.S. state&...

In third year of war, why Ukraine's fate hinges on West

BRUSSELS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - As the war in Ukraine enters its third year, the conflict will be determined not just on the battlefield but also in Western capitals and other places far from the front l...

Eastern allies haven't abandoned hopes for NATO post

It's undoubtedly late in the game but supporters of Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis hope it's not too late to block the outgoing Dutch prime minister&...

Fate of US aid to Ukraine package discussed on Taiwan trip, lawmakers say

TAIPEI, Feb 23 (Reuters) - A stalled U.S. bill on military aid to Ukraine which will also help fund weapons for Taiwan was discussed this week during a visit to Taipei by U.S. lawmakers, two of the pa...

US Republican lawmaker says China 'bullying' Taiwan

A US delegation led by Republican lawmaker and vocal China critic Mike Gallagher arrived in Taiwan on Thursday for meetings with the island's top leadership. Gallagher, the chair of the House of ...

Zelenskyy campaigns for more support in Munich

While standing ovations are commonplace for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the one he received at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday was still an important boost to his mission. Ukr...

US representatives champion close relations with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following news of the upcoming Taiwan visit by U.S. Representative Mike Gallagher, fellow lawmakers recently expressed their support for the East Asian nation. Represen...

Eyeing China, senior US lawmaker vows to back funding for Pacific islands

The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Friday he supported funding for U.S.-allied Pacific Island nations as a way to counter the influence of C...

Decoding China: Inevitable Taiwan tensions in 2024

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are apparently not taking a vacation to mark the Chinese New Year, which began on February 10. Taiwan's Ministry of Defense has counted a...

Kremlin dismisses US warning about Russian nuclear capability in space

The Kremlin dismissed on Thursday a warning by the United States about Moscow's new nuclear capabilities in space, calling it a "malicious fabrication" and a trick by the White House aim...

Leading 'China hawk' from US to visit Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mike Gallagher, one of the U.S. government’s most prominent critics of China, will visit Taiwan next week, according to the Financial Times. The newspaper reporte...

US Senate lurches toward possible early passage of Ukraine aid bill

WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. Senate moved towards the final passage of a $95.34 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan on Monday, amid growing doubts about the le...

Age, mental capacity dominates presidential campaign trail after report questions Biden's memory

Feb 10 (Reuters) - The mental ability and age of the United States' presidential candidates took center stage on the campaign trail on Saturday, following a report that suggested President Joe Bid...

US lawmakers accuse VC firms of funding Chinese military-linked firms

Sequoia Capital China, Qualcomm Ventures and three other venture capital firms plowed at least $3 billion into Chinese tech companies that support Beijing's military and its repression of minoriti...

US Senate passes US$95 billion foreign aid bill for Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The US Senate passed a US$95.34 billion (NT$2.98 trillion) foreign aid bill on Thursday (Feb. 8), per CNA . In a 67-32 vote, the foreign aid bill passed the US Senate, ...