2 US non-profits to open Taiwan offices, promote democracy in Asia-Pacific

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two American non-profit organizations with a focus on promoting democracy are planning to set up new offices in Taipei, as they view Taiwan’s democratic society as a...

Taiwan to promote ties with US regardless of election outcome: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said her administration will continue to promote closer ties with the United States no matter who wins in the U.S. presidential electio...

Taiwan's representative to US calls for expedited trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) on Tuesday (Oct. 27) urged the U.S. to initiate bilateral trade talks, saying Taiwan is ready to ...

Taiwan's envoy says she is not taking sides in US election

Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States said she is staying neutral on the U.S. presidential election because it is up to Americans, not people from other countries. "As a govern...

Taiwan's representative office in US gifts pro-democracy activist with special masks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese pro-democracy activist Wang Dan (王丹) recently said that he had received a National Day-themed face mask from Taiwan’s U.S. representative office in Washingto...

Taiwan's US envoy calls for support from international community

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), Taiwan’s envoy to the U.S., published an article in the Washington, D.C.-based publication National Interest on Thursday (Oct. 8) saying support...

US envoy calls for Taiwan's 'full participation' in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft on Tuesday (Sept. 29) posted a tweet calling for Taiwan's "full participation at the UN," following a meeting with Taiw...

Fuji TV lists Taiwan representative as 'ambassador to Japan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit by Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), Taiwan's representative to Japan on Thursday (Sept. 24), Fuji TV welcomed him as the "ambassador to Japan," likely raisi...

Taiwan envoy to US interviewed on NPR

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s top representative to the U.S., Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), on Wednesday (Sept. 23) appeared on National Public Radio’s (NPR) program “All Things Consi...

Taiwan envoy, US health secretary discuss health cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar tweeted out on Thursday (Sept. 10) that he had talked to Taiwanese ambassador Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) about his recent tr...

Taiwan trade official says now best time to finalize FTA with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — John Deng (鄧振中), Cabinet minister without portfolio and chief negotiator of the Office of Trade Negotiations, stated on Friday (Sept. 5) that now is the best time to final...

US Undersecretary of State Krach likely to visit Taiwan for trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There was a possibility that United States Undersecretary of State Keith Krach might travel to Taiwan by the end of September to hold trade talks with the nation's gov...

American think tank to hold video conference on US-Taiwan economic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Washington D.C.-based think tank Heritage Foundation will host a video seminar Monday night (Aug. 31) that will touch upon Taiwan-U.S. economic ties and trade. The vide...

Taiwan's economic minister, US assistant secretary of state to discuss economic relations in forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) will join U.S. Assistant Secretary of State David Stilwell, who heads East Asian and Pacific Affairs, at a v...

Taiwan's US envoy, assistant secretary of state discuss collaboration in Latin America

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) on Wednesday (Aug. 19) met virtually with Michael Kozak, the U.S. State Department’s acting assistant s...