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'No comment' on Japan’s alleged plan to station defense staff in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and Ministry of National Defense (MND) said they had “no comment” on reports about Japan’s plan to station a Minis...

Defense secretary reiterates US commitment to arm Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin reiterated Washington’s commitment to provide Taiwan with arms in the face of growing Chinese military aggression. “T...

Biden tells Naval Academy grads Putin 'NATO-ized Europe'

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (AP) — President Joe Biden told Naval Academy graduates Friday that they will be “representatives and defenders of our democracy,” as free societies are under threat from Russia's ...

Taiwan vows to work with US, like-minded partners to counter authoritarianism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue to work closely with the U.S. and other like-minded countries to counter authoritarian expansion, maintain Taiwan Strait security, and uphold peace, s...

Blinken: US to leverage Russia-Ukraine bloc against China

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday the Biden administration aims to lead the international bloc opposed to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine into a broader coalition to count...

Quad countries, including India, shared Ukraine concerns, Japan's Kishida says

TOKYO, May 24 (Reuters) - Leaders of the Quad grouping of countries, including India's Narendra Modi, shared concerns over the situation in Ukraine at their meeting in Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minist...

Chinese premier congratulates Australian leader on election

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang wrote to congratulate Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on his election victory, which some Australian media reported on Tuesday was a th...

Biden: Leaders navigating 'dark hour' after Ukraine invasion

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden told fellow Indo-Pacific leaders assembled for a four-country summit Tuesday that they were navigating "a dark hour in our shared history” due to Russia's brutal war o...

Biden says no change to U.S. 'strategic ambiguity' on Taiwan

TOKYO, May 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday said there was no change to a U.S. policy of "strategic ambiguity" on Taiwan, a day after he appeared to stretch the limits of t...

EXPLAINER: What's the 4-nation Quad, where did it come from?

TOKYO (AP) — Leaders of the U.S., Japan, Australia and India gathered in Tokyo on Tuesday for a summit of the “Quad.” What is the group, where did it come from and why do diplomats keep coming up with...

'Quad' talks in Japan open with eyes on China and Ukraine

The leaders of Japan, India, Australia and the United States — or the "Quad" grouping — pledged to work towards a free and open region, and focus on fighting climate change, at t...

Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, saying the burden to protect Taiwan is "even stronger' after Russia's invasion of ...

Taiwan congratulates Australian Prime Minister-elect Anthony Albanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday (May 21) congratulated Anthony Albanese on his victory in Australia's general election. Taiwan and Australia are ...

US President Biden, South Korea’s Yoon underline essential role of Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American President Joe Biden and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol emphasized the importance of peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait in a joint statement after meet...

Taiwan, US to deepen trade partnership after dialog at APEC meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A productive dialogue between Taiwan and the U.S. during an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting is leading to deepening economic ties between the two countrie...