Tsai Ing-wen determined to defend Taiwan's sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said during a reception for a delegation from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on Tuesday (Jan. 14) that Taiwa...

Beijing furious over US Consul's remarks on Hong Kong, 'One Country, Two Systems'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States General Consul in Hong Kong, Kurt Tong, is making Chinese leadership uncomfortable with recent statements on Hong Kong, and his criticisms of Beijing&rsq...

Swine association head protests against idea of U.S. pork imports

The chairman of the Pingtung County Swine Association staged a protest in front of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT's) Taipei Office Wednesday, expressing opposition to the idea of Taiwan openi...

DPP reiterates stance on U.S. pork imports amid new criticism

The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP's) stance on imports of pork from the United States containing a leanness-enhancing drug has been consistent, and it is too early to decide on the issue, party ...

Taiwan urged to address trade issues with U.S. in push for TPP bid

Kurt Tong, visiting principal deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, said Wednesday that Taiwan needs to deal with outstanding trad...

U.S. official calls on Taiwan's president-elect

Kurt Tong, principal deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, called on President-elect Tsai Ing-wen Tuesday, but he declined to dis...

U.S. economic diplomat to visit Taiwan

Taipei, March 25 (CNA) Kurt Tong, principal deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, will visit Taiwan from March 28-30, the American...

U.S. Senate passes bill supporting Taiwan’s Interpol participation

The bill in support of Taiwan’s participation in the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) passed the Senate by unanimous consent Tuesday evening, and will be handed to the White House...

High ratio of Taiwanese woman lawmakers impresses U.S. official

Taiwan's high ratio of women elected to legislative office has impressed a senior U.S. official, who said Wednesday that with Taiwan's lead in promoting women's rights, the newest project under the...

U.S. official provides suggestions on Taiwan’s TPP bid

Taiwan should take the time to review and reflect on the guidelines imposed by the free trade agreement (FTA) for a prerequisite to the entry requirements of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Kurt ...

Taiwan, U.S. aiming for TIFA talks by year end: U.S. official

Taipei, Jun 2 (CNA) Taiwan and the United States are working toward holding the next round of talks under the bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) before the end of the year, ...

Senior U.S. State Department official to visit Taiwan next week

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) Charles Rivkin, U.S. assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs, is scheduled to visit Taiwan next week to discuss trade and economic issues, the American In...

Senior U.S. State Department official to visit Taiwan

Washington, May 14 (CNA) Charles Rivkin, U.S. assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs, said Thursday that he will visit Taiwan at the end of this month to discuss economic iss...