Taiwan to continue working with US in security and economic affairs: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking on Wednesday (June 12) with a U.S. think tank delegation led by Richard Armitage, a former U.S. deputy secretary of state, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Taiwa...

China Uncensored asks, 'Should Taiwan have Nukes?'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with American scholar Ian Easton posted on YouTube on Monday (April 1), China Uncensored host Chris Chappell asked: "Should Taiwan have nuclear weapons?&qu...

US officials promote Taiwan joining WHA, increased Taiwan-US military cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A conference hosted by two U.S. think tanks was held on Thursday, March 14, to discuss the future of Taiwan-U.S. policy on the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act...

DC think tanks urge Trump admin to pursue US-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two D.C. area think tanks are urging the Trump administration to move forward with negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between the U.S. and Taiwan. On Feb. 14, the ...

Taiwan prepares to hold large-scale military drills to deter China

Taiwan's armed forces are on Thursday holding their first live-fire drill for this year, an exercise aimed at improving their military readiness. It comes after Chinese President Xi Jinping recent...

Experts call for US-Taiwan engagement to counter China’s sharp power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A host of experts called for greater Taiwan-U.S. collaboration to counter China’s campaigns of influence during a conference in Taipei on Dec. 2. Taiwan and the U...

Former US diplomats urge Taiwan-US free trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two former U.S. diplomats and a host of experts advocated for greater effort towards signing of a potential Taiwan-U.S. free trade agreement (FTA) yesterday. Former U.S...

How Taiwan can defeat China in a war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The magazine Foreign Policy yesterday presented key points from two recent studies which demonstrated ways in which Taiwan could successfully repel an invasion by China. I...

China might provoke a crisis to take Taiwan’s smaller islands: US expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Considering China’s recent aggressive moves, the communist country might try and provoke a crisis during which it would occupy Taiwan’s offshore islands, an expert i...

Could China pull off a 'flash invasion' of Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In his latest article posted in The Diplomat, American researcher Ian Easton assesses the likelihood of a Chinese "flash invasion" of Taiwan. In an article publi...

US House hearing signals commitment to 'Reinforcing the US-Taiwan Relationship'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a subcommittee hearing of the United States House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee entitled “Reinforcing the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship” on...

Taiwan could be left in even more vulnerable position amid US-China tensions: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan could be dragged into a US-China trade war and power struggle, inevitably hurting the export-reliant economy, according to the Washington Post on Monday. Before the U...

U.S. begins to adapt Taiwan policy: Easton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) is tightening his grip on power, the United States have begun to adapt their policy toward Taiwan, Project 2049 Institute expert Ian Eas...

President Trump and President Tsai should meet to affirm US-Taiwan partnership: Analysts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On March 16, analysts in Washington D.C. published a report with the Project 2049 Institute entitled “U.S. Taiwan Relations in a Sea of Change,” the same day t...

Trump appoints Taiwan advocate Randall Schriver to key Pentagon post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Frequent Taiwan visitor and advocate Randall Schriver will serve as assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific Affairs, the White House announced late Friday. ...