Trump, buy Taiwan or welcome Taiwanese aboard: US business leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The leader of a Washington-based business group is bringing Taiwan to Trump's table if the president is in fact seriously interested in buying an island, citing the co...

Taiwan receives draft LOA on tank sale from U.S.: MND

Taiwan has received a draft letter of offer and acceptance (LOA), a contract between the United States military and a foreign customer, detailing an offer from the Pentagon to sell more than 100 M1A2 ...

Petition calls for US to recognize Taiwan as independent nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new petition has been started on the official White House webpage calling on the U.S. government to recognize Taiwan as an independently governed nation, which would eff...

Japan's Rakuten to purchase Taiwan's Lamigo Monkeys baseball team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was confirmed on Wednesday (Sept. 18), that the Taoyuan-based Lamigo Monkeys baseball team will be purchased by the Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten Inc. just over two...

White House ‘Purchase Taiwan’ petition feeds Chinese sovereignty claims

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – American citizens reading this article may well have found themselves browsing the "We the People" White House petition site during an idle moment. If you ...

MOFA says Taiwan 'not for sale' in response to White House petition to buy Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a petition calling for the U.S. to purchase Taiwan surfaced on Tuesday (Aug. 27) on the White House's petition website, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA...

Petition to ‘purchase Taiwan’ emerges on White House website

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A proposal for the U.S. government to purchase Taiwan has emerged on the We the People webpage, the White House's online petitioning system. Titled “Purchase ...

U.S. pork containing ractopamine remains banned: Taiwan's COA

Despite a recent visit by an agricultural mission of the United States to Taiwan's Council of Agriculture (COA), pork containing ractopamine from that country remains banned, a COA official said T...

Tickets for Taiwan HSR can now be purchased on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Passengers can now purchase Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) tickets via Facebook Messenger, announced the Taiwan High Speed Rail Corp. (THSRC) on Thursday (March 29). To book ...

Customers blame new work rules for drop in Taiwan Railway Mealboxes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Customers have complained that the TRA No.1 boxed lunch store now serves significantly fewer lunchboxes as a result of the government's new work rules. Recently, mo...