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Lifting restrictions on Taiwan-US exchanges 'long overdue': Randall Schriver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the U.S. State Department's lifting of restrictions on Taiwan-U.S. exchanges, Randall Schriver, chairman of the Washington.-based think tank Project 204...

A New Year's Taiwan wish list for President Biden: William Stanton

With only a few weeks to go before Joseph Biden becomes president of the United States, Taiwan’s American friends need to press hard for the policies we want to see the new administration pursue...

US Navy admiral makes unannounced visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-star navy admiral overseeing U.S. military intelligence in the Asia-Pacific region made an unannounced visit to Taiwan on Sunday (Nov. 22), Reuters reported. Sour...

Taiwan to host seminar on cross-strait issues with US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) will host an online seminar Wednesday evening (Nov. 18) with Taiwanese and American think tanks on the state of cross-strait relations a...

Taiwan rates historic visit by US undersecretary of state a success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unprecedented visit by U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach was very productive and will lead to a deepening of th...

US undersecretary of state meets with China and Hong Kong activists in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Keith Krach met with Chinese and Hong Kong democracy activists during his unprecedent...

Assuming US will not help Taiwan 'huge gamble': Think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall Schriver on Tuesday (Aug. 25) said that it would be a huge gamble for China to believe that the United States will not f...

Beijing's Taiwan policy has failed: US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Department of Defense Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randy Schriver stated at a seminar on Thursday (May 21) that Beijing&rsq...

Former American defense official to address Taiwan-US relations in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former senior U.S. defense official Randall Schriver, who currently chairs a Washington-based research institute, will deliver a talk on Taiwan-U.S. relations in Taipei th...

Key Pentagon departure as top Asia policy official resigning

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says its top Asia policy official is resigning after two years in the job. The top Pentagon spokesman, Jonathan Hoffman, told reporters Thursday that R...

Taiwan ally Randall Schriver resigns from Pentagon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of Taiwan’s strongest supporters in the Trump Administration, Randall Schriver, has tendered his resignation as assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific S...

Pentagon chief tries to keep Asia in focus with second trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely four months into his tenure, Defense Secretary Mark Esper is making his second trek across the Pacific. And yet it is the Middle East - most recently a near-war with Iran and ...

Taiwan urges signing of MOU with US to combat disinformation

Taiwan's deputy National Security Council (NSC) chief on Tuesday called on the United States to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with his country as part of a joint effort to combat disinf...

Taiwan, Hong Kong to be discussed by U.S. official in China

A senior U.S. official in charge of security affairs in the Indo-Pacific region said Tuesday he expects to raise issues related to Taiwan and Hong Kong with Chinese counterparts during his visit to Ch...

US Congress reportedly to be notified of F-16V fighter jet sale to Taiwan soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Congress is expected to be notified of the proposed sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan by the end of the month, said a Taiwanese military expert on Tuesday (...