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Taiwan, US diplomats meet in Japan to discuss regional cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Raymond Greene, charge d’affaires ad interim at the U.S. embassy in Japan, on Thursday (Aug. 12) met with Taiwan envoy to Japan Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) to discuss how to d...

Jill Biden stops in Alaska on her way to Tokyo Olympics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Jill Biden embarked Wednesday on her first solo international trip as first lady, leading a U.S. delegation to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, where the coronavirus is surging and...

Taiwan no longer seen as problem in US-China ties: American diplomat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States no longer considers Taiwan an obstacle in its dealings with China but as a chance to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific, according to a U.S. diplomat o...

AIT director wraps up 3-year tenure on high note

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen is leaving his post after serving as Washington’s top diplomat in the East Asian nation for three years...

AIT deputy director named as Japan charge d'affaires

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Deputy Director Raymond Greene has been picked by the Biden administration to replace Joseph Young as the charge d’affaires at the...

US encourages COVID vaccine makers to prioritize Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government has asked American vaccine manufacturers to prioritize Taiwan as it scrambles to inoculate its people against COVID-19 amid the country's worst out...

US warns Taiwan's TSMC not solution to China threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Deputy Director Raymond Greene said that Taiwan should not rely on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) for protection. Gree...

Vice president advocates health promotion with hike in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Saturday (April 24) brought diplomats from the U.S., U.K., and other representative offices on a hike along Chiayi County’s Tefu...

American Institute in Taiwan releases Lunar New Year video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Tuesday (Feb. 9) released a Lunar New Year video wishing everyone an auspicious Year of the Ox. AIT posted a video on its Face...

Taiwan, US, Japan lay out areas of further cooperation, from health to technology

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American and Japanese diplomats joined Taiwanese officials on Tuesday (Dec. 15) to talk about areas of cooperation ranging from public health to artificial intelligence to...

Taiwan joins US, Japan, Australia in holding global workshop on pandemic-related crime

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan, the U.S., Japan, and Australia came together on Wednesday (Oct. 28) to co-host a virtual workshop about combating COVID-19-related crimes, such as fraud schemes an...

Photonics Festival in Taiwan: An integrated smart Industry chain

Innolux Corporation joins this exhibition to showcase its latest products. Meanwhile, Micro LED, Silicon Photonics, 5G Communication, Space Photonics and Military/Defense Photonics, plus Epidemic Prev...

Taiwan opposition party denies declining to meet with US officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's main opposition party, the Kuomintang party (KMT), has reportedly declined to meet with officials from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) as the party agg...

AIT observes Ghost Festival in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an unusual gesture to show respect for local Taiwanese culture, the U.S. de facto embassy on Wednesday (Sept. 2) posted photos of its staff observing Ghost Festival (鬼節...

Taiwanese defense think tank to work with Microsoft on defense technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese defense research institute has agreed to work with Microsoft Taiwan on seeking technological applications in national defense. The government-funded Institu...