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...

US-Taiwan competition to grant US$250,000 to tech gurus developing tools to counter disinformation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A US-led technology competition with a focus on fighting disinformation entered its final round on Wednesday (Feb. 19), with at least one winning team to be chosen on Thur...

Taiwan not alone in dealing with cyberattacks: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen affirmed U.S. collaboration with Taiwan on cybersecurity, as a five-day series of cyberwarfare exercis...

Taiwan holds first cyberwarfare exercises with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the US kicked off the first joint Cyber Offensive and Defensive Exercises (CODE) on Monday (Nov. 4) to learn how to prevent cyberattacks, including from North K...

Taiwan and US to conduct joint cybersecurity exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States will conduct their first joint cybersecurity exercises in Taipei next week with the participation of experts from a dozen countries, reports s...

AIT proposes Talent Circulation Alliance to tackle brain drain in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is promoting the Talent Circulation Alliance (TCA) initiative to encourage exchanges of skilled workers between Taiwan and other lik...

Taiwan, US mount air pollution control initiative for SE Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual meeting for “South and Southeast Asia – Air Improvements in the Region (SSEA-AIR)” is being held at Novotel Taipei Taoyuan International Airpo...

Institute for Information Industry celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Institute for Information Industry (III) held its 40th Anniversary Reception on July 24. Distinguished guests in attendance included Executive Yuan’s Minister Without Portfolio, Kung Ming-hs...

FBI leadership retraining program held in Taiwan for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new chapter in Taiwan-US law enforcement collaboration began on Monday (June 10) as a U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) leadership program’s retraining ev...

Taiwan, US, and Japan co-host workshop on cybersecurity

[Last update: May 29 09:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international workshop co-hosted by Taiwan, the United States, and Japan opened on Tuesday (May 28) in Taipei, bringing together 33 exper...

Taiwan a model of disaster preparedness in Indo-Pacific region: AIT deputy director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking at the opening ceremony of a Taiwan-U.S. cooperative workshop on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, Deputy Director of the American Institute in Taiwan ...

Taiwan’s TAITRA calls for US-Taiwan free trade deal at US Business Day event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vice Chairman Chuang Suo-hang (莊碩漢) of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會) called on Taiwan and the U.S. to sign a free trade deal during the open...

Think tank dedicated to promoting New Southbound Policy inaugurated in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Wednesday that as Asia goes through various transformations, Taiwan needs to closely follow the development of the entire region, and tha...