China will suffer consequences for attempts to isolate Taiwan: AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, said the recent decision by the U.S. to withdraw diplomatic envoys from three Central American nati...

Taiwan wants to sign free trade deal with US: foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) urged the United States to consider putting a possible Free Trade Agreement with Taiwan back on the agenda, during recorded video rem...

Panama President asks US to respect its decision to cut ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a statement made on Sunday Sept. 9, the President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela asked the United States to respect the decision of his country’s government to reco...

US recall of Central American envoys intended to tilt scale in Taiwan’s favor: Richard Bush

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Regarding the move by the U.S. last Friday to recall its envoys to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and Panama over their decisions to sever ties with Taiwan, former h...

Fmr AIT director foresees stable US-Taiwan relationship based on mutual 'assurances'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Richard Bush, a former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (1997-2002) recently penned an essay for the Global Taiwan institute on Aug. 22, which was also pu...

Former AIT Director William Stanton condemns China’s bullying of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director William Stanton expressed anger Friday about China’s bullying of Taiwan, warning that as Beijing’s power inc...

Former AIT head slams China bullying after 85C pillow autograph

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Condemnation against China's bullying of 85C Bakery Café has mounted over the past 24 hours, in the aftermath of the coffee chain kowtowing to China's world...

U.S. should tell China it is changing the status quo: ex-AIT chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States government should tell China it is changing the status quo in relations with Taiwan, former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman Richard Bush said...

Former AIT Chair: China bullying airlines over Taiwan an attempt to alter status-quo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –In light of China’s attempts to pressure U.S. airlines to change their designation of Taiwan, the former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) , Richard ...

Taiwan Travel Act didn't infringe U.S. 'one-China policy': Former AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former American Institute in Taiwan Chairman Richard Bush said Tuesday that the Taiwan Travel Act is not at odds with Washington's "one-China" policy when ask...

Trump will not send U.S. Navy to Taiwan: former AIT officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States President Donald Trump is unlikely to send Navy vessels to Taiwan any time soon, said former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) officials Richard Bush and Do...

What the Chinese Communist Party’s National People’s Congress means for Taiwan

Across the Taiwan Straits, the Chinese Communist Party has been holding its rather ironically titled ‘National People’s Congress’, where the party elites for the next five years are ...

Chinese leader might set deadline for Taiwan resolution: AIT ex-chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) might take a tougher line on Taiwan at this month’s 19th Congress of the Communist Party and set a deadline for what Beijing ...

Editorial: Hong Kong still shows the wrong way

Hong Kong last weekend became the latest part of the world to elect a woman as its leader. Under normal circumstances, this could have been the topic for much applause around the world. The former ...

Taiwan should not worry about Trump: Yates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan should not worry about new United States President Donald Trump’s policies as he would focus on trade issues, former White House official Stephen Yates said T...