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U.S.-Taiwan Business Council urges Biden administration to abandon strategic ambiguity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration must be clear in its Taiwan defense commitments, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers said on Tuesday (June 21). Cham...

As China menaces Taiwan, the island's friends aid its secretive submarine project

TAIPEI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - For more than two decades, Taiwan tried to buy a fleet of modern conventional submarines to fend off an existential threat – invasion by China. There were no takers. ...

CPTPP should not let Chinese intimidation stop Taiwan's entry: US-Taiwan Business Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The US-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) has called on members of the Comprehensive & Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to vote in favor of Tai...

US lawmakers ask Taiwan envoy for assistance in auto chip shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the global chip shortage, several American lawmakers have approached Taiwan’s representative to the U.S., Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), for assistance. As the car ind...

Biden to adopt policy of 'doing no harm' to Taiwan: Bonnie Glaser

The Joe Biden administration will pursue a policy of "doing no harm" to Taiwan, and be less inclined than its predecessor to use Taiwan as a "cudgel" against China, the American Ch...

AmCham Taipei, US-Taiwan Business Council form coalition to boost BTA efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei and the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) have formed a coalition to promote efforts toward signing a Bilateral Trad...

KMT, Han campaign join US-Taiwan Defense Conference in Maryland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sunday (Oct. 6) in Ellicott, Maryland, defense industry representatives and military officials from the U.S. and Taiwan convened for the annual U.S.-Taiwan Defense Indu...

Former US senior diplomat calls for US-Taiwan-Japan security cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior U.S. diplomat on Friday (Oct. 3) called for tripartite security cooperation between the U.S., Taiwan, and Japan in response to the growing threat of China’s...

Taiwan friend Matt Pottinger to serve as US deputy national security adviser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Matt Pottinger, a former Marine and China-based journalist, will be appointed deputy to the new U.S. National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, reports said Saturday ...

US demonstrates strong Taiwan support with US$2.2 billion arms sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A proposed US$2 billion (NT$68.6 billion) arms sale to Taiwan is being viewed as a strong demonstration of support to the island nation and likely to exacerbate deteriorating U...

US, Taiwan should engage in regular economic dialogue amid China threats: think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The White House should seek to establish a high-level economic dialogue with Taiwan to foster a new strategic bilateral relationship beneficial to both sides while serving...

Taiwan defense strategy built on dual-development system: official

Taiwan's national defense will be built on a dual-development system that focuses on both indigenous system development and foreign arms sales, Vice Minister of Defense Chang Guan-chung (張冠群) said...

Another US-Taiwan arms deal expected by end of year: US-Taiwan Business Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of the US-Taiwan Business Council Rupert Hammond-Chambers said that another arms deal between Taiwan and the U.S. could be expected before the end of the year, r...

Defense specialist AMS Group to open office in Taiwan by year-end

AMS Group Inc., which supplies innovative technologies and equipment with integrated logistics support services to global customers in the defense and security markets, is slated to open an office in ...

Defense Business Forum: US-Taiwan cooperation offers plenty of opportunity, but faces challenges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first Taiwan - U.S. Defense Business Forum to ever be held in Taiwan brought together defense industry representatives from both countries in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on May ...