Taiwan's next VP sits on first row at US National Prayer Breakfast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the fourth day of his trip in Washington, Taiwan Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) on Thursday (Feb. 6) attended the annual National Prayer Breakfast hosted by Uni...

US Department of State reacts to Taiwan’s Anti-Infiltration Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an email addressed to Taiwanese media, the U.S. Department of State expressed hope that Taiwan and China could reach a peaceful reconciliation despite the passage of th...

Taiwan hopes to resume high-level trade talks with new agricultural division in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the addition of an agricultural division, Taiwan’s representative office in the U.S. hopes to resume deputy ministerial-level trade talks with the U.S. The T...

Taiwan is a "reliable partner", tweets US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Officials of the Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs met with Taiwanese diplomat Stanley Kao (高碩泰), according to a tweet posted by the Bureau's Assistant Secretary. ...

US concerned about Taiwan's ties with its diplomatic allies: representative

The United States and other like-minded countries have always been keeping a close watch on Taiwan's relations with all of its diplomatic allies, because such ties are in the interests of maintain...

Medical relief from Taiwan reaches Venezeula

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s foreign ministry said on Thursday (Aug. 22) the country had provided 3.5 tons of humanitarian aid to Venezuela. The supplies proved that, “Taiwan c...

Taiwan envoy and US State Dept. official commit to 'Taiwan-US Political Military Dialogue'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs at the U.S. State Department, R. Clarke Cooper, met with Taiwan’s official representative to the U.S. Stanley Kao o...

Taiwan's representative to US throws first pitch at Dodgers game

LOS ANGELES (CNA) -- Taiwan's representative to the United States Stanley Kao (高碩泰) threw the ceremonial first pitch in a Major League Baseball game Friday in Los Angeles, saying that it symbolize...

President of Taiwan welcomed by hundreds of overseas compatriots in Colorado

DENVER (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was welcomed by hundreds of cheering overseas Taiwanese compatriots as she arrived Friday in the U.S. city of Denver, the last stop of her 12-day state vis...

Top Taiwan diplomats attend religious freedom event hosted by US State Department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's top representative to the U.S., Stanley Kao (高碩泰), and the first ambassador-at-large for religious freedom, Pusin Tali (布興·大立), attended the second Min...

Taiwan donates half a million dollars to help ISIS victims rebuild

TAIPEI -- (Taiwan News) Taiwan has donated US$500,000 to Nadia's Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting communities torn apart by ISIS's reign of terror in northern Iraq....

New name of Taiwan Council for US Affairs a milestone for Taiwan-US relationship: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Perceived as yet another leap forward for Taiwan-U.S. ties, the Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs (TCUSA), renamed from an agency established under Taiwan’s foreign mi...

Exclusive: Source says Taiwanese President Tsai revoked Dalai Lama’s invitation to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The administration of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is accused of denying the Dalai Lama and Uyghur activist Rebiya Kadeer visas to visit Taiwan in May, repo...

Taiwan’s offices in US stage activities to mark TRA40

Taiwan Day was staged April 7 in cities across the U.S. to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA40) and celebrate the enduring partnership between the two sides. Organiz...

AIT lauds 2019 as 'Pivotal Year' for US-Taiwan relations

2019 is a "pivotal year" for U.S.-Taiwan relations, John J. Norris Jr., Managing Director of the Washington Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said Wednesday. Norris made t...