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...

Taiwan to provide US$500,000 in humanitarian aid to Venezuela

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy to the United States Stanley Kao (高碩泰) said the Taiwan government will provide humanitarian assistance worth US$500,000 to Venezuela during an interna...

Taiwan donation of US$500,000 to humanitarian organization announced during anti-ISIS conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was announced Wednesday that Taiwan has donated US$500,000 to an NGO fighting sexual violence and supporting reconstruction efforts in a part of the world devastated by...

Taiwan to host Indo-Pacific forum on religious freedom

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan is set to host an Indo-Pacific forum on religious freedom in March, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Sunday. Working in collaboration with the United States, Taiwa...

Taiwan seeks to host US-convened religious freedom summit next year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — DPP legislator Wang Ding-yu (王定宇) has implored that Taiwan seeks to host an Asia Pacific religious freedom summit in 2019. The U.S. convened its first ever ministerial-...

Two Perry-class frigates to be commissioned by Taiwan Navy in Nov.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Perry-class guided missile frigates purchased from the U.S. during the Obama administration will be ready for active duty in November, announced Vice Admiral Lee Chung-hsia...

Taiwan's Legislative Speaker meets US House speaker, senior lawmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Legislative Speaker, Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) met with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, as well as other senior U.S. lawmakers during his visit to ...

Taiwan's Legislative Speaker attends McCain service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) arrived in Washington D.C. on Friday, Aug. 31, to attend a memorial service for late US Senator John McCain on behalf of the...

Taiwan’s President of Legislative Yuan to attend John McCain memorial service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of the Legislative Yuan, Su Chia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) will attend the memorial service of recently deceased U.S. Senator, John McCain, the Ministry of Foreign Affair...

Taiwan Nobel laureate throws first pitch at New York Mets game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Yuan T. Lee (李遠哲) threw the ceremonial first pitch, kicking off the MBL baseball match between the New York Mets and Washington N...

US shows unprecedented courtesy to Taiwan President in LA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the enactment of the “Taiwan Travel Act” (H.R.535) in March, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is currently stopping over in Los Angeles, U.S....