US House committee passes TAIPEI Act, members call for recognition of Taiwan as country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) on Wednesday (Oct...

US lawmakers congratulate Taiwan on Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In celebration of Taiwan’s National Day celebrations, two U.S. senators and the House of Representatives' Taiwan Caucus congratulated Taiwan and reaffirmed the i...

US lawmakers call on Washington to address Taiwan's exclusion from ICAO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) tri-annual conference opened in Montreal, Canada on Tuesday (Sept. 24). In response to Taiwan’s exclu...

US lawmakers express support for 'Keep Taiwan Free' rally in NYC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two U.S. lawmakers have publicly expressed support for the annual “Keep Taiwan Free” rally in New York City this Saturday (Sept. 7). U.S. Representative Steve ...

Trump says he'd rather ralliers don't chant 'Send her back!'

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would "prefer" that his supporters a rally Thursday night don't engage in a "Send her back!" chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced wi...

'It will not be easy': Dems prepare for their Mueller moment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some are watching old video of his previous testimony. Others are closely re-reading his 448-page report. And almost all are worrying about how they'll make the most of the short tim...

High court's ruling shifts gerrymandering focus to states

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The battle for political advantage in state capitols is poised to become more intense after the U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring that federal judges have no role in set...

U.S. members of Congress write letter to WHO to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The co-chairs of the United States Congressional Taiwan Caucus wrote a letter to the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) in support of Taiwan’s b...

US House Committee rejects Beijing's 'One China principle,' declares support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday (May 13) affirmed support for Taiwan and also dismissed the idea that China’s “On...

Waters' moment in power: Confronting Trump, inspiring Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — She's been called "Kerosene Maxine" and gaveled off the House floor for accusing Republican men of badgering women. She dismissed President Donald Trump and his allies as thugs and p...

Pompeo, U.S. lawmakers voice support for Taiwan on TRA anniversary

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and three Congress members voiced support for Taiwan Wednesday, the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA). Questioned during a hearing on the State ...

Congressional caucus leader calls to reaffirm US commitment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Congressman Steve Chabot published an article in the Washington D.C. newspaper, The Hill, on Wednesday, April 10, touting the strength of U.S.-Taiwan ties and the imp...

Taiwan Watch runs GoFundMe campaign to promote clarification of 'one China' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese lobbyist group Taiwan Watch is seeking crowdfunding to finance an advertisement in The Hill supporting a congressional bill clarifying the U.S. "one China" ...

Secretary of State Pompeo: US will move on Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The United States will take more action in line with the Taiwan Travel Act, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly told a congressional hearing Wednesday. The Taiwan Trave...

House Resolution aims to clarify US One China policy, deny Beijing's claim over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to Taiwan’s Central News Agency, U.S. Representative, Steve Chabot, has submitted a resolution on March 21, which declares that the U.S. One China Policy i...