Trump signs TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Donald Trump on Thursday (March 26) signed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) into law. The legislation, w...

US wakes up to Taiwan’s global status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States President Donald Trump recently used the term “Chinese virus” while responding to questions from reporters, at a news conference. On the print...

Why does the US not forge diplomatic ties with Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States both underwent transfers of power in the 2016 presidential elections, with Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Do...

TAIPEI Act passes US Senate, awaits signature from President Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The TAPEI Act, which seeks to strengthen Taiwan’s diplomatic relations and expand the island nation’s international presence, now awaits U.S. President Donald ...

Taiwan president thanks US House for passing Taipei Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke that the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 4) unanimously passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act...

Pelosi says 'America stands with Taiwan' after TAIPEI Act passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, on Wednesday (March 4) issued both a tweet and formal statement in support of Taiwan after the House una...

World can benefit from Taiwan's experience fighting coronavirus: AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) James Moriarty commended Taiwan’s efforts in dealing with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, saying that the...

US House unanimously passes TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 4) unanimously passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act). The ...

US House of Representatives to consider TAIPEI Act on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) is expected to be reviewed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday (March 5...

Democrat or Republican: Taiwan's choice in 2020 US presidential election

Editor's note: During his presidency, Barack Obama in fact signed several pieces of legislation pertaining to Taiwan into law, including the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017...

President Tsai receives congratulatory call from Taiwan-friendly US senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office confirmed on Wednesday (Jan. 22) that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had received a call from Taiwan-friendly U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) to con...

US makes its presence felt in Taiwan's 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American influence in the upcoming 2020 presidential election has become more obvious, according to the chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation, You Ying-l...

US envoy nominee to Palau bashes China for isolating Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The White House's nominee for ambassador to the Pacific nation of Palau, John Hennessey-Niland, said Tuesday (Dec. 17) that global leaders should call out China for im...

US urged to send cabinet officials to Taiwan as China poaches allies

A former senior advisor to the Trump administration on Friday urged the White House to send a cabinet official to Taiwan whenever Beijing succeeds in poaching a diplomatic ally from Taipei. Christi...

US, Taiwan delegates visit St. Lucia in milestone collaboration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S.-Taiwan delegation is visiting Saint Lucia to promote private sector investment in the first such collaboration between Washington and Taipei. The U.S. embassy in...