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Taiwan and US hold economic talks in virtual meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei and Washington held the second annual 2021 U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD) on Monday (Nov. 22). The dialogue was arranged by the Amer...

2nd US-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD) led by Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez wil...

US, Taiwan officials discuss Taiwan's global participation in virtual meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) held a virtual meeting on Friday (Oct. 22) to discuss strategies ...

Taiwan Cabinet greenlights new Coast Guard ships

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet has recently approved a budget more than NT$12.9 billion (US$428.53 million) for the Coast Guard Administration to buy six 3,000-ton patrol vessels. A gover...

US may rename Taiwan's mission, says congressman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Steve Chabot confirmed in a CNA interview on Sunday (Oct. 3) that it was possible "Taiwan" could be part of the official name of its representat...

Former PLA colonel says China will retaliate if name of Taiwan office changes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former People’s Liberation Army Colonel Yue Gang (岳剛) says Beijing would definitely retaliate if Taiwan’s representative office in the U.S. successfully change...

Chinese mouthpiece warns of 'severe military measures' if US changes name of Taiwan office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state-run media on Sunday (Sept. 12) threatened that China would respond with "severe military measures" if the Biden administration allows Taiwanese off...

Biden 'seriously considering' Taiwan office name change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration is reportedly considering allowing Taiwan officials to include "Taiwan" in the name of its de facto embassy in the U.S. capital. The ...

EAGLE Act calls for 'Taiwan' to be included in name of de facto embassy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new comprehensive bill that passed in a U.S. House of Representatives committee on Thursday (July 15) includes an act that calls for the word "Taiwan" to be in...

Taiwan's envoy to US meets with new AIT director to discuss bilateral ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Economic and Culture Representative Office (TECRO) said Friday (July 9) the new director of the American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT) Taipei office, Sandra...

AIT 'honored' to have Taiwan as partner in global health security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said it is glad to promote long-term public health cooperation with Taiwan and underscored bilateral efforts to advance global healt...

US issues tax-exempt cards for Taiwan diplomats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed on Monday (May 31) that personal tax exemption for Taiwan diplomats in the U.S is now done by the U.S Departmen...

US proposes bill to further 'elevate' Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill Friday (May 28) to further improve Taiwan ties and rename the nation's representative office in Washington as the Taiwan Represent...

MOFA says Taiwan-US relations under Biden administration stable

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) stated Thursday (Feb. 18) that Taiwan-U.S. relations under the new Biden administration are stable and that Washington’s suppo...

Taiwan’s envoy in US isolating at home after contact with COVID case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s envoy in the United States, Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) is isolating at home after contact with a staff member who tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), t...