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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...

Pompeo highlights milestones of Taiwan-US relations in series of tweets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With just two days until President-elect Joseph Biden takes office, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday (Jan. 18) posted a long series of tweets looking back at ...

Conflicts at US Capitol Hill 'regrettable:' Taiwan Foreign Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Thursday that the conflicts in the U.S. Capitol which has resulted in at least one dead and several others injured, were "regrettable." MOFA...

Representative to US promotes Taiwanese cuisine in Christmas greetings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese envoy to the United States Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) has been featured in a video introducing her country's cuisine as she extended Christmas greetings to the Amer...

Taiwan 'in process' of seeking Washington office's name change

[Last update: December 22 at 9:42 a.m.] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said it is in the process of pushing for the name change of the country’...

US congressmen call for name change to Taiwan's representative office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seventy-eight lawmakers from the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday (Dec. 17) sent a joint letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, calling for the Taipei Eco...

Taiwan, US launch new language education initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. on Thursday (Dec. 3) unveiled an initiative to cooperate on Chinese- and English-language teaching, following concerns in the U.S. about academic excha...

Taiwan's US envoy self-isolates after coronavirus cluster at TECRO

[Last update: November 26 at 19:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) is undergoing home quarantine after a cluster of coronavirus cases were reported at t...

Two staff members at D.C. Taiwan representative office diagnosed with coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two staff members at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in Washington, D.C., were confirmed with Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), but they had not...

Pompeo says economic dialogue will strengthen US-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue wrapped up Friday (Nov. 20), U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday commented that economic dialogu...

Taiwan participates in first Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. conducted their first Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue in Washington D.C. on Friday (Nov. 20), which saw the signing of a memorandum of underst...

Taiwan pledges US$500,000 to help schoolchildren in war-torn Syria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has pledged US$500,000 (NT$14 million) in funds for Syrian schoolchildren whose lives and studies have been disrupted by the years-long armed conflicts in the count...

Taiwan, US pledge to advance veterans cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) has talked with Robert Wilkie, U.S. secretary of Veterans Affairs, about cooperation and ties between the two...

Taiwan envoy, US health secretary discuss health cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar tweeted out on Thursday (Sept. 10) that he had talked to Taiwanese ambassador Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) about his recent tr...