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Taiwan's foreign ministry reveals details of recent US congressional delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Monday (Nov. 15) revealed more details about the U.S. congressional delegation that visited Taiwan from Nov. 9-11. In a press ...

Taiwan is a country, US should stop 'strategic ambiguity'

America’s decades-old policy of “strategic ambiguity” has become an embarrassment and a stain on its reputation as a defender of freedom and democracy. Many government officials, alo...

Republican Lance Gooden calls for US to establish official ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Republican Congressman Lance Gooden has tweeted calling for the normalization of relations between the U.S. and Taiwan. Gooden said his country must renew its ...

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...

Multilateral recognition is an answer to Taiwan’s independence question

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Much like the political scene here in Taiwan, the U.S. is a country massively split along party lines. There are no more than a handful of issues that bring Republic...

US congressmen introduce Taiwan Solidarity Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five U.S. congressmen on Monday (April 19) introduced a bill meant to counter Beijing's campaign to force international organizations to list Taiwan as part of China, ...

US says commitment to Taiwan 'rock solid' amid Chinese military moves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department emphasized that Washington's commitment to Taiwan is "rock solid" and that it retains the ability to counter any attempts by China ...

US ambassador visits Taiwan for 1st time in 42 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Sunday (March 28) saw the arrival of the first sitting U.S. ambassador since diplomatic ties between the countries were severed 42 years ago. On Sunday, Palau...

MOFA mourns passing of pro-Taiwan US lawmaker Ron Wright

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (Feb. 9) expressed grief over the passing of U.S. Congressman Ron Wright, who had been a long-time supporter of Taiwan. ...

Biden stance on TAIPEI Act faces test after Guyana buckles to Beijing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration faces a test of its resolve to implement punitive actions after Guyana made a swift about-face on its plans to open a Taiwanese representative off...

US ending curbs on Taiwan contacts poses challenge for Biden's team

After US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Saturday that Washington would lift restrictions on official interactions between the US and Taiwan, the Chinese government sharply criticized the ...

At least 131 pro-Taiwan lawmakers reelected in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least 131 pro-Taiwan lawmakers were reelected in last week's U.S. Senate and House races, including most of the members of the bipartisan Taiwan Caucuses in both ch...

Analyst says ‘Biden would not intervene if China invaded Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian analyst on Thursday (Nov. 5) predicted that the U.S. will not intervene if China invades Taiwan during the Biden administration. With vote-counting still ...

Taiwan foreign minister thanks Trump for 4 years of support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has congratulated him on his...

Pro-Taiwan Senator Cory Gardner loses race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pro-Taiwan Republican Senator Cory Gardner lost his race against Democratic rival John Hickenlooper in the state of Colorado on Tuesday (Nov. 3). As of 11:30 p.m. Easte...