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New AIT director makes rounds in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan Director Sandra Oudkirk held a number of meetings with Taiwanese officials this week to discuss issues of importance to both countries. Amo...

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 names new representatives to WTO, Austria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Grand Justice Lo Chang-fa (羅昌發) has been named the new Taiwanese representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), filling a position left vacant since Septembe...

Taiwan's MOFA says WTO mission operating normally despite lacking leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has stressed that Taiwan’s mission to the World Trade Organization (WTO) has been operating normally despite the vacant top re...

Lin Lian-ron named Taiwan's deputy representative to WTO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has named Lin Lian-ron (林良蓉) the deputy representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to reports. Li...

Taiwan, US stage digital forum on enhancing people-to-people ties

Taiwan and the U.S. staged the Digital Dialogue Public Forum Jan. 17 in Taipei City, bringing together academics and officials from both sides to explore new ways of promoting closer people-to-people ...

Taiwan President Tsai vows to strengthen Taiwan-US ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said June 18 that Taiwan is committed to working with the U.S. in boosting bilateral ties and advancing a more free and open Indo-Pacific. The two sides are strengthening coo...

US under Trump takes step towards recognizing Taiwan as a country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the past several months, and especially the last few weeks, it appears that the United States under the Trump administration is taking a much clearer stance on relati...

Taiwan invites Solomon Islands leadership to visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Thursday (June 6) the government has invited the leadership of the Solomon Islands to visit Taiwan after the Paci...

New name of Taiwan Council for US Affairs a milestone for Taiwan-US relationship: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Perceived as yet another leap forward for Taiwan-U.S. ties, the Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs (TCUSA), renamed from an agency established under Taiwan’s foreign mi...

Time to bury AIT Washington: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s government announced on May 25 it was changing the name of the Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA), the organization it originally establishe...

Ex-AIT chief sees name change of Taiwan agency as insignificant

A former director of the American Institute in Taiwan's (AIT's) Taipei office does not see much significance in the change in name of the Taiwan agency handling ties with the United States, in...

Organization's new name signifies trust between US, Taiwan: Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Taiwan government organization has been renamed to include for the first time the terms "U.S." and "Taiwan," a development that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said ...

Taiwan and U.S. National Security chiefs meet for first time since 1979

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time since Taiwan and the United States ended formal diplomatic relations in 1979, the two countries’ national security chiefs, David Lee (李大維) and Joh...