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US says China’s actions toward Taiwan threaten peace in region

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing’s growing coercion of Taipei threatens peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Thursday (May 26). Bli...

Taiwan vows to work with US, like-minded partners to counter authoritarianism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue to work closely with the U.S. and other like-minded countries to counter authoritarian expansion, maintain Taiwan Strait security, and uphold peace, s...

Asymmetric warfare does not equal asymmetric weapons

Recent reports coming out of the White House, Department of State (DOS), and Department of Defense (DOD) stated that Taiwan should focus weapons purchases on “asymmetric weapons.” This art...

The US will defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion, for now

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — For a while now, it has been clear to me the United States' policy of “strategic ambiguity” on what it would do if China were to attack Taiwan has taken ...

Envoy to US says Taiwan Strait peace in interest of regional stakeholders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Maintaining peace in the Taiwan Strait is the common interest of all regional stakeholders, and all of them have the responsibility to jointly maintain it, Taiwan’s ...

EXPLAINER: US keeps world guessing on Taiwan stance

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the third time in less than a year, President Joe Biden has stirred controversy with his comments about Taiwan. The latest example came during his visit to Japan, when a reporter...

Biden: US would intervene with military to defend Taiwan

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, saying the burden to protect Taiwan is "even stronger' after Russia's invasion of ...

China decries ‘ulterior motives’ behind US support of Taiwan’s WHA inclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price fired back after China accused the U.S. of harboring “ulterior motives” in its support of Taiwan’s participa...

Defense ministry says US arms purchases based on current enemy threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Weapons sales are based on enemy threats and joint combat planning, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Wednesday (May 18). Responding to a letter from the U...

Move Okinawa’s unwanted US military bases to Taiwan

May 15th is the 50th anniversary of Okinawa's reversion from American to Japanese rule. Okinawa's governor, Denny Tamaki, has called on all of Japan to debate how to reduce the number of U.S. ...

US Congress members urge Biden to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the House of Representatives have written a letter urging U.S. President Joe Biden to make a stop in Taiwan ahead of embarking on a trip to Asia. As the trip...

New York state passes resolution backing Taiwan in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New York State Legislature on Tuesday (May 10) passed a resolution backing Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) and emphasizing its stat...

China rebukes U.S. for changing Taiwan wording on State Department website

China's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday slammed the United States for changing the wording on the State Department website about Taiwan, saying "political manipulation" will not succeed in c...

US State Department site deletes 'Taiwan is part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department last week changed the wording on its U.S.-Taiwan relations page to delete reference to Taiwan as being part of China and removed a statement disa...

Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che thanks U.S. for support throughout ordeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a response to U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price’s tweet celebrating human rights activist Lee Ming-che’s (李明哲) release and homecoming, Lee and hi...