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Taiwan discusses IPEF membership with US through direct channels

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is using direct channels to discuss membership in the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) with the United States, Economic Affairs Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) sa...

Bolton says US troops should be stationed in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former US national security adviser John Bolton over the weekend called on the U.S. to both station troops in Taiwan and officially grant the nation full diplomatic recogn...

Taiwan’s foreign ministry reemphasizes importance of Taiwan-US relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to recent expressions of support from U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, and other American officials, the M...

Taiwan will continue to work with US and maintain cross-strait stability

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to a statement of support from U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said on Friday (April 15) that it...

Taiwan and Ukraine not same, US to ensure Chinese invasion 'never happens'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. National Security Advisor (NSA) Jake Sullivan on Thursday (April 14) said Taiwan is in a different situation to Ukraine and it is U.S. policy to ensure that a Chinese...

Update: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly coming to Taiwan Sunday

Update: 04/08 9:45 a.m. On Thursday (April 7), Pelosi's deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill announced on Twitter that the House Speaker had tested positive for COVID and therefore that her plann...

US House passes bill barring maps depicting Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 9) passed a spending bill that includes an amendment prohibiting the U.S. State Department from purchasing any map de...

Pompeo: US should move from ambiguity towards strategic clarity on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday (March 4) that the United States should change its Taiwan policy from its long-standing "strategic ambiguity...

China warns US not to include Taiwan in Indo-Pacific Strategy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Wang Yi (王毅) on Tuesday (Feb. 21) told Secretary of State Antony Blinken that the U.S. should not include Taiwan in its Indo-Pacific Strategy. During a...

Taiwan's VP Lai meets Kamala Harris for 1st time publicly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) met with Vice President Kamala Harris for the first time publicly during the inauguration of new Honduras President Xiomara ...

Taiwan VP stays night in US, meets with officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) was received by the top Taiwanese envoy to the U.S. and American Institute Taiwan Chair James Moriaty during a stopover in Los Angeles Tu...

US diplomats suggest caving to China on Taiwan office name in Lithuania

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American diplomats have reportedly recommended to Lithuanian officials that the name of the Taiwan representative office in Vilnius be changed to relieve pressure from Chi...

Taiwan's military, US National Guard look to formalize training program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has proposed that Taiwan join a state-based program with its National Guard, enabling the Taiwanese military to be involved in joint training exercises. This w...

Biden signs act inviting Taiwan to RIMPAC, boosting asymmetric defenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Joe Biden on Monday (Dec. 27) signed a defense spending bill that includes sections calling on Taiwan's participation in the 2022 Rim of the Pacific Exercise...

US must grant Asia access to its market to counter China in Indo-Pacific: Bloomberg

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should include access to its enormous market in the upcoming Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, according to Bloomberg’s editorial board. An opinion piece ...