Trump signs TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Donald Trump on Thursday (March 26) signed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) into law. The legislation, w...

TAIPEI Act passes US Senate, awaits signature from President Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The TAPEI Act, which seeks to strengthen Taiwan’s diplomatic relations and expand the island nation’s international presence, now awaits U.S. President Donald ...

Changing status quo could threaten stability: AIT spokesperson on Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Spokesperson of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Amanda Mansour has ruled out the possibility of the U.S. establishing formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan., sayi...

Taiwan president thanks US House for passing Taipei Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke that the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 4) unanimously passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act...

Pelosi says 'America stands with Taiwan' after TAIPEI Act passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, on Wednesday (March 4) issued both a tweet and formal statement in support of Taiwan after the House una...

World can benefit from Taiwan's experience fighting coronavirus: AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) James Moriarty commended Taiwan’s efforts in dealing with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, saying that the...

US House unanimously passes TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 4) unanimously passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act). The ...

US House of Representatives to consider TAIPEI Act on Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) is expected to be reviewed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday (March 5...

AIT chairman to visit Taiwan next week

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Thursday that its chairman, James Moriarty, will visit Taiwan from March 1-7, his eighth trip to the country since he assumed the post in October 2016....

Democrat or Republican: Taiwan's choice in 2020 US presidential election

Editor's note: During his presidency, Barack Obama in fact signed several pieces of legislation pertaining to Taiwan into law, including the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017...

US-Taiwan competition to grant US$250,000 to tech gurus developing tools to counter disinformation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A US-led technology competition with a focus on fighting disinformation entered its final round on Wednesday (Feb. 19), with at least one winning team to be chosen on Thur...

Former American defense official to address Taiwan-US relations in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former senior U.S. defense official Randall Schriver, who currently chairs a Washington-based research institute, will deliver a talk on Taiwan-U.S. relations in Taipei th...

Taiwan vice president-elect concludes trip to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Monday (Feb. 10) and called his visit to the U.S. "very successful...

Taiwan vice president-elect meets with US senator in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) met with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio in Washington on Monday (Feb. 3) to discuss Taiwan-U.S. relations. Lai embarked on a week-long trip t...

Taiwan's Presidential Office denies Tsai is planning to visit Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office on Monday (Feb. 3) denied any plans by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to visit Washington, an act that would be certain to anger China. Local repo...