US Congressman calls on Trump Administration to utilize Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Veteran U.S. Congressman Chris Smith called on the Trump Administration to fully implement the Taiwan Travel Act, in a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo o...

Trump ‘bows to Beijing’ over Taiwan: WSJ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's threats towards U.S. engagement with Taiwan is working, and the U.S. should be doing more to deepen its ties to Taiwan, an opinion piece by the U.S. broadsheet...

Pro-Taiwan group proposes name change for Taipei Rep. Offices in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Offices (TECRO) in the United States may soon have a name change if the Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA), a Pro-T...

Taiwan supporter Inhofe named Chair of US Senate Armed Services Committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Senate announced on Sept. 6 that Jim Inhofe will take over from John McCain as Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Inhofe was the acting Chair of the...

Minister of Nat. Defense expected to attend US-Taiwan Defense Conference in Maryland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second U.S. Defense Industry Conference for 2018 has been scheduled for Oct. 28-30 in Annapolis, Maryland, and Taiwanese Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) ...

The right stuff: Tsai first Taiwanese president to visit NASA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Sunday (Aug. 19) visited NASA, the first sitting Taiwanese president to do so, a move that surely will enrage Communist Chin...

Top 6 reasons for Muslim travelers to visit Taiwan

Ka\AOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- With the Chinese Communist Party seeking to shut off the flow of tourists to Taiwan, the DPP Government is looking to attract visitors from other parts of the world. As pa...

Taiwan’s mountains better than beaches and cocktails: US tour guide

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. tour guide Cheryl Robbins has lived in Taiwan for nearly 30 years, and is a key figure promoting Taiwan's indigenous culture and natural wonders, as revealed in a...

Trump signs Pro-Taiwan 2019 NDAA defense bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S. President Trump on Monday (Aug. 13) signed the US$716 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the fiscal year of 2019, which includes provisions to...

Ranking US congressmen calls for Taiwan's President Tsai to visit Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's stopover in Los Angeles on Sunday, a high-level U.S. politician called for Tsai to be granted a trip to Washington D.C. as part ...

US shows unprecedented courtesy to Taiwan President in LA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the enactment of the “Taiwan Travel Act” (H.R.535) in March, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is currently stopping over in Los Angeles,...

Taiwan President Tsai leaves on trip to Paraguay, Belize

Taipei, Aug. 12 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) departed Sunday on a nine-day overseas trip that will take her to two of Taiwan's 18 diplomatic allies, Paraguay and Belize, with stopovers in th...

Taiwan’s Top 10 Airbnbs

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Staying in a hotel in Taiwan can be surprisingly expensive. This, at least in part, explains the recent boom in B&Bs across the country, but these days, the best of thes...

Taiwan ranks in top 10 for travelers from East, SE Asia: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has been ranked among the top 10 holiday destinations for travelers in eight Asian countries, according to a newly released survey by the travel website Skyscanner. I...

Pro-Taiwan 2019 NDAA defense bill ready for Trump's signature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Senate yesterday (Aug. 1) passed its final version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the fiscal year of 2019, which includes provisions to improve T...