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Taiwan legislators ask AIT to support IPEF bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a visit to the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on Thursday (May 19), a multi-party delegation of lawmakers asked the United States to support Taiwan’s bid ...

Foreign minister says Taiwan prepared to defend itself in conflict with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is prepared to defend itself against China, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said during an interview with CNN on Sunday (May 1). Speaking with Fareed Zakaria on...

US assistant secretary of state pledges to encourage global partners to deepen ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has always lauded Taiwan as a democratic leader and will continue to call on regional allies to deepen ties with it, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East As...

Taiwan's president welcomes US delegation to ‘culinary paradise’ with snacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. delegation that arrived in Taiwan on Thursday evening (April 14) received traditional snacks from President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as a welcoming gift. Tsai announ...

Foreign ministry thanks US senator for introducing Taiwan Weapons Exports Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday (April 9) thanked U.S. Senator Josh Hawley for introducing the Taiwan Weapons Exports Act to expedite arms sales to Taiw...

National Endowment for Democracy president says Taiwan democracy is model for world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s flourishing democracy is a model for the world, Damon Wilson, director of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), said on Tuesday (March 29). Wilson,...

Alabama legislature passes joint pro-Taiwan resolution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Ambassador to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) on Thursday (March 24) went to the Alabama state legislature to accept a Taiwan-friendly resolution and to witness the si...

Experts share analyses of Trump administration's Taiwan and China policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of scholars analyzed the significance and impact of U.S. policies on the South China Sea (SCS) and Taiwan during an online seminar organized by Academia Sinica on ...

Illinois House of Representatives unanimously passes pro-Taiwan resolution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Illinois House of Representatives passed a resolution on Tuesday (March 15) reaffirming its commitment to strengthening the U.S. state's ties with Taiwan and its s...

Analysts expect next US arms sale to bolster Taiwan's asymmetric defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scholars have predicted that the next U.S. arms sale to Taiwan may not be traditional weapons platforms such as aircraft and ships but items that will help Taiwan boost it...

US briefed Taiwan before and after high-level meeting with China official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. briefed Taiwan before and after National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s meeting with Chinese Communist Party Politburo member and Director of the Office o...

Michigan establishes 'Taiwan Friendship Caucus' to strengthen bilateral ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michigan established a bipartisan “Taiwan Friendship Caucus” on Thursday (March 10), becoming the sixth Midwestern state to do so after Illinois, Wisconsin, Mi...

Taiwan News' exclusive interview with Mike Pompeo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News spoke with former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a four-day visit to Taiwan, on Friday (March 4). He highlighted Taiwan's undeniable sov...

Foreign ministry refutes reports claiming Pompeo's visit strictly for business

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (March 4) blasted media speculation that former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Taiwan is for busines...

Taiwan president decorates former US Secretary of State Pompeo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Thursday (March 3) decorated former United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with the Order of Brilliant Star to thank him for his serv...