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Taiwan retrofitted F-16s spotted in Hawaii

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese F-16 fighters have reportedly been spotted in Hawaii making their way back to the nation after being upgraded to the Block 70 variant. An Instagram aviation a...

Taiwan Air Force test fires US-made AIM-120 missile for first time ever

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Air Force test-fired its AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles (AMRAAM) on Tuesday morning (May 11), marking the first time the American-made projec...

Taiwan envoy to US calls for greater bilateral cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese envoy to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) called for deeper bilateral trade relations and greater cooperation on promoting democratic values in an article featured i...

Pro-Taiwan US official discourages promising military assistance to nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. policy coordinator for the Indo-Pacific Kurt Campbell has suggested the country hold off on making a clear statement on whether it will defend Taiwan in the event of ...

US President Biden’s unofficial delegation arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation sent by U.S. President Joe Biden and led by former Senator Chris Dodd arrived in Taiwan Wednesday (April 14) for talks with senior government leaders amid thr...

Taiwan to receive all 400 Javelin missiles in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 400 Javelin anti-tank missiles that Taiwan ordered from the United States will arrive in one batch in 2022, reports said Saturday (April 10). The FGM-148 is ...

Taiwan-US relations undergoing major adjustments: Foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Thursday (April 8) spoke about ongoing changes in Taiwan-U.S. relations. At a meeting of the Legislative Yuan's Forei...

Taiwan's Air Force constructing hangars, storage facilities for new F-16V fighters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ahead of the delivery of 66 new F-16 fighter jets purchased from the U.S., the Taiwan Air Force is spending more than NT$3.3 billion (US$115.6 million) on new hangars, mis...

US declines to confirm appointment of first-ever woman envoy to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Officials from both Taiwan and the United States declined to confirm media reports Friday (April 2) that Washington would appoint Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Sandr...

Taiwan discusses strategy for international organizations with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time since the Biden administration took office in January, the United States and Taiwan have discussed a strategy to promote the East Asian nation’s p...

Taiwan welcomes appointment of Daniel Kritenbrink to State Department for Asian affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday (March 27) it welcomed the appointment of the American ambassador in Vietnam, Daniel Kritenbrink, as assistant secreta...

Coast guard cooperation signifies strong Taiwan-U.S. relations: Foreign minister

The signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Taiwan and the United States to establish a Coast Guard Working Group (CGWG) signifies the strong relations between the two countries, Taiwan...

Taiwan-US coast guard agreement aims to halt Chinese military expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Commenting on the Taiwan-U.S. coast guard cooperation memorandum of cooperation that will be signed today, a senior analyst at the Institute of National Defense and Securi...

US Congressman sees Taiwan as member of Asian NATO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States Representative Scott Perry has put forth a proposal for a “Taiwan PLUS Act,” which would see the nation become a member of an Asian version of th...

US secretary of state to invite Taiwan to democracy summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken stated on Wednesday (March 10) that he will invite Taiwan to a democracy summit hosted by President Joe Biden. The House Committe...