The Trump conundrum — A Taiwan-centric perspective: William Stanton

This is the first part of a two-part commentary. The second part can be found here. Whatever anyone might think of President Donald Trump, many Taiwanese and foreign friends of Taiwan will likely b...

Taiwan's Gogoro launches hybrid bike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's electric scooter company Gogoro on Wednesday (July 1) launched the "Eeyo," its first hybrid bicycle for the Taiwan, U.S., and European markets. D...

Taiwan representative office in US territory of Guam to reopen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a three-year hiatus, Taiwan will resume operations at its representative office in Guam, as Taiwan-U.S. ties thrive and there have been calls for the country to have...

Taiwan could first attend RIMPAC maritime exercise as observer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s military might be invited to attend the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercises in August in the capacity of an observer, an expert said Saturday (Ju...

New Taiwanese representative pledges deeper ties with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) has pledged to increase Taipei's cooperation with Washington as the first female Taiwanese Representative to the U.S., while standing firm in the f...

Hsiao Bi-khim selected as Taiwan's first female representative to US

[Last update: June 17 15:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai ing-wen (蔡英文) has appointed Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) as the new Taiwanese representative to the U.S., replacing Stanley Kao (高碩泰)...

Taiwan to loosen regulations and attract more foreign professionals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (June 12) said Taiwan will lower the bar on residency requirements to attract more foreign professionals as the island nation strive...

Taiwan rejects Beijing's reiteration of 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday evening (May 24) responded to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's (王毅) mention of the “one China principle" ...

US to increasingly highlight Taiwan's national identity: Analysts

The United States is expected to help Taiwan highlight its national identity more actively during President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) second four-year term but "dramatic breakthroughs" are un...

Taiwan and US launch MAC Ward for medical emergencies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. announced Friday (May 15) a modular ward that can be deployed to treat people with Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Called the MAC Ward, it is designed...

Taiwan, US vow police cooperation in copyright protection after streaming site bust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American officials and business representatives visited the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Thursday (May 14) for exchanges in intellectual property protection foll...

Experts predict Taiwan cross-strait relations will stay stable during pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Experts from Taiwan, China, and the U.S. held a video conference last week to discuss cross-strait relations, which they largely believe should stay stable during the Wuha...

Key steps taken by Taiwan's CECC over past 100 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tuesday (April 28) marked the 100th day since Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) was activated and what follows is a look back at important dates and acti...

Former legislator Hsiao Bi-khim reportedly tapped as Taiwan’s representative to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese legislator Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) is reportedly to be appointed as Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the United States, becoming the island country&rsquo...

US should promote Taiwan's participation in WHO: Stanford scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michael R. Auslin, a scholar at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, has written an article entitled “The Coronacrisis Will Simply Exacerbate The Geo-Strate...