Taiwan satellite Formosat-7 to be launched soon in the US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Formosat-7 satellite (福衛七號) is soon to be launched in the U.S. Parties are currently waiting for confirmation before the satellite is transported over to...

US Navy admiral: 'One Country, Two Systems' does not respect the wishes of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Head of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Admiral Philip Davidson expressed concern Tuesday over the presence of Chinese naval forces in the Taiwan Strait, and Beijing’s...

US senators sign letter calling for Taiwan president to speak at Congress

TAIPEI (CNA) — A group of U.S. senators on Thursday issued a joint letter to House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, calling on her to invite Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to ...

Taiwan donation of US$500,000 to humanitarian organization announced during anti-ISIS conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was announced Wednesday that Taiwan has donated US$500,000 to an NGO fighting sexual violence and supporting reconstruction efforts in a part of the world devastated by...

Taiwan is an important partner to the US: APEC ambassador

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. APEC ambassador Matthew J. Matthews said Tuesday that Taiwan is an important partner to the U.S. and makes many significant contributions to APEC. Washington think...

Director of American Inst. in Taiwan visits Premier Su

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Christensen had his first official visit with Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌), who took up his post last month, at ...

US think tank scholar urges US and Taiwan to negotiate free trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the trade war between the United States and China continues to intensify, Edwin J. Feulner, Jr., founder of the Washington-based think tank, the Heritage Foundation, co...

Taiwanese thrilled at White House map showing Taiwan separate from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A map used during a press briefing at the White House on Monday (Jan. 28) has gained praise from Taiwanese as it shows China and Taiwan as separate countries. On Monday, nat...

Global mayor's group voices support for Taiwan's international participation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The World Conference of Mayors, Inc. (WCM) passed a resolution Wednesday supporting Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) and other internati...

Co-founder of Heritage Foundation visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The co-founder of the Heritage Foundation, Edwin J. Feulner Jr., is visiting Taiwan from Tuesday to Thursday, and will attend an event that celebrates Taiwan as attaining ...

Former US security consultant: Taiwan president should speak before Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Joseph Bosco, a former national security consultant to the U.S., wrote an appeal in The Hill on Monday for the Trump administration to invite President Tsai Ing-wen to add...

Taiwan-US 'family bond' is Taiwan’s past and future

In the 40 years since the Taiwan Relations Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress, Taiwan-U.S. relations have transcended ordinary bilateral relations to become a 'special relationship' similar ...

US Senator to reintroduce TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner, signaled his intention to reintroduce the proposed “TAIPEI Act” to the Senate, in a tweet on Jan. 6. The “Ta...

Taiwan-US 'family bond' is Taiwan’s past and future

In the 40 years since the Taiwan Relations Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress, Taiwan-U.S. relations have transcended ordinary bilateral relations to become a 'special relationship' similar ...

Taiwan and Minnesota, US to reach reciprocal deal on driver’s licenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. State of Minnesota will ink a driver’s license agreement that will see simplified procedures for citizens of the two locations for acquiring lice...