Former AIT director: Taiwanese do not believe China on reunification

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of Hong Kong's political unrest, many Taiwanese have come to realize that "believing China is dangerous," former AIT Director Stephen M. Young re...

President pitches bilateral trade pact in meeting with U.S. official

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed hope Monday during a meeting with a high-level U.S. Department of Commerce official that Taiwan and the United States can sign a bilateral trade agreement to add...

Taiwan hopes to resume high-level trade talks with new agricultural division in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the addition of an agricultural division, Taiwan’s representative office in the U.S. hopes to resume deputy ministerial-level trade talks with the U.S. The T...

Taiwan-US study offers breakthrough on bird flight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A joint Taiwan-U.S. study on the secret behind bird flight has been published in the latest issue of the scientific journal "Cell" and features the endemic Taiwa...

Foreign Ministry thanks US senator for promoting Taiwan SOS Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its thanks for a plan to reinstate the symbols of its sovereignty at U.S. government agencies, after a four-year hiatus....

Taiwan office in US to set up agriculture section

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese representative office in the United States will set up a separate agriculture department to promote farm and fishery products from the island, the Ministry o...

Pentagon sends senior official to Taiwan amid Chinese threats

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States sent one of its most senior Pentagon officials to Taiwan this week for the first time in more than a decade as China ramped up its threats ahead of Janua...

US is looking forward to working with elected Taiwan leader: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States is hoping to work with the president to be elected next January, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen said Friday (Nov. 22). ...

Taiwan, US stage GCTF workshop on good energy governance

The Workshop on Good Energy Governance in the Indo-Pacific held under the Taiwan-U.S. Global Cooperation and Training Framework kicked off Nov. 20 in Taipei City. Jointly organized by the Ministry ...

Taiwan not alone in dealing with cyberattacks: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen affirmed U.S. collaboration with Taiwan on cybersecurity, as a five-day series of cyberwarfare exercis...

Taiwan should be open to unification with China: ex-President Ma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) delivered a speech titled "Cross-strait Relations at a Crossroad" at Oxford University on Thursday evening (Oct. 31...

Taiwan and US to conduct joint cybersecurity exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States will conduct their first joint cybersecurity exercises in Taipei next week with the participation of experts from a dozen countries, reports s...

Taiwan passes special budget allowing purchase of F-16V fighters from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’ s legislature on Tuesday (Oct. 29) approved the multi-billion-dollar special budget to be allocated for the next seven years to purchase 66 F-16V fighter jet...

China condemns Ted Cruz, accuses him of inciting 'color revolution' in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Texas Senator Ted Cruz struck a nerve in China over the weekend after he made a series of statements about the social unrest in Hong Kong, voicing support for democracy, h...

Arrival of Flagship in Taiwan significant for US-Taiwan relations: William Stanton

The U.S. Language Flagship Program Has Come to Taiwan Relations between the United States and Taiwan have clearly never been better, but we tend to measure that progress only in terms of major eve...