Taiwan Customs seizes record haul of marijuana as checks on US, Canada flights tighten

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As inspections of passengers arriving from the U.S. and Canada have been tightened, Taiwan Customs officers seized from a passenger a record 37 kilograms of marijuana worth nea...

Taiwan to continue working with US in security and economic affairs: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking on Wednesday (June 12) with a U.S. think tank delegation led by Richard Armitage, a former U.S. deputy secretary of state, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Taiwa...

After China tariffs, Trump should recognize Taiwan, the Pentagon likely agrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration is turning up the pressure on China, with a not-so-subtle threat that if Chinese leader Xi Jinping refuses to meet with Trump during the upcoming ...

Taiwan ready for free trade agreement with US: country's chief negotiator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The minister without portfolio and Taiwan’s chief trade negotiator, John Deng (鄧振中), expressed on Monday (June 10) his optimism about the country conducting talks ab...

Taiwanese investigation officer among the youngest to complete FBI's leadership program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy has trained U.S. and international law enforcement officers since its initiation in 1935, and this year, Ar...

FBI leadership retraining program held in Taiwan for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new chapter in Taiwan-US law enforcement collaboration began on Monday (June 10) as a U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) leadership program’s retraining ev...

New name of Taiwan Council for US Affairs a milestone for Taiwan-US relationship: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Perceived as yet another leap forward for Taiwan-U.S. ties, the Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs (TCUSA), renamed from an agency established under Taiwan’s foreign mi...

Visiting US senator pledges to continue promoting Taiwan-US relationship

[Last update: June 3 09:10] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Cory Gardner said Sunday (June 2) in Taipei he will continue pushing for pro-Taiwan legislation in the United States, including...

US Senator Cory Gardner to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senator who recently re-introduced a bill to promote Taiwan’s international participation, Cory Gardner, will visit Taiwan between June 2-3 to meet with the...

Taiwan, US, and Japan co-host workshop on cybersecurity

[Last update: May 29 09:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An international workshop co-hosted by Taiwan, the United States, and Japan opened on Tuesday (May 28) in Taipei, bringing together 33 exper...

Taiwan's MOC, AIT co-organize documentary screening tour about women pioneers to mark TRA40

A screening tour for a documentary on groundbreaking women is set to kick off May 30 in Taipei City as part of Taiwan-U.S. efforts to strengthen cultural exchanges and celebrate the 40th anniversary o...

Organization's new name signifies trust between US, Taiwan: Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Taiwan government organization has been renamed to include for the first time the terms "U.S." and "Taiwan," a development that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said ...

Taiwan and U.S. National Security chiefs meet for first time since 1979

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time since Taiwan and the United States ended formal diplomatic relations in 1979, the two countries’ national security chiefs, David Lee (李大維) and Joh...

Taiwan changes name of office in the U.S. to Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The organization which Taiwan set up to manage ties to the United States after the two countries ended official diplomatic relations in 1979 has changed its name from Coor...

US Senate Foreign Committee passes bill supporting Taiwan’s participation in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday (May 22) that demands the U.S. administration come up with a plan to help Taiwan obta...