US sports envoys to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two former U.S. professional basketball players, Holly Warlick and Carol Jue, will visit Taiwan as sports envoys from July 16-22. Warlick and Jue will take part in a va...

Taiwan president speaks with US House Speaker on phone: official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) spoke with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on the phone while transiting in New York on July 12 (all times local), said Tsai Ming-yen (蔡明彥), d...

Tsai embarks on Caribbean trip to seek cooperation and space for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking ahead of her departure for New York, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) pledged to seek cooperation with other countries in safeguarding Taiwan’s democracy while ...

AIT trumpets Taiwan relationship during Independence Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Celebrating the 243rd anniversary of the U.S.’s Independence Day at its recently inaugurated office complex on Monday (July 8), Brent Christensen, director of the Am...

Taiwan President not planning to visit Washington, D.C.: Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During her stopover in the United States next week, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will not visit Washington, D.C. and will not hold a speech on Capitol Hill, the Presidenti...

Tsai lauds Taiwan’s democracy despite Chinese pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said on Thursday (July 4) that Beijing’s saber-rattling will not curb Taiwan’s democracy and national sovereignty. Tsai had giv...

China lodges protest against Taiwan president’s US visits

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has once again filed a protest against the United States government for allowing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to transit on its territory on her Caribbean trip sched...

Taiwan president to visit US after announcing re-election bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will embark on her seventh foreign visit between July 11-22, hoping for a boost to her re-election bid with the trip to the Caribbean via the ...

Taiwan president to stop over in New York on Caribbean trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will visit Caribbean allies in mid-July, making transit stops in New York and Denver, a report said on Friday. The president’s...

Taiwan airport exempts baggage screening for US flight transfers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s representative office in the U.S. and the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) exchanged signed Letters of Intent (LOI) on Tuesday (June 25) that will streaml...

MOFA denies Taiwan president planning to visit Caribbean allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) declined to fully comment on whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is planning to visit three Latin American ...

Taiwan President Tsai vows to strengthen Taiwan-US ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said June 18 that Taiwan is committed to working with the U.S. in boosting bilateral ties and advancing a more free and open Indo-Pacific. The two sides are strengthening coo...

Wall Street Journal sows uncertainty over US arms deal to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Wall Street Journal is sowing doubt about the possibility of U.S. President Donald Trump meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 Summit in Osaka, pr...

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...