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...

US Health Secretary tweets support for Taiwan's participation in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar reiterated the U.S. support for Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly (WHA) via a Twitter post on...

Less dependence on China means stable growth for Taiwan’s economy: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Looking back at her first three years as President, Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is seeking re-election, laid out all the reforms and policies her administration has carried ou...

Taiwan-U.S. team close to finding vaccine for Middle Eastern MERS virus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A team comprising specialists from the Academia Sinica, National Taiwan University and the University of Texas Medical Branch may have found a vaccine for the Middle East ...

Escalating US-China trade tensions to have 'limited' impact on Taiwan: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The impact of the new tariffs, imposed by the United States targeting Chinese goods, on Taiwan will be “limited,” said President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (...

Taiwan and US state of Indiana ink driver’s license reciprocity agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the state of Indiana in the United States have inked a driver’s license agreement that will allow their citizens to acquire licenses without taking a road...

'History is clear,' US will respond when Taiwan is threatened says Pentagon official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –Following the release last week of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) annual report to Congress on China, the DOD Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pac...

Think tank urges 'zero accident' policy for Taiwan, China and US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States think tank has suggested Taiwan, China and the U.S. adopt “zero accident” policies to prevent conflict over the next two years. The National...

Former US Health Secretary in Taipei, calls for Taiwan's participation in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Today in Taipei, a joint health conference hosted by Taiwan, the United States, and Japan took place, with leaders calling for Taiwan’s increased participation in Wo...

US opposes change of status quo across Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Chris Coons said Sunday (April 28) the United States opposes any unilateral acts that would change the cross-strait status quo. A delegation led by U.S. Se...

Taiwan Minister without Portfolio meets more-senior-than-expected officials in U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) said that during a week-long visit to the United States, she met government officials much more senior than she had expected to meet....

Taiwan imports most pork from Canada, U.S. is No.4 supplier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan imported most of its pork in 2018 from Canada, while insisting it will maintain a ban on the presence of the lean-meat agent ractopamine in pork despite pressure from the...

Ex-US health secretary to visit Taiwan ahead of WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price will visit Taiwan in late April to take part in a workshop co-hosted by Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Aff...

US 'correct’ to sell Taiwan fighter jets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Selling Taiwan F-16V fighter jets is the “correct decision” in view of China’s increasing military might, said a former White House advisor on Monday (Ap...

First agricultural delegation led by USDA lands in Taiwan for trade opportunities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation representing 49 U.S. agricultural businesses and farm organizations arrived in Taipei on Monday (April 22) for a four-day visit, marking the first trade missi...