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US House Speaker Pelosi reiterates America's commitment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday (Aug. 10) reiterated America’s commitment to Taiwan during her first press conference since her trip to Taipei earlier t...

American Institute in Taiwan's Kaohsiung office gets new branch chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thomas Wong (黃東偉) has been appointed the new branch chief of the American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT) Kaohsiung Branch Office. Wong has served at AIT's Taipei...

Taiwan bolstering social resilience, defense capabilities to counter Chinese military threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is making preparations to strengthen its social resilience and defenses to respond to the Chinese military threat, Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), Taiwan’s envoy to the ...

Nancy Pelosi meets with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of her trip to Taiwan, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday (Aug. 3) met with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who presented her with a special award. At a...

26 US senators back Pelosi's Taiwan visit in joint statement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of 26 senators, including former Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, on Tuesday (August 2) released a joint statement backing U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi&r...

Former US House speaker urges Nancy Pelosi to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Wednesday (July 27) called on current House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to lead a bipartisan congressional delegation to Taiwan. Com...

US senators urge signing of income tax treaty with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Sasse have proposed a resolution calling for the U.S. and Taiwan to negotiate a tax agreement, which the Ministry of Finance (MOF) s...

Pompeo reportedly planning 2nd Taiwan trip in September

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is reportedly said to be coming to Taiwan in September, according to a SETN report on Friday (July 22). Pompeo may travel ...

Vice president hails Taiwan-US partnership as key to regional peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) lauded close Taiwan-U.S. ties and vowed to protect democracy in a speech delivered at an Independence Day celebration held by the America...

Taiwan has not yet received confirmation of Nancy Pelosi's visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — No notification or any relevant information has been received from Washington regarding a possible visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in August, the Ministry of Fore...

US envoy visits central Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Sandra Oudkirk visited Taichung on Thursday (July 14), leading Mayor Lu Shiow-yen (盧秀燕) to hope for deepening bilateral coopera...

Taiwan minister slams Chinese economic threats during US visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If China steps up its economic threats against Taiwan, the price it will pay will be significant, National Development Council (NDC) Minister Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) told thi...

Taiwan to discuss 5G with Microsoft, Google, Amazon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Development Council (NDC) Minister Kung Ming-hsin (龔明鑫) will discuss 5G with tech giants Microsoft, Google, and Amazon during a trip to the United States, reports...

US trade official predicts Taiwan initiative will produce quicker results than IPEF

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade will produce quicker results than membership of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) because of the two nat...

US Senator Duckworth tells President Tsai Taiwan is not alone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States will not only support Taiwan in defense matters, but will also make sure the country does not have to struggle alone, visiting Senator Tammy Duckworth to...