Former president's comments belittle Taiwan: Democratic Progressive Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party spokesperson Yen Jo-fang (顏若芳) on Tuesday (Aug. 11) said that former President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) comments about China’s strateg...

US Health Secretary Azar praises Taiwan in CNN interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said his unprecedented trip to Taiwan served to support the island in the global health community, according to...

Japanese official reiterates support for Taiwan through 'available means'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Japanese government has yet to make any official comment on U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar's visit to Taiwan, a Japanese foreign ministry official said M...

US health secretary attends MOU signing ceremony on historic visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday (Aug. 10) joined his Taiwanese counterpart, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), in presiding ov...

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanks US congressman for political support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 28) expressed appreciation to U.S. Representative Tom Tiffany (R-WI) for drafting an amendment that would eliminate...

Taiwan 'cat warrior' envoy to US ready to fight China's 'wolf warriors'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's new envoy to the U.S. told the media on Sunday (July 19) that her agile "cat warrior" (戰貓) qualities will enable her to counter the aggressive behav...

New Taiwan representative pledges to promote Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Soon before taking her post as Taiwan's principal representative to the U.S., Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), a former legislator of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has r...

Taiwan could first attend RIMPAC maritime exercise as observer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s military might be invited to attend the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercises in August in the capacity of an observer, an expert said Saturday (Ju...

New Taiwanese representative pledges deeper ties with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) has pledged to increase Taipei's cooperation with Washington as the first female Taiwanese Representative to the U.S., while standing firm in the f...

Hsiao Bi-khim selected as Taiwan's first female representative to US

[Last update: June 17 15:15] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai ing-wen (蔡英文) has appointed Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) as the new Taiwanese representative to the U.S., replacing Stanley Kao (高碩泰)...

US to increasingly highlight Taiwan's national identity: Analysts

The United States is expected to help Taiwan highlight its national identity more actively during President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) second four-year term but "dramatic breakthroughs" are un...

Former legislator Hsiao Bi-khim reportedly tapped as Taiwan’s representative to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese legislator Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) is reportedly to be appointed as Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the United States, becoming the island country&rsquo...

US should promote Taiwan's participation in WHO: Stanford scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Michael R. Auslin, a scholar at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, has written an article entitled “The Coronacrisis Will Simply Exacerbate The Geo-Strate...

Louisiana state government thanks Taiwan for mask donations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 100,000 medical masks donated by Taiwan were officially transferred to the U.S. state of Louisiana on Tuesday (April 20). The masks were part of a one-million-mask dona...

US protective clothing for coronavirus arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first half of the 300,000 units of protective clothing promised by the United States have arrived in Taiwan, and the island is preparing to send one million extra face...