Taiwan President warns democratic nations of malicious fake news from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday malicious fake news coming from China and spread on the internet has brought negative impacts on democratic ...

US Congressman calls on Trump Administration to utilize Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Veteran U.S. Congressman Chris Smith called on the Trump Administration to fully implement the Taiwan Travel Act, in a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo o...

Trump ‘bows to Beijing’ over Taiwan: WSJ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China's threats towards U.S. engagement with Taiwan is working, and the U.S. should be doing more to deepen its ties to Taiwan, an opinion piece by the U.S. broadsheet...

Taiwan wants to sign free trade deal with US: foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) urged the United States to consider putting a possible Free Trade Agreement with Taiwan back on the agenda, during recorded video rem...

US State Dept. reaffirms support for Taiwan’s international participation 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Department of State reaffirmed support for Taiwan as it seeks to expand international participation but said plainly that changes to the govern...

Taiwan and US renew GLOBE program to continue cooperation in science education 

(Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the United States have agreed to continue a science education promotion program for five more years that will see furthered cooperation between top scientific institut...

Taiwan's foreign ministry to increase 2019 budget to strengthen US and N. American ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has drawn up a budget of NT$26.06 billion (US$839 million) for 2019, with the allocation of funds for affairs related to the United States ...

Taiwan supporter Inhofe named Chair of US Senate Armed Services Committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Senate announced on Sept. 6 that Jim Inhofe will take over from John McCain as Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Inhofe was the acting Chair of the...

Taiwan's Legislative Speaker meets US House speaker, senior lawmakers  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Legislative Speaker, Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) met with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, as well as other senior U.S. lawmakers during his visit to ...

Taiwan’s President of Legislative Yuan to attend John McCain memorial service

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The President of the Legislative Yuan, Su Chia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) will attend the memorial service of recently deceased U.S. Senator, John McCain, the Ministry of Foreign Affair...

Facing economic challenges from China, the US seeks partnership with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen said Tuesday that China remains an economic challenge to both Taiwan and the United States, and while ...

Taiwan Nobel laureate throws first pitch at New York Mets game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Yuan T. Lee (李遠哲) threw the ceremonial first pitch, kicking off the MBL baseball match between the New York Mets and Washington N...

Former US Pacific Fleet commander visits Taiwan, meets with President Tsai 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a meeting without any notice in advance, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Scott Swift, former commander of the United States Pacific Fleet, Friday, Aug. 24....

US deeply disappointed by El Salvador, says Director of American Inst. in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Christensen said Thursday that the United States was deeply disappointed by El Salvador’s decision to break...

Tsai Ing-wen encourages Taiwanese expats to work hard for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) encouraged Taiwanese expatriates living in the U.S. to become part of the government's reform agenda, during a speech in Houston on...