Pelosi says 'America stands with Taiwan' after TAIPEI Act passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, on Wednesday (March 4) issued both a tweet and formal statement in support of Taiwan after the House una...

President Tsai receives congratulatory call from Taiwan-friendly US senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office confirmed on Wednesday (Jan. 22) that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had received a call from Taiwan-friendly U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) to con...

US lawmakers congratulate Taiwan on Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In celebration of Taiwan’s National Day celebrations, two U.S. senators and the House of Representatives' Taiwan Caucus congratulated Taiwan and reaffirmed the i...

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...

New name of Taiwan Council for US Affairs a milestone for Taiwan-US relationship: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Perceived as yet another leap forward for Taiwan-U.S. ties, the Taiwan Council for U.S. Affairs (TCUSA), renamed from an agency established under Taiwan’s foreign mi...

Taiwan’s offices in US stage activities to mark TRA40

Taiwan Day was staged April 7 in cities across the U.S. to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA40) and celebrate the enduring partnership between the two sides. Organiz...

US Senator to reintroduce TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner, signaled his intention to reintroduce the proposed “TAIPEI Act” to the Senate, in a tweet on Jan. 6. The “Ta...

Taiwan’s Legislative Speaker to attend George HW Bush memorial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) said today he will depart for the U.S. to attend the memorial service for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, reported CNA. ...

Former US diplomats urge Taiwan-US free trade deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two former U.S. diplomats and a host of experts advocated for greater effort towards signing of a potential Taiwan-U.S. free trade agreement (FTA) yesterday. Former U.S...

Taiwan’s China policy remains unchanged after local elections: president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai-ing Wen (蔡英文) said the people voted on domestic issues during the local elections on Nov. 24, and that Taiwan’s cross strait policy will remain...

Taiwan plans purchase of 66 F-16V fighter jets: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s military has abandoned its plan to buy a number of F-35 fighter jets from the U.S., and will instead continue to consider a potential purchase of 66 F-16V f...

Taiwan is an ‘example for Indo-Pacific' says US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Taiwan’s “constitutional democracy is an example for the entire Indo-Pacific” in a tweet on Nov. 24, after Taiwa...

Pork ban an obstacle to potential Taiwan-US trade deal: academics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Taiwan’s envoy to APEC Morris Chang (張忠謀) raised the idea of a free trade agreement with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Nov. 17, two academics told CNA a po...

US midterm election will not affect Taiwan policy: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) James Moriarty said the results of the U.S. midterm election will not affect U.S. policy towards Taiwan, reported CNA. ...

Taiwan is a reliable partner and force for good: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) James Moriarty in Taipei on Nov. 5, when the pair expressed mutual commitme...