US confirms support for Taiwan Interpol bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A U.S. Department of State spokesperson confirmed the U.S.’s continued support for Taiwan’s meaningful participation in international police agency Interpol, i...

Tsai’s National Day speech positive, principled, and open: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT, 美國在台協會), James Moriarty, described Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) speech during National Day celebrations i...

Taiwan’s TAITRA calls for US-Taiwan free trade deal at US Business Day event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Vice Chairman Chuang Suo-hang (莊碩漢) of the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA, 外貿協會) called on Taiwan and the U.S. to sign a free trade deal during the open...

Fmr U.S. Deputy Secretary of State calls for Taiwan talk during Pompeo’s upcoming China trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Richard Armitage said he hoped that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will bring up issues relating to Taiwan during his upcoming ...

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...

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...

Foxconn joins Wisconsin companies to create investment fund

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group will partner with three major Midwestern companies to create a $100 million fund to help launch technology startups around the world, the companies ...

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...

Taiwan delegation secures NT$6 billion in new investment from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese investment-seeking delegation secured NT$6 billion (US$0.2 billion) in new investment from the U.S. during a trip to three major U.S. cities from July 29 to Au...

Taiwan part of US Indo-Pacific strategy: former US defense secretary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that Taiwan plays a part in the U.S. Indo-Pacific strategy, which reflects a U.S. commitment to maintaining stability...

Taiwan cross-party delegation visits US House of Representatives leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A cross-party delegation of Taiwanese politicians began a five day visit to the U.S. on July 16, in a bid to deepen Taiwan-U.S. ties, reported CNA. The delegation compr...

US will lend hand when Taiwan faces difficulty: AIT Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Having served in the position of the director at the Taipei Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) for three years, Kin Moy talked about the work he has done at ...

President Tsai meets with former U.S. Vice President Cheney

TAIPEI, (Taiwan News)-- President Tsai Ing-wen ( 蔡英文 ) met with former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and expressed the hope that the strategic partnership between Taiwan and the United States will c...

Taiwan-U.S. ties will not change after the election: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Relations between Taiwan and the United States should not change because of the elections, President Tsai Ing-wen said Wednesday before it was announced that Donald Trump ...

Cross-strait peace foundation of good Taiwan-U.S. relations: Chu

Washington, Nov. 11 (CNA) Peaceful development of relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait is fundamental for stable Taiwan-U.S. ties, ruling Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman and presidential ...