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Taiwan's pork consumption rises despite ractopamine fears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Predictions that the consumption of pork would fall after the lifting of the ban on ractopamine-treated pork imports from the United States on Jan. 1 have proved unfounded...

Taiwan-US supply chain dialogue focuses on CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American corporations want their government to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and invite Taiwan and South Korea, Economics Minist...

Biden administration to contact Taiwan about chip shortages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first direct contact between the new Biden administration and Taiwan will be a videoconference by two United States officials with Economics Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花...

Taiwan hopes pork vote will boost chances for trade accord with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The vote by the Legislative Yuan to approve the import of American pork containing ractopamine residue will give a new boost to Taiwan's effort to sign a bilateral tra...

Anti-China, anti-Taiwan feelings bad for cross-strait ties: panel

Participants in a cultural exchange program supported by the United States government expressed concerns Saturday (Dec. 20) over rising anti-China sentiment in both Taiwan and the U.S. and anti-Taiwan...

Senator Pat Toomey urges US to invite Taiwan's president to White House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) said Wednesday (Nov. 18) that the U.S. should increase its diplomatic support for Taiwan and invite President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to the White Hou...

President Tsai lauds contributions of Taiwan expatriates

President Tsai Ing-wen said Nov. 16 that Taiwan expatriates are playing an invaluable role in boosting the country’s international profile through a variety of successful community and corporate...

Taiwan-US trade talks possible in December, but no delay for pork imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A deputy minister at the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) might travel to the United States in December to conduct trade talks, but a postponement of the Jan. 1 opening...

Taiwan rates historic visit by US undersecretary of state a success

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The unprecedented visit by U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Keith Krach was very productive and will lead to a deepening of th...

Taiwan denies US unhappy with how high profile visit has become

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — It was wrong to claim the United States government was unhappy with all the attention attending the visit of Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the En...

AmCham Taipei, US-Taiwan Business Council form coalition to boost BTA efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei and the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) have formed a coalition to promote efforts toward signing a Bilateral Trad...

DPP legislator supports Taiwan opposition’s referendum on US pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Hsu Chih-chieh (許智傑) said Monday (Sept. 14) that he will support the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT) referendum on U.S. por...

Local business association, Amcham call for Taiwan-US bilateral trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei and the Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce, Taiwan (CNAIC, 工商協進會) on Wednesday (Sept. 9) called on T...

China has no reason to be angry at US-Taiwan trade talks: Assistant Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There is no reason for China to become angry over plans for trade talks between the United States and Taiwan, said the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and...

US Undersecretary of State Krach likely to visit Taiwan for trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There was a possibility that United States Undersecretary of State Keith Krach might travel to Taiwan by the end of September to hold trade talks with the nation's gov...