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Biden planning additional aid for Taiwan in US$100 billion package

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The White House is reportedly planning on including aid for Taiwan in a US$100 billion (NT$3.23 trillion) supplemental funding request designed to boost Ukraine and Israel...

Biden plans to package Taiwan, Ukraine, and border funds with Israel aid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The White House is reportedly planning on including funding for Taiwan, Ukraine, and border security with a request for additional monetary aid for Israel. NBC News on ...

200 US military trainers now in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has reportedly sent more than 200 troops to Taiwan to provide military training to Taiwan's armed forces. In February, the Wall Street Journal cited U.S. o...

51% of Americans back strong stance against China to prevent Taiwan invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new poll has found that more than half of Americans think that standing up to China to prevent an invasion of Taiwan is more important than maintaining close ties with B...

US voters favor using navy and air force to defend Taiwan if China invades: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A majority of likely U.S. voters would support Washington using the U.S. Navy and Air Force to assist in the defense of Taiwan, according to a recent poll of likely voters...

US to boost troops up to 200 in Taiwan amid China menace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is reportedly set to increase the number of troops in Taiwan amid increasingly aggressive military posturing by China. The Wall Street Journal on Thursday (Feb...

Taiwan troops to train in US at battalion-level for 1st time in history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Troops from the Army will reportedly go to the U.S. for exchanges at the battalion level for the first time in history in the second half of this year. Sources familiar...

White House, Taiwan officials hold 7 hours of secret security talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) and National Security Council Secretary General Wellington Koo (顧立雄) held closed-door security talks with Biden administration officials a...

63% of experts think Chinese invasion of Taiwan possible in 10 years: ChinaPower

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A survey of 64 experts found that 63% believe China will invade Taiwan within 10 years, but 100% believe the U.S. would deploy forces to defend Taiwan from such an invasio...

CIA reportedly wants to cooperate with Taiwan's MIB

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has reportedly expressed interested in cooperating with Taiwan's Military Intelligence Bureau (MIB). During the high-level Tai...

US, Taiwanese warships seen in Taiwan Strait as Chinese ships lurk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Photos surfaced on Wednesday (Aug. 31) showing Taiwanese warships joining U.S. cruisers in the Taiwan Strait, while Chinese naval vessels shadowed them nearby. The webs...

US House passes act supporting Taiwan's participation in 2024 RIMPAC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023 (NDAA FY23) passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday (July 14) includes an invitation for Taiwan...

Bolton says US troops should be stationed in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former US national security adviser John Bolton over the weekend called on the U.S. to both station troops in Taiwan and officially grant the nation full diplomatic recogn...

Taiwan and Ukraine not same, US to ensure Chinese invasion 'never happens'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. National Security Advisor (NSA) Jake Sullivan on Thursday (April 14) said Taiwan is in a different situation to Ukraine and it is U.S. policy to ensure that a Chinese...

More Taiwanese think Japan will join war if China invades than US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, a new poll released on Tuesday (March 22) revealed that 43% of respondents think Japan would intervene if China invades Taiwa...