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50 US congressmen back bill calling for normalized ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill introduced three years ago calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "one China" policy and restore diplomatic relations with Taiwan has gained 50 backers ...

Lai Ching-te touts Taiwan's world-leading tech in San Francisco

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said he intends to turn Taiwan into the "Silicon Valley of Asia" during his second and final stopover in the U.S. as part of a ...

Ko says Taiwan should be 'recognized by world' despite China stance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (July 12) wrote on Twitter that Taiwan should be "recognized by the whole world" and sai...

US recommends Americans reconsider traveling to China due to arbitrary law enforcement, exit bans

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. recommended Americans reconsider traveling to China because of arbitrary law enforcement and exit bans and the risk of wrongful detentions. No specific cases were cite...

China criticizes US 'tampering' with Taiwan issue days after Blinken trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s foreign ministry said the U.S. is tampering with its recognition of the one China policy, only days after U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Chi...

Taiwan-US sign 1st agreement under bilateral trade initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. on Thursday (June 1) inked an agreement under the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st Century Trade framework. Taiwan's envoy to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-kh...

McCarthy stresses urgency of timely arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a historic meeting between Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday (April 5), the two leaders affirmed the strong bon...

Taiwan not too close to US, but too far from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Taiwanese anti-war scholars released a statement on March 20 that called on Taiwan to maintain “equidistant relationships” between China and the U.S...

McCarthy to meet President Tsai in California to avoid China's ire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has reportedly agreed to a suggestion by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) that the two should formally meet in California in order to ...

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 House committee passes 8 bills backing Taiwan, countering China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday (Feb. 28) passed eight bills that either support Taiwan or counter China, including a bill requiring the U.S. State Departme...

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...

Legislative speaker praises efforts of Taiwan's envoy to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-Kun (游錫堃) lauded the efforts of Taiwan’s envoy to the United States, Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), for all the work she has done to advance re...

Republicans introduce resolution calling for US to recognize Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of 18 House Republicans in the U.S. Congress introduced a new resolution calling for Washington to recognize Taiwan as a sovereign, independent state and resume fo...

Biden signs bill that includes US$2 billion in loans for Taiwan to buy weapons

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday (Dec. 29) signed into law a US$1.65 trillion spending bill that includes US$2 billion in loans for Taiwan to purchase weapons from the...