Vietnam, Taiwan reap biggest benefits from US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vietnam and Taiwan have seen the largest surges in exports to the U.S. as its trade war with China rages on, according to data from Statista. On Monday (Nov. 18), Germa...

Int'l workshop co-hosted by Taiwan, US, Japan, Australia opens in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A regional workshop co-hosted by Taiwan, the United States, Japan, and Australia opened in Taipei on Wednesday (Nov. 20) with a focus on promoting energy governance in the...

Taiwan holds first cyberwarfare exercises with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the US kicked off the first joint Cyber Offensive and Defensive Exercises (CODE) on Monday (Nov. 4) to learn how to prevent cyberattacks, including from North K...

US House committee passes TAIPEI Act, members call for recognition of Taiwan as country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) on Wednesday (Oct...

Taiwan's science and technology ministry celebrates 60th anniversary with two-day forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To mark its 60th anniversary, the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) organized its biggest forum in recent years in Taipei on Wednesday (Oct. 30). Although resou...

Taiwan ambassador meets with US deputy assistant secretary in Belize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ambassador in Belize Remus Chen (陳立國) has met with U.S. State Department Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Julie Chung to talk about possible collaborati...

US stands by Taiwan in defense of freedoms: Mike Pence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Retaining a harsh tone against Beijing in a speech on China policy similar to the one he made a year ago, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday (Oct. 24) expressed co...

Taiwan should move to restrict disinformation spread by China-funded media: US scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American researcher has called on the Taiwanese government to impose policy restrictions on Taiwanese media ownership to prevent China-funded news outlets or media comp...

US expects no interference in Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) met with David Stilwell, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, at the White House on Monday (Oct. 21...

US House of Representatives introduces TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The U.S. House of Representatives introduced the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Act (TAIPEI Act) on Friday (Oct. 18) to “express United States supp...

Taiwan to remain in American visa waiver program: MOFA

Taiwan has received confirmation that it will remain a part of the American visa waiver program (VWP), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Friday. MOFA said in a statement that the ...

US government urges business owners to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Trump administration sent out a letter to 500 American business leaders earlier this month with the aim of strengthening trade and business partnerships with Taiwan. ...

US deeply troubled by China's pressure on Taiwan: AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, has expressed concern over Beijing’s continual pressure on Taiwan in various spheres, saying ...

AIT Chairman James Moriarty visits Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, arrived in Taipei on Monday (Oct. 14) for a six-day visit, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affai...

Suppression of HK demonstrates importance of Taiwan's defense of democracy: Sen. Cruz

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a reception for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Cruz and Tsai Ing-wen exchanged their views on the state of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship, with Tsai recalling that the...