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...

Taiwan's foreign minister, US senator call for stronger Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) and U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) have co-authored an op-ed published by The Hill calling on the U.S. government to stre...

Taiwan foreign minister urges action from Pacific partners to prevent China's expansion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) lashed out at China on Monday (Oct. 7) for poaching the island’s Pacific allies, warning countries in the region of B...

Taiwan, US to hold first Pacific Island Dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. authorities are set to convene with Taiwanese officials at the first Pacific Island Dialogue, as the island nation faces up to the increasing challenge of keeping...

US big business buys ‘MIT’ goods worth NT$6 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Bureau of Foreign Trade and Taiwan External Trade Development Council held a "U.S. Business Day" event on Thursday (Oct 3), attended by 19 American corporate giant...

Taiwan signs deal to purchase US$3.7 billion worth of US agricultural products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese delegation signed an agreement with the U.S. on Wednesday (Sept. 18) to purchase billions of dollars worth of corn, soybeans, and beef from American farmers. ...

DPP lawmaker lobbies for Taiwan to join Pacific military exercises

Wang Ting-yu (王定宇), convener of the Legislature's Foreign Affairs and National Defense Committee, said Saturday that the Unites States should invite Taiwan to participate in the upcoming multi-nat...

Time is right for Taiwan, US to resume diplomatic relations: former premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s former premier under the Chen administration, Yu Shyi-kun (游錫堃), on Saturday (Sept. 14) declared that the conditions are favorable for Taiwan to pursue form...

New platform for promoting democracy paves way for deeper Taiwan-US cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first U.S.-Taiwan consultations on democratic governance began on Thursday (Sept. 12) at the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), signaling further cooperation between ...

Registration for 2019 NASA Hackathon in Taiwan now open: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year's NASA Space Apps Challenge Hackathon, which will be held in Taipei in October, is now open for registration. “The NASA Hackathon is one of NASA...