US Congressmen congratulate Taiwan on 40th anniversary of TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 10 members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have recorded a special video message in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act. The...

US does not support referendum on Taiwan independence: AIT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Wednesday the United States does not support a referendum on Taiwan independence, which is considered to be in conflict with th...

Taiwan’s China policy remains unchanged after local elections: president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai-ing Wen (蔡英文) said the people voted on domestic issues during the local elections on Nov. 24, and that Taiwan’s cross strait policy will remain...

Taiwan is a reliable partner and force for good: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) James Moriarty in Taipei on Nov. 5, when the pair expressed mutual commitme...

Taiwan seeks international support while defending common values: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Upon meeting with the representatives of a Washington-based research institute, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) reaffirmed that her administration will continue to preserve c...

US-Taiwan military sales to become ‘more normal’: US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Randall Schriver said that U.S.-Taiwan military sales are becoming a “more normal foreign...

Taiwan-China tension least of Chinese issues for US: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A recent survey of U.S. citizens by polling and research company, Pew Research Center, found Taiwan-China tension was the least of their China worries, with 22 percent of ...

Taiwan expresses condolences over death of John McCain

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) expressed Taiwan's sincere condolences over the death of U.S. Senator John McC...

White House: El Salvador breaking ties with Taiwan a 'grave concern' to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday evening, Aug. 23 the White House released a statement condemning El Salvador’s decision to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establish relations with...

US deeply disappointed by El Salvador, says Director of American Inst. in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Christensen said Thursday that the United States was deeply disappointed by El Salvador’s decision to break...

Taiwan may just be a 'bargaining chip' for Trump: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. newspaper, Washington Post on Aug. 20 released an article claiming that Taiwan’s political fate may be entirely dependent on Trump’s unpredictable dec...

US anti-drug agency, DEA, likely to set up office in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is seeking to operate in Taipei, said Phillip Chad Esch, director of DEA’s Hong Kong office, Tuesday. A worksh...

New AIT director seeks to strengthen Taiwan-US relationship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At an event co-hosted by Taiwan and the U.S. Tuesday in Taipei, Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Christensen, who assumed the office ju...

US shows unprecedented courtesy to Taiwan President in LA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the enactment of the “Taiwan Travel Act” (H.R.535) in March, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is currently stopping over in Los Angeles,...

New AIT Director William Christensen to arrive in Taiwan Saturday 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), William Brent Christensen, will arrive in Taipei Saturday, said AIT Friday via a news statement. Upon his ar...