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...

US discovers ship wreck in search for Taiwanese fishing vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After the Taiwanese fishing boat the Jin Longtai No. 6 (進隆泰6號) was reported missing on Aug. 21, Taiwanese authorities asked U.S. and Japanese agencies to assist in locatin...

Taiwan president pledges government support for aerospace and drone industries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that her government remains committed to developing Taiwan’s national defense and aerospace industries at a pair of exhibitions on ...

Taiwan requests new trade talks with US under TIFA framework

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Tuesday (Aug. 14) that it has been in communication with the United States Trade Representative (USTR) offic...

Taiwan's representative to US throws first pitch at Dodgers game

LOS ANGELES (CNA) -- Taiwan's representative to the United States Stanley Kao (高碩泰) threw the ceremonial first pitch in a Major League Baseball game Friday in Los Angeles, saying that it symbolize...

Japanese media NHK interviews Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday (Aug. 2), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was interviewed by Japanese news program “News Watch 9” on NHK, in which she discussed cross-strait tensions. ...

Taiwan says F-16V deal still under review by US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The likely sale of 66 F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan is currently still going through the United States government's usual review process, the Ministry of Foreign Affair...