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US State Department site deletes 'Taiwan is part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department last week changed the wording on its U.S.-Taiwan relations page to delete reference to Taiwan as being part of China and removed a statement disa...

Update: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly coming to Taiwan Sunday

Update: 04/08 9:45 a.m. On Thursday (April 7), Pelosi's deputy chief of staff Drew Hammill announced on Twitter that the House Speaker had tested positive for COVID and therefore that her plann...

Idaho passes resolution supporting closer Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Idaho State Senate and House of Representatives passed a joint resolution on Wednesday (March 23), expressing their commitment to strengthening bilateral relations bet...

US Senate passes bill barring State Department from buying maps showing Taiwan inaccurately

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate on Thursday (March 10) passed a spending bill already approved by the House of Representatives that includes an amendment prohibiting the State Department ...

Taiwan's VP Lai meets Kamala Harris for 1st time publicly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) met with Vice President Kamala Harris for the first time publicly during the inauguration of new Honduras President Xiomara ...

Taiwan-US-Japan cooperation more crucial than ever to Indo-Pacific security: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Political leaders, academics, and members of think tanks from the U.S., Japan, and Taiwan came together Tuesday (Dec. 14) to voice concern over the spread of China's a...

20 US congressmen back bill calling for normalized ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill introduced earlier this year calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "one-China" policy and restore diplomatic relations with Taiwan has quietly gained a...

Pentagon doubles number of US troops in Taiwan under Biden

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pentagon has continued to increase the number of troops in Taiwan, with nearly twice the number in the country in the first year of the Biden administration as the end...

71 congressmen back Taiwan's participation in Interpol

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 71 U.S. congressmen from both major political parties earlier this month signed a letter calling on Taiwan to participate in the coming General Assembly meeting...

US congressmen's mysterious visit to Taiwan ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A surprise visit by six U.S. lawmakers ended Thursday night (Nov. 11) after boarding a civilian flight to Dubai. On Tuesday evening, news broke that a U.S. Navy C-40A c...

US congressmen spotted visiting Taiwan's TSMC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of U.S. lawmakers on a low-key surprise visit to Taiwan were seen visiting chip-making juggernaut Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) on Thursday (N...

US congressmen spotted visiting Taiwan's defense ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of U.S. lawmakers on a low-key surprise visit to Taiwan were seen visiting the Ministry of National Defense (MND) on Wednesday (Nov. 10). The senators and ...

Identities of US congressmen on surprise visit to Taiwan revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The identities of five of the six senators and congressmen currently on a surprise visit to Taiwan have been revealed. On Tuesday evening, news broke that a U.S. Navy C...

China's defense ministry cries foul over US congressmen's visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's defense ministry on Tuesday (Nov. 9) issued a statement condemning a surprise visit by U.S. legislators to Taiwan, claiming it "grossly interfered" i...

Jet carrying US senators, congressmen makes surprise visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation of U.S. Congress members reportedly arrived in Taipei on an unannounced visit via a U.S. Navy aircraft on Tuesday evening (Nov. 9). At 7:09 p.m. the Facebo...