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China warns US to 'stop playing with fire' over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's Foreign Ministry has urged the U.S. to "stop playing with fire" on Taiwan issues after the State Department unveiled new guidelines enabling American...

2 US carriers patrol south of Taiwan as 25 Chinese warplanes swarm strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As 25 Chinese warplanes buzzed Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ), two different U.S. aircraft carriers were spotted patrolling to the south of Taiwan. ...

US issues new guidelines for government contacts with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department on Friday (April 9) announced new guidelines for government contacts with Taiwan that will enable U.S. officials to meet more freely with their T...

Taiwan's US envoy acknowledges support from Biden administration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) said Thursday (April 8) the Biden administration is committed to ensuring stability in the Indo-Pacific and the...

US Strategic Competition Act calls for toughening Taiwan's defenses against Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill designed to counter China's aggressive actions in many areas, includes sections calling for the deepening of U.S.-Taiwan ties and strengthening Taiwan's def...

Taiwan may shoot down Chinese drones if they fly over Dongsha Islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration has been tracking Chinese drones around the Dongsha Islands (東沙群島, Pratas Islands) in the disputed South China Sea and may shoot ...

US says commitment to Taiwan 'rock solid' amid Chinese military moves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department emphasized that Washington's commitment to Taiwan is "rock solid" and that it retains the ability to counter any attempts by China ...

US ambassador visits Taiwan for 1st time in 42 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Sunday (March 28) saw the arrival of the first sitting U.S. ambassador since diplomatic ties between the countries were severed 42 years ago. On Sunday, Palau...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan 'closer than most think': US admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The admiral nominated to take the helm of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command on Tuesday (March 23) warned the U.S. Senate the threat of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan is "closer...

US secretary of state calls Taiwan 'country'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday (March 10) referred to Taiwan as a country, a label usually avoided by his predecessors. At the tail end of a House...

Pompeo says Taiwan trip would be 'a real treat'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday (March 9) that he is looking forward to the opportunity to visit Taiwan in the future. In an interview with CNA, Pomp...

China could invade Taiwan by 2027: US admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Admiral Philip Davidson, commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, on Tuesday (March 9) said China could take military action against Taiwan within the next six years. ...

Biden calls Taiwan 'critical economic and security partner'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Joe Biden described Taiwan as a "critical economic and security partner" in a security document released Wednesday (March 3) and reaffirmed the U.S....

US congressmen introduce bill to end 'one-China' policy, normalize ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American congressmen Tom Tiffany (R-WI) and Scott Perry (R-PA) on Monday (March 1) announced that they had introduced a bill calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "...

Taiwan 'important partner' in securing US supply chains: White House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A White House official on Wednesday (Feb. 24) described Taiwan as an "important partner" in securing critical supply chains for the U.S. On Wednesday, Biden s...