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US Congress bolstering economic relations with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Congress is taking concrete measures to deepen economic ties with Taiwan, the visiting Congressional Taiwan Caucus delegation told Taiwan News on Thursday (Jan. 2...

New Taiwan VP Hsiao Bi-khim knows US politics well, says William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The vice president and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) has declared victory in Taiwan's presidential race, whil...

4 amendments approved to deepen US-Taiwan ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four amendments proposed by Representative Tom Tiffany that enhance ties between U.S. and Taiwan were approved for two different appropriations by the U.S. House last week...

US Senator Chuck Schumer supports status quo on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday (Sept. 6) said that the U.S. position on Taiwan remains unchanged. Schumer’s remark comes after the Foreign...

Taiwan-US sign 1st agreement under bilateral trade initiative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. on Thursday (June 1) inked an agreement under the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st Century Trade framework. Taiwan's envoy to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-kh...

McCarthy stresses urgency of timely arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a historic meeting between Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday (April 5), the two leaders affirmed the strong bon...

McCarthy confirms he will meet with Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy confirmed that he plans to meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) during her trip to the U.S. this year, but he stressed that the meeting...

Taiwan presidential candidate Ko Wen-je to visit Washington DC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taipei mayor and current presidential candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is planning a trip to the United States in April, where he is expected to meet with some U.S. govern...

US House committee passes 8 bills backing Taiwan, countering China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday (Feb. 28) passed eight bills that either support Taiwan or counter China, including a bill requiring the U.S. State Departme...

Former US official says secret security talks sign of closer Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The closed-door security talks between Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) and National Security Council Secretary General Wellington Koo (顧立雄) and Biden administration offic...

Legislative speaker praises efforts of Taiwan's envoy to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-Kun (游錫堃) lauded the efforts of Taiwan’s envoy to the United States, Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), for all the work she has done to advance re...

Foreign ministry defends use of PR agencies to promote Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said it uses public relations (PR) companies to promote Taiwan-U.S. relations. The employment of PR agencies has always been in l...

American Chamber of Commerce Taiwan booklet highlights importance of Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan (AmCham Taiwan) on Wednesday (Sept. 21) released a booklet titled “Taiwan Matters for America/America Matters for Taiwan&r...

Arizona governor lands in Taiwan, 5th US envoy in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey landed in Taipei on Tuesday (Aug. 30), marking the fifth U.S. delegation to visit Taiwan and the second governor to tour the country in August....

Taiwan will continue hosting foreign delegations despite Chinese coercion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will not let China’s military and economic coercion prevent future visits from foreign delegations, Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) said on Thursday (Aug. 18). “...