Taiwanese politicians weigh in on suggested return of US bases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese politicians are starting to weigh in on a U.S. army journal's proposal to reactivate American bases in Taiwan. In the September-October issue of Miltary R...

Journal calls for US bases to return to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the latest issue of a journal published by the U.S. Army, one author makes the case for basing American troops in Taiwan once again. In the September-October issue o...

US congressman introduces bill to scrap 'one China' policy,' normalize ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Tom Tiffany on Wednesday (Sept. 16) introduced a bill calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "one China" policy, resume formal relations with ...

China warns US of 'serious damage' to ties over economic talks in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has warned of "serious damage" to Sino-American relations if the U.S. does not cancel the economic meetings with Taiwan tentatively slated for Friday (Sept...

New Taiwan representative pledges to promote Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Soon before taking her post as Taiwan's principal representative to the U.S., Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), a former legislator of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), has r...

Taiwan representative office in US territory of Guam to reopen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a three-year hiatus, Taiwan will resume operations at its representative office in Guam, as Taiwan-U.S. ties thrive and there have been calls for the country to have...

AIT director compares Taiwan-US relationship to family with shared values and goals

NEW TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Addressing the students of National Taipei University in New Taipei City on Wednesday (March 11), Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Brent Christensen ...

Changing status quo could threaten stability: AIT spokesperson on Taiwan-US ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Spokesperson of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Amanda Mansour has ruled out the possibility of the U.S. establishing formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan., sayi...

Former national security consultant impressed by Taiwan VP-elect's political charisma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) has visited a Washington-based think tank, the Hudson Institute, as his trip to Washington, DC draws to a close. On ...

President Tsai receives congratulatory call from Taiwan-friendly US senator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office confirmed on Wednesday (Jan. 22) that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had received a call from Taiwan-friendly U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) to con...

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 President Tsai vows to strengthen Taiwan-US ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said June 18 that Taiwan is committed to working with the U.S. in boosting bilateral ties and advancing a more free and open Indo-Pacific. The two sides are strengthening coo...

Taiwan condemns Chinese military drills as intimidation

After the latest Chinese military maneuvers, President Tsai Ing-wen on Tuesday said that Taiwan is not intimidated by China's military drills this week. Chinese activity was also denounced by a se...

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...

Promoting security and economic cooperation a priority in building stronger Taiwan-US ties: AIT director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At his first press conference held Wednesday after assuming the position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) in August, Brent Christensen specified that ...