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US senator reintroduces Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Rick Scott, along with Congressman Guy Reschenthaler, on Thursday (Feb. 18) reintroduced a bill that would authorize the United States to use military force i...

US ambassador takes Taiwan black bear to UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. ambassador the UN Kelly Craft on Thursday (Jan. 14) was spotted entering the General Assembly Hall of the UN with a Formosan black bear doll poking out of her pur...

Taiwan's foreign minister talks partnership with US environmental chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Tuesday (Dec. 22) expressed his determination to pursue stronger ties with the U.S. in a phone call with American Environm...

75% of Taiwanese think Taiwan independent, 53% expect US protection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to a new survey, Taiwanese are increasingly willing to defend their country if China invades and more now believe the U.S. will deploy troops if Taiwan is attack...

China accuses US of 'creating chaos' after envoy backs Taiwan, Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's embassy in the Philippines on Monday (Nov. 23) accused the U.S. of sowing "chaos" in Asia after a U.S. envoy pledged support for Taiwan, the Philippi...

Taiwan says is having 'good interactions' with Biden team

Taiwan has been having “good interactions” with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s team, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday (Nov. 24), as it seeks to cement ties with the incoming ad...

Taiwan-US ties will be low-key but substantial under Biden's secretary of state: DPP Legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lo Chih-cheng (羅致政) said on Tuesday (Nov. 24) that Biden’s pick for Secretary of State, former Deputy Secretary of Stat...

Biden pick for secretary of state backs closer ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Joe Biden's reported pick for secretary of state is in favor of deepening relations between the U.S. and Taiwan. On Monday (Nov. 23), multiple media...

Trump presidential trip to Taiwan would be welcome: Vice foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a legislator's question about a potential visit by President Trump to Taiwan, a high-level official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) stated t...

Taiwan's government says economic cooperation with US is non-partisan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Thursday (Nov. 5) that Taiwan's partnership with the U.S. on financing overseas infrastructure will not be affected by the outcome o...

Taiwan to promote ties with US regardless of election outcome: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said her administration will continue to promote closer ties with the United States no matter who wins in the U.S. presidential electio...

Taiwan’s safety consistent with US interests in Indo-Pacific: CSIS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should continue to support Taiwan since the country's safety aligns with American interests in the Indo-Pacific, according to Washington think tank the Center...

If US stations troops in Taiwan, China may sever diplomatic ties: Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to ratchet up military aggression in the Taiwan Strait, an American scholar on Thursday (Oct. 22) worried that stationing American troops in Taiwan coul...

KMT resolutions on Taiwan-US ties nothing but political theater

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan on Tuesday (Oct. 6) passed two resolutions proposed by the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) related to Taiwan-U.S. relations; unfortunately, both are m...

KMT resolutions call for renewed Taiwan-US diplomatic relations, defense against CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Resolutions proposed by the Kuomingtang (KMT) calling for U.S. military aid in combating aggression by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and a resumption of diplomatic rel...