House bill, senator call for US-Taiwan trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Both a House bill and a senator on Wednesday (July 29) called for a bilateral trade agreement between the U.S. and Taiwan. On Wednesday, Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) int...

House bill calls for US president to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (July 29) primarily designed to authorize military force if China invades Taiwan also calls on the pres...

US congressman introduces Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Wednesday (July 29) introduced a bill that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China attacks Taiwan. In a press releas...

Congressman to introduce 'Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act' Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Tuesday (July 28) announced he will introduce a bill the next day that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China invades ...

Taiwan donates PPE to Florida, Arkansas amid uptick in coronavirus cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Arkansas and Florida have thanked Taiwan for donating thousands of units of personal protective equipment (PPE) as the states continue to grapple with the coronavirus pand...

Hunger organization pushes out Yoho after Capitol incident

WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonpartisan Christian organization that seeks to end hunger said Saturday it asked for and received the resignation of Rep. Ted Yoho from its board of directors following what it c...

Women reflect on sexist slur that often goes unpunished

Ask a woman if she’s been called the B-word by a man — perhaps modified by the F-adjective — and chances are she’ll say, “You mean ever, or how many times?” Because most women will t...

0casio-Cortez, Dems assail men's abusive treatment of women

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's outrage over a Republican lawmaker’s verbal assault broadened into an extraordinary moment on the House floor Thursday as she and other Democrats assa...

Ocasio-Cortez rejects GOP colleague's apology in verbal spat

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman offered an apology Wednesday for the “abrupt manner" he used in a verbal confrontation with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez but denied aiming a sexist slur at ...

Apology demanded from GOP lawmaker for Ocasio-Cortez remark

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat demanded an apology Tuesday from a Republican lawmaker who is accused of using a sexist slur after an angry encounter with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. ...

House to introduce Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Friday (July 17) announced that he will introduce a bill this week that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China invades...

US legislators propose Taiwan Fellowship Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four U.S. congressmen and senators jointly introduced the Taiwan Fellowship Act on Friday (June 26), which seeks to advance bilateral ties while better serving U.S. intere...

House makes lynching a federal crime, 65 years after Till

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, the House has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law. ...

5 Canadian MPs denounce ICAO's exclusion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Feb. 13 described Taiwan as a province of China, five Canadian MPs from the Conservative Party lashed out at ...

Taiwan vice president-elect concludes trip to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Monday (Feb. 10) and called his visit to the U.S. "very successful...