US Congressmen congratulate Taiwan on 40th anniversary of TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 10 members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have recorded a special video message in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act. The...

AIT lauds 2019 as 'Pivotal Year' for US-Taiwan relations

2019 is a "pivotal year" for U.S.-Taiwan relations, John J. Norris Jr., Managing Director of the Washington Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said Wednesday. Norris made t...

US congressman invites Vice President Pence to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act, Republican U.S. Congressman of Florida Ted Yoho told UDN yesterday (Feb. 26) that he has sent a letter to V...

US House passes resolution promoting Taiwan's participation in World Health Org.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 22 passed House Resolution 353 intended to promote Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organization and other intern...

US lawmakers voice support for Taiwan following threats by China

Washington, Jan. 4 (CNA) Several American lawmakers have expressed support for Taiwan and called on Beijing to stop its military threats against Taipei, in the wake of Chinese President Xi Jinping'...

The Latest: Mucarsel-Powell 1st Ecuador-born US House member

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Election Day in Florida (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, who toppled GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo in...

Taiwan, Canada should deepen security cooperation: Canadian academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former senior Canadian military official and academic, Eric Lerhe called for the Canadian government to review its strategic cooperation with Taiwan, and to loosen its tie...

Taiwan should be invited to RIMPAC military drill: senior US Congressman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Senior Republican Party Congressman Ted Yoho called for Taiwan to be involved in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC), the world's largest international marine mil...

U.S. congressmen back Taiwan as airlines cave in to China's demand

Washington, July 25 (CNA) Several members of the United States Congress on Wednesday expressed objection to China's demand that American air carriers stop listing Taiwan as a country on their webs...

Without US, Taiwan is vulnerable to Chinese invasion: foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said that without continued U.S. military support, Taiwan would be vulnerable to military occupation by China, du...

Taiwan is important partner facing potential Taiwan Strait crisis: senior US Congressman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Senior Republican Party Congressman Ted Yoho said that Taiwan is an important partner of the U.S. and exemplar of human rights in the region, facing an increasingly assert...

Taiwan cross-party delegation visits US House of Representatives leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A cross-party delegation of Taiwanese politicians began a five day visit to the U.S. on July 16, in a bid to deepen Taiwan-U.S. ties, reported CNA. The delegation compr...

Senior U.S. Congressman urges U.S. companies not to become mouthpieces for China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a letter addressed to CEOs of Delta Air Lines, United, and American Airlines on May 11, U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pac...

In the name of Taiwan

There are few people active in politics today who are consistent from start to finish in what they say. One member of that rare breed is Premier William Lai (賴清德). No matter whether he was running for...

US House hearing signals commitment to 'Reinforcing the US-Taiwan Relationship'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a subcommittee hearing of the United States House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee entitled “Reinforcing the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship” on...