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...

US politicians warn against Taiwan’s exclusion from ICAO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the U.S. House of Representatives sounded a bipartisan warning to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Thursday (Feb. 6), pointing out that excl...

44% more Republicans than Democrats tweet to congratulate Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Like the governments of over 60 countries of the world, American political leaders have congratulated President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her landslide election victory over t...

China will get tougher with Taiwan following President Tsai’s victory: Glaser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China will intensify its diplomatic, military and economic actions targeting Taiwan following the successful re-election of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Center for Strate...

Former US Vice President calls for stronger ties with Taiwan following its elections

Joe Biden, a former vice president of the United States and Democratic Party aspirant for the presidency in 2020, called for stronger ties with Taiwan in a tweet Saturday congratulating President Tsai...

US congressman urges public to snub China by buying made-in-Taiwan products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Representative Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Tuesday (Dec. 10) urged the public to buy made-in-Taiwan products rather than those manufactured in China, advocating a boycott aime...

US House committee passes TAIPEI Act, members call for recognition of Taiwan as country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) on Wednesday (Oct...

Taiwan signs deal to purchase US$3.7 billion worth of US agricultural products

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese delegation signed an agreement with the U.S. on Wednesday (Sept. 18) to purchase billions of dollars worth of corn, soybeans, and beef from American farmers. ...

The time is ripe for a U.S.-Taiwan free trade agreement: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The United States needs to reach a bilateral trade agreement with Taiwan not just because it would be good for Taiwan, but even more so because it is in the best strategic inte...

US House members join Senate to propose act to reconfirm commitment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Four Republican and Democratic U.S. House members on Monday (April 1) proposed a bill that would bolster Washington's ties with Taiwan, less than a week after the Senate pr...

Taiwan president to address Heritage Foundation via live broadcast in Hawaii

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is visiting the island’s Pacific allies, will deliver an address for the Heritage Foundation through a video broadcast at 3 ...

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...