US health secretary slams Beijing for pandemic crisis during speech at Taiwan university

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a passionate speech delivered at National Taiwan University on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 11), visiting U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar attacked Beij...

Taiwan CYBERSEC 2020 opens with 250 exhibitors from around world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The two-day CYBERSEC 2020 conference opened on Tuesday (Aug. 11) at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, gathering over 250 cybersecurity companies from around the world to s...

US Health Secretary Azar praises Taiwan in CNN interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — United States Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said his unprecedented trip to Taiwan served to support the island in the global health community, according to...

Former president of Taiwan says US will not engage in cross-strait conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Monday (Aug. 10) said the U.S. will not come to Taiwan's aid in the case of a conflict in the Taiwan Strait. On Monday after...

Taiwan has donated 51 million surgical masks worldwide amid coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said on Tuesday (Aug. 11) that the country has donated over 50 million surgical masks to other countries amid the coronavir...

Azar's Taiwan trip signifies strategic shift for US: Financial Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Financial Times said Sunday (Aug. 9) that while U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar's visit to Taiwan is a sign of Washington's strategic shi...

US health secretary attends MOU signing ceremony on historic visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday (Aug. 10) joined his Taiwanese counterpart, Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), in presiding ov...

Taiwan president meets with US health secretary, pledges to strengthen collaborations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Upon meeting with the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, the highest-level Cabinet member to have visited Taiwan for over four decades, President Tsai ...

Azar meets with Taiwan President Tsai on breakthrough visit

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday during the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the br...

Taiwan denies planning new global health organization with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office on Monday (Aug. 10) denied a Japanese media report suggesting it is in the process of planning a new agency with the U.S. to supplant the World Hea...

Highest-level US official to visit Taiwan in 41 years lands in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar landed in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 9), marking the highest-level visit by a member of the Cabine...

Azar leads highest-level US delegation to Taiwan in decades

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday in the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the break in formal diplomatic rel...

Japanese delegation arrives to pay respects to Taiwan's late president

A 16-member parliamentary delegation led by former Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori (2000-2001) arrived in Taipei Sunday (Aug. 9) to pay tribute to former President Lee Teng-hui(李登輝), who passed a...

Japanese ex-PM Mori to meet Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Mori Yoshiro will meet President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) during his one-day visit to Taipei Sunday (Aug. 9). According to a schedule announced...

Taiwan prepares for quarantine-free visits by US health secretary and Japan's ex-PM

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — When United States Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and former Japanese Prime Minister Mori Yoshiro arrive in Taiwan Sunday (Aug. 9), they will not have to un...