Russia mocks US collusion probe ahead of Mueller's report

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller has yet to release his report about Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but the Kremlin has been rehearsing its response for mont...

The Dalai Lama should be invited back to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan bore witness to two important events over the past few days regarding religious freedom. The “Civil Society Dialogue on Securing Religious Freedom in the I...

Taiwan President thanks US religious freedom ambassador for allyship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen thanked U.S. religious freedom ambassador Sam Brownback for his allyship at a reception at the President’s Office on Monday, CNA reports. A...

Mayor of Taoyuan, Taiwan meets with US senators and congressmen in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the visits to the White House and the U.S. State and Defense Departments, Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) met with a number of U.S. senators and congress...

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...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2019. There are 302 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 4, 19...

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...

'We have to be prepared' for growing China threat: Taiwan President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In an interview with CNN, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that the country must be prepared for China's growing military threat, but the rest of the world should t...

Border wall could be tricky issue, especially for O'Rourke

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — When Donald Trump visited Beto O'Rourke's hometown to argue that walling off the southern border makes the U.S. safer, the former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 preside...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2019. There are 316 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 18, 20...

The time is right for Taiwan's President Tsai to address the US Congress

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday, Richard C. Bush wrote an article for the Brookings Institution arguing against the suggestion that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should be invited to a...

Trump's new trade decision: Impose tariffs on imported cars?

DETROIT (AP) — Sometimes, on a bad night, Brad Strong wakes at 2 a.m. and can't get back to sleep. The insomnia isn't about his family or money or health. It's about tariffs. The Str...

Ukraine bars entry to Russian Church-affiliated bishop

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The Ukrainian Border Guards Service says it has stripped a Russian Church-affiliated bishop of his Ukrainian citizenship and barred him from entering the country. ...

Ex-AIT chair warns Formosa Alliance on danger of Taiwan Independence referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Richard Bush, the former Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and a current analyst for the U.S. think tank, the Brookings Institution, offered some cautiona...

Wife of Taiwan human rights worker jailed in China visits U.S. Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After attending President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address earlier in the week, Lee Ching-yu (李淨瑜), the wife of jailed Taiwanese human rights activist Lee M...