Taiwan officials to attend events in New York during UN assembly

Two Taiwanese Cabinet officials will attend a series of events in New York during the United Nations' annual assembly to lobby for international support for Taiwan's inclusion in U.N.-related ...

China, academics tout Beijing's human rights record at UN

GENEVA (AP) — Pro-Beijing scholars brought together by the Chinese government have briskly defended the country's human rights record as criticism grows over the mass internment of ethnic minority Mus...

Pro-Taiwan group proposes name change for Taipei Rep. Offices in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Offices (TECRO) in the United States may soon have a name change if the Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA), a Pro-T...

US lawmakers urge export restrictions targeting Xinjiang

BEIJING (AP) — Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of tougher American export restrictions to prevent sales of equipment that could be used in China's massive security clampdown targeting the ...

Taiwan's foreign ministry to increase 2019 budget to strengthen US and N. American ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has drawn up a budget of NT$26.06 billion (US$839 million) for 2019, with the allocation of funds for affairs related to the United States ...

US Senators introduce bill to support 'Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the news that Taiwan's former Central American ally El Salvador had established diplomatic ties with Beijing, some U.S. lawmakers expressed alarm a...

Preliminary US-Mexico trade deal leaves trail of uncertainty

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's declaration of victory Monday in reaching a preliminary deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement raised at least as many questions...

Tsai Ing-wen encourages Taiwanese expats to work hard for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) encouraged Taiwanese expatriates living in the U.S. to become part of the government's reform agenda, during a speech in Houston on...

Taiwan presidential official visits US Senator John McCain in hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – While President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was on a trip to Paraguay and Belize, her top aide Presidential Secretary General Chen Chu (陳菊) on Thursday visited United States Senato...

China readying military to strike Taiwan, US targets in Pacific: Pentagon report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Aug. 17, the Pentagon released an annual report on Chinese military power for the U.S. Congress tor review when drafting legislation over the upcoming year. The repo...

Former Congressman Ed Case wins Democratic primary in Hawaii for U.S. Congress

HONOLULU (AP) — Former Congressman Ed Case wins Democratic primary in Hawaii for U.S. Congress.

Palestinian-American candidate is source of West Bank pride

BEIT OUR AL-FOQA, West Bank (AP) — The Michigan primary victory of Rashida Tlaib, who is expected to become the first Muslim woman and Palestinian-American to serve in the U.S. Congress, triggered an ...

Taiwan is the 10th biggest purchaser of U.S. arms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan spent US$7.5 billion (NTD$229.53 billion) on conventional arms, bought from the U.S. during 2008-2015, making the island nation the U.S.'s tenth biggest custome...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 30, the 211th day of 2018. There are 154 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 30, 1...

More US lawmakers blast China’s bullying of US airlines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wave of condemnation from U.S. lawmakers after three U.S. airlines changed their listing of Taiwan to kowtow to demands from Beijing is growing, with numerous more U.S...