US announces deal to export pork to Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The United States said Thursday that it has agreed to terms on a deal to export pork to Argentina for the first time in 25 years. Argentina blocked imp...

Taiwan’s real food scandal – US imports

Brexit continues to dominate the headlines in the U.K. with plenty of attention now turning to the country’s place in the world once it has left the European Union in 2019. It is at that poin...

Pork moves back to the frontline of Taiwan-U.S. trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan will discuss all issues with a visiting United States trade delegation, the Presidential Office said Wednesday, as hog farmers voiced their renewed opposition again...

Taiwan Headline News

TAIPEI June 9 – The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Wednesday are as follows: @United Daily News: American Chamber of Commerce urges allowing imports of U.S. pork, beef in exc...

Taiwan urged to lift ban on U.S. pork, maintains stance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Food safety and the rights of local farmers are important considerations for determining whether to participate in international trade deals, Taiwan’s government stated Sa...

Opinion: Trump’s ‘drain the swamp’ reform is the only way Taiwan’s reforms can survive and prevail

(Luis Ko is the CEO of I-Mei Foods) As everybody expected before his inauguration, U.S. President Donald Trump is running the U.S. like a company, as exemplified by what he did in the first week of...

Trump’s ‘drain the swamp’ reform is the only way Taiwan’s reforms can survive and prevail

As everybody expected before his inauguration, U.S. President Donald Trump is running the U.S. like a company, as exemplified by what he did in the first week of his administration, and that kind of &...

Editorial: Taiwan on the verge of the Trump era

On January 20, the office most frequently connected with the title of most powerful man in the world changes hands, when the first African-American president of the United States, professional politic...

Taiwan stands for common sense

        The government of President Tsai Ing-wen claimed a major success for its “New Southbound Policy” Thursday, as Australia decided to “open its skies&rd...

Senior U.S. APEC official visits Taiwan

        TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just a week after President Tsai Ing-wen made a controversial phone call to United States President-elect Donald Trump, Washington is send...

U.S. disappointed with progress on pork import issue

Taipei, Oct. 5 (CNA) The United States has expressed its disappointment with a lack of progress in pork import issues to Taiwan in the latest round of talks under the Trade and Investment Framework...

Taiwan lifts ban on Canadian beef

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A ban on the import of beef from Canada imposed after cases of mad cow disease last year will be lifted effective Friday, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said. In February ...

Premier's approval rating at 42.7% after first month in office

Les than 43 percent of people in Taiwan are satisfied with Premier Lin Chuan's (林全) performance in his first month in office, while 33.7 percent are dissatisfied mainly because of his handling of Taoy...

President wins higher public approval than her Cabinet: polls

One month after she was sworn in as Taiwan's first female president May 20, Tsai Ing-wen has won higher public satisfaction than her Cabinet, according to two separate surveys released Monday and Jun...

U.S. to be consistent in handling President Tsai's transit stops

The United States will be consistent in its handling of transit stops by President Tsai Ing-wen in Miami and Los Angeles during her first trip as president to Latin America in late June, the U.S.'s to...