US senator introduces Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Rick Scott on Friday (Sept. 18) introduced the Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act, authorizing the U.S. to employ military force if China invades Taiwan. In a ...

US congressman's bill calls for Taiwan membership in UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the heels of a "historic" meeting between the U.S. envoy to the U.N. and a senior Taiwan official on Wednesday (Sept. 16), a U.S. congressman introduced a bil...

US congressman introduces bill to scrap 'one China' policy,' normalize ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Tom Tiffany on Wednesday (Sept. 16) introduced a bill calling on the U.S. to put an end to the "one China" policy, resume formal relations with ...

Taiwan's MND calls reports of US arms sales 'mere speculation'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) issued a press release Wednesday evening (Sept. 16) saying reports the United States plans to sell seven weapon systems to Taiwan is...

AmCham Taipei, US-Taiwan Business Council form coalition to boost BTA efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei and the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) have formed a coalition to promote efforts toward signing a Bilateral Trad...

High-level Taiwan-US economic talks set to begin Sept. 18: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — High-level economic talks between Taiwan and the U.S. are reportedly taking place next Friday (Sept. 18), with discussions expected to touch upon restructuring supply chai...

Timing key in beginning US-Taiwan trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Washington public policy think tank has suggested the Trump administration notify Congress that it plans to start negotiations with Taiwan for a bilateral free trade agr...

Taiwan envoy, US health secretary discuss health cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar tweeted out on Thursday (Sept. 10) that he had talked to Taiwanese ambassador Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) about his recent tr...

China has no reason to be angry at US-Taiwan trade talks: Assistant Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There is no reason for China to become angry over plans for trade talks between the United States and Taiwan, said the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and...

US Undersecretary of State Krach likely to visit Taiwan for trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There was a possibility that United States Undersecretary of State Keith Krach might travel to Taiwan by the end of September to hold trade talks with the nation's gov...

Japan can offer third option for Taiwan amid US-China tensions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japan has the opportunity to present itself as an alternative for Taiwan, which finds itself caught between a rock and hard place amid the U.S.-China trade conflict. In...

US-Taiwan Business Council urges Washington to sign BTA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lotta Danielsson, vice president of the non-profit U.S.-Taiwan Business Council, is urging Washington to sign a bilateral trade agreement (BTA) with Taipei after Taiwan an...

Time right for transforming India-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — India has always been cautious in engaging Taiwan since New Delhi established the India-Taipei Association relations in 1995 to promote bilateral relations; indeed, the gr...

Time for Biden to stand up to China and back Taiwan

Kaohsiung (Taiwan News) – At the start of the year Taiwan went through what was arguably the most important presidential election of the country’s democratic era, as Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) com...

Assuming US will not help Taiwan 'huge gamble': Think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall Schriver on Tuesday (Aug. 25) said that it would be a huge gamble for China to believe that the United States will not f...