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US State Department site deletes 'Taiwan is part of China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department last week changed the wording on its U.S.-Taiwan relations page to delete reference to Taiwan as being part of China and removed a statement disa...

Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che thanks U.S. for support throughout ordeal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a response to U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price’s tweet celebrating human rights activist Lee Ming-che’s (李明哲) release and homecoming, Lee and hi...

Former Japanese PM pushes US to drop strategic ambiguity toward Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should be clear about its defense commitments to Taiwan, Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo said on Sunday (April 17). Speaking at a Liberal Democratic ...

US Congressional delegation in Taiwan tells China to ‘choose wisely’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, who heads a Congressional delegation in Taiwan, urged China to “choose wisely” during a press conference held at the Ministry of F...

Six US Congress members arrive in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation including six members of U.S. Congress led by Senator Lindsey Graham, who serves as Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on the Budget, arrived at Songshan ...

AIT director highlights efforts to strengthen US-Taiwan security, economic ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. is focused on strengthening Taiwan’s role as a regional security partner, promoting global supply chain resilience, supporting efforts to preserve and expan...

Experts share analyses of Trump administration's Taiwan and China policies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of scholars analyzed the significance and impact of U.S. policies on the South China Sea (SCS) and Taiwan during an online seminar organized by Academia Sinica on ...

Pompeo urges US to help Taiwanese prepare to defend themselves now

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on national television Sunday (March 13), warning the risk of Chinese aggression toward Taiwan will be greater if Washi...

New legislation blocks State Department from buying maps depicting Taiwan as Chinese territory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. President Joe Biden has signed a spending bill for fiscal year 2022 that includes an amendment that blocks the State Department from purchasing maps that portray Taiw...

Taiwan News' exclusive interview with Mike Pompeo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News spoke with former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is on a four-day visit to Taiwan, on Friday (March 4). He highlighted Taiwan's undeniable sov...

‘US should immediately recognize Taiwan diplomatically’: Mike Pompeo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. should “immediately take necessary, and long-overdue, steps” to offer Taiwan “diplomatic recognition as a free and sovereign country,” for...

President says Taiwan will continue working with democratic partners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will continue to work with democratic partners, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said at a banquet for the visiting U.S. delegation on Wednesday (March 2). A delegat...

Former US defense official reaffirms Washington's commitment to Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — “Maintaining peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait is not just a U.S. interest but also a global one,” former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mich...

Biden’s defense delegation reaches Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bipartisan delegation of officials sent by U.S. President Joe Biden touched down in Taipei at 4:13 p.m. on Tuesday (March 1). The group will meet with senior leaders ...

Taiwan Center for Mandarin Learning opens in Wisconsin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan Center for Mandarin Learning established by the local North American Chinese School recently opened in West Bend in the U.S. state of Wisconsin with the help of T...