Now is the best of times to strengthen U.S.-Taiwan relations: experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As a trade war continues to rage between the United States and China, there are several elements making the present the best time to improve relations between Taiwan and W...

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...

U.S. and Taiwan health ministers hold unprecedented meeting in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) held an unprecedented meeting with his United States counterpart, Secretary of Health and Human Services A...

US sending marines to guard American Institute in Taiwan: SCMP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a report from the South China Morning Post (SCMP), the U.S. State Department has confirmed it will dispatch a contingent of U.S. Marines as security detail to...

Pro-Taiwan Inhofe likely to succeed McCain at head of Senate Armed Services Committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The strongly pro-Taiwanese Oklahoma Republican James Inhofe, 83, is likely to take over leadership of the United States Senate Armed Services Committee following the passi...

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...

US Indo-Pacific Strategy will win American primacy in region: official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Randall Schriver said that U.S.'s Indo-Pacific Strategy will win U.S. primacy in the region, dur...

Congress approves 2019 NDAA bill heralding closer Taiwan-US defense ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two legislative houses of the United States government have reportedly resolved their issues regarding the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2019, whi...

Taiwan is important partner facing potential Taiwan Strait crisis: senior US Congressman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Senior Republican Party Congressman Ted Yoho said that Taiwan is an important partner of the U.S. and exemplar of human rights in the region, facing an increasingly assert...

DPP lawmaker thanks U.S. congressmen for support of Taiwan

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Yu Wan-ju, part of a delegation of Taiwanese lawmakers visiting the United States, thanked her U.S. counterparts for supporting Taiwan Friday. "Ma...

Taiwan is a partner of US Indo-Pacific strategy: senior US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Randall Schriver, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs said that Taiwan is a partner in the U.S.'s Indo-Pacific strategy, during a key...

AIT names Raymond Greene as new Deputy Director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Raymond Greene began his post as Deputy Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on June 21, said the AIT in a press release. Greene was previously posted to ...

US Senate passes 2019 NDAA calling for joint Taiwan-US military drills

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a vote of 85 to 10, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was passed by the Senate yesterday (June 18) with provisions to facilitate greater miliary cooper...

Republican senators urge Trump to send senior official to AIT opening in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four Republican Party senators sent President Donald Trump a letter urging him to dispatch a Cabinet-level official to the official opening of the new AIT office in Neihu ...

Outgoing deputy AIT head awarded medal, praises U.S. Taiwan ties

Taipei, June 6 (CNA) Outgoing American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) deputy head Robert Forden on Wednesday praised the strong U.S.-Taiwan ties despite the changing of administrations on both sides, as he...