Taiwan Keelung mayor meets with senior US officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang (林右昌) on Tuesday met with senior United States officials to discuss the current state of affairs between Taiwan, China and the U.S., and said th...

AIT lauds 2019 as 'Pivotal Year' for US-Taiwan relations

2019 is a "pivotal year" for U.S.-Taiwan relations, John J. Norris Jr., Managing Director of the Washington Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said Wednesday. Norris made t...

The time is right for Taiwan's President Tsai to address the US Congress

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday, Richard C. Bush wrote an article for the Brookings Institution arguing against the suggestion that Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should be invited to a...

US senators sign letter calling for Taiwan president to speak at Congress

TAIPEI (CNA) — A group of U.S. senators on Thursday issued a joint letter to House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, calling on her to invite Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to ...

AIT Director reaffirms US support for Taiwan, urges Beijing towards dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Brent Christensen, gave an exclusive interview with the Central News Agency this week and emphasized that the U.S. ...

Former US security consultant: Taiwan president should speak before Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Joseph Bosco, a former national security consultant to the U.S., wrote an appeal in The Hill on Monday for the Trump administration to invite President Tsai Ing-wen to add...

Republican Steve Chabot elected new co-chair of Congressional Taiwan Caucus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Congressional Taiwan Caucus at the United States House of Representatives elected Ohio Republican Steve Chabot, a prominent pro-Taiwanese politician, as its new co-chairman,...

Caribbean and New York travel plans for Taiwan President are speculation: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Reports that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is planning to visit Taiwan’s Caribbean allies and stopping over in New York on the way later this year are purely speculation, t...

Time is right for Taiwan and US to negotiate trade agreement: US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Now could be the time for the U.S. and Taiwan to negotiate a bilateral trade agreement, according to a report published Jan. 14 by the U.S. think tank National Committee o...

Taiwan and Northeast Asia representatives believe Trump's unpredictability their biggest hidden trouble

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Experts on Asia-Pacific relations from the U.S. indicate many leaders worry Trump’s unpredictability in foreign affairs is their biggest hidden trouble. The Natio...

Taiwan and Minnesota, US to reach reciprocal deal on driver’s licenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan and the U.S. State of Minnesota will ink a driver’s license agreement that will see simplified procedures for citizens of the two locations for acquiring lice...

US think tank advisors: Taiwan should up military capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lead researchers at two top U.S. think tanks have said now is the time for Taiwan to up its offensive and defensive military capabilities. While enjoying a fruitful, co...

MOFA thanks US for passing ARIA bill to deepen cooperation with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) expressed sincere gratitude to the U.S. today for passing the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) of 2018. The act, which was ...

US intervention in Taiwan-China relations is bound to fail: Ex-President Ma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Any interference by the United States in relations between Taiwan and China is doomed to fail, former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said Wednesday. The retired Kuomintang (KMT...

Experts call for US-Taiwan engagement to counter China’s sharp power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A host of experts called for greater Taiwan-U.S. collaboration to counter China’s campaigns of influence during a conference in Taipei on Dec. 2. Taiwan and the U...