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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...

US lawmakers call on Kamala Harris to meet with Taiwan counterpart

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. House of Representatives on Friday (Jan. 21) called on Vice President Kamala Harris to meet with her Taiwan counterpart, Lai Ching-te (賴清德), at the upcoming Honduran ...

Consumers’ Foundation urges ractopamine labeling for Taiwan’s meat imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Consumers' Foundation is calling for mandatory ractopamine labeling for all meat imports after the rejection of a controversial referendum proposal on pork laden w...

Busy US congress delegation visits government ministries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. congressional delegation touched down at around 10:10 p.m. at Taipei’s Songshan Airport on Thursday (Nov. 25). Led by Mark Takano, chairperson of the U.S. ...

Think tank director says US must do more to prevent Taiwan Strait conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ian Easton, senior director of the Washington D.C.-based think tank 2049 Project Institute, has said that the U.S. should do more to deter a Chinese attack on Taiwan. A...

US senators propose ‘Taiwan Deterrence Act’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Jim Risch has introduced a bill for the “Taiwan Deterrence Act,” which would authorize US$2 billion (NT$55.82 billion) of yearly financing for Tai...

International scholars exchange views on Taiwan-India ties in virtual forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) on Aug. 19 held a virtual dialogue themed “Taiwan, India, and the Indo-Pacific Order: Current Trends and Future Possibilit...

Think tank analyst shares views on Taiwan's relations with US, Europe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Radio Taiwan International (RTI) program host and Taiwan NextGen Foundation CEO Chen Kuan-ting (陳冠廷) on Friday (Aug. 27) talked with Bryce Barros, the China affairs analys...

China conducts naval exercise in East China Sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) on Saturday (July 17) said that the People’s Liberation Army Navy will begin conducting a six-day drill that will last...

Former AIT head leaves Taiwan after 3-year term

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen left Taiwan on Thursday (July 15) after a three-year term. Christensen arrived at Taoyuan Internati...

Multilateral recognition is an answer to Taiwan’s independence question

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Much like the political scene here in Taiwan, the U.S. is a country massively split along party lines. There are no more than a handful of issues that bring Republic...

AIT director wraps up 3-year tenure on high note

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Brent Christensen is leaving his post after serving as Washington’s top diplomat in the East Asian nation for three years...

AIT 'honored' to have Taiwan as partner in global health security

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said it is glad to promote long-term public health cooperation with Taiwan and underscored bilateral efforts to advance global healt...

US National Security official says Washington taking action to maintain Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. National Security Council (NSC) coordinator for Indo-Pacific Affairs, Kurt Campbell, on Tuesday (June 8) said that the last thing the world needs is the deterioration...