US House Foreign Affairs Committee honors Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House’s foreign affairs committee posted about its members’ meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) last week via social media, on Tuesday (July 16)...

US Congress introduces bill to undermine China's dominance over 5G

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Republican U.S. Representative Michael McCaul of Texas introduced legislation in the U.S. Congress on Monday (July 15) calling for increased engagement and representation ...

US Senate Foreign Committee passes bill supporting Taiwan’s participation in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday (May 22) that demands the U.S. administration come up with a plan to help Taiwan obta...

'A beacon of freedom is more essential than ever,' says President Tsai Ing-wen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two days after the United States House of Representatives passed two pro-Taiwan bills, Foreign Policy Magazine published an op-ed by President Tsai Ing-wen that touted Tai...

Cyprus gas discoveries spark US-Russian gamesmanship

In recent years, energy companies have discovered a number of significant gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean, and the rush to develop the offshore resources is reshaping the region's politi...

President Tsai receives US senators and talks up links between countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with a congressional delegation from the United States led by senators Chris Coons and Maggie Hassan on Sunday (April 28) at the Presidential O...

US lawmakers visit Taiwan Air Force base, meet Minister of Defense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) a delegation of U.S. lawmakers is visiting Taiwan this week. On Tuesday, April 16, four U.S. Congr...

House Resolution aims to clarify US One China policy, deny Beijing's claim over Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to Taiwan’s Central News Agency, U.S. Representative, Steve Chabot, has submitted a resolution on March 21, which declares that the U.S. One China Policy i...

US and South Korea to scrap major military exercises in spring

The United States and South Korea are planning to announce that they will no longer carry out large-scale military exercises this spring, several media outlets reported on Friday. The spring exercise...

Opinion: US-Russian cyber war just getting started

According to The Washington Post, the recently established US Army Cyber Command completely blocked internet services to the Internet Research Agency in Saint Petersburg — better known as the Kr...

Siemens to hike Russia investment despite Crimea scandal

A scandal that saw several power plant turbines sold by German industrial giant Siemens to Russia in 2015 and 2016 but delivered to the Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula, violating EU sanctions, was a...

Afghan conflict receives scant attention at Munich Security Conference

The Afghan delegation has unexpectedly kept a low profile during this year's Munich Security Conference. Although Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is present at the gathering, which has also seen the...

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...

Trump declares national emergency to bypass Congress, obtain funds for border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the wake of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, moving to secure more money for his l...

EU lawmakers decry Washington downgrading of EU ambassador

A letter published Wednesday by the 58-member EU parliamentary Delegation for Relations with the United States slammed the White House's "increasingly harmful approach" to trans-Atlantic...