US Congressman calls on Trump Administration to utilize Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Veteran U.S. Congressman Chris Smith called on the Trump Administration to fully implement the Taiwan Travel Act, in a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo o...

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...

Facebook, Twitter have no plans to expand business into China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing held in Washington D.C. on Sept. 5, top officials with Facebook and Twitter said the two companies had no plans to enter the Chi...

Minister of Nat. Defense expected to attend US-Taiwan Defense Conference in Maryland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second U.S. Defense Industry Conference for 2018 has been scheduled for Oct. 28-30 in Annapolis, Maryland, and Taiwanese Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) ...

Facebook, Twitter pledge to defend against foreign intrusion ahead of US mid-terms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Twitter executives assured Congress on Wednesday that they are aggressively working to root out foreign attempts to sow discord in America, and they pledged to bet...

US Senators introduce bill to support 'Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Following the news that Taiwan's former Central American ally El Salvador had established diplomatic ties with Beijing, some U.S. lawmakers expressed alarm a...

Taiwan's Legislative Speaker meets US House speaker, senior lawmakers  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Legislative Speaker, Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) met with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, as well as other senior U.S. lawmakers during his visit to ...

Taiwan's Legislative Speaker attends McCain service 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) arrived in Washington D.C. on Friday, Aug. 31, to attend a memorial service for late US Senator John McCain o...

China's United Front, Fmr HK Executive funding US foreign policy think tanks 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recently released U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission report on China's United Front noted that the Chinese Communist Party has been covertly fundin...

US Congress sides with Trump, gives ZTE new lease on life with NDAA bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Congress has approved a final draft of the 2019 NDAA legislation which President Trump is expected to sign into law in the coming weeks. However despite provisions...

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...

US Senators make final push to ban ZTE with NDAA amendment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on what will likely be the final version of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), some senators are making a final push f...

Reports: ZTE and China's 'Confucius Institute' operating international spy network

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The controversy surrounding China’s ZTE corporation in the United States may have just taken a much more serious turn, with implications that the well-known Confuciu...

US House resolution calls for full diplomatic ties with Taipei, 'One China, One Taiwan Policy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Republican in the House of Representatives has put forward a resolution that calls for an end to the United States’ One China Policy, and calls for the resump...

'Taiwan Defense Assessment Commission Act' awaiting action in US House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Congress appears to be rapidly advancing legislation targeting Taiwan aimed at improving U.S.-Taiwan relations, and increasing Taiwan’s ability to ...