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...

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...

Trump signs pro-Taiwan 'Asia Reassurance Initiative Act' into law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Washington D.C., just before ushering in the New Year on Dec. 31, U.S. President Donald Trump signed the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) into law along with 12 o...

US lawmakers wary of deal between AP and Chinese media outlet Xinhua

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. lawmakers have expressed concern at a new agreement reached between China’s state news agency, Xinhua, and U.S.-based Associated Press (AP), urging that AP publ...

China: RSF and coalition of NGOs demand Google abandon Project Dragonfly

TAIPEI (RSF) -- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as a member of a coalition of 60 NGOs wrote to Google's CEO on Dec. 11 demanding he abandon the development of a censored search engine for the Chin...

US Senators refocus aim on China's ZTE amid likely violations in Venezuela

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese telecom giant ZTE once again finds itself in the midst of controversy, with reports that the company may be violating international sanctions in its dealings with ...

Taiwanese-American Grace Meng retains seat in US Congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese-American congresswoman Grace Meng (孟昭文) has officially won her reelection bid for the US Congress, according to AP. With 89 percent of the votes counted, and ...

US Congress approves US$330 million arms sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A US$330 million arms package for Taiwan gained U.S. congressional approval by passing a 30-day review process without meeting any opposition by midnight on Wednesday (Oct...

US Senate passes legislation challenging China's BRI with bipartisan support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Wednesday, Oct. 3 that would allocate US$60 billion to the establishment of an agency aimed at strategic investment in deve...

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...