Photo of the Day: US tanker shown refueling Taiwan F-16

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto U.S. embassy in Taiwan, on Thursday (Aug. 27) shared a photo on Facebook showing a U.S. Air Force (USAF) tanker refuel...

US congressman introduces Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Wednesday (July 29) introduced a bill that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China attacks Taiwan. In a press releas...

Congressman to introduce 'Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act' Wednesday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Tuesday (July 28) announced he will introduce a bill the next day that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China invades ...

House to introduce Taiwan Invasion Prevention Act this week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) on Friday (July 17) announced that he will introduce a bill this week that would authorize the U.S. to use military force if China invades...

Taiwan calls Chinese sanctions on US contractor over arms sale 'barbaric threat'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Tuesday (July 14) condemned China's planned sanctions on Lockheed Martin for its participation in a recent U.S. arms...

Trump signs TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Donald Trump on Thursday (March 26) signed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act) into law. The legislation, w...

US House unanimously passes TAIPEI Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday (March 4) unanimously passed the Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative Act (TAIPEI Act). The ...

U.S. Senate passes pro-Taiwan defense bill calling for more patrols in Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- The U.S. Senate has passed a mammoth US$750 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2020 which calls for improving Taiwan's defense capabilities and includes...

Taiwan flag, general appear at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command symposium

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a move sure to cause China to cry foul, a Taiwanese military leader and the Taiwanese Marine banner appeared at the annual Pacific Amphibious Leaders Symposium (PALS-19) fro...

China rankled by rare Taiwan-US security official meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China on Monday (May 27) cried foul after news broke of a meeting held between Taiwan National Security Council Secretary-General David Lee (李大維) and White House National Secur...

Senate bill would require US participate in Taiwan's military exercises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --The Senate Armed Services Committee's on Wednesday (June 6) released its version of the annual defense bill, which the House recently passed, including a section on Taiwan t...

US defense bill calls for strengthening Taiwan's defenses against China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- This year's National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) up for consideration today in the U.S. Congress includes a section that calls for ways to improve Taiwan's defense...

US arms sales to Taiwan should normalize: Randall Schriver

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Randall Schriver, nominee for Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, mentioned normalizing the due process of arms sales to Taiwan multiple time...

US Senate passes bill in support of military exchanges with Taiwan

Washington, Sept. 18 -- The U.S. Senate on Monday approved a US$640 billion defense spending bill that includes a requirement for an assessment report on enhanced military exchanges between the United...

Taipei City Mayor says U.S. helping Taipei with counter-terrorism preparedness

Taipei, (CNA) Taipei City government has gathered intelligence necessary for counter-terrorism preparedness with the assistance of the United States, ensuring the highest possible level of security du...