Taiwan rejects Beijing's reiteration of 'one China' principle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Sunday evening (May 24) responded to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's (王毅) mention of the “one China principle" ...

Foreign minister says arms sales symbolize US commitment to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the U.S. sale of torpedoes to Taiwan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) stated on Thursday (May 21) this demonstrated U.S. support for Taiwan'...

Beijing's Taiwan policy has failed: US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.S. Department of Defense Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randy Schriver stated at a seminar on Thursday (May 21) that Beijing&rsq...

Overseas Taiwanese organizations place ad in US newspaper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple overseas Taiwanese organizations have congratulated President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her inauguration in a newspaper advertisement, which also urged the U.S. gover...

US-Taiwan relations may improve greatly: US Scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was sworn in for her second term on Wednesday (May 20), Project 2049 Institute Research Fellow Ian Easton said that U.S.-Taiwan relations w...

Biden voices strong support for Taiwan in congratulating Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday evening (May 19) in the U.S. congratulated President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her second inauguration as president, as ...

Mike Pompeo congratulates 'Taiwan's President' Tsai Ing-wen on inauguration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the first time ever, a U.S. secretary of state has sent his congratulations to "Taiwan's president" on her inauguration. In a statement on Tuesday (Ma...

US Senate passes bill backing Taiwan's inclusion in WHO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate on Monday (May 11) passed legislation supporting Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization (WHO). On Monday, the Senate unanimously pa...

China thinks US will abandon Taiwan, past American military operations prove otherwise

If China were to successfully occupy Taiwan, it would no longer merely be a country on the Asian continent. Such a victory would cement its claim as a Pacific military superpower. The takeover woul...

American Institute in Taiwan announces new Washington office director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Thursday (April 30) that Ingrid Larson, the U.S. State Department Taiwan Coordination Office director, will assume the pos...

AIT launches World Health Assembly countdown to support Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said Friday (May 1) that it was launching a countdown to the World Health Assembly (WHA), with daily messages in support of Taiwan&r...

US backs Taiwan's participation in WHO during teleconference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a teleconference between the top government healthcare leaders of the U.S. and Taiwan held on Monday evening (April 28), the U.S. offered its support for Taiwan'...

Trump Jr. agrees US should recognize Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Donald Trump Jr. announced on social media on Thursday (April 9) that he agrees with a proposal the U.S. should formally recognize Taiwan as a country. As anger and res...

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...

Trump, buy Taiwan or welcome Taiwanese aboard: US business leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The leader of a Washington-based business group is bringing Taiwan to Trump's table if the president is in fact seriously interested in buying an island, citing the co...