Taiwan Goodwill Mission to US strengthens trade relations with US farmers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just days after Taiwan signed a deal with U.S. representatives in Washington on Sept. 18 to purchase US$3.7 billion (NT$114 billion) in corn, soybeans, grain, and beef, Ta...

US concerned about Taiwan's ties with its diplomatic allies: representative

The United States and other like-minded countries have always been keeping a close watch on Taiwan's relations with all of its diplomatic allies, because such ties are in the interests of maintain...

Taiwan Central Bank in contact with US to keep off currency watch list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the trade war with China and Taiwan continues to accelerate, and the Central Bank of Taiwan adapts its policies to protect the Taiwanese economy, some in Taiwan have sp...

MOFA says Taiwan 'not for sale' in response to White House petition to buy Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a petition calling for the U.S. to purchase Taiwan surfaced on Tuesday (Aug. 27) on the White House's petition website, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA...

President Tsai meets Mississippi Governor, US trade delegation in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. trade delegation led by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant met with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Aug. 27) where the two leaders reaffirmed economic and ...

Navy research ship in Keelung sign of Taiwan-US scientific cooperation: Pres. Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Thursday (Aug. 22), the U.S. Navy research vessel the R/V Sally Ride made port in Taiwan’s Keelung, where it will stay until Sept. 2, reports CNA. The R/V Sall...

Ko Wen-je spotted with Terry Gou, Wang Jin-pyng at Taipei 823 memorial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday morning (Aug. 23), Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was spotted alongside Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) and former Kuomintang (KMT) legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyn...

AIT touts US-Taiwan security cooperation with visit to naval base

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As part of the American Institute in Taiwan’s (AIT) celebration of the 40th year anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), August has been designated “Sec...

Taiwan envoy and US State Dept. official commit to 'Taiwan-US Political Military Dialogue'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs at the U.S. State Department, R. Clarke Cooper, met with Taiwan’s official representative to the U.S. Stanley Kao o...

US Treasury Secretary holding up Taiwan arms deal: TIME

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The news publication TIME reports that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is holding up a final decision on the recently confirmed US$2.6 billion arms deal with Taiwan...

Senator proposes routine US arms sales to Taiwan once every two years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. Senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner, speaking at a forum in Washington D.C. on June 18, called for the U.S. to make routine arms sales to Taiwan, proposing a single bu...

After China tariffs, Trump should recognize Taiwan, the Pentagon likely agrees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Trump administration is turning up the pressure on China, with a not-so-subtle threat that if Chinese leader Xi Jinping refuses to meet with Trump during the upcoming ...

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...

US under Trump takes step towards recognizing Taiwan as a country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the past several months, and especially the last few weeks, it appears that the United States under the Trump administration is taking a much clearer stance on relati...

Delegation of US military and FBI officials arrives in Taiwan: Stratfor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In line with the Taiwan Travel Act (TTA) implemented in 2018, the U.S. has sent a large number of military and law enforcement officials to Taiwan to engage in bilateral t...