Taiwan president thanks US House for passing Taipei Act

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

Pelosi says 'America stands with Taiwan' after TAIPEI Act passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, on Wednesday (March 4) issued both a tweet and formal statement in support of Taiwan after the House una...

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 ...

US representatives introduce Taiwan Envoy Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With an eye toward further normalizing the relationship between Taiwan and the U.S., a bill dubbed the “Taiwan Envoy Act” has been introduced in the U.S. House...

US defense bill signed by Trump aimed at countering China's influence in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (NDAA), which was signed into law by President Donald Trump at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Friday (Dec. 2...

Video shows US State Department official refuse to call Taiwan a country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. State Department official on Monday (Dec. 2) raised concerns about U.S.-Taiwan relations after he refused to refer to Taiwan as a country. On Monday, David R. St...

American think tank pitching US-Taiwan joint communiqué to normalize relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. think tank is pitching the idea of a new joint directive between the U.S. and Taiwan modeled after the Shanghai Communiqué as a means to pave the way for nor...

US to introduce bill allowing display of Taiwan flag at government agencies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is planning to introduce the Taiwan Symbols of Sovereignty Act (Taiwan SOS Act) to allow the display of Taiwan's national flag at U.S. gov...

UN recognizes Taiwan as biggest winner from US-China trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released on Tuesday (Nov. 5) concludes that Taiwan is the biggest beneficiary of the U.S.-China trade war, ...

Former AIT chairman receives diplomatic medal from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs awarded the former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) chairman, Richard Bush, the Grand Medal of Diplomacy on Wednesday (Oct. 30) ...

US Senate passes TAIPEI Act by unanimous vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Senate has passed the TAIPEI Act of 2019 to strengthen Taiwan's diplomatic standing in the world at a time when China is using its growing economic, ...

China condemns Ted Cruz, accuses him of inciting 'color revolution' in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Texas Senator Ted Cruz struck a nerve in China over the weekend after he made a series of statements about the social unrest in Hong Kong, voicing support for democracy, h...

Arrival of Flagship in Taiwan significant for US-Taiwan relations: William Stanton

The U.S. Language Flagship Program Has Come to Taiwan Relations between the United States and Taiwan have clearly never been better, but we tend to measure that progress only in terms of major eve...

White House petition to recognize Taiwan passes threshold in less than one week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At approximately 4:00 p.m. (Taiwan time) on Sunday (Oct. 13), a White House petition calling on the U.S. government to recognize Taiwan as an independently governed nation...

US lawmakers congratulate Taiwan on Double Ten Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In celebration of Taiwan’s National Day celebrations, two U.S. senators and the House of Representatives' Taiwan Caucus congratulated Taiwan and reaffirmed the i...