Taiwanese girl becomes youngest golf player in US Women Amateur championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- At the age of 13, Wu Chia-yen (吳佳晏), is the youngest player to compete in a semifinal of the U.S. Women's Amateur Golf Championship since 1895. Competing at the Sa...

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...

US House proposes to bring Taiwan back to WHO and WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bipartisan bill Friday proposing to restore Taiwan’s status as an “observer” at the World Health Orga...

U.S. House subcommittee unanimously passes Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The U.S. Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs on Friday unanimously passed the Taiwan Travel Act, a bill encouraging visits between the U.S. and Taiwanese officials at all ...

Taiwan's Foxconn to build plant in U.S. in second half of 2017, China tries to woo it back

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., 鴻海科技集團), the world's largest contract electronics makers and major supplier of smartphones for Apple, is reportedly...

The Reuters Conspiracy theorists are not helping Taiwan/US relations

Reuters appeared to put their foot in it last week following their exclusive interview with Tsai Ing-wen, but some people are trying to find something a little sinister going on. The interview was ...

Not wanting to 'cause difficulty' for Xi, Trump nixes phone call with Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Trump on Thursday rebuffed hints by Taiwan President Tsai Ing-men yesterday that another phone call between the two was in the works because he did not want to create...

Taiwan not mentioned at Trump-Xi summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As expected by some observers, nothing spectacular really happened during the Trump-Xi summit at Mar-a-Lago, and the meeting gave the Taiwan government some comfort as the ...

The View from Taichung: Trump and Xi Meeting: Much Ado at Mar-a-Lago

As Presidents Trump of the US and Xi of China met this week in Florida, a tsunami of anxious commentary crested in the media. Writing in the Washington Post, political scientist Daniel Drezner thunder...

President Tsai raps about Taiwan in Dwagie video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is featured rapping in a song penned by the Taiwanese rapper Dwagie released last week to promote Taiwan to the interna...

Taiwan wins NT$6.4 billion in legal claims against ex-allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese state-run bank has won a legal claim against two African nations for NT$6.4 billion (US$212 million) in unpaid loans, and a suit against a third country is pending,...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: NKOREA-MISSILE THREATS — With Donald Trump getting ready to take office as president, North Korea is talking about launching a newly perfected intercontinental ballistic missil...

Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas governor meet with President Tsai

Taipei (Taiwan News) —  Texas Senator Ted Cruz and governor Greg Abbot say they met with Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen on Sunday as she was passing through Houston on her way to meet with d...

China says it will cooperate with Trump but warns on Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China has warned that ties with the U.S. will likely see new complications and the only way to maintain a stable relationship is by respecting each other's "core interest...

Why China sees Taiwan issue as non-negotiable

BEIJING (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's questioning of long-established U.S. policy toward Taiwan is sparking a growing backlash in China and warnings about a potentially dangerous dis...