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Taiwanese tourists choose Philippines’ Boracay as next vacation getaway

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Boracay Island in the Philippines, once known for the most beautiful beaches in Asia, is a top destination for Taiwanese tourists, with 2-hour, direct flights making the t...

75% of Americans think China-Taiwan tensions important to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Pew Research Center poll released on Friday (Feb. 16) shows the majority of Americans believe tensions between China and Taiwan impact U.S. interests and themselves pers...

Leading 'China hawk' from US to visit Taiwan next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mike Gallagher, one of the U.S. government’s most prominent critics of China, will visit Taiwan next week, according to the Financial Times. The newspaper reporte...

US Senate lurches toward possible early passage of Ukraine aid bill

WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. Senate moved towards the final passage of a $95.34 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan on Monday, amid growing doubts about the le...

Japanese officials concerned Trump may weaken US support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese foreign ministry officials are reportedly concerned Donald Trump may be prepared to weaken U.S. support for Taiwan to improve relations with China. On Friday (...

US House approves US-Taiwan double-tax avoidance bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act on Wednesday (Jan. 31), which includes a section on U.S.-Taiwan double-tax av...

China claims US could abandon Taiwan 'pawn' at any time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China said the U.S. could cast off Taiwan like an "abandoned pawn." During a Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) press conference on Wednesday (Jan. 31), a reporter s...

'Donald Trump didn't care about Taiwan': Ex-White House security official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A second Donald Trump presidency would likely mean further criticisms of Taiwan from the White House and less reliable U.S. support for Taiwan, experts have warned. A f...

US politicians send letter congratulating Taiwan's Lai on election victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of seven U.S. Congress members sent a letter of congratulations to president-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Thursday (Jan. 25). The lawmakers welcomed a new chapte...

Taiwan’s Bilingual 2030 English learning policy challenges cram schools to stay ahead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Bilingual 2030 policy is pushing cram schools (補習班) to stay ahead of the curve in English learning. The Bilingual 2030 policy (2030雙語政策) aims to boost Ta...

Taiwan seeks to bolster economic, security cooperation with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) reiterated Taiwan’s commitment to bolstering economic and security cooperation with the U.S. during a meeting with the U.S.-Taiwan Busin...

Taiwan’s 2024 elections ‘less passionate’ but ‘less predictable’ than before

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s 2024 elections were "less passionate" but "less predictable" than previous years, as three presidential candidates had not been seen on ...

New Taiwan VP Hsiao Bi-khim knows US politics well, says William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The vice president and the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) has declared victory in Taiwan's presidential race, whil...

US House passes pro-Taiwan legislation on eve of election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a bipartisan resolution to commend Taiwan for its commitment to democracy, passed by both houses of the U.S. Congress this week, the House of Representatives pas...

Congressional resolution lauds Taiwan's commitment to democracy on election eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several U.S. representatives and senators supported a bipartisan resolution on Wednesday (Jan. 10) praising Taiwan’s democracy and pledging to be committed to bilate...