China threatens response to Taiwan visit by US admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China will respond to the reported visit of a U.S. Navy admiral to Taiwan, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday (Nov. 23). A two-star navy admiral overseeing U...

Biden pick for secretary of state backs closer ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Joe Biden's reported pick for secretary of state is in favor of deepening relations between the U.S. and Taiwan. On Monday (Nov. 23), multiple media...

US Navy admiral makes unannounced visit to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-star navy admiral overseeing U.S. military intelligence in the Asia-Pacific region made an unannounced visit to Taiwan on Sunday (Nov. 22), Reuters reported. Sour...

Pompeo says economic dialogue will strengthen US-Taiwan relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue wrapped up Friday (Nov. 20), U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday commented that economic dialogu...

US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the outgoing Trump administration to increase official exchanges with t...

US senator to push Biden on trade deal with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) on Wednesday (Nov. 18) said that this week he would introduce a resolution in the Senate to support a free trade agreement (FTA) between the...

Senator Pat Toomey urges US to invite Taiwan's president to White House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) said Wednesday (Nov. 18) that the U.S. should increase its diplomatic support for Taiwan and invite President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to the White Hou...

Taiwan foreign minister highlights need to protect religious freedom from authoritarianism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Monday (Nov. 16) called for solidarity among countries sharing similar values to protect religious freedom at the 2020 M...

Taiwan diplomat expresses optimism about potential trade agreement with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The director of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Los Angeles, Louis Huang (黃敏境), on Monday (Nov. 16) made a visit to Monterey Park, formerly known as &ldq...

Biden needs to send China strong message over Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Earlier this week, Gregory R. Copley, president of the International Strategic Studies Association (ISSA), predicted that if China was to invade Taiwan while Joe Biden ...

Top Taiwan national security official expects Biden presidency maintain warm ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A top national security official said on Tuesday (Nov. 10) that the U.S. under a Joe Biden presidency will still move in the direction of “countering China and befri...

China denies US Marine training will strengthen Taiwan's defenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to an announcement by Taiwan's military on Monday (Nov. 9) that a team of U.S. Marines had arrived to provide training, Chinese state-run media denied that...

Taiwan foreign minister thanks Trump for 4 years of support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has congratulated him on his...

Taiwan's representative to US calls for expedited trade talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's de facto ambassador to the United States Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) on Tuesday (Oct. 27) urged the U.S. to initiate bilateral trade talks, saying Taiwan is ready to ...

Poll: 54% of Taiwanese unconcerned about US-Taiwan relations if Biden wins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead U.S. President Donald Trump in the polls a week before the election, a new survey released on Tuesday (Oct. 27) shows ...