US-Taiwan defense industry forum to open virtually due to pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Defense officials and related industry representatives from the U.S. and Taiwan will be meeting virtually at an annual conference on Monday (Oct. 5) in view of the ongoing...

AmCham Taipei, US-Taiwan Business Council form coalition to boost BTA efforts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taipei and the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council (USTBC) have formed a coalition to promote efforts toward signing a Bilateral Trad...

US-Taiwan Business Council urges Washington to sign BTA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lotta Danielsson, vice president of the non-profit U.S.-Taiwan Business Council, is urging Washington to sign a bilateral trade agreement (BTA) with Taipei after Taiwan an...

House bill, senator call for US-Taiwan trade agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Both a House bill and a senator on Wednesday (July 29) called for a bilateral trade agreement between the U.S. and Taiwan. On Wednesday, Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) int...

KMT, Han campaign join US-Taiwan Defense Conference in Maryland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sunday (Oct. 6) in Ellicott, Maryland, defense industry representatives and military officials from the U.S. and Taiwan convened for the annual U.S.-Taiwan Defense Indu...

US, Taiwan should engage in regular economic dialogue amid China threats: think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The White House should seek to establish a high-level economic dialogue with Taiwan to foster a new strategic bilateral relationship beneficial to both sides while serving...

Another US-Taiwan arms deal expected by end of year: US-Taiwan Business Council

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President of the US-Taiwan Business Council Rupert Hammond-Chambers said that another arms deal between Taiwan and the U.S. could be expected before the end of the year, r...

First day of 2018 US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference commences

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2018 U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference commences today (Oct. 29) in Maryland. Taiwan’s Deputy Defense Minister Chang Chang-kuan (長張冠) led a delegation t...

US arms deal may signal new form of Taiwan-US military cooperation: UTBC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The US-Taiwan Business Council (UTBC) welcomed the recent deal for the U.S. military to supply US$330 million (NTD$10.02 billion) in arms to Taiwan, suggesting the deal ma...

Minister of Nat. Defense expected to attend US-Taiwan Defense Conference in Maryland

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second U.S. Defense Industry Conference for 2018 has been scheduled for Oct. 28-30 in Annapolis, Maryland, and Taiwanese Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) ...

US-Taiwan Business Council announces a new Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S.-Taiwan Business Council based in Arlington, Virginia made a press release on Sept. 5 announcing that a new Chairman of the Council has been appointed. Michael ...

Defense Business Forum: US-Taiwan cooperation offers plenty of opportunity, but faces challenges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The first Taiwan - U.S. Defense Business Forum to ever be held in Taiwan brought together defense industry representatives from both countries in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on May ...

Taiwan-US defense forum in Kaohsiung only to talk business

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan-U.S. Defense Business Forum will be held on May 10 for the first time in Taiwan, but according to a source closely following the matter, there will not be any U...

US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference to be held in Taiwan for first time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For the first time the 16-year history of the U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference, the military manufacturer convention will be held in Taiwan this year in May, according t...

US House of Representatives passes Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills on Tuesday aimed at strengthening U.S.-Taiwan relations. The two bills passed are the Taiwan Travel Act (H.R. 535) ...