Taiwan Foreign Ministry rep. meets US officials, announces aid to Iraq and Syria

TAIWAN (Taipei News) – On Monday, July 9 Taiwan’s representative to the United States, Stanley Kao, announced that Taiwan would contribute US$1 million to help the United States in the glo...

Taiwan Minister likely to anger Beijing by meeting with US officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s MAC Minister Chen Ming-tong (陳明通) will visit Washington D.C. later this week, in what will be the first instance of a cabinet level official under the Tsai ...

US approves sale of 36 amphibious assault vehicles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Reports have emerged that on June 22, the United States Department of Defense approved the sale of 36 amphibious assault vehicles (type AAV7A1 AMTRAC) to Taiwan’s go...

Taiwan boasts the largest delegation at SelectUSA Summit on foreign investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the annual SelectUSA Investment Summit this year in Washington D.C., trade officials and business representatives from Taiwan represented the largest foreign delegation...

US House resolution calls for full diplomatic ties with Taipei, 'One China, One Taiwan Policy'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Republican in the House of Representatives has put forward a resolution that calls for an end to the United States’ One China Policy, and calls for the resump...

Can the United States abandon Taiwan?

SINGAPORE (East Asia Forum) -- The first five months of 2018 have seen a remarkable downturn in the state of relations across the Taiwan Strait with China ratcheting up its diplomatic, econo...

US firm Lockheed Martin will transfer titanium tech. and new patriot missiles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND), on Friday, June 15 announced that the Unites States had agreed to transfer new military technologies to Taiwan to bolster the count...

Top Taiwan Minister headed to Washington in July to meet US officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese government minister is reportedly preparing to visit the Washington D.C. to meet with senior State Department officials in July, according to sources in Washin...

US Senators Gardner and Rubio congratulate Taiwan on new AIT complex

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two U.S. Republican Senators spoke on the Senate floor on June 11 and expressed their congratulations and best wishes for the new complex of the American Institu...

AmCham releases 2018 White Paper on Taiwan's business climate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Taiwan, released their annual White Paper on issues in various industries, government regulations, and the overall busine...

'Taiwan Defense Assessment Commission Act' awaiting action in US House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Congress appears to be rapidly advancing legislation targeting Taiwan aimed at improving U.S.-Taiwan relations, and increasing Taiwan’s ability to ...

To counter China, US senators promote stronger ties with Taiwan, Asian allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Four U.S. Senators publicly introduced a new framework for U.S. policy in Asia this week, which calls for increasing diplomatic and military engagement in the Indo-Pacific...

US House hearing signals commitment to 'Reinforcing the US-Taiwan Relationship'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a subcommittee hearing of the United States House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee entitled “Reinforcing the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship” on...

President Tsai optimistic for Taiwan's defense industry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen received a delegation from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a Washington D.C. based think tank on April 16 to discuss democracy and security...

Why Taiwan must work to be a bipartisan issue in US politics

I think it’s fair to say that US-Taiwanese relations are currently as healthy as they have been for some considerable time. The recent signing by President Donald Trump of the Taiwan Travel A...