AIT lauds 2019 as 'Pivotal Year' for US-Taiwan relations

2019 is a "pivotal year" for U.S.-Taiwan relations, John J. Norris Jr., Managing Director of the Washington Office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said Wednesday. Norris made t...

USDA will make trade visit to Taiwan in April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that it is planning a trade visit to Taiwan in April, which will be headed by the chief of the Foreign Agricultural...

DC think tanks urge Trump admin to pursue US-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two D.C. area think tanks are urging the Trump administration to move forward with negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between the U.S. and Taiwan. On Feb. 14, the ...

Ex-AIT chair warns Formosa Alliance on danger of Taiwan Independence referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Richard Bush, the former Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and a current analyst for the U.S. think tank, the Brookings Institution, offered some cautiona...

AIT Director reaffirms US support for Taiwan, urges Beijing towards dialogue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Brent Christensen, gave an exclusive interview with the Central News Agency this week and emphasized that the U.S. ...

China worries over Taiwan's submarine program, implores US, other nations not to provide tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan’s indigenous submarine program nears the construction phase for its first prototype, China is getting worried, and expressing its unease by issuing warning...

AIT reaffirms US position: China must stop threatening Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the U.S. National Security Spokesperson Garrett Marquis’ statement that “China should stop coercion and resume dialogue” with Taiwan, the Ameri...

Former US serviceman reveals US troops in Okinawa 'there to protect Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Xi Jinping’s Jan. 2 speech addressing relations between China and Taiwan, many western media outlets predictably focused on the General Secretary’s t...

Trump signs pro-Taiwan 'Asia Reassurance Initiative Act' into law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In Washington D.C., just before ushering in the New Year on Dec. 31, U.S. President Donald Trump signed the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) into law along with 12 o...

MOFA committed to promoting Taiwan, defending nation's sovereignty in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite 2018 having been a difficult year for Taiwan on the international stage, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) released a statement on Dec. 30 outlining some of t...

US Vice President: The US will maintain its support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence spoke at this week’s ASEAN Summit in Singapore and stated that the United States maintain its stable relations with Taiwan and will co...

US offers 'robust' support for Taiwan's defense and security: AIT Chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), James Moriarty, spoke at the two day U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference held in the state of Maryland earlier ...

Lockheed announces Taiwan order for F-16 sniper targeting pods

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Sept. 26 Lockheed Martin announced that Taiwan has placed a delivery order with the company for 18 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP). The ATPs will be an equ...

Washington is rethinking 'One China policy' and Taiwan relations: analysis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to some analysts, amid the increasing trade tensions of the Washington’s trade war with Beijing, there may be signs that the Trump Administration is recons...

Taiwan welcomes Utah governor, President Tsai vows to expand exchanges

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- President Tsai Ing-wen said Sept. 20 that Taiwan and Utah are firm friends and there are many areas in which the two sides can deepen and expand mutually beneficial exchanges....