Delegation from US Trade Representative office visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) stated on Thursday, Sept. 13 that a delegation from the United States Trade Representative Office (USTR) was in Taiwan to discuss is...

Pro-Taiwan group proposes name change for Taipei Rep. Offices in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Offices (TECRO) in the United States may soon have a name change if the Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA), a Pro-T...

US Senate bill to strengthen Taiwan's diplomatic standing titled 'TAIPEI' Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Sept. 4 by Cory Gardner to "support Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world” will be titled the “TAIPEI...

Fmr AIT director foresees stable US-Taiwan relationship based on mutual 'assurances'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Richard Bush, a former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (1997-2002) recently penned an essay for the Global Taiwan institute on Aug. 22, which was also pu...

US sending marines to guard American Institute in Taiwan: SCMP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to a report from the South China Morning Post (SCMP), the U.S. State Department has confirmed it will dispatch a contingent of U.S. Marines as security detail to...

Beijing's Taiwan policy rooted in backwards, Cold War mentality: scholars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Several scholars and former U.S. officials are voicing their concern and criticisms of China’s current foreign policy tactics following the decision of El Salvador t...

Taiwan President arrives in Houston for stopover on return trip from S. America

HOUSTON (CNA) -- Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) arrived in the U.S. city of Houston on Saturday for a 27-hour transit stop on her way back to Taiwan after concluding a visit to two of Taiwa...

Taiwan's CPC Corp. signs US$25 billion LNG deal with US firm Cheniere Energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new deal between Taiwan’s CPC corporation and U.S. firm Cheniere Energy may herald the start of a major transition in the Indo-Pacific energy market according to e...

Trump signs Pro-Taiwan 2019 NDAA defense bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S. President Trump on Monday (Aug. 13) signed the US$716 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the fiscal year of 2019, which includes provisions to...

Congress approves 2019 NDAA bill heralding closer Taiwan-US defense ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two legislative houses of the United States government have reportedly resolved their issues regarding the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 2019, whi...

Retired general likely to fill US State Dept. post responsible for Taiwan policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the U.S. State Department Susan Thornton announced her plans to leave the position o...

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...