Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

NEW YORK (AP) — The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Tru...

Taiwan out to recruit talent from top schools on US East Coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Boston, Massachusetts in the U.S.A. recently hosted a series of seminars in early April to promote education in Taiwan, a...

Explosions rock Syrian capital as Trump announces strikes

BEIRUT (AP) — Loud explosions rocked Syria's capital and filled the sky with heavy smoke early Saturday after U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country&...

President Trump's address regarding airstrikes on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Text of President Donald Trump's address Friday night regarding airstrikes on Syria, As provided by the White House: My fellow Americans, a short time ago, I ordere...

Trump administration spares China 'currency manipulator' tag

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has once again declined to brand China a currency manipulator, but it did target that country and five others for special monitoring for what the admin...

New TSA screening measures for carry-on luggage in effect at all US airports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the United States announced tougher screening regulations for carry-on items at all U.S. airports in a press release on...

Taiwan marines trained with US forces in 2017, will do so again in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a legislative hearing the morning of April 12, a representative of the Ministry of National Defense’s (MOND) Navy Command confirmed that Taiwan sent a small force...

Taiwan and allies campaign to secure invite to 2018 World Health Assembly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual summit of the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Health Assembly (WHA) is going to be held in Switzerland May 21-26, 2018. Taiwan has been maneuverin...

Letter to Panama's president from Trump Organization lawyers

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The text of the letter from the Britton & Iglesias law firm to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, as translated by The Associated Press. Your Excellency ...

Former Taiwan president Ma flying to U.S. on Monday for five-day trip

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Former President Ma Ying-jeou is scheduled to fly from Taiwan to San Francisco on Monday for a five-day trip to the United States where he will address a panel discussion at Stanford U...

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Tech. warns of fallout from Trump's trade war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –- The Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Yu-Chin Hsu (許有進) has expressed concern that the current tariff battles initiated by the U.S. Government could have negativ...

US tariff plan could benefit 'Made in Taiwan' products: scholars

TAIPEI (CNA) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's announced tariff plan targeting China could hurt Taiwanese companies with factories in China but benefit "made-in-Taiwan" (MIT) products, sc...

Premier Lai: Taiwan approved as nation eligible for US 'Global Entry' trusted traveler program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the latest news of United States support for Taiwan, Premier William Lai announced on March 23, that Taiwan has been accepted into the “Global Entry” p...

West Virginia House gives up on Taiwan trade agreement in favor of MoU with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s relationship with the U.S. state of West Virginia appears to have declined in importance for state legislators, following a MoU on natural gas and petrochem...

Acer doubles sales in India, plans to be No.1 gaming brand in the US in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese computer giant Acer has risen to be number 1 in the Indian market with twice as many devices being shipped just at the beginning of this year as compared to...