Why China's wealthy elite are losing faith in their country's future: William Stanton

While the world too often underestimates or overlooks Taiwan’s achievements, it also often underestimates China’s challenges, exaggerates its strengths, and forgets its weaknesses. Given t...

Only China can untie its own knot in US relations: William Stanton

The joint opinion letter “China Is Not the Enemy” published in the Washington Post on July 3 may turn out to be one of the last ideological gasps of those 100 signatories – largely A...

The time is ripe for a U.S.-Taiwan free trade agreement: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The United States needs to reach a bilateral trade agreement with Taiwan not just because it would be good for Taiwan, but even more so because it is in the best strategic inte...

Time to bury AIT Washington: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s government announced on May 25 it was changing the name of the Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA), the organization it originally establishe...

Time for Washington to change how it talks about Taiwan

THE TAIWAN RELATIONS ACT CHANGED U.S. POLICY TOWARD TAIWAN The recent 40th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) was an important reminder that foreign policy changes over time to reflect a...

Former AIT director William Stanton visits I-Mei factory

TAOYUAN (Taiwan News) -- Recently lauded for a highly informative account of Taiwan's economic and business success, the former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) director William A. Stanton visit...

Learning to appreciate a modern miracle - Taiwan: William Stanton

It is not surprising that many, perhaps most, people around the world do not know about Taiwan. After all, China -- with the support of more and more countries -- has isolated Taiwan diplomatically fo...

Taiwan threatened with loss of diplomatic allies after Trump-Tsai call

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump confirmed a brief phone conversation with "the President of Taiwan" in a Twitter post Friday evening and sparked a backlash against both Trump and Taiwan am...

International observers start Taiwan visit for Saturday's elections

An international observer mission that arrived Tuesday to watch over Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections on Saturday embarked on a six-day Taiwan tour Wednesday. The group organ...

《OPINION》Taipei lays a giant egg

The Taipei Dome -- in Chinese 臺北大巨蛋 or “Taipei’s Big Giant Egg” -- will have the honor of serving as a key venue of the 2017 World University Games or Universiade, second only to the Olympics as the w...

Ex-AIT head to serve as interim VP at Tsing Hua University

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) William A. Stanton, former director of the Taipei office of the American Institute in Taiwan, has been named interim senior vice president for Global Affairs at National Tsing ...