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US needs to take more concrete steps to defend Taiwan

Titles significant, but not critical It is well past time the United States takes more concrete steps to support the defense of Taiwan. Too much time has been devoted to continuing debates over lar...

U.S. troops rotating into Taiwan for training -sources

WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Small numbers of U.S. special operations forces have been rotating into Taiwan on a temporary basis to train with Taiwanese forces, two sources familiar with the matter s...

Taiwan military seeks to add anti-submarine helicopters to 2022 national budget

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military is seeking to add anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters as a last-minute item to the central government’s general budget before the Cabinet finalizes...

China urges US to observe 'one China' principle following Taiwan arms deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s foreign ministry on Thursday (Aug. 5) called on Washington to adhere to the “one-China” principle after the Biden administration announced an arm...

Biden administration approves its 1st Taiwan weapons package

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration on Wednesday (Aug. 4) approved its first weapons sale to Taiwan, which includes M109A6 self-propelled howitzers and related equipment for approxim...

Biden preparing 1st arms sale to Taiwan with 40 self-propelled howitzers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Biden administration is reportedly preparing its first arms sale to Taiwan in the form of 40 self-propelled howitzers. On Monday (April 19), UDN cited sources famil...

Taiwan's US envoy acknowledges support from Biden administration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's representative to the U.S. Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴) said Thursday (April 8) the Biden administration is committed to ensuring stability in the Indo-Pacific and the...

Taiwan says European countries helping with submarine project

European countries are providing help for Taiwan’s indigenous submarine project, the island’s defense ministry said, in a rare admission that the sensitive program is not getting assistanc...

China could invade Taiwan by 2027: US admiral

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Admiral Philip Davidson, commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, on Tuesday (March 9) said China could take military action against Taiwan within the next six years. ...

US head of Indo-Pacific Command urges continued arms sales to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Admiral Philip Davidson, the commander of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, said Thursday (March 4) it is vital that the U.S. continue arms sales to Taiwan and encourage the ...

Arms sales to Taiwan not affected by American review: Officials

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan said on Thursday (Jan. 28) that its arms sale deals previously approved by the Trump administration are proceeding as scheduled. President Joe Biden has paused s...

Initial Biden steps give Taiwan reason for optimism: William Stanton

Understandable concern All supporters of a free and democratic Taiwan have inevitably and understandably been concerned about the policies President Biden’s new administration will adopt towa...

Trump signs order banning Alipay and 7 other Chinese apps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Donal Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday (Jan. 5) banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Ant Group’s Alipay. T...

A New Year's Taiwan wish list for President Biden: William Stanton

With only a few weeks to go before Joseph Biden becomes president of the United States, Taiwan’s American friends need to press hard for the policies we want to see the new administration pursue...

Senator Pat Toomey urges US to invite Taiwan's president to White House

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) said Wednesday (Nov. 18) that the U.S. should increase its diplomatic support for Taiwan and invite President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to the White Hou...